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Brazoria County

July 23, 2014 -- Port Freeport today announced that two new 100-foot gauge container cranes have arrived for installation at the port. More
July 23, 2014 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution stating that it is “not in the best interest of the public” to house illegal alien minors in Brazoria County. More
July 22, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Larry Taylor and State Representative Joe Deshotel, who are co-chairs of the Joint Interim Committee to Study a Coastal Barrier System, will host a public hearing at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 4 at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
July 15, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to authorize the submission of a voluntary “Path Forward” to the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce the amount of very small particles found in the air, including dust, dirt, soot, smoke, and liquid droplets. More
July 15, 2014 -- The Highway 36A Coalition on Monday announced that the city of Prairie View recently joined the coalition. More
July 15, 2014 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Catherine Samaan as an associate judge in the Municipal Court. More
July 11, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on art gallery shows and music and dance events this weekend in the Gulf Coast region, including ArtHouston, a 12-gallery art walk in Houston and ArtWalk in downtown Galveston. More
July 09, 2014 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a memorandum of understanding between the county and Habitat for Horses, Inc. to coordinate animal rescue services during a disaster, including “rescue, transportation, documentation and identification of abandoned stray or stranded equines from areas affected by a disaster”. More
July 02, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency has awarded nearly $800,000 to the Houston-Galveston Area Council to reduce emissions from non-road equipment and marine vessels. More
July 01, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents reviewed the proposed budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year during the meeting on June 26. More
June 29, 2014 -- The Houston-Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to submit its Voluntary Fine Particulate Advance Plan to the Environmental Protection Agency. More
June 28, 2014 -- Guidry News Service covered todays runoff election between Cal Jones and Tiffany L. Hamilton for Port Arthur City Council. More
June 27, 2014 -- Alvin Community College, working with Workforce Solutions, has launched the Access Granted program, which provides free job training for those interested in the pipefitting and welding fields. More
June 25, 2014 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to reappoint Dr. Raymond Jess as the local health authority. More
June 24, 2014 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution expressing support for the Texas Department of Transportation to re-establish a project to construct direct connect lanes from Beltway 8 to the new Route 288 Managed Lanes and support of the overall project. More
June 23, 2014 -- Leaders of the Greater Houston Partnership today announced details about UpSkill Houston, a comprehensive, industry-led approach to filling gaps in the Houston region’s workforce. More
June 20, 2014 -- Voters will cast ballots on Saturday to decide runoff races in Webster, Alvin, La Marque, Galveston, and Galveston College. More
June 20, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors on Thursday voted unanimously to approve a $43,966,000 Fiscal Year 2015 budget. More
June 18, 2014 -- Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership on Wednesday hosted Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County President Tom Lambert at its monthly membership meeting. More
June 17, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to authorize a sub-agreement with United Parcel Service for acquisition and deployment of all-electric delivery vehicles, in an amount not to exceed $2,319,696. More
June 16, 2014 -- Alvin Community College will host a Veterans' Education and Benefits Fair on June 24. More
June 16, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann staff with its Southeast Hospital and Pearland Convenience Care Center will participate in the Eighth Annual Vic Coppinger YMCA Freedom Triathlong event on June 29. More
June 12, 2014 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted 4-1, with Judge Joe King opposed, to adopt a resolution of project support for the Airport Hangar Project for the Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport. More
June 11, 2014 -- Port Freeport today announced that it has donated $20,000 to the Freeport Historical Museum in support of the museum's expansion. More
June 10, 2014 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted 3-2, with Tony Carbone and Gary Moore opposed, to approve Community Development Block Grant Program projects for program year 2014 and FY2015. More
June 09, 2014 -- Early voting kicked off today for election runoff races in Webster, Alvin, La Marque, Galveston, and Galveston College. More
June 06, 2014 -- Early voting begins on Monday for runoff races from the May 10 elections in Alvin, Galveston and La Marque, as well as Galveston College. More
June 04, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Foundation recently provided a $1,400 grant for the "Jumpstart ESL" project, which will re-established an English as a Second Language program at the college. More
June 01, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued seven adults and one child from a fishing vessel that caught fire approximately three miles southeast of the Freeport Jetties on Saturday. More
May 29, 2014 -- The Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site in Brazoria County will host the "Blast from the Past" summer day camp June 23-27. More
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