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September 02, 2014 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced the results of the "No Refusal" initiative that took place during the Labor Day holiday weekend. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Village of Tiki Island Board of Aldermen today voted unanimously to ratify Mayor Vernon “Goldie” Teltschick’s committee appointments. More
Texas Adopt A Beach Fall Clean Up
September 02, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that David Loop, former chief of the Crystal Beach Volunteer Fire Department, has turned himself after being indicted on charges of theft and misapplication of fiduciary property. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will host an exhibit of items related to Galveston musician Felix Stella, who directed the Galveston Municipal Band. More
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September 02, 2014 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Dr. Alex Bukreyev, a professor of pathology at University of Texas at Galveston and a noted virologist, who has been awarded two National Institutes of Health grants and a U.S. Department of Defense grant totaling more than $6 million to develop experimental drugs against both Ebola and Marburg viruses. More
September 02, 2014 -- Victor John Lang, Jr., aged 78, died August 15, 2014. Obituary
August 31, 2014 -- The Texas City-La Marque Community Advisory Council will meet on September 18 in the Nessler Center's Captain's Room. More
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August 29, 2014 -- A Galveston County Grand Jury has indicted former Crystal Beach Fire Chief David Loop for a third degree felony related to his alleged use of the volunteer fire department's credit card at a Louisiana race track and casino. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Texas City ISD Foundation for the Future has selected Linda Holm, Dr. William "Chris" Pederson, Dale Laine, Jr. and Ravi Prakash for induction into the 2014 Hall of Honor. More
August 29, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Dr. Selwyn O. Rogers has been named vice president and chief medical officer for the Health System at UTMB. More
August 29, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin highlights some fun Labor Day Weekend activities around the Gulf Coast region including movies, outdoor music and dance with international flair; and a chance to learn all about beer. More
August 29, 2014 -- Santa Fe City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an amendment to the city's Code of Ordinances to expand the authorized use of community park fees to include city beautification projects. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office has charged an inmate in the county jail and his girlfriend with possession of a prohibited substance in a correctional facility. More
August 28, 2014 -- Galveston City Council held a public hearing today on plans by the United States Postal Service to relocate retail services that are currently being provided in the United States Courthouse Building at 601 25th Street. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to approve amended budgets for the FY2014 General Operating, Food Service and Debt Service budgets. More
August 28, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will open its Sports Injury Clinic on Saturdays beginning August 30. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Galveston County Transit District Board of Directors on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve two resolutions supporting funding for transportation projects. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday received an update regarding the award of $286,418 funding from the Houston-Galveston Area Council for bicycle lanes. More
August 27, 2014 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset reports that two non-functioning guns that had been removed from the "skills area" where they were scheduled for destruction have been recovered; and an investigation is continuing on the incident. More
August 27, 2014 -- Dickinson City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the FY2015 Budget for the Dickinson Economic Development Corporation. More
August 27, 2014 -- The City of League City recently presented the 2014 Art Hewitt Volunteer Spirit Award to Bill Keogh and the 2014 "Above and Beyond" Award to Janice Hallisey. More
August 27, 2014 -- The Galveston Art League has announced that the Galveston Island Market will be held on September 20 in Historic Downtown Galveston. More
August 27, 2014 -- Bayou Vista City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a joint resolution with the Galveston County Emergency Management Office to continue an inter-jurisdictional emergency management plan. More
August 27, 2014 -- La Marque City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to approve an option to move forward with the Streets Improvements Program. More
August 27, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 4-4 to defeat Mayor Tim Paulissen’s motion to commit to increasing the city’s share of operating and marketing costs of the Victory Lakes Park & Ride service from $60,000 to $80,000. More
August 27, 2014 -- Voters in the Galveston Independent School District voted overwhelmingly to approve Tuesday's tax ratification election. More
August 26, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch's Blocker Burn Unit Champions are sponsoring the second annual "Stop, Drop & Roll" 5K Fun Run/Walk on October 4 at Moody Gardens. More
August 26, 2014 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to adopt the FY2015 Budget. More
August 26, 2014 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court, in a special meeting today, voted 3-2, with Kevin O’Brien and Ken Clark opposed, to amend the FY2014 Budget to provide funds to cover other services and charges by the Justice Administration through the end of the year. More
August 26, 2014 -- The Hitchcock City Commission, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to name John Hamm as interim police chief. More
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