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October 30, 2014 -- Moody Gardens will kick off the 2014 holiday season on November 15 with a very special performance by Tom Kenny, the voice actor behind Spongebob Squarepants, and his band the Hi-Seas. More
October 30, 2014 -- The City of Galveston today announced that the refunding of two bonds has resulted in a gross savings of $2.75 million over 15 years. More
October 30, 2014 -- Early voting for the November 4 General Election ends on Friday, with polling locations open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the last opportunity to vote early in the election. More
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October 29, 2014 -- Trey Apffel, founder and owner of Apffel Law Firm in League City and president of the State Bar of Texas, wrote a column discussing the State Bar's efforts to assist military veterans. More
October 29, 2014 -- The Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council and the Texas Department of State Health Services will host the sixth annual Regional Healthcare Preparedness Coalition Symposium November 5-7 in Galveston. More
October 29, 2014 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted 4-1, with Stephen Holmes opposed, to enter into an engagement letter with Allison, Bass & Magee, LLP for professional services to represent the county in litigation submitted by the County Legal Department on behalf of the commissioners court. More
October 29, 2014 -- Galveston Independent School District and ABC 13 is hosting the 34th annual "Share Your Holidays" food drive through December 5. More
October 29, 2014 -- Galveston City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to hire Interim City Manager Brian Maxwell as its next permanent city manager. More
October 29, 2014 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an updated interlocal agreement with the City of Galveston for the transfer of responsibilities for Seawall paid parking, the West End Beach Access Points, the East End Lagoon, and Hotel Occupancy Tax Collection to the park board. More
October 29, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an employee insurance benefit program to take effect January 1 and continue through September 30, 2015. More
October 29, 2014 -- Dickinson City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to open a transaction account with Capital One, National Association and designating Mayor Julie Masters, City Administrator Julie Robinson and Administrative Services Manager Jessica Rogers as authorized representatives for the account. More
October 29, 2014 -- The Hitchcock City Commission, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to have all fees for permits collected at City Hall, instead of the Hitchcock Police Department. More
October 29, 2014 -- Bayou Vista City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a 1.35 percent service rate increase for residential trash pick-up by Republic Services/Allied Waste Services. More
October 28, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted 6-1, with Wayne Miles opposed, to engage an engineering consulting firm for services related to the possible renovation of the college’s swimming pool. More
October 27, 2014 -- La Marque City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the levy of the Public Improvement District assessment for Painted Meadows, Section 3. More
October 27, 2014 -- The City of League City and Houston Technology Center have partnered to bring new resources to League City’s small businesses, entrepreneurs and inventors. More w/ Video
October 27, 2014 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center and The American Diabetes Association will host the third annual Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes on Saturday, November 1 at Walter Hall Park at 9 a.m. More
October 27, 2014 -- The City of Houston, Gulf Coast Water Authority, and the City of League City will end on-going water quality maintenance of the transmission and associated distribution systems served by the City of Houston’s Southeast Water Purification Plant, including the City of League City, on October 29. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday listened to a presentation by the United States Army Corps of Engineers outlining the decommissioning of the MH1-A Sturgis, a former floating nuclear power station. More
October 27, 2014 -- The City of Galveston will hold a citywide clean-up November 14-15 and November 21-22. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Texas City-La Marque Community Advisory Council will meet on November 20 at the new Blocker Middle School campus in Texas City. More
October 27, 2014 -- Bill Sargent, chief deputy clerk for elections, of the Galveston County County Clerk's Office, has responded to a complaint by Democratic Party Chair Lloyd Criss. More
October 26, 2014 -- Hundreds of Galvestonians and visitors participated in the 33rd annual Island Oktoberfest on the grounds of and streets adjacent to First Lutheran Church, 24th and Winnie. More
October 26, 2014 -- Moody Gardens hosted the 17th annual Ghostly Gardens on Sunday. More
October 26, 2014 -- Galveston County Democratic Party Chair Lloyd Criss has posted an open letter to County Clerk Dwight Sullivan, Deputy County Clerk Bill Sargent, County Judge Mark Henry, Commissioner Ken Clark and Republican Party Chair Barbara Meeks. More
October 24, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is observing Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing designated pink uniform items. More
October 24, 2014 -- The Galveston County Health District and the University of Texas Medical Branch have determined that a patient with suspicious symptoms definitively does not have Ebola and that there is no risk to Galveston County communities associated with the patient. More
October 24, 2014 -- The Galveston Economic Development Partnership on Thursday presented the 2014 Developer of the Year Award to the Moody Interests. More
October 24, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently voted to change the chamber's name to the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce. More
October 24, 2014 -- The League City Police Department today closed an urgent care facility at 2640 League City Parkway after receiving a call concerning a patient who had recently traveled from Africa exhibiting symptoms consistent with Ebola. More
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