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March 03, 2015 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to adopt a Bolivar Beach logo for use in signage, on the website and beach-related marketing and communications. More
March 03, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced a new “Dream Team”. More
March 03, 2015 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $2,290,000 contract to Ardent Construction, LLC for additions and renovations to the Friendswood Public Library. More
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March 03, 2015 -- Lakewood Yacht Club is celebrating its Diamond Anniversary, and has also named the club's first lady Commodore, Joyce Maxwell. More
March 03, 2015 -- Rosenberg Library in Galveston on Monday announced the selection of "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt as the book for the Spring 2015 Museum Book Club Series. More
March 03, 2015 -- The Coast Guard suspended the search for the missing kayaker in Galveston Bay Monday, after exhausting search efforts through the weekend with partner agencies and other assistance. More
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March 02, 2015 -- Jonathan Burns, a College of the Mainland graduate, was recently honored by the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce as public servant of the year. More
March 02, 2015 -- Filing for the May 9 General Election ended on Friday, with some city and school races contested, while others are anticipating cancelling their elections. More
March 02, 2015 -- The West Gulf Maritime Association has updated its members on the conditions of area ports that are impacted by wide-spread sea fog. More
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March 02, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce President Gina Spagnola has posted in invitation to the 8th Annual Celebrating Women: Mind, Body and Spirit Conference on April 17, at the Moody Gardens Hotel & Convention Center. Guest Column
March 02, 2015 -- The City of Galveston will participate in a grassroots exchange with communities in Japan. More
March 02, 2015 -- Galveston County is hosting "Forgotten Gateway: Coming to America Through Galveston Island", a traveling exhibit on immigration in Galveston, through March 20 at the Galveston County Courthouse. More
February 28, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard is searching for a 23-year-old man wearing a full blue rain suit and holding onto a dark green 16-foot kayak with an 8-foot blue kayak drifting nearby after overturning Saturday morning near South Deer Island. More
February 28, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council held its 2015 General Assembly on Friday. More
February 28, 2015 -- Galveston College will host Galveston native Harris L. Kempner, Jr., president of Kempner Capital Management, Inc., on April 9 to deliver the final lecture of the 2014-2015 Galveston College Lecture Series, "Discovering Galveston's History". More
February 28, 2015 -- The Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District, Inc. Board of Directors met on Friday at the Galveston County Courthouse. More
February 27, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday recognized Michael W. Alford, district engineer for the Texas Department of Transportation’s Houston District, for his service to the TPC and the surrounding region. More
February 27, 2015 -- Mental health advocates representing the Gulf Coast Center and the National Alliance on Mental Illness met with Texas State Representative Wayne Faircloth in Austin for Legislative Day. More
February 27, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office today announced that Calvin Joe McCollum, aka Gary Wymore, has been convicted on felony charges of driving while intoxicated, and was sentenced to 30 years in jail. More
February 27, 2015 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston will launch its "SpongeBob Subpants Adventure" attraction May 23-25. More
February 27, 2015 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District on Wednesday hosted a stakeholder partnering forum in Galveston to discuss best practices for various programs. More
February 27, 2015 -- Candidate filing ends today for the May 9 General Election, with few races in cities and school districts in the Gulf Coast area receiving challengers. More
February 27, 2015 -- Texas State Representative Wayne Faircloth today announced that he has filed legislation seeking tuition revenue bond support for the construction of a new Inter-Professional Education Building at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. More
February 27, 2015 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson today issued a news release regarding how the new "two steps, one sticker" vehicle registration program will affect drivers in Galveston County. More
February 26, 2015 -- Galveston City Council on Thursday voted 6-1, with Norman Pappous opposed, to approve the restoration of the Galveston Rail Trolley. More
February 26, 2015 -- Sea Scout Base Galveston recently launched a partnership with the Galveston College Culinary Arts Program. More
February 26, 2015 -- The Rosenberg Library will be displaying a 1934 Galveston Buccaneers Texas League championship ring as its treasure of the month for March 2015. More
February 26, 2015 -- United Way of Galveston will host its 2014/2015 Campaign Wrap-Up Celebration on March 5 at the Moody Gardens Hotel. More
February 26, 2015 -- The City of League City on Wednesday announced that the Ghirardi Family WaterSmart Park has been selected as the winner of the 2014 Texas Recreation and Parks Society East Region Award, in the "Innovations in Park and Facility Development" category. More
February 26, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch on Wednesday hosted an official ribbon cutting ceremony for the new UTMB Galveston Pediatric Primary Care Clinic and Pediatric Urgent Car Clinic at 6416 Broadway. More
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