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July 31, 2014 -- Galveston Police Department’s Vice and Narcotics Division on Tuesday conducted a narcotic indictment operation with assistance from the Galveston County Narcotics Division that netted 21 indictments. More
July 30, 2014 -- Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce’s premier of “Dancing with the Stars” will be held at the Showboat Pavilion on Thursday, August 7, as the finale of the Texas City “Small Business Week – Shop Texas City First”. More
July 30, 2014 -- The 33rd annual Island Oktoberfest has announced the event will take place October 24-25 in historic downtown Galveston. More
July 30, 2014 -- Bayou Vista City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to amend the city’s Code of Ordinances regarding animal control to revise the list of prohibited animals and reptiles. More
July 30, 2014 -- A delegation of Galveston officials, including Mayor Jim Yarbrough, Interim City Manager Brian Maxwell and transportation consultant Barry Goodman, met with Houston-Galveston Area Council Director of Transportation Alan Clark and others on Tuesday. More
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July 29, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department, in response to complaints from citizens and neighborhood associations, has announced that it will increase enforcement efforts on golf cart operators in the city. More
July 29, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Charles King as director of the college’s Facilities and Maintenance Department. More
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July 29, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the 2014-2015 District Compensation Plan, which includes a 2.5 percent salary increase for all non-teaching staff, as well as a six percent increase for transportation bus drivers. More
July 29, 2014 -- La Marque City Council on Monday voted unanimously to accept the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for FY2013 for the city and the La Marque Economic Development Corporation. More
July 29, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously to approve a lease between the Galveston Port Facilities Corporation and Turner Construction Company for the James Fadden Historic Building at 2410 Strand for a base rent of $10 per month. More
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July 28, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today elected Benjamin F. Holland, Jr. to another term as chair and reappointed Eddie Walsh as vice chair during its annual meeting. More
July 27, 2014 -- Galveston police have arrested a suspect in a fatal accident that killed a 72 year old man and seriously injured his wife on the Seawall on Saturday. More
July 26, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council for the Houston-Galveston Transportation Management Area on Friday voted unanimously to amend the 2013-2015 Transportation Improvement Plan and the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan update; and also heard a proposal to include the City of Galveston’s on-street bicycle network in the TIP at next month's meeting. More
July 26, 2014 -- Galveston County Sheriff's Office deputies report the culmination of a major drug investigation in Dickinson that resulted in 24 individuals being charged with 43 offense of selling drugs. More w/Photos
July 25, 2014 -- Funeral services for Dr. Al LeBlanc are scheduled for Monday, July 28 at Sacred Heart Church in Galveston. Obituary
July 25, 2014 -- Chambers representing Beaumont, Corpus Christi, Galveston, La Marque, Port Aransas, Port Arthur, Portland and Texas City met in Corpus Christi today to address sustainable funding for Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees has issued an update of this week's meeting of the board. More
July 25, 2014 -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Gulf Coast held its fourth annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake Kick Off Party at the Moody Mansion on Wednesday. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Galveston County Health District today urged residents to take precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses during the summer months. More
July 25, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday held a change of command ceremony, with Lieutenant Commander Steve Morris, of Houston, taking command of the Maritime Safety and Security Team in Galveston. More
July 25, 2014 -- League City has drawn two contested positions on the November 4 city council election ballot in the first week of candidate filing. More
July 25, 2014 -- Galveston will host its next free Summer Beach Band Concert on Tuesday at the Sealy Gazebo behind Ashton Villa. More
July 25, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted to approve a four percent pay increase for FY2014 for current employees hired prior to February 28. More
July 25, 2014 -- Santa Fe City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to award a contract for janitorial services to C & S Janitorial Services of Houston. More
July 24, 2014 -- Galveston City Council this afternoon voted to make appointments to the Galveston Park Board of Trustees; the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves and Galveston Port Facilities Corporation; and the Galveston Industrial Development Corporation. More
July 24, 2014 -- Texas A&M University has announced that a documentary celebrating the life of TAMU graduate and energy pioneer George P. Mitchell will debut on August 3 on Houston's Channel 8. More w/Video
July 24, 2014 -- Galveston Independent School District will host a Back to School Fair on August 12 at the Ball High School Cafeteria. More
July 23, 2014 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District recently awarded a small business contract to Quaternary Resources Investigations LLC for geotechnical services. More
July 23, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard will hold a change-in-command ceremony in which Houston native Lieutenant Commander Steve Morris will assume the responsibilities of commanding officer Lieutenant Commander Chad Holm as leader of Maritime Safety and Security Galveston. More
July 23, 2014 -- The Galveston County Health District will host its "Kids Health Fest 2014" event August 1-29, providing required vaccinations for children before they return to schools. More
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