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May 25, 2015 -- Stringfellow Orchards in Hitchcock will host its 10th Annual Juneteenth Family Day on June 13. More
May 25, 2015 -- Fifty 2 to 3 year old Kemp's ridley sea turtles are scheduled to be released Wednesday on Stewart Beach in Galveston. More
May 23, 2015 -- Tom Linton, who has co-authored a series of articles on water issues, will be covering a conference titled "Global, Water, a resource for development: opportunities, challenges, and constraints: in Scotland on May 25. More
May 23, 2015 -- The Ninth Annual Donor Memorial Service to honor those who have donated their bodies to science and education will be on May 30 at Carnes Funeral Home, 3100 Gulf Freeway. More
May 22, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Thursday convicted Gregory Charles Hurst, Jr. of the felony offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver and sentenced him to 50 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. More
May 22, 2015 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the fifth annual Hatteras Rendezvous, which will feature a variety of activities, on June 25-28. More
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May 22, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council today voted unanimously to award $1.6 million in transportation development credits to a program planned for the Harris County freeway system. More
May 22, 2015 -- The Galveston Republican Women announced that two groups of students recently participated in the Lemonade Day event, both making a profit and providing a percentage to the charity of their choice. More
May 22, 2015 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson today announced that she will teach additional classes for effectively protesting property values on Wednesday and Thursday. More
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May 22, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has announced that researchers have found that drinking chamomile tea was associated with decreased risk of death from all causes in Mexican-American women over 65. More
May 22, 2015 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District today announced that it has awarded an $11,492,530 contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for maintenance dredging of the Galveston inner and outer bar, entrance channel and extended entrance channel, as well as the Houston Ship Channel between Bolivar Road and Redfish Island. More
May 22, 2015 -- The Sixth Annual National Maritime Day Commemoration Ceremony took place Thursday at Pier 21 in Galveston. More
May 22, 2015 -- Santa Fe Police Chief Kenneth Campbell on Thursday reported that the local sewing guild, "The Sew-Sew Gang", recently donated hand-sewn teddy bears for the department's Crash/Trauma Bear Program. More
May 22, 2015 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office on Thursday announced that a grand jury determined no action be taken after completing an investigation of the December 26 officer-involved shooting of Carlton Smith, Jr. More
May 22, 2015 -- The City of Friendswood will host a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday at the Veterans Memorial next to City Hall. More
May 22, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on Memorial Day activities, including Carnival fun, Latin American style in Houston; a festival celebrating Galveston Bay in Kemah; and fireworks in The Woodlands. More
May 21, 2015 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Thursday announced that law enforcement agencies across Galveston County will be working together to conduct No Refusal Operations for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, May 22 through May 25. More
May 21, 2015 -- The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association has recognized Galveston's Dellanera Park-End of Seawall beach nourishment project on a list of five Best Restored Beaches for 2015 More
May 21, 2015 -- Galveston County Constable Clint Wayne Brown today hosted his first Law Enforcement Safety Day at Trinity Episcopal School. More
May 21, 2015 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday discussed progress on the Downtown Intermodal Transit Terminal and the Downtown Streetscape Project, which are part of the Galveston Livable Communities Initiative. More
May 21, 2015 -- Students with Ball High School in Galveston recently produced a 14-minute, one-shot, "lip dub" video with more than 2,000 "cast members". More w/Video
May 21, 2015 -- The Texas City City Commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to award a $322,265 bid to Maguire Iron, Inc. for the rehabilitation of a 1 million gallon storage tank and sludge dewatering building. More
May 21, 2015 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution canvassing the results of the May 9 General Election. More
May 21, 2015 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the immediate implementation of Senate Bill 149, state legislation amending high school graduation requirements. More
May 21, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department has posted a news release about Sergeant Clint Stevens' award as 50 Club Officer of the Year. More
May 21, 2015 -- The Sons of the American Revolution has awarded Galveston Police Officer Juana Villarreal with the Medal of Heroism. More
May 20, 2015 -- The City of League City is partnering with American Legion Post 554 to honor the men and women who sacrificed their lives for our country during a special Memorial Day Ceremony on May 25. More
May 20, 2015 -- Galveston police on Tuesday arrested two individuals in connection with an ongoing methamphetamine distribution investigation. More
May 20, 2015 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Al Burns as mayor pro tem. More
May 20, 2015 -- The City of Galveston today provided an update on the 53rd Street Reconstruction Project. More
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