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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
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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
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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
August 25, 2014 -- La Marque City Council tonight voted unanimously to de-obligate a total of $52,741 in Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster recovery funds from Hurricane Ike. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve a resolution of support for the operation of the Polar Express, a holiday tourist train, to be operated by the Center for Transportation and Commerce at Galveston, the Railroad Museum, during the period between the Thanksgiving Week and Christmas Week 2015. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Galveston College Community Chorale will host classes beginning tonight. More
August 25, 2014 -- Galveston College will host a Marine and Maritime Safety course in November. More
August 24, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is seeking two men who robbed two victims at gunpoint in front of a residence near 40th Street and Avenue R 1/2. More
August 23, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday approved funding for three Houston projects and Galveston’s On-Street Bicycle Network; and held a spirited discussion about a request to include Galveston County’s Victory Lakes Park & Ride service to the Transportation Improvement Program which will be considered at next month's meeting. More
August 22, 2014 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl E. Johnson recently reflected on the changes that occurred at the tax office under her decade-long watch. More
August 22, 2014 -- The Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church will host the 31st Annual Galveston Island Greek Festival on November 1-2. More
August 22, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors on Thursday voted unanimously to adopt a the Drought Contingency Plan. More
August 22, 2014 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston has selected "Empty Mansions - The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune" for the Fall 2014 Museum Book Club Series. More
August 22, 2014 -- Lynda Guidry shares her thoughts on the passing of Victor Lang. More
August 22, 2014 -- Galveston Independent School District will host a celebration on Wednesday for the re-opening of Burnet Elementary. More
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