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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
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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
October 24, 2014 -- The Galveston County Transit District Board of Directors on Wednesday met at the Nessler Civic Center in Texas City. More
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October 24, 2014 -- Galveston County Judge Mark Henry and Commissioner Ryan Dennard will present a new home to Vietnam veteran and Purple Heart recipient, Sergeant Michael Hudgens, on Tuesday in a ceremony marking the launch of the Salute to Veterans Program. More
October 24, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Cultures Editor Jennifer Olin reports on leisure activities this weekend including Asia Society Texas' Night Market; entertainment at Miller Outdoor Theatre; the Claude Monet opening at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and the Saengerfest Mini Monster Bash in Galveston. More
October 23, 2014 -- The City of League City will honor local veterans, servicemen and women, and their families during a special ceremony on Tuesday, November 11 at Chester L. Davis Sportsplex at 1251 League City Parkway. More
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October 23, 2014 -- Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, the University of Kentucky and the University of Maryland report that they have found that for people 60 and older, who do not have dementia, light alcohol consumption can improve their ability to remember events. More
October 23, 2014 -- An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch, and Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University report that they have identified small molecules that can represent a new class of anticancer drugs with a novel target for the treatment of lung cancer. More
October 23, 2014 -- Officials with the Galveston Park Board of Trustees recently participated in the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association's 2014 National Coastal Conference. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an agreement with Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP, for tax collection services. More
October 23, 2014 -- Galveston Independent School District will host a campus tour on Friday of its Media Arts Academies at Central Middle School. More
October 23, 2014 -- The City of League City today announced that Cabela's Incorporated is planning to build a 72,000 square-foot store in the Pinnacale Park Develpoment at Interstate Highway 45 near Big League Dreams Parkway. More
October 22, 2014 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl E. Johnson announced that statements for more than 192,000 properties will arrive in a variety of fashions beginning this week. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Tuesday held its first meeting since Galveston City Council appointed new members. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Village of Tiki Island Board of Aldermen on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve paying the calculated wages of $155.68, to be divided among three reserve police officers in the village's police department. More
October 22, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to revise the city’s ordinance regarding waterfront lease agreements. More
October 21, 2014 -- AMOCO Federal Credit Union recently celebrated International Credit Union Day, hosted a mammogram event in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and sponsored a pet adoption drive. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department and Galveston Chamber of Commerce met with more than 20 downtown building owners, business owners and residents to discuss downtown safety issues. More
October 21, 2014 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset announced on Tuesday that two suspects who were wanted by the Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, Sheriff's Office on unrelated warrants have been arrested in Galveston County More
October 21, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today considered, then voted unanimously to defer until next month, a proposed change in the organization’s 401K policy to accommodate same sex marriages. More
October 21, 2014 -- The City of League City's Economic Development Department recently received a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to award a $1,225,778 contract to Rush Bus Centers for the purchase of new propane powered buses. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Hitchcock City Commission on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Commissioner Fard Abdullah as representative and Mayor Anthony Matranga as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council General Assembly. More
October 21, 2014 -- Jamaica Beach City Council on Monday voted unanimously to name Alderman Brad South as representative and Alderman Russell Rupertus as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council General Assembly. More
October 21, 2014 -- Galveston City Council on Monday held a short special meeting to reschedule this week’s regular meeting, from Thursday, October 23 to Tuesday, October 28. More
October 20, 2014 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court on Monday voted to approve a contract with Synergy Software Technologies, Inc., to provide software for the Parks and Cultural Services Department. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees has published a news release about last week's meeting. More
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