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April 23, 2014 -- The Galveston County Transit District Board of Directors voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve two resolutions: a request by the City of Galveston to the Houston-Galveston Area Council for rubber tire trolleys; and a request by the Gulf Coast Center in relation to the H-Galveston Area Council Transit Pilot Program. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Monday arrested three individuals during a drug bust in Texas City. More
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April 23, 2014 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce will host the "Taste of the Town" and Auction on May 1 at the Doyle Convention Center. More
April 23, 2014 -- Dickinson City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept the FY2013 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the city. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to award an approximately $50,000 contract to the Louis Berger Group to assess damages related to the Texas City “Y” Oil Spill. More
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April 23, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to refer back to the Planning and Zoning Commission a request from AT&T Mobility for a special use permit for a communications tower on property north of League City Parkway and south of Tucker Road, east of Columbia Memorial Parkway. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Hitchcock City Commission on Monday voted 4-1, with Commissioner Lee Sander opposed, to award a $1,434,437 contract to Lucas Construction Company, Inc. for the Neville Street and Blimp Base Water Line Improvements project. More
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April 23, 2014 -- The Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute on Tuesday hosted a Health Care Summit at the Clear Lake Regional Medical Center’s Heart & Vascular Hospital in Webster. More
April 23, 2014 -- UTMB’s Center in Environmental Toxicology, the Institute for Translational Sciences and the Sealy Center for Environmental Health & Medicine will host a conversation about West Nile Virus at Mod Coffeehouse in downtown Galveston on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. More
April 22, 2014 -- George Scott has published a Tax Coverage Guide for Harris County residents. More
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April 22, 2014 -- The Galveston County Food Bank will launch Food From The Bar, a new fundraising initiative, on May 1. More
April 22, 2014 -- The Texas City-La Marque Community Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, May 15 at the Nessler Center. More
April 22, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Thomas Mackey Water Treatment Plant is performing a scheduled annual “burnout” that may cause water taste and odor discrepancies for some residents. More
April 22, 2014 -- Dickinson Independent School District today announced that the district's energy conservation program has achieved a savings of more than $1.8 million through a 26 percent reduction in energy use over 33 months. More
April 22, 2014 -- The Galveston County Health District, in observance of National Infant Immunization Week, is encouraging parents to make sure that all infants and children are adequately immunized. More
April 22, 2014 -- Space Center Houston has announced that road closures will take place on the nights of April 28-29 for the transportation of the shuttle carrier aircraft from Ellington Airport to the center. More
April 22, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Pachyderm Club will host a forum with Galveston mayoral candidates on Thursday. More
April 22, 2014 -- Jamaica Beach City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $330,470 contract to McDonald Electric for improvements to the city’s lift stations and the wastewater treatment plant. More
April 21, 2014 -- The League City Parks and Recreation Department will host the annual League City Spring Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday at League Park. More
April 21, 2014 -- The City of League City will host the seventh annual Wellness Walk, benefiting the League City Senior Citizens Program, on Saturday at League Park. More
April 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its "Build a Stand... Spark a Dream" event, with more than 40 children building lemonade stands in preparation for the Lemonade Day Galveston event. More
April 21, 2014 -- Isolated showers and thunderstorms, some heavy, as well as dense fog in some areas, will begin the week in Southeast Texas, followed by a partly sunny weekend. More
April 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation today announced that Rene Wiley has been named the 2014 Galveston Historic Homes Tour artist. More
April 21, 2014 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with Dr. Wissam Khalife, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Division of Cardiology, who is conducting research on a new drug to treat patients with acute heart failure exacerbation. More
April 21, 2014 -- The Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup is Saturday, April 26. More
April 20, 2014 -- Galveston attorney and business leader John W. “Bill” Lyons Jr., a 1959 biology graduate of Texas A&M University and a lifelong champion of higher education, biological research and science promotion, has passed away at the age of 76. More
April 18, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host the 13th Annual Men Who Cook-Tour of Duty event on July 10 at South Shore Harbour Resort. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department on Friday arrested James Merritt Sr. for Aggravated Robbery. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office reports that the stolen vehicle involved the double murder of Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson has been recovered in Houston. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation will close the southbound Interstate Highway 45 entrance ramp from State Highway 96/FM 646 in League City permanently on Monday to begin construction of a new exit ramp from that location. More
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