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September 29, 2016 -- The United States Coast Guard has reported that a good Samaritan on Thursday rescued a 70-year-old man after his Hobie Cat sailboat capsized with he and his son aboard about one mile off Sunny Beach in Galveston. More
September 29, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen in concert on November 1-2. More
September 29, 2016 -- Island ETC, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will end its production of "Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead" this week, with performances tonight, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. More
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September 29, 2016 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt the city's FY2017 Budget. More
September 28, 2016 -- The Village of Tiki Island Board of Aldermen on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.33317 per $100 valuation for the 2016 Tax Year. More
September 28, 2016 -- The law firm of Feldman & Feldman today announced that a Galveston County court has voided a lease to a company to utilize 23,000 acres of Galveston Bay for oyster harvesting. More
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September 28, 2016 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Dan Becker opposed, to approve, on first and final reading, an ordinance requiring the city's boards, commissions and committees to be in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act. More
September 28, 2016 -- Dickinson City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to increase the pay rate for certain police officer positions to mitigate pay inequities resulting from police officer recruitment issues. More
September 28, 2016 -- UTMB Spotlight on Research: Guidry News Service recently visited with an aerospace research team to discuss a study that has found that diabetics who fly long distances can develop medical complications. More
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September 28, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.208376 per $100 valuation for the 2016 Tax Year. More
September 28, 2016 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize the purchasing agent to publish a Request for Qualifications for Engineering Services for a new Pelican Island Vehicular Bridge. More
September 27, 2016 -- The Galveston County Animal Resource Center is teaming up for "Caffeine and Creepy Critters," a Halloween-themed adoption event, on October 15. More
September 27, 2016 -- The 1% To Conserve Galveston Island announced today that it has awarded its first grant, providing $5,000 for the planned conservation of approximately 65 acres of coastal habitat at Anchor Bay. More
September 27, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted to name Port Director Michael Mierzwa as delegate and Trustee Richard DeVries as alternate to the 2016 Annual Membership Meeting of the American Association of Port Authorities. More
September 27, 2016 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $1.40 per $100 valuation for the 2016 Tax Year. More
September 27, 2016 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office today announced that Jeremy Jermaine Sanford has been convicted on charges of aggravated robbery and sentenced to 60 years in prison. More
September 26, 2016 -- The Feldman & Feldman Law Firm in Houston today is appearing at a hearing in Galveston County regarding oyster production in a portion of Galveston Bay. More
September 26, 2016 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently announced that Hilltop Securities, Inc. has joined the "Adopt a School" project with Clear Path Alternative School. More
September 26, 2016 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson has issued a reminder that October 11 is the deadline to register to vote in the November 8 General Election. More
September 26, 2016 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to approve two amendments to the 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program and 2040 Regional Transportation Plan. More
September 23, 2016 -- The Galveston County Health District today announced that this year's seasonal flu vaccines are available at the district's immunization clinic and both Coastal Health & Wellness locations. More
September 23, 2016 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to cancel the November 8 election for Trustee District 7-G. More
September 23, 2016 -- The City of Galveston is hosting the annual Galveston Island Wild Texas Shrimp Festival through Sunday. More
September 23, 2016 -- College of the Mainland was recently recognized by the Galveston County Commissioners Court for its 50th anniversary. More
September 23, 2016 -- The Galveston County Health District today reported that a seventh travel-related case of the Zika virus has been confirmed in the county. More
September 23, 2016 -- Galveston City Council on Thursday voted 5-1-1, with Terrilyn Tarlton-Shannon opposed, and Amy Bly abstaining, to impose a ban on digital signs. More
September 23, 2016 -- Santa Fe City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to adopt the city's FY2017 Budget. More
September 23, 2016 -- Bayou Vista City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to adopt the city's FY2017 Budget. More
September 22, 2016 -- Big League Dreams in League City will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on September 29 for its new indoor soccer and special events facility. More
September 22, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will host its 50th Birthday Bash on October 1. More
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