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Galveston County

July 25, 2014 -- Chambers representing Beaumont, Corpus Christi, Galveston, La Marque, Port Aransas, Port Arthur, Portland and Texas City met in Corpus Christi today to address sustainable funding for Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees has issued an update of this week's meeting of the board. More
July 25, 2014 -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Gulf Coast held its fourth annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake Kick Off Party at the Moody Mansion on Wednesday. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Galveston County Health District today urged residents to take precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses during the summer months. More
July 25, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday held a change of command ceremony, with Lieutenant Commander Steve Morris, of Houston, taking command of the Maritime Safety and Security Team in Galveston. More
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July 25, 2014 -- League City has drawn two contested positions on the November 4 city council election ballot in the first week of candidate filing. More
July 25, 2014 -- Galveston will host its next free Summer Beach Band Concert on Tuesday at the Sealy Gazebo behind Ashton Villa. More
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July 25, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted to approve a four percent pay increase for FY2014 for current employees hired prior to February 28. More
July 25, 2014 -- Santa Fe City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to award a contract for janitorial services to C & S Janitorial Services of Houston. More
July 24, 2014 -- Galveston City Council this afternoon voted to make appointments to the Galveston Park Board of Trustees; the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves and Galveston Port Facilities Corporation; and the Galveston Industrial Development Corporation. More
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July 24, 2014 -- Texas A&M University has announced that a documentary celebrating the life of TAMU graduate and energy pioneer George P. Mitchell will debut on August 3 on Houston's Channel 8. More w/Video
July 24, 2014 -- Galveston Independent School District will host a Back to School Fair on August 12 at the Ball High School Cafeteria. More
July 23, 2014 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District recently awarded a small business contract to Quaternary Resources Investigations LLC for geotechnical services. More
July 23, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard will hold a change-in-command ceremony in which Houston native Lieutenant Commander Steve Morris will assume the responsibilities of commanding officer Lieutenant Commander Chad Holm as leader of Maritime Safety and Security Galveston. More
July 23, 2014 -- The Galveston County Health District will host its "Kids Health Fest 2014" event August 1-29, providing required vaccinations for children before they return to schools. More
July 23, 2014 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $26,000 expenditure from the 2013-2014 Special Events Fund budget for the Texas Travel Industry Association’s Texas Travel Summit that will take place in Galveston September 28 through October 1. More
July 23, 2014 -- Dickinson City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of Proposition 1, a proposed state constitutional amendment on the November 4 election ballot to increase state transportation funding. More
July 23, 2014 -- The Hitchcock City Commission on Monday voted 1-4, with only Lee Sander voting in favor of approval, to deny a request from Sander to change the speed limit on Delany Road from 40 miles per hour to 35 miles per hour starting at Highland Creek to the 30 miles per hour sign north of Highland Bayou. More
July 23, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-2, with Dennis OKeeffe and Joanna Dawson opposed, to waive costs to the city associated with traffic control for the Clear Lake International Triathlon on August 23, estimated at more than $4,400. More
July 22, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Larry Taylor and State Representative Joe Deshotel, who are co-chairs of the Joint Interim Committee to Study a Coastal Barrier System, will host a public hearing at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 4 at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
July 22, 2014 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a professional services contract with Berg Oliver Associates, Inc. for the Hurricane Ike Community Development Block Grant Round 1 Bolivar Culvert Outfalls project. More
July 22, 2014 -- Fund Connell USA Energy and Chemical Investment Corporation today officially announced that it is exploring plans to construct a large methanol production and export facility at Shoal Point in Texas City. More
July 22, 2014 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to accept the resignation of Superintendent Dr. Barbara Derrick. More
July 22, 2014 -- League City City Council, during a workshop meeting on Monday, took no action regarding pending litigation in the matter of CenterPoint Energy Houston, LLC vs. City of League City, Texas, et al in the 10th Judicial District Court of Galveston County. More
July 21, 2014 -- The City of Friendswood has been awarded a Bronze Scenic City Certification by the Scenic City Certification Program. More
July 21, 2014 -- The City of Friendswood recently received the State Comptroller's Platinum Leadership Circle Award for 2014 in recognition of the city's efforts in implementing financial transparency. More
July 21, 2014 -- The Texas City Small Business Fair, an event launching Texas City Small Business Week, will take place on August 4 at College of the Mainland. More
July 20, 2014 -- Galveston Police Department detectives have announced that they found no evidence to corroborate a claim that Council Member Tarris Woods threatened Benjamin Hannon and have closed the case. More
July 18, 2014 -- The Galveston Fire Department has offered important tips to prevent drowning and near-drowning incidents. More
July 18, 2014 -- Artist Boat will conduct a guided kayak tour of Christmas Bay in far west Galveston Bay, on Saturday, August 9. More
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