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August 2, 2014


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Crews race to salvage Fort Crockett materials

Galveston Historical Foundation crews are salvaging material from nine privately owned buildings at the Fort Crockett military housing complex before they’re demolished.

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Thursday 07/31/2014
Snuffing out traditional cigarettes
Posted: July 31, 2014

Electronic cigarettes – an alternative to smoking – are big business but health officials question if they are harmless

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Tuesday 07/29/2014
Lessons learned: Texas City’s past economic development failures
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 10:50 am

TEXAS CITY — In his 27 years as the president of the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce, Jimmy Hayley has been part of several big economic projects announcements.

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Thursday 07/24/2014
Fork & Spoon to bid farewell to Texas City
Updated: July 26, 2014 - 4:41 pm

A legendary Texas City eatery is serving up its last meal Saturday.

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Charter fishing industry supports new proposal for red snapper season
Posted: July 24, 2014

In the coming weeks, members of the charter fishing industry as well as the public will have an opportunity to provide comments to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council on a new proposal that could lead to better management of the recreational red snapper fishery.

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Wednesday 07/23/2014
Chinese firms secure leases for Shoal Point
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 10:50 am

TEXAS CITY — The Chinese firms considering the county for a possible multibillion-dollar methanol plant reached secured leases on the property near the Texas City Dike where the plant would be built.

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Tuesday 07/22/2014
Long-quiet seawall spot to house restaurant
Posted: July 22, 2014

Look soon for signs of life in the long-quiet restaurant space at 1228 Seawall Blvd. on the island. Randall Pettit last week signed a lease on the building with plans to open Ocean Grill & Beach Bar by fall.

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Saturday 07/19/2014
Tourist businesses are working to ensure a good ’15
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 9:37 am

GALVESTON — Despite being splattered by oil then smothered in seaweed, the island continues to be a hot destination for vacationers this tourism season.

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Thursday 07/17/2014
Enhancing visitors’ experience
Updated: July 18, 2014 - 3:24 pm

GALVESTON — A Park Board-sponsored program has more people than ever talking about Galveston.

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