The Galveston Republican Women hosted its third annual fundraiser Sept. 6 at the Hotel Galvez. All the proceeds benefit Republican candidates in the general election. Government officials, including those at the state and local levels, business leaders and community interest groups joined the keynote speaker, George Prescott Bush, a candidate for Texas Land Commissioner, at the tropical luau event.
Deputies found two pistols on top of an 18-foot-tall painting shed at the Galveston County jail last Tuesday. The guns were not in working condition.