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The Galveston County Daily News : Bayou Vista

October 25, 2014

Bayou Vista

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Bayou Vista investigation ends with no charges against officials

BAYOU VISTA — A three-year investigation into allegations city officials misused federal disaster funds, illegally handled bidding procedures and used city resources for personal gain won’t result in criminal charges, the district attorney confirmed.

  • icon Posted: October 12

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Thursday 10/09/2014
Coast Guard airlifts man stranded near Bayou Vista
Posted: October 09, 2014

BAYOU VISTA — A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a man stranded in a marshy area of Jones Bay near Bayou Vista on Wednesday evening.

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Saturday 09/13/2014
TCEQ: Air quality improves for 4th straight year
Posted: September 13, 2014

TEXAS CITY — Air quality has improved for the fourth straight year, according to the toxicology division of the state’s environmental commission.

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Tuesday 09/09/2014
Texas Coast feeling the bite of mosquito hatch
Posted: September 09, 2014

From city officials in Santa Fe to Bayou Vista, Friendswood to League City and all places in between, the message is pretty much the same. When it comes to mosquito complaints, call the county, not us.

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Monday 05/26/2014
Tornado watch for Galveston County lifted
Updated: May 26, 2014 - 8:01 pm

The National Weather Service has declared a tornado watch in effect in Galveston County until 9 p.m.

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Tuesday 04/29/2014
Bayou Vista fire dept. asks voters to OK mandatory fee
Posted: April 29, 2014

BAYOU VISTA — For years, residents in Bayou Vista and Old Bayou Vista were given the option to pay an extra $15 on their monthly water bill to help support local fire and emergency medical services. A proposition on the May ballot would make that fee mandatory.

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Tuesday 04/22/2014
Property values climb across county
Posted: April 22, 2014

The net taxable value of property in Galveston County rose almost 6 percent to $22.67 billion for 2014, up from $21.41 billion in 2013, according to preliminary numbers from the central appraisal district.

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Monday 04/07/2014
Woman flips car on I-45 in Bayou Vista, walks away uninjured
Updated: April 07, 2014 - 12:08 am

BAYOU VISTA — A woman in her 30s was uninjured after she lost control and flipped her car on Interstate 45 near Bayou Vista.

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Saturday 03/08/2014
A long trip to church
Updated: March 09, 2014 - 12:37 am

BAYOU VISTA — Getting to Faith Community, Bayou Vista’s only church, can require either daring driving or careful-direction following. And for at least one person, getting there took much of a lifetime.

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