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The Galveston County Daily News : Bolivar

October 20, 2014


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Island Education: Homecoming a chance to recognize community involvement

One look around at the Ball High homecoming football game against Willowridge and it’s easy to see how much the community is invested in Galveston ISD schools. The imprint of local buy-in to support teams, groups, and schools is everywhere.

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Sunday 10/19/2014
Babies born on the ferry make for a memorable ride
Posted: October 19, 2014

Lifelong Galvestonians will proudly tell you they are BOI — Born on The Island. Few realize there is an even more exclusive club in town: the BOF, Born On the Ferry. 

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Sunday 10/12/2014
Jane Long Festival
Posted: October 12, 2014

The fifth annual Jane Long Festival at Fort Travis Park on the Bolivar Peninsula on Saturday honored Jane Long, considered my many to be the Mother of Texas.

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Friday 10/10/2014
Bolivar holding annual Jane Long fest on Saturday
Posted: October 10, 2014

With the hopes of promoting the history of Jane Long and providing a fun-filled day for people of all ages, residents of Bolivar Peninsula will host their fifth annual Jane Long on Festival Saturday.  

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Thursday 10/09/2014
Coastal Health & Wellness plans mass registration, financial screening event
Posted: October 09, 2014

CRYSTAL BEACH — Coastal Health & Wellness will have a mass registration and financial screening event for Bolivar Peninsula residents from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at the Galveston County Eddie Barr Annex, 946 Noble Carl Road.

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Friday 10/03/2014
Boat catches fire near the Bolivar Peninsula
Posted: October 03, 2014

A 38-foot pleasure craft caught fire near Sievers Cut off the Bolivar Peninsula on Friday, a U.S. Coast Guard official said.

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Wednesday 10/01/2014
Collision shuts down the Intracoastal Waterway
Posted: October 01, 2014

PORT BOLIVAR — An early morning collision between two vessels shut down a section of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near the Bolivar Peninsula for hours Wednesday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Thursday 09/25/2014
Suspect in missing Virginia college student case arrested in Galveston County
Posted: September 25, 2014

GALVESTON — A man wanted in connection with the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was arrested Wednesday on the Bolivar Peninsula, authorities confirmed.

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Sunday 09/21/2014
Body of man who jumped from bridge found
Posted: September 21, 2014

CRYSTAL BEACH — The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after rescue crews recovered a man’s body off the Bolivar Peninsula on Sunday evening.

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