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The Galveston County Daily News : Bolivar

December 20, 2014


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Beached dolphin rescued on Bolivar Peninsula

The Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network rescued a dolphin found beached on Bolivar Peninsula Thursday.

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Wednesday 11/26/2014
More than a third of Galveston County residents live in a food desert
Posted: November 26, 2014

For about 35 percent of county residents, there’s nothing quick or easy about getting to a grocery store, according to 2010 statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Daily News readers share symbols of why they are thankful
Posted: November 26, 2014

Thanksgiving for many is more than a holiday. It’s a day of reflection and life evaluation. So, at many a table today friends and family will share what they are thankful for — and why.

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Monday 11/10/2014
Returning Galveston County vets find help from local groups
Posted: November 10, 2014

The transition from life in the military to that of the civilian world can be jarring and at times difficult to navigate, but there are organizations across the county to help former service members make the transition. 

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Sunday 11/09/2014
Weather Channel: Galveston County not a good place to buy a home
Posted: November 09, 2014

According to the Weather Channel, home buyers may want to think twice before buying real estate in Galveston County. 

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Monday 10/20/2014
Island Education: Homecoming a chance to recognize community involvement
Posted: October 20, 2014

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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