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The Galveston County Daily News : Jamaica Beach

January 30, 2015

Jamaica Beach

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May election season starts today

Today is the first day for potential candidates to file to run for city council and school board elections in May. There are 15 municipal or school elections scheduled for May 9.

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Thursday 01/22/2015
Police seize 27 horses, charge Galveston woman
Posted: January 22, 2015

Galveston police on Wednesday seized more than two dozen horses found in poor condition and being held in a large pen used by a riding business. 

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Saturday 12/27/2014
Galveston County first responders a year from going digital
Posted: December 27, 2014

The process of changing the radios first responders use from the older analog radios to digital radios should be complete in about a year, officials with the county’s emergency communication district said. 

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Sunday 11/30/2014
Jamaica Beach team rescues 3 from boat
Posted: November 30, 2014

JAMAICA BEACH — Three people were rescued from a stranded boat Friday evening.

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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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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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