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The Galveston County Daily News : Jamaica Beach

August 28, 2014

Jamaica Beach

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Changes for Jamaica Beach parking tabled

JAMAICA BEACH — Jamaica Beach’s decision to allow for more parking on a stretch of beach between the city’s two access roads has been put off, for now.

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Friday 07/04/2014
Beach parking on agenda
Posted: July 04, 2014

JAMAICA BEACH — A plan to allow expanded parking on parts of Jamaica Beach will be up for a final approval by city leaders on Monday.

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Wednesday 06/25/2014
Jamaica Beach Volunteer Fire Department needs your help
Posted: June 25, 2014

The Jamaica Beach Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for the 38th annual Independence Day Benefit Dance from 7 p.m. to midnight July 5 at Jamaica Beach City Park, at Bob Smith Drive and Jolly Roger Road.

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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 04/22/2014
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
Fire causes extensive damage to Jamaica Beach house
Updated: April 07, 2014 - 3:33 pm

JAMAICA BEACH — A Jamaica Beach resident vowed to rebuild after his home suffered extensive damage in a fire Sunday afternoon.

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Friday 01/03/2014
Freeze and coldest weather of season headed for Galveston County
Updated: January 03, 2014 - 9:52 pm

A major outbreak of Arctic air will push into southeast Texas on Sunday, bringing freezing temperatures to most, if not all, of Galveston County by Monday and Tuesday mornings.

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Sunday 10/13/2013
Deadly 13: I-45 tops list of Galveston County’s 13 deadliest roads
Posted: October 13, 2013

Interstate 45 tops the list of the county’s 13 deadliest highways, more than doubling the number of fatal crashes elsewhere in the last six years, state officials said.

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Streckfuss named to Medicaid panel
Posted: October 13, 2013

JAMAICA BEACH — Betty Lee Streckfuss, a member of the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature and a frequent columnist for The Daily News, has been appointed to the State Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee.

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