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The Galveston County Daily News : Jamaica Beach

October 30, 2014

Jamaica Beach

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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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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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Tuesday 07/08/2014
Changes for Jamaica Beach parking tabled
Posted: July 08, 2014

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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