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The Galveston County Daily News : Kemah

April 23, 2014


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Property values climb across county

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.

  • icon Posted: April 22

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Sunday 04/20/2014
Bomb hoax traps shoppers
Updated: April 20, 2014 - 12:01 am

KEMAH — A Sugar Land man was charged with creating a bomb scare Saturday that forced authorities to bring out bomb disposal teams and to lock down a Walmart store for four hours.

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Saturday 04/12/2014
Police: Inmate kills self in Kemah jail
Posted: April 12, 2014

KEMAH — A man died in an apparent suicide while in the custody of Kemah police early Friday, officials said.

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Tuesday 04/08/2014
Police, schools investigating prom party bus arrests
Posted: April 08, 2014

KEMAH — Police, school district officials and a private transportation company are continuing to investigate two Saturday incidents on the Kemah Boardwalk that ended with prom night being cut short for more than 50 teenagers and two party bus drivers charged with providing alcohol to minors.

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Monday 04/07/2014
Police charge 2 adults, 1 teen in prom party bus incident
Updated: April 07, 2014 - 12:17 am

KEMAH — Three people were charged late Saturday night when two separate charter buses with high school students celebrating prom were stopped.

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Sunday 04/06/2014
Police take bus driver into custody, teens told to call parents
Posted: April 06, 2014

KEMAH — About 50 out-of-county students’ prom night ended early Saturday on the Kemah Boardwalk, when a party bus driver chauffeuring the teenagers was arrested, and one student was taken to the hospital to be treated for an unknown medical issue, police said.

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Monday 03/24/2014
Kemah Boardwalk Invitational ‘great success’
Posted: March 24, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — Clear Creek tennis coach Patrick Marrie can breathe a sigh of relief.

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Saturday 03/15/2014
Kemah readies plans in hopes of avoiding gridlock
Updated: March 23, 2014 - 4:31 pm

KEMAH — Just as spring break means warmer days, families flocking to beaches and children riding amusement rides, it can also mean heavy traffic for one popular Galveston County destination. 

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Thursday 03/06/2014
Kemah approves horse carriage routes
Posted: March 06, 2014

KEMAH — The Kemah City Council approved the permanent routes carriages will be able to follow in the city. 

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