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Work continues on massive Texas City drainage project

Work continues on massive Texas City drainage project

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Work continues on one of the largest drainage projects in Texas City history with crews installing drainage boxes along 6th Street north of 9th Avenue.

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City: Seawall squatters will be taken seriously

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In keeping with tradition, the city council has voted to make overnight parking on Seawall Boulevard legal during the first weekend of Mardi Gras.

Man kills himself after shots fired by sheriff’s deputies

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A Cedar Park man killed himself after Galveston County Sheriff’s deputies fired shots at his truck to prevent him from evading officers Tuesda…

Four charged in 2010 bank theft in League City

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Police have charged four people in a 2010 theft nearly $30,000 from a League City bank. Two of the suspects worked at the bank, police said.

LC chamber’s new name to be announced

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People wanting to know the new name of League City’s chamber of commerce will have to wait. Chamber officials said they wouldn’t reveal the ne…

Pelicans found caught on fishing gear in Galveston restored to health

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About half of the 111 pelicans found caught on fishing hooks and lines and malnourished in Galveston this December have been restored to healt…

DA: Santa Fe captain did no wrong in handling suspect

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A police department captain who physically restrained a man in the city’s jail in November did not use excessive force, an investigation by th…

Seaport Museum to fire cannons Saturday

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The Galveston Seaport Museum is advising locals not to worry about loud sounds coming from the Pier 22 on Saturday.

Creek ISD cancels classes at elementary school after electrical issues

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WEBSTER — An electrical issues at McWhirter Elementary School forced school district officials to cancel classes today.

Police: Meth a growing problem in Galveston County

Police: Meth a growing problem in Galveston County

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Before Hurricane Ike hit in 2008, narcotics investigators across Galveston County could count on making a handful of methamphetamine-related a…

Park board contemplating increased prices at beach parks

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Leaders from the Park Board of Trustees are exploring a plan that would increase parking fees at island beaches.

Bonnen introduces boat tax cut

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A Texas state lawmaker wants to cut taxes for people buying boats and yachts that cost a quarter-million dollars or more. 

LMISD approves settlement with former police chief

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The La Marque school board unanimously approved a settlement agreement Tuesday with former school district Police Chief Russel Washington, but…

Grady report advises added verification for court appointed attorneys

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A review of the county justice administration department released this month advises county officials to reassess appointments of publicly fun…

May election season starts today

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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 s…

H-E-B set to open in TC by summer

H-E-B set to open in TC by summer

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It was a cold and rainy day in the offices of the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce last winter that a deal was struck to bring a new H…

Galveston ties record temperature high today

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Unfortunately for those enjoying the heat, the record-breaking weather will likely end this week.

Isle’s Lynch joins African Childrens Haven Board

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Robert L.K. Lynch was recently elected to the board of African Childrens Haven, a Galveston nonprofit that supports at-risk children in Easter…

Mechanical failure delays utility bills

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Monthly utility statements may not arrive until after they are due because of a mechanical error at city hall.

Success is all in the weld, student shows

Success is all in the weld, student shows

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TEXAS CITY — In Shawn Trader’s classroom, it’s important that students learn not just about welding, but that they also learn some important t…

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