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November 26, 2014

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Commissioners hire Houston attorney to fight district court judges

The Galveston County Commissioners Court voted Tuesday to hire outside counsel in a legal battle over the firing of the longtime director of justice administration. 

  • icon Posted: November 25

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Tuesday 11/25/2014
Commissioners honor Dickinson Gators, offshore helicopter company
Posted: November 25, 2014

The Galveston County Commissioners Court approved a resolution recognizing the Dickinson High School Football team. The commissioners court also approved a resolution to recognize Westwind Helicopter, Inc. submitted by County Judge Mark Henry.

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Galveston County commissioner renew several grants
Posted: November 25, 2014

Several county-level grants were renewed during Tuesday’s Galveston county Commissioners Court meeting to support services to seniors, victims of violence and at-risk children.

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Rail repairs to close Old Port Industrial in Galveston
Posted: November 25, 2014

GALVESTON — Repair of three railroad tracks near the west entrance to the Port of Galveston will require closure of Old Port Industrial Road between 37th and 40th streets. 

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Giving Thanks
Posted: November 25, 2014

These are photos from the annual Mission Galveston Thanksgiving lunch at First Baptist Church in Galveston.

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Sued beagle owner vows not to settle
Posted: November 25, 2014

Steve Baker says he’s willing to do whatever it takes to avoid settling a lawsuit filed by the owner of four pit bulls that killed his beloved beagle — even if that means taking on the burden himself. To that end, Baker said Monday he had withdrawn a claim he filed with his insurance company.

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Council wants Wharves Board to back off parking fees
Posted: November 25, 2014

The City Council decided Monday to step into a dispute between the Port of Galveston and a group of private parking lot owners.

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Excessive speed a factor in teen fatality crash
Posted: November 25, 2014

Excessive speed was a causing factor in the car crash that killed two Ball High School students earlier this month, investigators said Monday.

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Small apartment fire caused by faulty extension cord
Posted: November 25, 2014

A faulty extension cord started a small fire on an apartment balcony Monday afternoon, League City’s fire chief said.

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