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August 31, 2016

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ARToberFEST brings vivid color to downtown Galveston

The Grand 1894 Opera House is hosting its 18th Annual ARToberFEST from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18. The festival will be held on Postoffice Street between 21st and 23 Streets.

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Sunday 10/11/2015
Recognizing volunteer firefighters
Posted: October 11, 2015

One source of hometown heroes in our community is our volunteer fire department. To recognize some of those hometown heroes, our city volunteer fire department hosted its annual awards banquet Sept. 29 at Fire Station No. 2. District Chief Daniel Gibbs said, “We want to recognize the firefighters who go above and beyond and continuously demonstrate excellence throughout the year.”

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Epicurean Evening is back
Posted: October 11, 2015

After a one-year hiatus, the Galveston Restaurant Association brings back the Epicurean Evening event Tuesday night with new participants, old favorites, and a cadre of second-generation restaurateurs who are making their mark on the island’s dining scene.

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Wine event benefits Galveston ISD Education Foundation
Posted: October 11, 2015

Swirl, sniff and sip … a wine event series opens Thursday (the second being Nov. 12) benefiting the Galveston Independent School District Educational Foundation. Pick your date, or go to both, for $74 each per person. The first one is graciously underwritten by Mario’s Seawall Italian & Pizzeria and includes a seated dinner. The November event is graciously underwritten by Farley Girls Café and is a casual cocktail style party at their 801 Postoffice cafe.

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Friendswood withstands Clear Springs comeback, rides running game to win
Posted: October 11, 2015

LEAGUE CITY - It was a Saturday shootout as the Friendswood Mustangs held on to edge the Clear Springs Chargers, 42-35, in a key District 24-6A contest.

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O'Connell blanked by Boerne Geneva, 22-0
Posted: October 11, 2015

BOERNE - A long road trip for the O’Connell Buccaneers was made that much longer as they suffered a shutout in the Hill Country against Boerne Geneva.

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Ball High hosts benefit volleyball tournament
Posted: October 11, 2015

GALVESTON - The Ball High Lady Tors hosted the fourth annual volleyball tournament for the Galveston ISD middle schools on Saturday, with all the proceeds from the tournament going to the Galveston-based D’Feet Breast Cancer, Inc. charity.

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Saturday 10/10/2015
Clear Creek’s red zone efficiency keeps Wildcats undefeated
Posted: October 10, 2015

FREEPORT - In terms of yardage, the Brazoswood Buccaneers played right with district-leading Clear Creek on Friday night. The difference, however, was the Wildcats’ ability to get the ball into the end zone.

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Mount Moriah Baptist Church at 70
Posted: October 10, 2015

Nellie Jones, 88, was here when it all began at Mount Moriah Baptist Church some 70 years ago today. She is one of a dozen members, each with at least a half century of service, who will be honored as part the congregation’s 11 a.m. Sunday anniversary celebration at 2728 Ave. K.

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Friendswood takes on Clear Springs; both undefeated in district
Posted: October 10, 2015

LEAGUE CITY — Two teams that are undefeated in the early going of District 24-6A play meet today when Friendswood (3-2, 2-0 in district) faces Clear Springs (3-2, 2-0) tonight.

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