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The Galveston County Daily News: Bacliff

August 24, 2016

Bacliff

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Clear Creek ISD forms new Parent Assistance Center, names director

Clear Creek ISD has formed a new center meant to make it easier for parents to get answers and resolutions when problems arise with their children at school.

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Wednesday 08/24/2016
Chamber, businesses welcome new CCISD teachers
Posted: August 24, 2016

As Jaycob Freeman surveyed the hundreds of teachers gathered at the South Shore Harbour Resort in League City on Aug. 11, he realized he had come full circle.

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Our rain prospects and keeping an eye on the Tropics
Posted: August 24, 2016

Mostly dry, hot weather has returned to Southeast Texas, but the outlook is for rain chances to improve later this week and remain reasonably high through the early part of next week. The high pressure that built back into our area over the past few days is expected to retreat back north. This will allow for an influx of deep Gulf moisture in association with an upper-level trough expected to move west.

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Sunday 08/21/2016
2016 Football Preview
Posted: August 21, 2016

From star quarterbacks taking center stage to La Marque making the move to Class 3A, storylines abound for the 2016 football season in Galveston County. The Daily News' 2016 Football Preview covers those stories and more, including the University of Houston Cougars, regional college teams and the Houston Texans. Read online using the links below or view the E-Edition.

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High school football playoff predictions
Posted: August 21, 2016

The Daily News' predicted playoff teams out of each local district.

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Galveston County player of the year preseason watch list
Posted: August 21, 2016

The top five candidates for The Daily News' all-county football player of the year.

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Saturday 08/20/2016
Daily News, Walls family pledge $50,000 to Salvation Army capital effort
Posted: August 20, 2016

The Galveston County Daily News and The Carmage and Martha Ann Walls Foundation have committed to donate $50,000 to a Salvation Army of Galveston County capital fundraising drive.

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We need your help to feed the hungry in Galveston County
Posted: August 20, 2016

The state calls them “economically disadvantaged.” I call them hungry: The children that find themselves in households at or below the poverty level. The mother that skips meals to make sure her kids never go without. School-aged kids without access to meals when school is out for the summer.

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Friday 08/19/2016
Our recent rains and a look at the Tropics
Posted: August 19, 2016

After the hot, dry start to August, the rains of the past five days have refreshed parched yards and gardens and provided a welcome relief from the heat. Rainfall totals in Galveston County as of 8 am this morning, were more than sufficient to replenish soil moisture levels. Totals around the County since Sunday have amounted to 4.72" at Scholes Field in Galveston and 4.94" at the National Weather Service Office in League City. Other measurements around the County include 5.79" in east-central Galveston, 5.62" in Friendswood, 5.57" in LaMarque, 5.50" in Bayou Vista and around 4.50" at sites in Texas City.

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Thursday 08/18/2016
TIRZ 11 closure money comes to county, city
Posted: August 18, 2016

The county and city of Galveston each have more than $2 million extra cash to spend after closure of the tax increment reinvestment zone that spurred construction of the Palisade Palms, a high-rise luxury development on the island.

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