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The Galveston County Daily News: Bolivar Peninsula

December 9, 2016

Bolivar Peninsula

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Recently released letter hints at cruise line involvement with federal pilots

A recently released letter written by one of the seven federal pilots seeking the right to guide vessels into local ports hints at cruise company involvement.

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Wednesday 12/07/2016
On parade
Posted: December 07, 2016

Rojas graduates from basic training 

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Of note
Posted: December 07, 2016

Charles Connell selected as a Samford University Presidential Scholar 

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Tuesday 12/06/2016
School consortium meeting turns contentious over talk of vouchers
Posted: December 06, 2016

A meeting Monday of Bay Area Schools Consortium turned slightly contentious during a discussion about a proposed voucher program.

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Sun returns, but gusty cold front to bring high winds and a chill
Posted: December 06, 2016

The welcome sight of bright sunshine greeted area residents today, following record rains that brought up to 14.77 inches to parts of the County. Elsewhere, Scholes Field officially measured 9.83 inches during the rain event and League City a more modest, though hardly inconsequential, 6.59 inches. Galveston needs only 0.46 inch of rain through the 31st to have its wettest December ever.

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Sunday 12/04/2016
Weather lightens after Saturday of historic rainfall
Posted: December 04, 2016

After a historic Saturday of heavy flooding, emergency management officials around the county reported easier conditions Sunday.

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A letter connects Friendswood student, author
Updated: December 04, 2016 - 11:43 pm

Grant Carrico, 9, is a pretty creative and outgoing kid.

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Man gets seven years for sexually assaulting teen girl
Posted: December 04, 2016

A Galveston County jury sentenced a man Friday to seven years in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.

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Saturday 12/03/2016
Visitors make the best of a rainy situation at Dickens on the Strand
Updated: December 03, 2016 - 11:45 pm

In a scene more historically accurate of 19th century Victorian England than expected, vendors and visitors sat huddled under downtown awnings, listening to music, looking at merchandise and enjoying one another’s company.

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Historic rain alters plans, forces cancellations for two of county's main events
Updated: December 03, 2016 - 11:44 pm

A powerful winter storm drowned out two of Galveston County’s main events Saturday and left severe flooding and road closures in its wake.

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