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The Galveston County Daily News: Bolivar Peninsula

January 22, 2017

Bolivar Peninsula

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Heavy winds down power lines in League City, San Leon

Heavy winds gusting to 47 mph downed power lines and trees Sunday in Galveston County.

  • icon Updated: 5:25 pm

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Saturday 01/21/2017
Gale Warnings in effect Sunday for the Bay and off-shore waters
Posted: January 21, 2017

A Gale Warning for gusts up to 50-mph has been issued for Galveston Bay and off-shore waters on Sunday. In addition, a Wind Advisory is effect for Galveston County with winds of 20-30 mph expected and gusts to 35-mph (or higher right along the coast).

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Friday 01/20/2017
Gulf Coast Center announces new CEO
Posted: January 20, 2017

The Gulf Coast Center on Friday named Melissa Tucker as its new chief executive officer.

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Thursday 01/19/2017
Local residents head to D.C. to celebrate inauguration
Posted: January 19, 2017

The crowds at Donald Trump's inauguration will include people from Galveston County.

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Wednesday 01/18/2017
Applications for county elections open
Posted: January 18, 2017

Wednesday was the first day for candidates to apply for a spot on ballots for the May 6 election. A number of cities and school districts in Galveston County plan to hold elections this year.

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Taylor to chair Senate education committee
Posted: January 18, 2017

Friendswood Republican Sen. Larry Taylor was re-appointed as the chairman of the Senate Education Committee.

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Tuesday 01/17/2017
Why rains often 'creep' into Galveston County, and a 2016 weather record
Posted: January 17, 2017

People have asked me over the past couple of days about the chances of rain here. It seems that they keep hearing about thunderstorms moving into the area and are wondering where these rains are. I ran into this also with the heavy rain event in early December.

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Friday 01/13/2017
Pilot board calls federal applications incomplete
Posted: January 13, 2017

Asserting the paperwork was incomplete, the Galveston County Board of Pilot Commissioners took no action Friday on applications from seven federally licensed pilots for the right to guide vessels into local ports, a decision that may have delayed a lawsuit over how that work is controlled.

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Thursday 01/12/2017
Hearing set today on federal ship pilot applications
Posted: January 12, 2017

A potentially contentious hearing is set for today before the Board of Pilot Commissioners on seven applications from federally licensed pilots for the right to guide vessels into local ports.

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Randy Weber wants CNN journalist fired over Trump conference
Posted: January 12, 2017

Galveston's representative in Washington, D.C. is not a fan of CNN"s Jim Acosta.

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