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The Galveston County Daily News: Dickinson

February 13, 2016


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The Sealy & Smith Foundation deserves congratulations

Congratulations are in order for Galveston-based The Sealy & Smith Foundation, to which University of Texas regents have awarded the system’s highest honor for donating more than $900 million since its creation to build hospitals, fund research and bring premier health care to Galveston County.

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Friday 02/12/2016
Dickinson clinches first outright district title in program history with gritty win over Clear Creek
Posted: February 12, 2016

Led by the hot hand of junior two-guard Damon Williams and the tough play of junior point guard Jarian Spells, the Dickinson Gators outlasted the Clear Creek Wildcats on Friday to win 52-46 and clinch the school’s first-ever outright district championship in boys basketball.

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Texas First Bank appropriately first to join BAHEP in new year
Posted: February 12, 2016

Texas First Bank became the first member of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership in the partnership's 40th anniversary year.

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Stand up and be counted
Updated: February 12, 2016 - 1:46 pm

Who manages Galveston County next will not be decided in the general election, but in the upcoming Republican Party primary.

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Thursday 02/11/2016
Daughters of the Republic of Texas welcomes new members
Posted: February 11, 2016

The Sidney Sherman Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas recently welcomed five new members. They are: Andrea Cooper of Seabrook; Roxie Scott and Erin Graham of Santa Fe; Edna Sarver of Corpus Christi; and Pamela Skotak of Colleyville.

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Galveston County Aggie Moms join chamber
Posted: February 11, 2016

On Feb. 8th, the Galveston County Aggie Moms celebrated an official Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting at the new Texas Maritime Academy Dorm on the campus of Texas A&M University at Galveston.

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Is our near ideal spell of sunny weather a prelude to a dry spring?
Posted: February 11, 2016

There is no doubt that our recent spell of sunny weather, with humidity levels more in line with New Mexico than Southeast Texas, has been welcomed by most. Combined with seasonably cool to mild temperatures, we really couldn’t ask for better weather than we have seen so far this month.

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Popular island tavern plans second site at Mall of the Mainland
Posted: February 11, 2016

Beer business must be good. Stuttgarden Tavern, a popular downtown island establishment, is brewing a second location near movie theater Cinemark 12 at Mall of the Mainland, 10000 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway in Texas City.

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Wednesday 02/10/2016
Home grown vegetables, herbs to be offered at Spring Plant Sale
Posted: February 10, 2016

It’s almost the middle of February and the Master Gardener annual Spring Plant Seminar and Sale is nearing. This year’s seminar and sale will be conducted Feb. 20, in the Rodeo Arena at the Galveston County Fairgrounds along Hwy. 6 in Hitchcock. This is a new location for the sale as we have outgrown the space at our old location near the County Extension Office in Carbide Park.

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Tuesday 02/09/2016
Dickinson all alone atop district standings after smashing Friendswood
Posted: February 09, 2016

Dickinson was tested early by a stingy Friendswood zone defense, but the Gators put the clamps on the Mustangs in the second half, blowing them out 27-9 in the third quarter, and cruised to a 70-54 win Tuesday night.

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