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The Galveston County Daily News: Friendswood

December 4, 2016


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Visitors make the best of a rainy situation at Dickens on the Strand

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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Saturday 12/03/2016
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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Dickinson student wins awards playing piano
Posted: December 03, 2016

Despite being just 17 years old and a senior in high school, Dickinson resident Sarah Bryan is an accomplished pianist.

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Flooding and cancellations
Posted: December 03, 2016

Rain continued to pound Galveston County throughout Saturday.

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Friday 12/02/2016
Friendswood releases name of officer who shot, killed theft suspect
Updated: December 02, 2016 - 11:51 pm

The officer was wearing a functional body camera, police said.

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Shelter deserves congratulations for 2016 numbers
Posted: December 02, 2016

Seldom do we get to report good news about an animal shelter.

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Friendswood postpones Flapjack Fun Run
Posted: December 02, 2016

The city of Friendswood is postponing its Flapjack Fun Run until Dec. 10.

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Thursday 12/01/2016
Salvation Army of Galveston County happenings
Posted: December 01, 2016

Local resident launched rebuilding effort with $10,000 gift

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ME names man shot dead by police officer
Updated: December 01, 2016 - 4:43 pm

Officials have identified a man who died in a hospital Tuesday after being shot by a Friendswood police officer on FM 518 near West Willowick Avenue.

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Wednesday 11/30/2016
Federal pilots claim commission is stonewalling applications
Posted: November 30, 2016

Applications by seven federally licensed ship pilots for the right to guide vessels into local ports could be headed to litigation, said an attorney representing the Board of Pilot Commissioners, to which the applications were made.

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