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The Galveston County Daily News: Hitchcock

April 30, 2016

Hitchcock

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Peter Cotton Tail visits Hitchcock Primary School

Peter Cotton Tail went hopping down the bunny trail, otherwise known as FM 2004, to visit Hitchcock Primary School during the Easter holiday. Students were “egg-cited” about the special visitor and enjoyed the hugs and treats that Peter provided.

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Wednesday 04/27/2016
Shriners hospital has been a gift to Galveston County
Posted: April 27, 2016

To state that Galveston County is blessed to be home to Shriners Hospitals for Children–Galveston is to not fully appreciate the global impact of the services the group provides to those around the world.

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Hitchcock police recover trailer using home video surveillance footage
Posted: April 27, 2016

Hitchcock police credited a home video surveillance system for helping investigators track down a stolen trailer.

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Galveston County Crime Stoppers needs your help
Posted: April 27, 2016

Crime Stoppers is the brainchild of Albuquerque, N.M., police detective Greg MacAleese. In 1976, a convenience store employee was shot and killed during a robbery. This crime occurred in a well traveled neighborhood at dusk. The detective believed someone, other than the killers, must have had knowledge concerning this homicide.

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Tuesday 04/26/2016
Port of Houston approves agreement for Pelican Island bridge plan
Posted: April 26, 2016

The Port of Houston Authority approved an agreement Tuesday with Galveston County to provide land needed to build a new vehicular and rail bridge to Pelican Island — a significant benchmark in laying groundwork for the largest economic development project in county history, officials said.

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Stormy weather to continue
Posted: April 26, 2016

Two rounds of stormy weather will roll through Southeast Texas between now and Sunday, one tomorrow and the other as we move into the weekend. More severe thunderstorms and heavy rain will be possible both events.

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Monday 04/25/2016
County mosquito control explains Zika risk, steps residents can take
Posted: April 25, 2016

The national media will soon learn what you’ll know first: that we’re not at a high risk now for a devastating Zika outbreak, according to Marshall.

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Sunday 04/24/2016
Early voting for May 7 elections begins today
Posted: April 24, 2016

Early voting for May 7 municipal elections begins today.

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Saturday 04/23/2016
Galveston County applies for $12.4 million to repair Texas City levee
Posted: April 23, 2016

Ahead of a deadline last week, the county applied for about $12.4 million in Restore Act money to improve the levee system and address findings in a 2012 federal inspection.

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Early voting for May 7 election begins Monday
Posted: April 23, 2016

Early voting for the May 7 municipal elections begins on Monday, April 25.

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