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The Galveston County Daily News: Kemah

October 12, 2015


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Officials discuss pros, cons of proposed parking garage

There was no shortage of viewpoints from the 30 or so Kemah residents who met Wednesday night to hear details about Kemah’s plans to build a $12 million transportation center and parking garage.

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Tuesday 09/29/2015
Kemah officer rescues couple from burning car; hit-and-run driver sought
Updated: September 29, 2015 - 11:34 am

KEMAH — Police are looking for the driver of a SUV that slammed into a couple’s car Sunday night causing the vehicle to burst into flames.

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Saturday 09/19/2015
Kemah OKs new $4.5M budget, cuts tax rate
Posted: September 19, 2015

The city council approved a $4.5 million operating budget for 2015-16 on Wednesday that is accompanied by a lower property tax rate. 

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Wednesday 09/16/2015
Online gaming breathes new life into watching the game
Posted: September 16, 2015

Sunday marked the first weekend of the 2015 National Football League season, a welcomed day not only for football-starved fans across Galveston County, but also officials in the restaurant industry. Customers naturally flock to their local watering holes for each Sunday’s slate of NFL games, and with fantasy football nearly as popular as the actual sport, bar owners and managers are thinking of new ways to meet the demands of a growing contingent of their clientele.

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Tuesday 09/08/2015
Drug-store gunman linked to Texas City homicide
Updated: September 08, 2015 - 2:09 pm

KEMAH — A standoff at a Walgreens drug store in Kemah ended about 90 minutes Tuesday morning. The gunman is dead, police confirmed.

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Saturday 08/22/2015
Kemah voters to decide parking garage issue in November
Updated: August 22, 2015 - 7:39 am

Kemah voters will be asked to decide whether to move forward with plans to build a $12 million transportation center.

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Friday 07/24/2015
New vehicle sales set record in region
Posted: July 24, 2015

Consumers who held on to aging vehicles for years as the recession played out are giving new cars a spin again. That was apparent last month as new car sales in the region zoomed to their highest for any June on record, an industry trade group said.

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Former mayor sues city over ‘free garage’
Posted: July 24, 2015

Former Mayor Matt Wiggins filed a lawsuit Thursday against the city in an effort to force a vote on plans to build a $12 million transportation center.

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Thursday 07/23/2015
Stuck ducks rescued by Kemah firefighters
Posted: July 23, 2015

KEMAH — Members of the Kemah Volunteer Fire Department added a new skill to their lifesaving abilities — duck rescue.

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Friday 07/17/2015
Kemah city administrator leaving for League City economic development job
Posted: July 17, 2015

KEMAH — Rick Beverlin, the city administrator since 2011, is leaving. Beverlin, who was hired as city administrator in 2011, is leaving for a job with the city of League City.

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