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The Galveston County Daily News: Texas City

January 22, 2017

Texas City

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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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Barack Obama will go down as a good president
Posted: January 18, 2017

The idea that Barack Obama did not serve our nation with valor is false. Yes, to some, there were too many black folks in the White House press pool, or too many working at the White House. President Obama will mostly be remembered that people of color can climb from modest beginnings to achieve whatever they want.

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Tuesday 01/17/2017
Ball High girls get big shots in final minute to squeak by Texas City
Posted: January 17, 2017

In a tight contest throughout, the Ball High Lady Tors came through in crunch time to edge out the Texas City Lady Stings, 45-41, in a District 23-5A game Tuesday.

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Renaming school was done in secret
Posted: January 17, 2017

In response to Matt deGrood's article ("Trustees OK plan to rename school," The Daily News, Jan. 13): I would like the Texas City Independent School District board to know how upset many people and alumni of Northside School are about this secretive vote that took place to rename our school.

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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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