Around 1,200 people lost power in Galveston on Friday morning, after a Waste Management trash truck took down a utility pole near Seawall Boulevard.
After hosting 110 teams and raising more than $3,000 during the inaugural Cougar Beach Bash, the sand volleyball tournament returns to East Beach with more than 150 players preregistered for the event.
Except for the heat, near-perfect conditions for fishing prevailed over the Galveston area on Friday. Anglers on the water early had the best luck and just about all of the typical summertime hot spots paid off.
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College of the Mainland student Chris Arnold participates in an International Public Debate Association tournament at College of the Mainland in Texas City, arguing whether the animated film “Frozen” made Disney relevant again. COM and Lee College hosted the event that also featured students from Stephen F. Austin State University, Bossier Parish College, East Texas Baptist University, Louisiana College, Tulane University, Mississippi College and Texas A&M International University.