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County tax office reminds residents of tax, election deadlines

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Seniors, disabled persons, veterans and residents making disaster installment payments have until Monday to make their final property tax payments, the county tax office announced.

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Council votes to file complaint against Hallisey with ethics board

Council votes to file complaint against Hallisey with ethics board

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Even after almost two dozen residents spoke out in support of Mayor Pat Hallisey at a city council meeting Tuesday, council members elected to…

La Marque City Council signals willingness to grow police staff

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The La Marque City Council appears poised to grow the city’s police staff, but money is a limiting factor.

Judges increase jury trial weeks in effort to move cases quicker

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Judges in the county plan to hold more trials next year in an effort to move criminal cases through the courts quicker.

Beach Patrol's 2017 budget down slightly from this year's

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Galveston’s Park Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved a deficit Beach Patrol budget for next year, although patrol chief Peter Davis said it …

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Hallisey: There were no additional complaints

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League City Mayor Pat Hallisey fired back Tuesday against the city attorney's claims Monday that complaints about gender-based slurs had been …

Man arrested after refusing to leave Galveston ferry

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A man was arrested early Tuesday morning after refusing to leave one of the Galveston-Bolivar Ferry boats for more than two hours.

Firefighters battle structure fire in Bacliff, none injured

Firefighters battle structure fire in Bacliff, none injured

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No one was injured when an recreational vehicle in Bacliff went up in flames Tuesday morning.

Coast Guard restricts waterway traffic after barge sinks

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The U.S. Coast Guard temporarily restricted traffic on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway after a barge sank east of the Galveston causeway Tuesda…

Reece leaves Friendswood to face charges in Oklahoma

Reece leaves Friendswood to face charges in Oklahoma

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William Lewis Reece, suspected in the deaths of two Galveston County girls, left Friendswood city jail Monday and was transferred to Oklahoma …

At town meeting, Galveston officials say they want police in the community

At town meeting, Galveston officials say they want police in the community

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If there’s one thing Galveston’s leaders and residents agreed upon Monday night, it’s that the city’s police officers should feel more like a …

City attorney: Hallisey letter sent after 'subsequent incidents'

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It wasn’t just one incident that led six city council members to sign and send a letter admonishing Mayor Pat Hallisey about claims he was ove…

Clinton turns to party's stars

Clinton turns to party's stars

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First lady Michelle Obama stepped into the presidential election Monday with a forceful, impassioned defense of Hillary Clinton, casting her a…

College of the Mainland, Texas City considering joint $15 million training facility

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Texas City and College of the Mainland are considering building and operating a $15 million training facility for the college’s public service…

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Commissioners court to vote on plan reducing backlog

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Judges and the commissioners court today could agree on a plan designed to reduce a backlog in family law cases.

Coast Guard: floundering boat and boaters saved

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It was a long night for U.S. Coast Guard crews working 125 miles southeast of Galveston to save two Louisiana men stranded when their boat beg…

Broken tombstone uncovers a grave mystery

Broken tombstone uncovers a grave mystery

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How does a tombstone ended up buried in a Galveston backyard?

Jamaica Beach, Tiki Island developer speaks to homeowners

Jamaica Beach, Tiki Island developer speaks to homeowners

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Welcome Wilson Sr. was in Jamaica Beach on Saturday to acquaint new homeowners with the community’s past.