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The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the San Luis Pass for a teenager who was apparently swept under the water while fishing this morning.

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Galveston City Council on Thursday snubbed the reappointment of the most vocal member of the Galveston Park Board of Trustees.

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The Governor’s office has rejected a petition in an ongoing battle between five federal pilots seeking licenses to guide vessels into local ports and the Board of Pilot Commissioners.

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Tropical Storm Cindy, the first tropical storm since 2015 to near the Texas coast, made landfall early Thursday morning, but left a less-than-lasting impression on the Galveston County area.

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Galveston Independent School District’s board of trustees Wednesday unanimously approved a five-year strategic plan that had been in the works for about a year.

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Dickinson Independent School District’s Board of Trustees announced plans to build a new ninth grade center with leftover bond funds and fund balance to support a fast-growing student population.

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The worst of Tropical Storm Cindy’s effects were forecast to happen in the early morning hours. Officials in Jamaica Beach and Galveston warned that some roads might become impassible until tides recede.

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Bryan Roller, League City’s first convention and visitors' bureau administrator, intends to bring more conferences and tourists to town.

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About 50 residents attended League City Town Hall Tuesday and asked for help with problems after each department head or surrogate spoke briefly about his or her responsibilities.

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The Historic Commission approved a certificate of appropriateness June 15 so that a League City woman can keep her windows and handrail on the front porch.

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Local seniors will have a special celebration all their own Thursday, June 29 when SeniorShare of Galveston County hosts its ninth annual community Celebrate America event at the Nessler Center, 2010 Fifth Ave. N., in Texas City.

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Coast Guard crews provided pumps for a sinking shrimp trawler and helped bring it into Freeport after it called for help early Wednesday.

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The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce has launched CollegeTown Galveston, a campaign spun from its C-Crewe Committee’s “My Galveston” program.

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Decades of frustration spilled out at a Broadway Business Alliance meeting this week, when disgruntled business owners lashed out at the city of Galveston over years of feeling mistreated or ignored.

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Tropical Storm Cindy, the first named tropical storm to appear in the Gulf of Mexico this year, formed on Tuesday, and Galveston County is among the places on the Texas Coast that could feel its effects in coming days.

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Officials and family members have identified the 13-year-old boy killed in the weekend car accident in Galveston as Kenneth Edmond, of La Marque.

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Budget-planning season is beginning, but local entities don't have a steady grasp yet on how much money there will be to spend.

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Galveston's Lone Star Flight Museum will close next month in advance of the museum's move to a new location at Ellington Field.

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The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees Wednesday night will consider approving a five-year strategic plan for the district as district officials begin planning major projects for the future.

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The National Hurricane Center has issued a tropical storm warning for part of the Louisiana coast, with a storm watch in effect from west of Intracoastal City, Louisiana to High Island.

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Fireworks will explode over League City to celebrate the Fourth of July for the first time in a long while, city officials said.

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Amanda Hoover, who is listed as the dentist for the Lakes Dental Center, recently filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas in Galveston.

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The county's economic development director will resign from his position, effective Aug. 7. He said he plans to continue to work with the county as an independent consultant.

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The city will celebrate the completion of its new mixed-income housing developments this week, nearly three years after breaking ground to the projects meant to replace a portion of the low-income housing destroyed after Hurricane Ike in 2008.

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A recent change by the Texas Education Agency in how it informs parents about standardized test results has earned the praise of several area education officials.