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Recent developments at ports along the Texas coast could increase competition for the Port of Galveston, but maritime officials were confident in the island docks’ future if aging infrastructure issues can be addressed.

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League City also closed the park for a week in January for water and drainage maintenance issues, and now has closed it for another week for grounds maintenance.

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A woman struck by a truck while walking on state Highway 3 on Thursday evening died on Friday, officials confirmed Monday.

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Galveston County Commissioners Court extended three contracts through the end of the year to close out the developments associated with Hurricane Ike recovery money, officials said.

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The city relied on incentives in the past to attract companies like Cabela’s to move to town and Ineos to stay in town, but in the future, city officials will attract businesses with a different carrot stick.

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Car thefts increased 15 percent in Galveston County in 2017 as an international criminal gang made its way into the area from Houston, according to law officers battling auto crimes.

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In next month’s primary, Republican voters in Galveston County will decide whether to re-elect two-term district attorney Jack Roady, or choose first-time firebrand Tom Dickens to replace him.

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Middle- and high-school students walked briskly across the Texas A&M University at Galveston’s campus Saturday, bearing all sorts of strange and fascinating devices, from tiny hovercrafts and airplanes to intricate “Rube Goldberg” machines.

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Page Rander, president of the Clear Creek Independent School District board of trustees, is facing a challenger this May who argues the district hasn’t been fiscally responsible enough.

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A Texas City man was charged with assaulting a public servant on Thursday, after police say he bit an officer during a drug stop.

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A Galveston man was arrested Thursday, weeks after police said he attacked a 22-year-old woman and threatened to kill her with a gun during an hours-long incident.

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A man was arrested and charged with intoxication assault on Thursday evening, after police say he struck a woman with his truck on state Highway 3, sending her to the hospital with critical injuries.

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Moody National Bank filed a lawsuit against the Galveston County Republican Party Executive Committee this week, asking a district court judge to decide who is in control of the party's finances.

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The Galveston County Commissioners Court is weighing whether or not to end a contract with a Houston-based consulting firm developing plans and securing funding for a new Pelican Island Bridge in Galveston.

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A detailed study of Galveston public school demographics and facilities has yet to be approved, but some leaders already are sure about one thing — the district has more facilities in use than it needs.

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Face it. Your garden is a mess — and so is everyone else’s. Hurricane Harvey and then the snow, and not to mention the freeze, killed almost everything in the garden — except the weeds.

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League City officials and business leaders got an early peek Thursday at the new Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center, 2555 S. Interstate 45, before it opens Monday.

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The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will close a portion Galveston Bay to commercial and recreational oystering starting Monday, the department said in a Thursday press release.

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Priests and faith leaders from Trinity Episcopal Church in Galveston gathered on the seawall near 21st Street for the celebration of Ash Wednesday. This is the fifth year Trinity Episcopal Church has led an Ashes to Go service on the Seawall.

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The Board of Pilot Commissioners has rejected an invitation to a joint meeting with the Port of Galveston’s governing board to discuss a dispute about fog delays, instead inviting wharves trustees to one of its meetings.

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Kimberley Yancy, a schoolteacher and the president of the Dickinson-Bay Area Unit of the NAACP, will attempt to oust Bobby Hocking from the La Marque mayor’s office during May’s local elections.

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The Mystic Krewe of Aquarius brought the close to Mardi Gras celebration on the island Tuesday with their 22nd annual Fat Tuesday Parade. An eager crowd lined the parade route through downtown Galveston ready to grab the beads and trinkets thrown from the passing floats.