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As part of the proposed $487 million bond issue out for a May election, Clear Creek Independent School District officials plan to spend $8.1 million to upgrade its security systems.

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The League City firefighters’ pension board is requesting an increase in monthly payments the city makes for its mostly volunteer fire department.

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Representatives from the Port of Galveston, alongside representatives of the Galveston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week presented a plan to the federal Civil Works Review Board to deepen a part of the harbor, a project supporters hope will attract business and benefit o…

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Some League City property owners with steep ditches in the city’s rights-of-way have faced steep fines for not cutting weeds and grass in those oddly shaped places.

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Mardi Gras Galveston started Friday evening with events including the Funky Uptown Umbrella Brigade Parade and the George P. Mitchell Mardi Gras Award Honoree Parade, this year held in recognition of Larry Del Papa of Del Papa Distributing Co.

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Galveston County coastal-related projects, including about $9 million in beach building and $6 million for Texas City levee repairs, made the priority list to receive funding from the Restore Act, according to a draft project list.

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A good Samaritan aboard a fishing boat rescued four people on a life raft Friday about 100 miles southeast of Galveston in bad weather, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

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The two incumbents for the open spots on the Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees were the only ones to file by Friday's 5 p.m. deadline, district officials said.

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Top officials for Galveston Park Board of Trustees are opposed to efforts by the Texas Legislature to rewrite rules about who can use bathrooms in public buildings. But on Tuesday, trustees stopped short of officially joining a coalition that is actively fighting against the bill in Austin.

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Walter Hansen traced his finger along a curved pencil line on a table leg he made from a Fort Crockett barracks rafter tail. The curve arches in the opposite direction of the cut wood as if someone changed his mind and flipped the piece.

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New homes added nearly $35 million to La Marque’s tax base in 2016 and plans are underway to give the city’s downtown a face-lift in an effort to attract new businesses, Mayor Bobby Hocking said during an address Thursday.

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The Galveston County Sheriff's Office will staff deputies to patrol the Galveston College campus, which will likely cost the college $300,000 over the next 18 months.

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Greater Barbour's Chapel Baptist Church will sponsor a community-wide meeting "Contending for our Children" at 7 p.m. Monday at 7420 FM 1765 in Texas City.

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Dick DeGuerin, the Houston defense attorney who represented Robert Durst, is the lead counsel for Shaun Philip Hardy, a League City man charged with the murder of his ex-wife, Anne-Christine Johnson.

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In the first group of many meetings, Clear Creek Independent School District officials have planned to discuss a $487 million bond issue is set for Feb. 28.

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County commissioners on Tuesday moved ahead with a plan to give certain local law enforcement authorities the power to investigate people’s immigration status, despite concerns raised by one commissioner about details of the contract and possible civil rights issues.

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Janet Shirley is the new director of human resources and civil service for League City. She started Monday and has a salary of $105,000, city spokeswoman Angel Lopez said.