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January 20, 2017

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Applications for county elections open

Wednesday was the first day for candidates to apply for a spot on ballots for the May 6 election. A number of cities and school districts in Galveston County plan to hold elections this year.

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Wednesday 01/18/2017
Hitchcock ISD changes plumbing after lead reading
Posted: January 18, 2017

Hitchcock Independent School District recently replaced some plumbing causing high lead readings on a recent sampling, district officials said.

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Monday 01/16/2017
King Day highlights transition from Obama to Trump; Crowds celebrate MLK Day around Galveston County
Updated: January 16, 2017 - 11:22 pm

As Americans celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leaders and activists are trying to reconcile the transition from the nation's first black president to a president-elect still struggling to connect with most non-white voters.

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Valero naphtha spill caused stench in Texas City
Posted: January 16, 2017

An incident this morning at the Valero Refinery was causing a bad smell in Texas City Monday.

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Friday 01/13/2017
Police officer arrested in drug investigation
Posted: January 13, 2017

A Galveston Police Department Officer was arrested Friday as part of a drug investigation.

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Wednesday 01/11/2017
Police seek burglars who broke into Dickinson, League City restaurants
Posted: January 11, 2017

Dickinson police were searching for two burglars who broke into two north county restaurants.

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Tuesday 01/10/2017
Citizen’s Sheriff’s Academy begins Jan. 31
Posted: January 10, 2017

The 19th Galveston County Citizen’s Sheriff’s Academy’s will being on Jan. 31.

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Saturday 01/07/2017
McGuire-Dent center closed by frozen pipes
Posted: January 07, 2017

The McGuire-Dent Recreation Center, 2222 28th St., in Galveston was closed on Saturday morning, after cold weather froze part of the plumbing system near the building.

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Friday 01/06/2017
Galveston County braces for coldest weather of season
Posted: January 06, 2017

Temperatures were expected to fall below freezing through most of Southeast Texas early this morning, and wind chills were set to drop down to the 20s in Galveston County.

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Missing League City boy found safe
Posted: January 06, 2017

A boy reported missing by the League City Police Department on Thursday night has been located.

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