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A 19-year-old man was arrested Wednesday and accused of causing thousands of dollars of damage to rental trailer he lived in with his girlfriend earlier this year, police said.

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About a year after taking over financially struggling Hitchcock, the city’s fiscal future looks brighter after commissioners passed a balanced budget and kept the tax rate flat, Mayor Dorothy Childress said.

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In the months after the May 18 shooting at Santa Fe High School, districts across Galveston County have poured millions of dollars into campus security upgrades, but some education experts argue improvement in mental health programs is more important.

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Heavy rains overnight and this morning have led to widespread street flooding in Galveston. Unfortunately, radar trends show a band of rain training across the island and northwest Gulf of Mexico.

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Without question there will be plenty of familiarity when the Hitchcock Bulldogs and La Marque Cougars meet, but will that breed contempt, create a fun-natured atmosphere or something in between in Friday’s rivalry game?

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In Hitchcock’s slot-T offense, it’s all about gaining yardage on the ground, and the two running backs leading the charge for the Bulldogs this season are Tyger Turner and Deonza McCardell.

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Thunderstorms rumbled across Galveston County early this morning, bringing more rain to the already water-logged area. So far this month, Scholes Field in Galveston has picked up 13.78 inches of rain already, while the National Weather Service Office in League City had recorded 12.80 inches …

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A torrential early morning rain storm swamped Texas City on Tuesday morning, forcing schools to close, damaging the local community college and flooding some homes in the city.

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The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5400 and Texas City Police Department were two of many groups to host ceremonies in honor of the fallen and first responders in the 9/11 attacks. It has been 17 years since the attacks and many Americans remember the day as if it were yesterday.

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A Bacliff gentlemen’s club has until Friday to respond to an exotic dancer’s lawsuit claiming it did not pay her minimum wage or time and a half for overtime work, court records show.

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The county plans to shuffle some staff positions as part of a plan to finally step up enforcement against game rooms that operate illegally in unincorporated areas of Galveston County.

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Monday brought brief bouts of heavy rain and minimal flooding to Galveston County, but local officials are keeping an eye on the Gulf and the possibility of wet weather through the rest of the week.

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A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through tomorrow as heavy downpours rolled into Galveston as expected. A stalled frontal boundary along the coast, a coastal trough and abundant moisture are the main drivers behind this stormy outlook. Although we may see a break in the rain this evening, th…

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A Harris County man is suing to get out of a partnership that owns two Hitchcock game rooms, asserting that someone inside the city government is working with the other two owners to turn a blind eye to illegal activities.

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For the eighth year in a row, Galveston County commissioners voted to lower the county's property tax rate, while still approving a budget that forecasts more money being collected from property taxes than the year before.

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Heavy rains overnight brought from 3- 5 inches of rain to much of Galveston County by 7 a.m. and continued heavy rainfall this morning has added another 4-5 inches, causing widespread street flooding around the City of Galveston. The downpours are a result of a trough along the coast interac…

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A tropical disturbance hovering near the Bahamas has a higher chance of developing into a storm or depression, but meteorologists weren’t certain Sunday what path the storm will take through the Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Weather Service.

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Meteorologists are monitoring a tropical disturbance near the Bahamas that could move into the Gulf of Mexico, and possibly onto the Texas coast, during the week, according to the National Weather Service.

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Friday at Bulldog Stadium marked the beginning of the 2018 football season for the Hitchcock Bulldogs of 13-3A-I, and they came through with a 22-8 win over the Brazosport Exporters of District 13-4A-I.

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You could hear a pin drop as Little Brother Justin struggled to find the words. He had just been asked to tell his Big Brother how it felt to have him in his life.

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An upper-level disturbance moving through the region could mean a wet Labor Day weekend for residents and visitors in Galveston County, according to the National Weather Service.

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Three out of every five Texas beaches were unsafe to swim at because of high bacteria at least once in 2017, according to a new report released Thursday by Texas environmental activists.

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In response to the guest column by Jack Evins ("Diverse opinions are what support democracy," The Daily News, Aug. 22): He isn't completely right about the Civil War being a notable exception.

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Our weather this summer has been influenced by a massive upper-level high pressure system that has dominated the southern half of the country. Initially anchored over the Southwestern U.S., it periodically shifted east into Texas and beyond. This has led to our prolonged spells of hot, mostl…

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A coastal barrier system being designed for the Galveston area by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers could cost between $14 billion and $19 billion, corps officials said this week.

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In the days after the May 18 shooting at Santa Fe High School, some people questioned why the accused shooter was allowed to be in violation of a school district dress code that forbade wearing trench coats on campus.

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While some areas in the northwestern and northern parts of Galveston County received spotty, but fairly decent rains over the past three days, Galveston Island and the southern part of the County remain stuck in a month- long drought. The National Weather Service Office at League City/Dickin…

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A Galveston County man is suing the health district, asserting he was diagnosed with hepatitis C after visiting a dental clinic officials closed in February because of concerns with infection and sanitation controls.

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Several Hitchcock residents Monday called on Mayor Dorothy Childress and two other commissioners to step down before announcing they had formed a group to pursue a recall campaign against them.

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It’s a time of excitement ... new clothes, new shoes, and a new backpack to hold new supplies. It’s back to school time! This year, some new feelings are on back to school lists — anxiety and fear. Is our school safe? What happens if we have another school shooting? What happens if we have a…