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Texas City knocked down their first three 3-point shots to set the tone for what would be a sharp-shooting night from beyond the arc for the Stings, as they recorded a 62-31 win over the Clear Falls Knights in their regular season opener Tuesday.

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On Dec. 15, my family will participate in the annual Wreaths Across America event at Barancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, Florida, Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, and the Houston National Cemetery.

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The coldest weather of the season dropped temperatures into the 40’s across the County today and pelted parts of the mainland and island with light sleet mixed with rain. Fortunately, temperatures are too warm (relatively speaking) for any accumulations or icing to occur, though winds gustin…

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Veterans across Galveston County were honored Sunday during Veterans Day ceremonies from League City to Galveston. In Texas City, more than 200 people filled the Doyle Convention Center for the Rotary Club of Texas City’s annual Veterans Day Salute. Veterans from World War II through the mor…

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After years of unsuccessfully arguing for changes to the way Texas funds public education, some local school leaders say they’re optimistic about the next legislative session after the governor’s office recently released a list of possible solutions.

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Five years after it was founded, a special court that helps Galveston County veterans stay out of jail has more than doubled its workload, and its leaders hope it will continue to grow more.

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We want to offer a big thank you to all the staff at DeMontrond Chevrolet for hosting its first car show.

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Behind Jo'Vel McDaniel's 153 yards rushing and three touchdowns, the Stings stunned the favored Ball High Tornadoes at Stingaree Stadium, 32-21, in a season-ending District 10-5A-I matchup between the neighboring rivals.

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With control of the U.S. House of Representatives set to change next year, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber, a Friendswood Republican, announced that he wanted to remain on the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

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The three people who died in three separate motorcycle crashes in the county over the last weekend were identified by the Galveston County Medical Examiner on Saturday.

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Saving lives is hard. We couldn’t do it without you. Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, recognized through Saturday, isn’t just a chance to thank our incredibly dedicated staff, but also you, our community, volunteers, sponsors, donors and those who have and will adopt a pet from our shelter …

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County commissioners want the Texas General Land Office to take a closer look at Galveston County before moving forward with a plan on how to split up money for Hurricane Harvey housing recovery.

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The University of Texas Medical Branch will hold a job fair Thursday for people who lost their jobs with the closure of the Bay Area Regional Medical Center in May.

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More than 80,000 people voted early in Galveston County in 2018, more than doubling the number of votes that were cast in the same period during the 2014 mid-term elections.

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A man and woman arrested Thursday and charged with tampering with a human corpse are accused of beating a two-year-old child to death, placing her body in a trash bag and attempting to sink it in a Texas City bayou, police said.

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The Richmond Foster Falcons spoiled a double-digit lead last week against undefeated Alvin Shadow Creek in a late loss and nearly did the same Friday at Guy K. Traylor Memorial Stadium against a one-win Texas City squad.

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Tomorrow is Halloween and we expect that a number of “trick or treaters” will be out and about. There is some concern that a threat of severe thunderstorms and heavy rain could put a damper on celebrations, although there is some hope that decent weather will hold at least through the evenin…

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A pair of NASA F-18s will begin flying over Galveston Island and the Gulf of Mexico next week, as the space agency begins a two-week project to gauge public reactions to so-called quiet sonic booms.

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Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush has called on national leaders to remove restrictions on how Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery funds can be spent — in ways that would potentially allow more money to be spent in Galveston County.

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday officially announced its preferred alternative for protecting the Texas coast from damaging storm surges: a 76-mile-long system of barriers and gates built along Galveston Island, Bolivar Peninsula and inside Galveston Bay.

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I know what you’re thinking. What can a story-telling engineer know about hogs? A story ran on the front page (“Feral hog hell,” The Daily News, Oct. 11) about League City’s problem and their plan to pay a consultant $20,000; for half that I’ll solve your problem. Seriously, the hog problem …

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Just two months after a Central Texas man filed suit against a Pennsylvania man over a missing gun, a judge has awarded more than $61,000 to the plaintiff as part of a default judgment.

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A Galveston County jury Tuesday found that Jesse Dobbs didn’t act in sudden passion when he stabbed his girlfriend to death, but only sentenced him to 45 years in prison.

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A complex pattern with yet another surface low and trough forming off the Texas coast and an influx of moisture from the southwest, attributable in part to Major Hurricane Willa, should result in more rain and clouds from early Tuesday into Thursday. Rainfall amounts of 1-3 inches will be po…

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Despite questions about the prospects of a proposed $91 million bridge to Pelican Island, Galveston County commissioners will on Monday consider asking the Houston-Galveston Area Council for $18 million to fund the project.

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On Nov. 6, the residents of the College of the Mainland district will be voting on a proposed $162.5 million bond election. I'm writing in support of the bond.