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August 20, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the purchase of global positioning system pre-emption vehicle equipment from Consolidated Traffic Controls, Inc. for installation on traffic signals within the city. More
August 20, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Scandinavian Airlines has launched a service connecting Houston with Stavanger, Norway. More
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August 20, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $525,000 contract to Pepper-Lawson Waterworks, LLC for the Waste Water Treatment Plant Headworks Improvements Project. More
August 20, 2014 -- BP today announced that David Lawler has been named chief executive officer of BP's US Lower 48 Onshore business. More
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August 20, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $6,700 contract to ALB Painting for the repainting of the exterior of the Clear Lake Shores Clubhouse. More
August 20, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an advance funding agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for an estimated $1,383,000 project to install dynamic message signs in the city. More
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August 19, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department recently hosted its first Youth Explorer Academy. More
August 19, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday recognized Bill Daws, the district's athletic director, on his recent induction into the Texas High School Athletic Directors Association Hall of Honor. More
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August 19, 2014 -- Benoit Premium Threading, LLC of Houma, Louisiana has announced that it will be expanding its operations to Houston. More
August 19, 2014 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host its 27th anniversary gala on September 5 at 6:30 p.m. More
August 19, 2014 -- The City of League City has warned motorists that they may experience some delays on the morning of August 23 due to road closures related to the Clear Lake International Marathon. More
August 19, 2014 -- A surf dog competition to benefit the Galveston Island Humane Society will be held at 28th Street and Seawall Boulevard in front of the Ohana Surf & Skate Shop on August 24 at 10 a.m. More
August 19, 2014 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a policy suggested by Commissioner Ryan Dennard regarding communications to enhance Public Information Act compliance. More
August 19, 2014 -- Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to change the speed limit along four sections of South Major Drive. More
August 19, 2014 -- The Hitchcock City Commission on Monday voted 3-2, with Mayor Anthony Matranga and Commissioner Randy Stricklind opposed, to terminate the employment of Hitchcock Police Chief Clay Kennelly for job performance and loss of confidence. More
August 19, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Director today voted unanimously to approve mid-year revisions to the H-GAC 2014 Budget. More
August 19, 2014 -- The deadline for candidate filing for local municipal and school board races passed on Monday, with several races contested in League City, and two races with contenders in Santa Fe Independent School District. More
August 19, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the FY2015 Budget, including the General Fund, Debt Service Fund and Child Nutrition Fund. More
August 19, 2014 -- Friendswood City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to concur with City Manager Roger Roecker’s recommendation to appoint Patrick Donart as public works director to replace Kaz Hamidian, who retired in March. More
August 19, 2014 -- Houston City Controller Ronald Green today announced that an August 12 issuance of refunding bonds will save the city $6.1 million through lower interest rates. More
August 19, 2014 -- Missouri City City Council on Monday voted 5-1, with Jerry Wyatt opposed, to grant a special use permit to New Hope Lutheran Church to allow for the continued use of a religious place of assembly and to allow for the location of an educational place of assembly on a 4.75 acre tract of land located within a retail district at 1424 FM 1092. More
August 19, 2014 -- Jamaica Beach City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a $967.12 contract for water pollution control abatement from the Galveston County Health Department. More
August 18, 2014 -- A United States Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew on Monday medevaced a chief engineer off a cargo ship 85 miles off Galveston after he began experiencing stroke-like symptoms. More
August 18, 2014 -- David Sawyer, United States Senator Ted Cruz's Southeast Texas Regional Director, will visit several towns in Southeast Texas to host "Community Conversations" events. More
August 18, 2014 -- The City of La Porte, along with the La Porte Emergency Planning Committee and the La Porte Independent School District, will host the annual La Porte Health and Safety Fair on September 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at La Porte High School. More
August 18, 2014 -- La Marque City Council, in a special meeting tonight, voted unanimously to rescind the November 4 recall election ordered by the city council last week. More
August 18, 2014 -- Religious, law enforcement and elected leaders from Colorado and Texas on Friday toured border facilities and held a roundtable discussion on immigration. More
August 18, 2014 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted 4-1, with Everette “Bo” Alfred opposed, to approve a hotel occupancy tax emergency grant allocation of $35,914 for Ford Park. More
August 18, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today issued an interim rule, effective immediately, regarding regulations for offshore supply vessels of at least 6,000 gross tonnage. More
August 17, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz has posted a message in support of Texas Governor Rick Perry. More
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