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  1. "Flesh-Eating" Bacteria News Reports Often Hype, Not Educate

    The fact is, Virbio vulnificus, also known as "flesh-eating bacteria" exists in all salt and brackish water. The key thing to keep in mind - those with pre-existing health conditions or who have open cuts or sores should be cautious on any beach. Read on...
  2. Blinking Yellow Lights Being Installed on 61st to Ease Traffic Congestion

    Traffic signals along 61st Street between Seawall and Broadway are being altered to add a blinking yellow arrow for left turns. The blinking arrow is meant to signify to motorists that they can legally make a left turn but must yield to other traffic. Read on...
  3. GPD Partners With Gulf Coast Big Brothers Big Sisters to Bring "Bigs In Blue" to the Island

    The officers of the Galveston Police Department have stepped up, once again, to serve beyond the badge. In January, the department established a partnership with Gulf Coast Big Brothers Big Sister to bring a program called “Bigs In Blue” to the island. Read on...
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