galveston galveston  /ˈɡæl və stən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a town in southeast Texas on Galveston Island

Usage(s):

  • galveston is one of the most colorful cities in the u.

News

  1. Galveston touts progress on FEMA projects

    GALVESTON, Texas — Calling it a sign of better efficiency at City Hall, City Manager Michael Kovacs on Wednesday touted the city’s progress on FEMA-funded recovery projects. The city has totally closed 223 FEMA-funded projects that cost more than $81 million, according to a summary handed out by finance director Beth Free. Another 36 projects worth $2.5 million are ready to close and are ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KHOU 11 Houston

  2. Galveston judge indicted, arrested again

    GALVESTON, Texas — A judge already indicted on eight felony and misdemeanor charges was arrested again Wednesday on a new charge, authorities said. Judge Christopher Dupuy, who remains suspended without pay from Galveston County Court at Law No. 3, was arrested Wednesday afternoon at the conclusion of testimony in his child custody hearing. A grand jury indicted Dupuy on a Class A misdemeanor ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KHOU 11 Houston

  3. Galveston county judge arrested again

    The Galveston County judge recently criminally indicted was arrested again today.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 26 Houston

Quotes

  1. "I am deeply concerned about Hurricane Ike. ...... I urge my fellow Texans to listen carefully to what the authorities are saying in Galveston County or parts of Harris County up and down the coast," President Bush said Friday in Oklahoma....
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: President Bush Source: KJCT8.com

  2. "It's pretty obvious there was substantial and long-term damage done to Galveston Island," Texas Governor Rick Perry said after flying over the historic coastal community.
    on Sep 14, 2008 By: Rick Perry Source: The Australian

  3. "It looks like the Houston and Galveston area has really lucked out," said Max Mayfield (search), director of the hurricane center.
    on Sep 23, 2005 By: Max Mayfield Source: FOXNews

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