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Drug Take Back Day planned for public safety, health

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By Karolyn Gephart National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 and locations are available in Friendswood, Pearland and Manvel for drug disposal. The designated date addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. In Friendswood, the Friendswood Police Department will be accepting expired and unused …

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TxDOT approves funding for Grand Parkway project

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By Karolyn Gephart Both Galveston and Brazoria County officials are reporting great news for their areas from TxDOT.  On August 29, 2019, TxDOT officials approved the 2020 Unified Transportation Program(UTP), including the funding of the Grand Parkway (SH99) project. The Galveston County Commissioners Court passed a resolution in support of …

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Grand Parkway input accepted until Aug. 12

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By Nicole Jones Public input regarding a possible delay of sections of Grand Parkway — including the one connecting I-45 to state Hwy. 288 —  will continue until Aug. 12. The Texas Department of Transportation’s proposed 10-year-plan beginning in 2020 lists four toll road projects throughout the state that are …