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Finally! Shuttle to Houston Starts 8-28

County leaders have announced a new date to begin a pilot bus shuttle program that links the mainland to downtown Houston and Galveston. Earlier this week, METRO announced it will begin the weekday shuttle on August 28.

County Commissioners Approve Blueprint for New Regional Parks

The latest Galveston County Master Park Plan includes updates that follow a trend to create larger-scale parks with new features from non-traditional funding sources.

County leaders diversify economic base

Galveston County leaders have plans to diversify the county economic base in order to prepare residents for the future. The diversification includes a push to bring more aerospace companies over Clear Creek and to draw more biomedical industries from Houston, said Bix Rathburn, who recently resigned as the county economic developer to begin his own firm.

Texas City Spreads Pearly Whites Around the Globe

Texas City could be creating millions of pearly white smiles around the globe since a local company picked up a toothpaste contract.
The Ashland Specialty Ingredients site in Texas City recently qualified to produce ingredients found in Colgate Optic White toothpaste, said Aaron Cameron, plant manager. “Our business has been strong,” he said.

Company with Union Carbide history settles into Texas City

In January, Momentive acquired Texas City’s Sea Lion facility. Sea Lion on Century Boulevard had been creating silane products for Momentive for more than 10 years.

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