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Galveston County the Daily News (Newspaper) - September 5, 2017, Galveston, TexasTuesday september 5,2017 a h 87 l 76 a a10 $1maritime port vessels restricted As officials assess shoaling a a3 g a l \ e t o n 0 i n t Lye Salg Khz we oldest \ i it spa per a i Rushing san of i 812 a celebrating i 75 far a Harvey destruction about 19,000 houses structures damaged by Harvey by Marissa Barnett the daily news More than 19,000 properties in the county were damaged by the torrential downpours brought by Hurricane Harvey according to Early estimates from City officials. Dickinson per capita sustained the greatest amount of damage according to those estimates. More than to percent of All households in that City of about 20,000 residents were damaged according to City officials. But leaders noted that a. Damaged Home is a damaged Home despite the location. City officials cautioned the numbers were preliminary and if anything conservative. About 6,625 Homes in Dickinson had water damage from the More than 35 inches of rain dropped during Hurricane Harvey swelling Dickinson Bayou said Tim Cromie a police sergeant and City Public information officer. According to a preliminary City Survey about half of those properties sustained major damage or were destroyed he said. In Santa be More than 1,000 Homes were damaged by Thesee damage a a5 Kelsey Walling the daily news damaged furniture and other household items sit in front of a Home off Fatta drive in Dickinson on thursday. Coming soon stories from the men and women who saved the residents and staff of the la Vita Bella nursing Home As water was rising. Education j school parents scramble after districts delay classes j by Matt Degrood the daily news parents across Galveston county returning to work after Hurricane Harvey Are coming up with last minute plans for their children because several area school districts pushed Back the Start of classes. A most Likely the kids will come into the office with me a said Lee skipper whose children attend school in Dickinson Independent school District. A i own my own business and can do it. In a More flexible than a lot of folks though a Hitchcock Clear Creek Texas City and Dickinson school districts have a announced they would begin classes sept. 11, after initially setting a sept. 5 target to resume classes after Harvey hit the area causing massive lit hiding from torrential rain see class a a4 Harvey volunteers oing of it deeds Kelsey Walling the daily news Josh Pavelka left and Drew Rhodes take a Bathtub out of Jerry and Gerry Duffer Home in Friendswood on monday. Members of Grace Bible Church came from College station to help people affected by Hurricane Harvey. 5hssm a a my. My r couple loses first floor of Home finds Community by Samantha Ketterer the daily news a Friendswood Gerry Hart duller peered into a shed in the once manicured backyard of her Friendswood Home. A single vase of wildflowers remained on a table in the red painted wooden shed but around it gardening materials were strewed across the floor. Floral scents mingled with the Musty smell of standing floodwaters. A my husband built All this for me a Duffer said. A it was really pretty the Duffer family a House is one of an estimated 3,000 in Friendswood dam aged in Hurricane Harvey according to Friendswood Relief coordinators. The storm caused unprecedented devastation across the county and much of Southeast Texas bringing record break ing rainfall Over a four Day period. On Mary a Creek at winding Road see Community �a5 education 1 solution Gid to temporarily bus Crenshaw students to Island by Matt Degrood the daily news students attending any of the Galveston Independent school District schools on Bolivar Peninsula will temporarily be bused to Island schools while they wait out a boil water notice superintendent Kelli Moulton said. District students on Bolivar Peninsula attend either Crenshaw elementary or Middle school which Are both at the same Campus in Crystal Beach. Word of the temporary solution to the boil water notice was met with some concern from parents and Community members on Bolivar Peninsula. A we really fed like this is unnecessary Quot said Rhea Flemmings who has a grandchild at the Crenshaw Campus. A a you re taking the see Gid a a4 Harvey disaster Relief Fema agents assisting local homeowners by Marissa Barnett the daily news a league City Federal emergency management Agency personnel were in the county monday helping people harmed by Hurricane Harvey Register for assistance. Fema personnel were scheduled to be at the league City Kroger distribution Center 176 interstate 45 s., from 11a.m. To 7 . Today and will be there in the coming Days an Agency spokeswoman said. Fema personnel also were posted at Hometown see Fema a a4 Kelsey walling1 the daily news two Fema personnel help Victoria Davis Register for further assistance at the league City Kroger distribution Center on monday. Index abbya10 lotto a2 obits b8 opinion a6 reel report Ato sports by to comics 84-5 f \ , 111�1 al xes no. 146 6 45485 00100 a 20 ? it a a a a san is wily any

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