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Tropical Depression Imelda caused severe flooding in Chambers County, resulting in residents fleeing to shelters and the evacuation of a hospital. 

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While Tropical Storm Imelda was quickly downgraded to being a tropical depression after making landfall Tuesday, the slow-moving weather system caused more rain and disruption in the immediate Baytown area Thursday than it did in its first two days, leading Mayor Brandon Capetillo to declare…

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Tropical Storm Imelda dropped an excessive amount of rain on Harris County Thursday, prompting over 1,000 rescues and evacuations throughout the county. 

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Nearly 9 inches of rain shut down roads and Barbers Hill Schools in Mont Belvieu Thursday as Tropical Storm Imelda moved slowly through the area. 

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Although some local school districts decided to close due to Tropical Depression Imelda Thursday, Goose Creek CISD kept its doors open. 

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Two meetings at Lee College, including one where a finalist was to be named to be the next college president, were canceled due to Tropical Depression Imelda. 

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All contractors working at the San Jacinto River Waste Pits were safely evacuated Thursday, as water levels rose faster than expected. 

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Mrs. Hattie Violet Dalcour was one of the most beloved, kind hearted, highly respected, sweet and devoted elementary school teachers I’ve been blessed to know during my lifetime. She was one of God’s angels who spent some time on this earth. Without a doubt, she was my, and many other indivi…

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BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — The remnants of Tropical Depression Imelda unleashed torrential rain Thursday in parts of Texas and Louisiana, prompting hundreds of water rescues, a hospital evacuation and road closures as the powerful storm system drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey two years ago.

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Chambers County is expected to receive an additional 3- to 10-inches of rain thanks to Tropical Storm Imelda today, and into Friday morning, county officials say.

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In preparation for Tropical Storm Imelda, contractors secured the north impoundment of the San Jacinto River Waste Pits and have crews on standby for post-storm inspections.  

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After spending months going over nearly 90 applications from contenders seeking to be Lee College’s next president, and whittling it down to four, the board is close to naming a finalist. 

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District 23 Rep. Mayes Middleton is hosting the Texas General Land Office to hold two fairs to assist residents of Galveston and Chambers counties in completing applications for the Homeowner Assistance Program. 

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Southwinds, the first master-planned community within Baytown’s ETJ, is coming together as homeowners are starting to move in with apartment space becoming available soon — adding nearly 1,000 living spaces near Kilgore Parkway.  

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Local interest in bringing the Battleship Texas to Galveston is mounting as a citizen-led committee prepares to release a report outlining recommendations on where to berth the historic ship.

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Come Oct. 1, neighborhoods across Baytown will host National Night Out events to encourage neighbors to get out and meet one another while also building a relationship with law enforcement through public, celebratory events. 

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The Greenpeace protesters who dangled from the Fred Hartman bridge, causing part of the Houston Ship Channel to close, were free to walk out of federal court thanks to having been granted a Personal Recognizance bond.

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