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The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade kicked off King Fest in Galveston on Saturday. The new Galveston Police Chief Vernon Hale served as this year’s honorary Grand Marshal. The parade began at 29th and Church Street and ended at Menard Park with a small celebration. On Sunday, the Af…

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Cloudy, cool weather settled in over Galveston County today in the wake of yesterday’s cold front. This cool down, however, will be quite modest compared with a stronger cold front due to reach the coast Thursday afternoon or evening. This second front will definitely bring a real touch of w…

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The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Lt. Cmdr. Edward Lea U.S.N.-Camp and the John B. Hood Camp #50 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans joined together Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Galveston to mark the 155th anniversary of the  Jan. 1,1863 Battle of Galve…

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The New Year brought light sleet, snow and freezing rain to parts of Galveston County as the coldest spell in three years chilled the area. Low temperatures in Galveston of 30° on Tuesday and Wednesday registered the coldest temperature at that location since January 7, 2017 and marked the f…

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A look back at 2017, and all it brought, through the eyes of The Daily News’ photographers. 

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On Saturday night, Galveston County residents came to the Old Central Cultural Center for the Nia Cultural Center' 30th annual Kwanzaa Celebration. Kwanzaa is an African American celebration with a focus on traditional African values of family, responsibility and self-improvement. The ceremo…

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Our recent cold front brought windy, wet, cold weather to the county, giving residents a real touch of winter for Christmas and much of this week. The good news is that milder conditions will be creeping into the area later today and tomorrow.

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The 7-6 Texas Longhorns took on the 7-6 Missouri Tigers at NRG Stadium on Wednesday night. Texas City High School alum Armanti Foreman ran in the final touchdown bringing the final score to 33-16. Texas named punter Michael Dickson MVP.

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Cloudy skies, gusty winds, light rain and fog greeted County residents on the day after Christmas with a frontal boundary and coastal trough stalled offshore. The surface boundary, combined with a broad upper-level trough produced rain overnight with showers continuing over the Gulf and alon…

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Despite the dense fog this morning and a chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening, the outlook for the rest of this week is quite good. We should have two or  three days of sunny, mild weather for the end of the week, as a weak cold front moves through Texas on Tuesday night leading …

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Organizations and residents participate in the annual Galveston Holiday Parade through downtown Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. The parade began thirty minutes early to avoid inclement weather. Dance troupes, politicians, volunteer organizations and businesses were only some of the groups featured …

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Area Catholics celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe with their annual procession down Broadway in Galveston on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017.  Participants including dance troupes dressed in indigenous costumes took part in the event which commemorates an apparition of the Virgin Mary to a…

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Although somewhat unlikely, we find ourselves in a winter pattern this morning similar to those that have produced sleet or snow in Galveston County over the years. One major difference is that temperatures are running 5-10 degrees warmer than is typical for such snow or sleet events over So…

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Dickens, the annual holiday street festival, allows festival-goers to dress in their best 19th-century Victorian London garb. Locals and visitors flood downtown Galveston ready to take in all the 44-year old festival has to offer. With creative freedom, many people go above and beyond with c…

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The annual Dickens on the Strand is set for this coming weekend and the weather outlook couldn’t be better unless you are a stickler for authentic London style Christmas weather. High pressure building and a weak cold front building into North Texas should reinforce and maintain the dry, coo…

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With mild weather and plenty of sunshine, it should come as no surprise that the first 15 days of November have given us much warmer and drier conditions than normal. Temperatures in League City are averaging a whopping 7.8 degrees above normal through the first half of this month and they a…

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Sunday’s and Monday’s high temperatures of 83° in Galveston respectively tied for the all-time daily record highs for those dates. Meanwhile, League City-Dickenson sweltered in 88° heat as November temperatures run 13.5° warmer than would be expected at that location for the first week of November.

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This weekend’s cold front brought the chilliest weather of the season so far. In fact, the 37 degree low in League City on Saturday was the coldest temperature at that location since Jan. 29 (thanks in part to abnormally warm weather in February and March), while the 49 degree low in Galvest…

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The Astros defeated the Dodgers in an epic back-and-forth World Series Game 5 early Monday morning in Houston to send the series back to Los Angeles with a 3-2 lead.

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The Los Angels Dodgers came from behind to defeat the Houston Astros in Game 4 and tie the World Series 2-2 on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

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The Houston Astros returned home Friday night for Game 3 of the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers with the series tied at one game apiece.

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A reinforcing push of cool, dry air brought 35-mph gusts to Galveston yesterday morning and ensured that the cool weather that roared into the County over the weekend will continue. Sunny skies and low humidity levels are likely to persist for most of this week, with only a modest warm-up li…

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The Astros returned home to Houston Friday trailing the New York Yankees 3-2 in the American League Championship Series. Behind another strong outing by starting pitcher Justin Verlander the Astros won 7-1 forcing a decisive Game 7 on Saturday.

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Near ideal autumn weather continued yesterday as cool temperatures finally brought a real touch of fall. Temperatures dipped well into the 50’s overnight across inland areas of the County and a 61° low yesterday morning in Galveston was the coolest temperature there since a 60° degree readin…

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The Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 2-1 in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series at Minute Maid Park on Saturday. Houston leads 2-0 as the Series moves to New York on Monday.

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The Astros held a second pre-ALCS workout open to the media at Minute Maid Park on Thursday afternoon. Houston will open the American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees at home on Friday night.