At age 74, Galveston's Lucy McMahon is a record-holding international powerlifting competitor, and on Dec. 8 she will be competing in the Global Powerlifting Alliance/International Powerlifting Organization World Championships in Moscow.
Former Clear Brook track star Brandon Taylor can add the title of world champion to his list of accomplishments as he was a part of the U.S. 4x100-meter relay team that won gold Saturday at the International Association of Athletics Federations World U20 Championships in Poland.
One of the mantras in our colleges and universities — and maybe in advanced high school classes, too — is that we must teach students to think critically.
The video tape player, an ancient thing, had been repaired and put in good order within the last year or two, so I popped the tape in and sat back to watch and recall the story.
LEAGUE CITY — The Galveston County Daily News and our sibling publication The League City/Kemah Connection presented a forum on the upcoming 1/4-cent sales tax increase proposition that is on the November ballot.
LEAGUE CITY — On October 8, The Daily News and the League City Chamber of Commerce presented a forum featuring the nine candidates running in four the contested city council races.
The Daily News invited candidates from contested races in the upcoming elections to participate in questionnaires, which were compiled largely from points that readers requested us to ask on their behalf.
On March 19, the Galveston County Daily News presented election forums featuring the candidates for Galveston City Council and Galveston Mayor.
GALVESTON — The city held a drawing this morning to determine how names will appear on the local election ballot on May 10.
The Daily News was having its final candidate forum, beginning at 5:30 p.m. today at the jury assembly room of the Galveston County Justice Center, 600 59th St., in Galveston. Watch the live stream here.
On Feb. 6, the Galveston County Daily News hosted a forum featuring the candidates running for Galveston County Judge and County Court No. 2 and County Court No. 3.
Welcome to The Galveston County Daily News’ election forum. This is the first of four forums Galveston County’s largest media outlet will present to voters.
Following the dismissal of misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges against League City Councilmen Dennis OKeeffe and Dan Becker in a fistfight the two got into in City Hall, League City police on Friday released an audio recording of the incident.
Another legislator who has long represented parts of Galveston County will forgo his position in 2015.
State Rep. Craig Eiland, D-Galveston, was among the dozen or so state representatives that saw their amendments tabled during Tuesday’s House of Representatives Hearing on House Bill 2, an omnibus bill that would greatly effect Texas’s abortion laws.
State Sen. Tommy Williams announced Wednesday that he will not run for state comptroller, ending an exploratory bid that began just over a month ago.
One local lawmaker played a key role in Tuesday’s dramatics the Texas Senate. State Sen. Tommy Williams, R-The Woodlands, was among the most visible Republicans who trying to derail Sen. Wendy Davis’ 13-hour filibuster of Senate Bill 5, which would have dramatically affected the laws governing abortion clinics in Texas.
Along with the rest of the world, seemingly, state Sen. Tommy Williams, R-The Woodlands, will consider running for state comptroller in 2014.
A letter Judge Christopher Dupuy sent more than a year ago to Jason Murray urges the former Galveston County District Clerk to resign "with as much dignity and class that can be had." Dupuy's arrest last week on felony and misdemeanor charges follows Murray's in 2011. Both were swept into office during a 2010 Republican landslide.
Each election, The Daily News asks candidates in contested races to answer a series of questions submitted by the newspaper’s staff and readers.
Usually in a contested election about taxes, you would expect to have vocal opposition and proponents on the issue. And, for the most part, there’s a lot of chatter for and against when it comes to the La Marque school district’s tax ratification election.