Clear Creek ISD teams defended their home courts with championship wins Saturday in both the Peggy Whitley Classic girls basketball tournament and the Carlisle-Krueger boys basketball tournament.
If you missed the article, Hallisey told The Daily News on Tuesday he intended to get an item on the agenda for a Dec. 13 meeting calling for the council to consider firing the two.
A beautiful, vivacious, young woman with potential for being a productive citizen in our society has been snatched away by a very ugly epidemic — bullying.
A Galveston County jury sentenced a man Friday to seven years in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.
In a scene more historically accurate of 19th century Victorian England than expected, vendors and visitors sat huddled under downtown awnings, listening to music, looking at merchandise and enjoying one another’s company.
A powerful winter storm drowned out two of Galveston County’s main events Saturday and left severe flooding and road closures in its wake.
Despite being just 17 years old and a senior in high school, Dickinson resident Sarah Bryan is an accomplished pianist.
Rain continued to pound Galveston County throughout Saturday.
Seldom do we get to report good news about an animal shelter.
Local resident launched rebuilding effort with $10,000 gift
Applications by seven federally licensed ship pilots for the right to guide vessels into local ports could be headed to litigation, said an attorney representing the Board of Pilot Commissioners, to which the applications were made.
A Houston man was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in prison for sexually assaulting a girl starting at age 3 until she was 16.
A man was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl.
The coming holidays are a difficult time for victims of violent crime and their families, but they can also be a time of reflection.
Are online deals to blame for lighter Black Friday shopping crowds?
Joshua Benjamin Andrews, 24, was charged Monday with sexual assault of a child, law enforcement officials said.
Tommy Holloway, 53, needs a job.
Galveston employers say they can’t find enough people to hire, yet there are plenty of unemployed residents. The conundrum arises from a reliance on foreign seasonal workers through the J1 visa program and a need for skilled workers. Retiring baby boomers, ever-changing technology and underemployed workers complicate the problem.
Bob Pagan, who built a network of car dealerships, including Sand Dollar Autoplex on the island, and who was known for community service in Galveston, died Tuesday morning in Houston. He was 78.
Port of Galveston officials voted Monday to table an agreement authorizing The Goodman Corporation to pursue grant funding for transportation related projects.
This week brings one of the longest and busiest holidays of all with Thanksgiving and the long Thanksgiving week looming. With many people planning to travel during this holiday, I thought it would be good to see what kind of weather we may have during this time.
With just weeks until the 85th session of the Texas Legislature convenes in Austin, the Galveston County Commissioners Court has yet to have a meaningful discussion about using power to police illegal gambling halls it was given two years ago during the 84th session.
Harold Fattig and Bobby DeSanto were part of a group of friends who wanted to deep-fry turkeys for their families the day before Thanksgiving some 20 years ago.
Judge John Froeschner of the U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas denied bond Thursday for Deadrian Quincy Morrison and Patricia Madison Cope, who are charged with sex trafficking and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking.
Sharon Gillins, Darnell Ray, Cheryl Sue Johnson and Helen Mooty were recipients of a diversity scholarship to attend the National Historic Trust for Historic Preservation conference, which was Nov. 15-18.
Maritime groups and the Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County Ports failed Wednesday to reach a mediated settlement in a lawsuit over tariff rate increases.
Two areas of Galveston County will benefit from the latest round of grants funded by settlements from the 2010 BP Oil Spill.
The election is over and Trump won despite all the predictions he could never, ever win. Sixty percent of Galveston County voters voted for Trump. One-hundred percent of the editorial staff of The Daily News supported Hillary Clinton. Thusly, The Daily News shows it’s out of sync with and blind to what the people of Galveston County wanted. It's been that way for years.
I am a Democrat — but first I am an American. We lost the election. Trump will be the next president. I believe in the Constitution and the peaceful transition of power and I believe that we can make our voices heard without violence that serves only to divide us.
Dickinson police Tuesday were warning businesses about a scam involving labor law compliance posters.
The U.S. Coast Guard air-lifted a 66-year-old woman Monday after she fell down some stairs aboard the cruise ship Disney Wonder.
The Bay Area Pet Adoptions recently raised $27,800 for the Galveston County no-kill shelter during its Barktoberfest fundraiser.
Unless you are a gardener or ready for real fall weather to set in, this week should be near ideal. Mostly sunny skies, with cool to mild nights and mild to warm afternoons will continue through Thursday or Friday. In fact, temperatures may even reach 80° over inland areas of the County by Thursday or Friday.
Chris Barrow fended off three other competitors and squeaked to a narrow victory for the High Island Board of Trustees Position 5 election night Tuesday.
|Presidential electoral votes||U.S Rep. District 14||State Rep. District 23|
|R: Trump/Pence||D: Clinton/Kaine||R: Weber||D: Cole||R: Faircloth||D: Criss|
|Click for Full Results|
|President of the United States|
|Donald J. Trump/Mike Pence, R||53,343,188||48.2%|
|Hillary Clinton/Tim Kaine, D||52,233,657||47.2%|
|U.S. Representative, District 14|
|Randy Weber, R||159,061||61.95%|
|Michael Cole, D||97,696||38.04%|
|Texas Railroad Commissioner|
|Wayne Christian, R||4,221,983||52.97%|
|Grady Yarbrough, D||3,078,024||38.62%|
|Mark Miller, L||416,672||5.22%|
|Martina Salinas, G||252,636||3.17%|
|Justice, Supreme Court, Place 3|
|Debra Lehrmann, R||4,320,377||54.19%|
|Mike Westergren, D||3,088,892||38.73%|
|Kathie Glass, L||313,340||3.92%|
|Rodolfo Riveria Munoz, G||203,347||2.54%|
|Justice, Supreme Court, Place 5|
|Paul Green, R||4,328,563||54.12%|
|Dori Contreras Garza, D||3,310,899||41.40%|
|Tim Oxford, L||260,258||3.25%|
|Charles E. Waterbury, G||97,324||1.21%|
|Justice, Supreme Court, Place 9|
|Eva Guzman, R||4,436,452||55.54%|
|Savannah Robinson, D||3,168,613||39.67%|
|Don Fulton, L||274,558||3.43%|
|Jim Chisholm, G||107,339||1.34%|
|Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2|
|Mary Lou Keel, R||4,357,564||54.69%|
|Lawrence "Larry" Meyers, D||3,210,207||40.29%|
|Mark Ash, L||289,976||3.63%|
|Adam King Blackwell Reposa, G||109,189||1,37%|
|Judge Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 5|
|Scott Walker, R||4,347,534||54.54%|
|Betsy Johnson, D||3,226,602||40.48%|
|William Bryan Strange III, L||224,517||2.81%|
|Judith Sanders-Castro, G||171,208||2.14%|
|Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 6|
|Michael E. Keasler, R||4,351,190||54.78%|
|Robert Burns, D||3,268,159||41.14%|
|Mark W. Bennett, L||323,548||4.07%|
|State Senator, District 4|
|Brandon Creighton, R||104,902||85.58%|
|Jenn West, L||17,672||14.41%|
|State Representative, District 23|
|Wayne Faircloth, R||36,367||58.87%|
|Lloyd Criss, D||25,408||41.12%|
|Chief Justice, 1st Court of Appeals|
|Sherry Radack, G||923,044||52.29%|
|Jim Peacock, D||841,923||47,70%|
|Justice, 1st Court of Appeals District, Place 4|
|Evelyn Keyes, R||902,534||51.24%|
|Barbara Gardner, D||858,850||48.75%|
|Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 2|
|Kevin Jewell, R||906,258||52.64%|
|Candance White, D||833,321||47.35%|
|Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 9|
|Tracy Elizabeth Christopher, R||926,258||52.64%|
|Peter M. Kelly, D||833,321||47.35%|
|District Judge, 10th Judicial District|
|Kerry L. Neves, R||77,952||65.18%|
|Cornel Walker, D||41,637||34.82%|
|Bayview Municipal Utility District Bond Election|
|The issuance of $5 million total principal amount of bonds for freshwater supply and sanitary sewer improvements (and 1.5 times such amount to refund such bonds after issuance) to be paid from an adequate pledge of net revenues and levy of ad valorem taxes.|
|Galveston ISD Board of Trustees|
|Robert M. "Matt" White||399||27.42%|
|High Island ISD Board of Trustees|
|Marjorie M. McAlpin||103||100%|
|Jo E. Ball||56||33.14%|
|League City City Council|
|Galveston County Navigation District No. 1, Commissioners|
|Santa Fe ISD Board of Trustees|
|Jody (Jonathan) Davis||1,286||20%|
|Eric E. Davenport||5,763||100%|
|Santa Fe ISD Bond Proposition|
|The issuance of $34 million school building bonds for the construction, acquisition and equipment of school buildings in the district (including the rehabilitation, renovation and improvement thereof), the purchase of the necessary sites for school buildings and the purchase of new school buses, and the levying of the tax in payment thereof.|
|State Senator, District 11|
|Larry Taylor, R||84,415||100%|
|State Representative District 24|
|Greg Bonnen, R||59,654||100%|
|Judge, 56th Judicial District|
|Lonnie Cox, R||86,409||100%|
|Judge, 405th Judicial District|
|Michelle Slaughter, R||85,672||100%|
|Galveston County Sheriff|
|Henry A. Trochesset, R||86,836||100%|
|Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector|
|Cheryl E Johnson, R||87,780||100%|
|Galveston County County Commissioner, Pct. 1|
|Darrell A. Apffel, R||22,706||100%|
|Galveston County County Commissioner, Pct. 3|
|Stephen D. Holmes, D||16,044||100%|
|Galveston County Constable, Pct. 1|
|Rick Sharp, R||24,179||100%|
|Galveston County Constable, Pct. 2|
|Jimmy Fullen, R||25,942||100%|
|Galveston County Constable, Pct. 3|
|Derreck Rose, D||9,678||100%|
|Galveston County Constable, Pct. 4|
|Jerry Fisher, R||31,559||100%|
|Galveston County Justice of the Peace, Pct. 4|
|Kathleen McCumber, R||31,585||100%|
I was disappointed to read Lloyd Criss' letter ("Local GOP ashamed of Trump," The Daily News, Nov. 2) in which he attacks the Galveston County Republican Party for not including Donald Trump in our mailer encouraging voters to support the Republican Party ticket in this election.
As anyone who lives on Galveston Island or anywhere on the mainland is aware, this is not your typical weekend. An estimated 400,000 people will attend the Lone Star Rally in Galveston, adding to traffic congestion from Houston to the coast.
Authorities identified the man killed in Hitchcock collision Saturday evening as Timothy James Dowd, 59, of Alvin, according to the Galveston County Medical Examiner’s Office.
October 2016 went into the record books as the 2nd warmest October since observations began 145 years ago.
A Galveston County jury found a Tiki Island man guilty of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon Monday in a bar shooting two years ago.
I only recently noticed that The Daily News endorsed Hillary Clinton for President about a week ago in an editorial ("Daily News endorses Clinton for President," The Daily News, Oct. 23). I wonder why you didn't put that endorsement on the front page with all the other news?
A 59-year-old Alvin man was killed Saturday evening in a two-vehicle collision on FM 2004 about a mile from the Brazoria County line, Lt. Tracy Keele with the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office said.
Tyrone Desmond Peterson, 41, was arrested Thursday in Friendswood on a warrant charging him with aggravated sexual assault of a child.
I read the letter by Richard S. Heffernan ("Media has already decided the presidency," The Daily News, Oct. 23) and was saddened that he was whining about our choices of presidential candidates and actually telling people not to vote. That is very unpatriotic. Voting is one of our most precious rights. Our service men and women have fought and died to defend our right to vote and to be a free country.
If you like summer, then this fall is a dream come true.
With Election Day near, the League of Women Voters of the Bay Area is proud to provide more voter-friendly information than any other election source. VOTE411.org is a nonpartisan "one-stop-shop" for all election related materials that voters in the Bay Area need. By entering your home address on VOTE411, voters in the Bay Area can learn about offices and ballot questions they will be voting on, and compare candidate responses to League questions.
Domestic violence is not an argument between partners or family members. It’s not about “anger management” or one person physically injuring another person. Domestic violence is a systematic pattern of power, control, domination and fear to gain control of a relationship, by an intimate partner, household member or parent. This control may include many types of violence and abuse — physical, sexual, psychological, emotional, verbal, financial and spiritual.
Lately, everyone seems to be talking about STEAM. This acronym, which stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, has become a hot topic in the world of education and in the business community. The practice of teaching by incorporating these concepts into multidisciplinary lessons is revolutionizing education approaches across the country, even for children in preschool.
Truisms are pronouncements of everyday wisdom of the common man. That makes them valuable to those who take the time to listen.
Galveston County Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested a 23-year-old man accused of shooting a San Leon trailer home.
As State Representative for House District 23, and as a former classroom teacher, I am committed to focusing our attention on the current state of education. Most of us, myself included, have opinions which are based upon our experiences of being educated in the Texas public school system.
The University of Texas Medical Branch received a $3.07 million grant from the National Institution of Health in September to look at a program, called “Fourth R” that is meant to help teach ways to resolve conflicts, better ways to deal with peer pressure and prevent violence.
Wayne Faircloth, the first Republican to be elected to represent Galveston since Reconstruction, is trying to fend off former State Rep. Lloyd Criss is District 23.
The competition is open only to cars owned by club members.
The 88 degree high in Galveston today not only set a warm temperature record for the date — eclipsing an 87 degree high in 2007 — but also is the hottest temperature ever seen on the Island this late in the season since observations began in 1871.
The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 38-year-old man Sunday from a fishing boat 100 miles southeast of Galveston after it was reported he was having seizures.
On Sept. 3, in Opelousas, La., the Artists in Motion Dance Studio, based in La Marque, competed in the “Who Ya Wit” majorette dance competition. This was their first time competing. Artists In Motion was the only team representing Galveston County.
In September, the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Galveston County presented a check to the Women’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center in Galveston.
In early September, all the public school district’s education foundations received a donation from the Galveston County Fair and Rodeo. Each spring, during the Galveston County Fair, they host a special Education Foundation Night on the Thursday of the fair where attendees can choose which foundation they want to support. This friendly competition results in donations that support our public school classrooms.
On Sept. 3, 12 scouts from Boy Scout Troop No. 9310 visited with the inhabitants of the Harbourview care Center and played different board and family games with the seniors to give them a little change in their otherwise routine day.
Recently, the Galveston County Ranchers Association awarded its 2016 scholarships to local Galveston County students.