Picking up debris around Galveston County will take months, and cost millions of dollars.
Aside from a now concrete floor and a few other signs of ongoing construction, the school is operating as normal after being flooded with about 2 inches of water during Hurricane Harvey.
Car dealerships around Galveston County are rebounding from severe losses during Hurricane Harvey as consumers seek to replace storm-damaged cars.
A clash between two Houston-area powers lived up to its billing, as the Dickinson Gators came through with a 41-34 double-overtime victory over the Ridge Point Panthers on Friday at Sam Vitanza Stadium.
Four weeks after Hurricane Harvey badly flooded areas of the county, more than 17 day care centers remain temporarily closed, leaving parents looking for alternatives or waiting for their children’s schools to reopen.
A Dickinson apartment complex with immediate fire and safety issues led the fire Marshal to order the power cut to one building, but because the complex only had one meter, all of it is off the grid.
Galveston County is asking residents to fill out an online form to help assess damage across the area, and to help direct long-term resources to those who need
The Family Service Center is standing strong for the Dickinson community so devastated by the impact of Hurricane Harvey. It has however come to our attention that we received and publicized misinformation regarding the impact of the storm on Dickinson Independent School District students.
Dickinson Independent School District officials spent Wednesday playing damage control, refuting an email sent out by county nonprofit agency, saying its Hurricane Harvey-related statistics were inaccurate.
As more days pass from when Hurricane Harvey made landfall, residents around Galveston County are finding themselves in different stages of their personal recovery. Some are already working on repairing homes and interrupted lives.
The Salvation Army of Galveston County is operating solo relief efforts after pulling out of a partnership with local entities and the American Red Cross, officials said.
The Dickinson Lady Gators bounced back in their second district game against the Alvin Lady Jackets in four sets, winning three with the identical scores of 25-21, 25-21 and 25-21 on Tuesday night.
DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) — High school students in the western part of North Dakota are raising money to help their "sister city" in Texas damaged by Hurricane Harvey.
Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath, in a letter released Sept. 12, said he was working on a plan to financially help districts facing a decline in student population or property values because of Hurricane Harvey.
With a tireless work ethic and no-nonsense approach, Dickinson’s Chris Welch shatters the stereotype of the brash, diva-like wide receiver.
First looking at our local weather: after a welcome taste of autumn weather following Harvey, summer conditions have returned with a vengeance. In addition to a sorely needed dry spell, temperatures have climbed back to summertime levels. Over the past six days, temperatures have run from 1-…
A little known federal agency could have a potentially big impact on helping local residents and businesses recover from Hurricane Harvey in coming months.
An estimated 20,000 homes in Galveston County were flooded during Hurricane Harvey, scattering families and children to hotels, shelters and temporary housing in the county and elsewhere.
Big plays broke open a tight contest, as the Dickinson Gators posted a 47-7 win over the Texas City Stings on Friday at Sam Vitanza Stadium.
The Dickinson Gators finally saw their first game action of the year on Friday night after Hurricane Harvey delayed the season by several weeks. The Gators dominated the Texas City Stings on their way to a 47-7 victory.
Throw results from last week and previous seasons out the window when the Texas City Stings and Dickinson Gators meet Friday in one of Galveston County’s most intense and hard-fought rivalry games.
The skill position players may get all the glory, stats and touchdowns, but everything on offense starts in the trenches, and leading the Dickinson Gators’ front five this season is center Kiko Nunez.
Early estimates of the total cost of Hurricane Harvey damage range between $75 billion to $190 billion, but some disaster recovery experts say it will be years before the real costs are fully known.
It is said that history doesn’t repeat itself, but it does mimic itself. The same can be said for tropical cyclones. While each storm is unique, there are enough commonalities that we can learn from them.
Advocates for the construction of a coastal barrier system say they don't believe Hurricane Harvey's flooding rains will dampen support for measures that are meant to protect from other types of hurricane damage.
At the height of Hurricane Harvey flooding, Brookside Intermediate School was inundated with anywhere from 2 feet to 4 feet of water, officials said.
The omission has angered many people in Galveston who rent their homes out to short term guests, especially as approved hotels in the county have reported spots for the program filling up fast.
Hurricane Harvey has caused a run on short-term rental properties and delays in many sales transactions, but area Realtors are optimistic the market will stabilize in longer term.
Perhaps the news brief about the gift of $1 million to Dickinson was sent close to the layout deadline ("Former resident donates $1M to Dickinson," The Daily News, Sept. 7).
Although area gas stations are receiving fuel shipments and several city officials have said they’re less concerned about Hurricane Harvey-related shortages, the price of filling up has risen an average of 27 cents a gallon across the nation in the past week, industry observers say.
After a nightmarish week-and-a-half dealing with the devastating floods from Hurricane Harvey, the Dickinson Gators finally got to get some live game action when they faced Pasadena Memorial in a scrimmage at Pasadena ISD Veterans Memorial Stadium on Friday afternoon.
Cooler and drier conditions have been a welcome balm for those recovering from the ravages of Hurricane Harvey. Even better, despite three active hurricanes in the Tropical Atlantic Basin, none are expected to threaten the local area in any significant manner. A high pressure ridge building …
Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday extended the suspension of state and local hotel occupancy tax collections for relief-effort personnel and people affected by Hurricane Harvey.
While many Galveston County contractors are already overwhelmed by the number of jobs created by flooding from Hurricane Harvey, they say there’s not yet a shortage of building materials. But that soon could change, they warn.
Texas Southern University’s starting running back Brad Woodard was one of the first Dickinson players to play Division I college football after leaving high school under Dickinson head coach John Snelson.
An evolving weather pattern with an upper-level high pressure ridge to our west and a deepening low pressure trough moving into the Great Lakes and Midwest and eastern third of the country this week will play a very important role in our weather both locally and over the U.S.
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.