One of the bills Gov. Greg Abbott has said is priority during the special session calls for the elimination of local rules "regulating what property owners do with trees on private lands." The bill threatens tree preservation laws in dozens of Texas cities, including Galveston, Dickinson and League City.
Under the guidance of a new, but familiar, head coach, the Dickinson Lady Gators volleyball program this season will look to become the latest team at the school in recent years to snap a long postseason drought.
A Dickinson man has been charged with one count of stalking and two counts of criminal trespass after police investigated accusations that he harassed a female acquaintance, police said.
Two Galveston County bars are facing a lawsuit asserting they served alcohol to a patron who’d already had too much to drink, leading to an accident.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6378 in Dickinson and Paws Grooming and Peticure hosted a pet adoption event in support of Bayou Animal Services on Saturday. The event featured microchipping, vendors, food and music as well as a number of animals in search of their new home.
It has been 175 years since a newspaper known as The Daily News first appeared in Galveston, a city far different than the one in which we live today. So, too, has the newspaper changed during those years.
On April 11, 1842, an itinerant printer and adventurer named Samuel Bangs pulled a single sheet of paper off a hand-cranked press he’d installed in rented space in downtown Galveston, launching The Daily News. The articles, photographs and illustrations collected here chronicle and commemora…
An influx of deep moisture from the Gulf of Mexico (partly residual moisture from former Tropical Depression #4) and an upper-level low just north of the Yucatan will keep a good chance of showers or thunderstorms in our picture through early next week.
Dickinson Independent School District’s Board of Trustees are staring at the possibility of passing a $9.1 million budget deficit as a means of coping with a growing student population, officials said.
A major redistricting trial that began in San Antonio on Monday could bring changes to congressional districts around the state, including the one that represents Galveston County.
Texas-New Mexico Power offered explanations this week about significant outages that left some parts of Dickinson without power on four separate occasions over the last six weeks.
July has begun on a very different note than June. Through the first six days of June, Galveston had already received 4.14 inches of rain. By contrast, no rain has been reported at either Scholes Field in Galveston or the National Weather Service Office in League City.
Two Texas congressmen hope that President Donald Trump finds a way to add a Texas coastal barrier to his $1 trillion list of infrastructure projects that he has promised the country.
The owner of a staffing company providing temporary labor to marine businesses in Texas and elsewhere was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison for not paying employment taxes.
Bills meant to increase penalties against illegal immigrants and cities that try to harbor them have the support of Galveston County’s local representative.
Recently, on the front page in bold headlines you draw attention to the distractions on Seawall Boulevard as a possible cause of fatalities on FM 3005 ("A Deadly Stretch," The Daily News, July 3). While this draws much attention to the problem, there are few facts that validate “distraction”…
Officials with the state’s windstorm insurer of last resort say they are optimistic that funding is sufficient to cover most catastrophes this hurricane season, pointing to strong financial management and the absence of major storms to strike the Texas coast in the past few years.
When a landowner started building a pavilion without a permit, city officials learned he was operating a special event venue in a residential zone, something not allowed in the city's ordinances.
Does racial profiling exist? The answer to this question will vary depending on who you ask. If you ask this question to a police chief or police officer the answer would be no. If you ask this to most black males ranging from teens to adults the answer will most likely be a yes.
The Clear Brook Wolverines had a strong showing as the Texas 7on7 Championships ended Saturday at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex in College Station, staying alive all the way to the Division I championship bracket’s semifinals.
More showers rolled across the already soggy coastal areas of Galveston County this morning. Even before these latest rains, Galveston had measured 9.22 inches of rain, giving the Island city its wettest June since 2004 when 10.98 inches of rain were recorded. While inland areas of the Count…
Many families could pay more for school lunches next year because of a federal mandate that might affect several Galveston County school districts.
After earning a state Junior Olympics championship last month, 15-year-old Jeremiah Cortez from Dickinson is looking to continue to climb the youth boxing ladder as he enters competition against a highly diverse set of competitors at nationals today.
Tropical Storm Cindy, the first tropical storm since 2015 to near the Texas coast, made landfall early Thursday morning, but left a less-than-lasting impression on the Galveston County area.
Dickinson Independent School District’s Board of Trustees announced plans to build a new ninth grade center with leftover bond funds and fund balance to support a fast-growing student population.
The worst of Tropical Storm Cindy’s effects were forecast to happen in the early morning hours. Officials in Jamaica Beach and Galveston warned that some roads might become impassible until tides recede.
Dickinson softball standout Baylee Klingler began her stint with the USA Softball Junior Women’s National Team with a bang, helping the team to routs in five exhibition games over the weekend in Oklahoma City.
This morning, Tropical Storm Cindy is a disorganized storm that is still producing 60-mph hour sustained winds over sections of the Gulf of Mexico. The center is located around 200 miles southeast of Galveston with the storm currently tracking to the northwest at 8-mph. The latest thinking i…
Tropical Storm Cindy, the first named tropical storm to appear in the Gulf of Mexico this year, formed on Tuesday, and Galveston County is among the places on the Texas Coast that could feel its effects in coming days.
The disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Cindy. A Tropical Storm Warning extends west from Louisiana to High Island and a Tropical Storm Watch from High Island to San Luis Pass and the west end of Galveston County. At 1 p.m., CDT, Cindy was centered near 25.4…
The 10 a.m. CDT update from the National Hurricane Service has extended Tropical Storm Warnings west to High Island and a Tropical Storm Watch has been extended across Galveston Island to San Luis Pass. This reflects uncertainty on how far to the west the system will track before making its …
The National Hurricane Center has issued a tropical storm warning for part of the Louisiana coast, with a storm watch in effect from west of Intracoastal City, Louisiana to High Island.
Although not technically a tropical storm yet, the National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the southeast Louisiana coast and a Tropical Storm Watch from southwest Louisiana to High Island, Texas. At 4 pm, the center of Potential Tropical Storm #3 was located 380 mil…
Dan Reilly at the Houston-Galveston NWS led a Webinar a little while ago where he reported on the system in the Gulf of Mexico. Unfortunately, we are still looking at a very uncertain scenario regarding the development and track of an elongated low (Invest 93) over the southern and central G…
Participating in the tournament for the first time, the Dickinson Gators dominated the USA Football 7on7 Houston Regional Championships on Saturday, going 8-0 en route to taking home the trophy.
A law passed by the Texas Legislature puts new restrictions on craft beer makers around the state, but local breweries may be too small to feel the effect.