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About a year after trustees approved spending $30,000 on a strategic plan for the district, Moulton finally has what she’s calling a “road map for moving forward.”

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The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the San Luis Pass for a teenager who was apparently swept under the water while fishing this morning.

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  • By REV. FREDA MARIE S. BROWN
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Sometimes, you just need a change. But, change is so hard for most of us even when it’s the basis of all of life. As a matter of fact, without change there can be no hope. At St. Vincent’s House, we’re all about hope.

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Galveston City Council on Thursday snubbed the reappointment of the most vocal member of the Galveston Park Board of Trustees.

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The Governor’s office has rejected a petition in an ongoing battle between five federal pilots seeking licenses to guide vessels into local ports and the Board of Pilot Commissioners.

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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.

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Galveston Independent School District’s board of trustees Wednesday unanimously approved a five-year strategic plan that had been in the works for about a year.

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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.

  • By MARGARET CANAVAN
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Recent rains have been a real gift to our trees. Our wet winter was followed by a relatively dry spring, so June rains have provided a boost that will help them thrive during our scorching summer and boom-or-bust rainfall season.

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Coast Guard crews provided pumps for a sinking shrimp trawler and helped bring it into Freeport after it called for help early Wednesday.

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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…

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Decades of frustration spilled out at a Broadway Business Alliance meeting this week, when disgruntled business owners lashed out at the city of Galveston over years of feeling mistreated or ignored.

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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.

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Officials and family members have identified the 13-year-old boy killed in the weekend car accident in Galveston as Kenneth Edmond, of La Marque.

  • By MARSHA KROHN
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Building on a successful exhibit at Galveston Art League Gallery in December, 2015, 14 artist members of Texas Association of Original Doll Artists have joined forces to present “Galveston, Oh Galveston,” an exhibit of handmade, one-of-a-kind figures, also called art dolls, with a theme desi…

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Galveston's Lone Star Flight Museum will close next month in advance of the museum's move to a new location at Ellington Field.

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The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees Wednesday night will consider approving a five-year strategic plan for the district as district officials begin planning major projects for the future.

  • By DOROTHY MCDONALD KARILANOVIC
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The late Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas touched the lives of our citizens in many ways.

  • By DON CIACCIO
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With all the current discussion about crime in Galveston, I decided to do the work to get the facts on crime in Galveston from online FBI records.

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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…

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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 …

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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.

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Amanda Hoover, who is listed as the dentist for the Lakes Dental Center, recently filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas in Galveston.

  • By MICHAEL JACKSON
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Well, it has been a bit inconvenient at times, but we now have a very nice thoroughfare on 65th Street. Thank you very much. Now, if the city will replace the four-way stop sign we may have a chance to drive onto Heards Lane.

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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…

  • By OLIVIA MEYER
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Galveston has lost another treasured citizen and visionary leader in the passing of Janice Coggeshall. Jan will be remembered by most as the first woman elected mayor of our city, following five years of service on the city council.

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The city will celebrate the completion of its new mixed-income housing developments this week, nearly three years after breaking ground to the projects meant to replace a portion of the low-income housing destroyed after Hurricane Ike in 2008.

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A recent change by the Texas Education Agency in how it informs parents about standardized test results has earned the praise of several area education officials.

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After months of waiting to restart city deliberation on a Galveston plastic bag ban, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday asked the state Supreme Court to pre-empt bag bans statewide.