DALLAS (AP) — Ten of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more were spread across the South in 2016, with four of the top five found in Texas, according to new population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
A distinguished panel just discussed issues related to Galveston as a port of call. I was not invited to participate — perhaps because I was at sea? As a briefcase-toting traveler, I qualify as an expert consultant, having visited over 50 ports of call from Nawiliwili to Istanbul. Well, at l…
The Galveston Park Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved an island-wide beach cleaning program, despite almost unanimous dissatisfaction with the federal requirements fueling the plan.
In Bob Fields' letter, he said he is a "die-hard Republican conservative," and he goes on to say that "our political system in America seems to be going to hell in a hand basket," ("Trump presidency is not going to end well," The Daily News, May 18). He goes on to say we have "a carnival bar…
Galveston County received welcome sunshine and mild temperatures today, following yesterday’s heavy rains that created street flooding, isolated tornadoes and power outages in some spots. The needed rain over the past two days brought amounts ranging from 3.66 inches in Santa Fe, 3.07 inches…
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A Southeast Texas man says he and his family had left a memorial service for his mother and were en route to a cemetery to bury her when he learned an unknown body was found in the family plot.
Area maritime leaders gave thanks to mariners and celebrated the industry at a ceremony Monday marking National Maritime Day.
Triumph and tragedy are typical. Calmness and chaos are common. The men and women of emergency medical services encounter people at what is often the most helpless and vulnerable moment of their lives. While it’s often challenging and emotional work, being there for you when things go wrong …
Set your DVRs or plan to be home at 1 p.m. on weekdays this week. Galveston is getting not just 15 minutes of fame, but five full hours of fame when KPRC’s “Houston Life” TV show becomes “Galveston Life.”
In 2016, at least 35 people in Texas were killed in boating accidents in Texas, according to the Texas Park and Wildlife Department. There were hundreds of more accidents involving injuries and property damage.
Contestants in vintage swimwear hit the catwalk for the Galveston Island Beach Revue Bathing Beauties Contest at the Hotel Galvez and Spa in Galveston on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The annual event is the official kickoff to the summer season on the island.
The mayors of the county's two largest cities say they're not worried about how changes in Washington will affect responses to a hurricane locally.
A driver accused of being intoxicated made headlines in late April when he plowed through traffic traveling along Seawall Boulevard before hitting a mother and daughter who were walking by and striking three parked cars.
May 15 through May 20 was National Prevention Week, an annual health observance sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Contestants in vintage swimwear hit the catwalk for the Galveston Island Beach Review Bathing Beauties Contest at the Hotel Galvez and Spa in Galveston on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The annual event is the official kick-off to the summer season on the island.
The Ball High Tors’ playoff run came to an end Saturday, as the Crosby Cougars won Game 3 of the best-of-three Class 5A regional quarterfinal series, 4-1.
The Galveston Ball Tors and Crosby Cougars faced off in a deciding Game 3 of the UIL 5A Region III Baseball Quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon in Deer Park.
HIGH ISLAND, Texas (AP) — A Galveston-area educator has been put on administrative leave with pay after she left her loaded gun in a school district vehicle and the weapon was found by a student athlete.
Galveston public school trustees on Wednesday approved putting a new administrative team at Central and Weis middle schools in hopes of steering the schools out of academic malaise.
Indivisible is a far cry from being the "shadow party," Loretta Roberts alleges (“Indivisible: A shadow party dedicated to chaos,” The Daily News, May 18). To the contrary — Indivisible is a bright light!
The state's highest court sided with the county in a long-running dispute that's influenced county politics and cost taxpayers more than $1 million.
Agencies on Thursday released a draft plan that would allocate $45.7 million in Deepwater Horizon recovery funds to 13 coastal restoration projects.
Just over a week before the unofficial start of the summer holiday season, Galveston has put a bow on its newest beach project.
Several Galveston Independent School District schools could be slated for renaming, including one mascot, for the upcoming school year based on a conversation at Wednesday’s board of trustees meeting.
An excellent pitcher’s duel was book-ended by a wild start and an even wilder finish, as the Crosby Cougars took Game 1 of the best-of-three Class 5A regional quarterfinal series, 3-2, Thursday night over the Ball High Tors.
Two recent studies highlight the significant contributions of the Port of Galveston to the economy of Galveston and the region.
Before a packed house, the Galveston Independent School District board of trustees settled on a daily schedule for next year that includes an earlier start time for elementary-aged children and a later one for secondary students.
In response to ("Maw of Mystery," The Daily News, May 14): Really, Tilman Fertitta? Shark Attack? I can't wait to be scared out of the water by your next "amusement" attractions — Flesh-Eating Bacteria 3D, Swimming with Jellyfish, and the Seaweed Hot Tub.
I cannot understand the blind loyalty Texans seem to have for this modern Republican Party. You know, this Limbaugh/Hannity-indoctrinated bunch who've spent the past decade lecturing on biblical principles and the constitution while failing to enact a single piece of meaningful legislation, …
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Park officials say crews have finished transferring 1.2 million cubic yards of dredged sand to widen a 4-mile stretch of beach in Galveston.
A sure sign of the changing season is the appearance of annual hurricane preparedness meetings. This year’s round kicked off in League City last Saturday and continues with a meeting in Santa Fe this evening (see link). Other meetings will be in Galveston on Saturday, Friendswood on June 1 a…
A Galveston man accused in a 2016 seawall hit-and-run accident had his bond reduced to $20,000 after his attorney filed a motion to have the case dismissed.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Changes to the commercial license program and more freshwater inflows have led to some of the best catches of blue crabs in Texas since crab numbers started declining in Galveston Bay in the late 1980s.
A Galveston woman has filed a lawsuit against Trinity Episcopal School, claiming its leaders failed to stop her child from being bullied and subjected to racist insults.