Two men have been arrested in connection to the killing of a Galveston County man on FM 517 on Tuesday.
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…
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 …
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.
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.
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…
The Texas House of Representatives passed an anti-cyberbullying bill on Friday, bringing new rules that would crack down on online harassment of Texas teenagers one step closer to passage.
The Hitchcock Bulldogs came into Friday's opening game of their Region III-3A area round best-of-three playoff series against the state's top-ranked Class 3A team, the Nacogdoches Central Heights Blue Devils, as big underdogs and were unable to pull off a massive upset, falling 10-0 in five innings.
In response to Victor Sierpina ("It is about the end-user, dummy!" The Daily News, May 10): No plan will work as long as health insurance is considered insurance. Health insurance today is a prepayment plan. Let's say you pay them $130 a month to your provider. They pay the provider $100. Wh…
With precipitation levels running below normal for four of the first five months, 2017 can hardly be characterized as wet. However, there is a distinct difference in overall moisture levels so far this year between the mainland parts of the County, Galveston Island and areas near the coast.
Heaping helpings of communication, chemistry and hard work with just a dash of quirkiness has proven to be a winning recipe for the Hitchcock girls 4x200-meter relay team.
The past several years have been full of significant achievements at the Galveston County Animal Resource Center. National Pet Week, May 7-13, is a great opportunity to highlight some of the ways your support allows us to make a positive impact on the lives of thousands of loving pets.
Hitchcock voters gave their seal of approval that things are headed in the right direction by re-electing Anthony Matranga to another term as mayor.
State and local officials are advising drivers to consider alternative routes when possible and allow extra time to get to destinations to accommodate the Texas Department of Transportation’s plans to close parts of Interstate 45 this weekend.
Robin Hood may be a hero in a favorite children’s tale, but to parents, teachers and communities with the unusual combination of both high property values and high percentages of economically disadvantaged students, Robin Hood is a villain from which local school officials are seeking relief.
Tthe Galveston County District Clerk's Office will hold a special passport event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the North County Annex, 174 Calder Road, in League City.
Federal lawmakers should grant a small concession to Texas’ struggling shrimp industry, rather than delivering to it another blow for very little good reason.
Recreational red snapper anglers took another hit on Tuesday when NOAA Fisheries announced that the 2017 Gulf of Mexico federal red snapper recreational seasons open for the private angling and federally permitted for-hire components on June 1, 2017, at 12:01 a.m., local time.
Pregnant women are among the most vulnerable to the Zika virus. But a recent survey completed by University of Texas Medical Branch researchers says that many women might not be aware of all the ways they can be infected with the virus.
Another upper-level system due to impact the area late Tuesday into Wednesday may bring more precipitation to Galveston County than the storms that roared through Texas Saturday night, producing a deadly tornado in Canton, Texas along with strong winds and heavy rains across a large portion …
The city of Hitchcock has more undeveloped land in its limits than available in the rest of Galveston County combined, said Sabrina Schwertner, executive director of economic development and foreign trade zone with the Hitchcock Industrial Development Corp.
Josh Sternadel stood like a bouncer in front of the Pit Crew Cookers’ station with his arms crossed Thursday during the 79th annual Galveston County Fair & Rodeo barbecue chicken cook-off.
A surface low near Fort Worth, a weak cold front and an upper-level trough tracking across the center of the country has contributed to quite breezy conditions locally, along with cloudy to partly cloudy skies and a slight chance for rain. Galveston has already reported 23-mph winds and 31-m…
Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush sent a letter to Donald Trump on Monday, urging the president to include $15 billion for a coastal barrier system for Houston and Galveston in his plans for national infrastructure projects.
The 79th Galveston County Fair & Rodeo officially opens today, but action was already in full swing at the fairgrounds in Hitchcock on Thursday. Livestock show participants and cook-off hopefuls began checking in, and organizers opened a late-night sneak peek of the carnival.
The maritime industry accounts for about 20 percent of Galveston County’s jobs, according to an economic assessment recently conducted by Martin Associates.
The Hitchcock Bulldogs fell short, 4-2, in a battle Friday with East Bernard for the top spot in District 24-3A, but are still about to close out a remarkable turnaround season for the baseball program.
Hitchcock has realized significant infrastructure and residential developments under leadership of our current mayor and city commissioners and I commend them for that. Hitchcock is now entering a new phase of positive change and progress with a number of ongoing projects in working or plann…