Students at Galveston County school districts began taking their State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness tests a week ago, but area education officials won’t find out for some time whether those standardized tests will count in yearly performance ratings.
Westland Ranch, a proposed residential development inside the McAlister tract, would add 1,000 new homes to League City. It’s just the beginning of the coming southwest boom, city officials said. It’s the first of what could be many new housing developments in that part of town.
An offensive explosion saw Clear Falls break open a close game late, as the Knights recorded a 9-3 win against their cross-town rival Clear Creek.
While some in U.S. House Freedom Caucus say they expect concessions from U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy if he seeks to replace Paul Ryan as the next Speaker of the House, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber might be more inclined to support him.
April is the windiest month of the year in Galveston County with an average daily wind speed of 12.2 mph at Scholes Field. So far this month has held true to form with the average daily wind speed measuring 14.0 mph.
Behind a gem of a complete-game outing from ace Braydon Fisher and some timely hits, the Clear Falls Knights logged a 4-1 win Tuesday over the Dickinson Gators in a bout between two district title hopefuls.
More than six months after the State of Texas instituted a new law prohibiting drivers from texting while driving, the police department's from Galveston County's two largest cities say they have issued few citations against drivers for the infraction.
While local health officials have spoken in detail about the findings in the Joint Commission’s report, the actual document outlining the agency’s findings has not been released.
More than 170 children, some as young as three, participated in the mutton busting competition during the first weekend of the county fair.
Daily News staffers and a correspondent won 15 awards, including some of the state’s highest, Saturday during the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors’ annual convention, held this year in Corpus Christi.
A Pearland man was arrested and charged with indecent exposure after authorities accused him of touching himself inappropriately inside a League City Wal-Mart on Thursday afternoon.
More than seven months after Hurricane Harvey, many Galveston County residents still lack basic housing repairs despite applying for state and federal programs meant to help them.
In a game heavily affected by a strong southerly wind, the Katy Cinco Ranch Lady Cougars used an early second-half barrage of goals to get by the Clear Springs Chargers, 3-1, in the teams’ Region III-6A semifinal match Friday at Abshier Stadium.
A dental clinic closed in February because of concerns with infection and sanitation controls will reopen Monday, the Galveston County Health District said Thursday.
The change in routine has some residents unclear about when and how they get new recycling bins, but League City has a plan, a map and a schedule.
Council members Tuesday approved a $7.5 million animal shelter that will be smaller than what the city wanted in its 2016 plans. Councilmen Dan Becker and Nick Long voted against it.
As of Monday, the Galveston County Health District had tested 2,437 people. Of those, 1,880 have had their tests returned.
In game that was scoreless until the bottom of the sixth, the Dickinson Gators rallied in the top of the seventh for a 2-1 come-from-behind win Tuesday against the Clear Creek Wildcats at Mallory Field.
Behind Kelly Maxwell’s dominant pitching in the circle, the Clear Springs Chargers shut out the Clear Falls Knights, 2-0, at Charger Softball Field to win their ninth consecutive district contest.
In Texas, every nine minutes a child becomes a victim of abuse and neglect. And every day in Texas, 52 children enter the foster care system. In Texas alone there are 48,795 children in the foster care system on any given day. Sixty percent of the abused and neglected children in Texas are 6…
The state of Texas will receive another $5 billion from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Tuesday.
The boat show, which begins Thursday, is the largest in the southwest, said organizer Marion Daly, who is expecting 300 boats and 200 vendors for the 10th annual show.
County leaders are preparing to argue that federal housing funds anticipated to be awarded to the county for Hurricane Harvey recovery should be allowed to go to a greater range of income levels than currently allowed under federal law.
The American Civil Liberties Union has sued Galveston County, its judges and magistrates over a bail system the civil rights group asserts unjustly harms indigent people accused of crimes.
Saturday night and Sunday, we had to put the heat on in our house, as chilly north winds buffeted Galveston County. Then, this morning I had to walk the dogs in a cool, damp, foggy mist more characteristic of February than April. Still, this late throw-back to winter really wasn’t that unusu…
Galveston County commissioners today will consider taking the next step in beginning a program that could help raise county homes flooded by Hurricane Harvey and other storms in recent years.
Two weeks after the announcement that thousands of Galveston County residents might have been exposed to infectious diseases at a dental clinic, the clinic's new interim director said the facility has made "good progress" toward reopening.
Texas City facilities on more than a half-dozen occasions violated permits by releasing higher-than-allowable levels of pollution into area waterways, according to data collected through state and federal agencies.
The 437-acre district, created in 2004, can only sell bonds with the city council’s approval, and the council members will decide that on Tuesday during a regular meeting.
Down 2-0 at halftime, the Clear Springs Chargers rallied all the way back for a thrilling 3-2 win over the Brazoswood Lady Buccaneers in their Region III-6A quarterfinal playoff match Friday at Manvel High School.
Feuding members of the Galveston County Republican Party agreed to cease legal hostilities between each other on Friday — provided that the groups not re-instigate their fight between now and the Texas Republican Convention in June.
The city’s parks board has added improvements at Bayridge Park to its 2019 master plan and officials want to fast-track the project because the neighborhood was especially hard hit by Hurricane Harvey.
Widening ditches, installing pumps and building berms will fix some problems in particular neighborhoods and can be done sooner than larger projects, but improving the entire Dickinson Bayou watershed will require working with other cities, the county and the state.
The Galveston County Health District will open a second testing clinic to serve people who were potentially exposed to hepatitis and HIV at county dental clinics over the past three years.
Clear Springs exacted a measure of revenge with a 2-1 win over Atascocita in Tuesday's 6A Region III area-round playoff victory at Bulldog Stadium.
After handing Clear Creek its first district loss of the season Thursday night, Clear Springs defeated the Alvin Lady Jackets, 4-2, on Tuesday to not only redeem its earlier 11-inning 1-0 heartbreaking loss to Alvin in early March but to win its seventh consecutive district contest.
Despite last week’s rain and cool front, March 2018 ended warmer and drier than average in Galveston County. In Galveston, the average temperature for the month was 6.1 degrees above normal, making it the fifth warmest March ever in 145 years of observations.
Everything was peachy keen for League City's Carter Crookston at the Georgia Bowl United States Tennis Association National Level 3 tournament in Rome, Ga.
The three candidates running for the at-large position on the Clear Creek Independent School District’s Board of Trustees are campaigning from fairly different positions.
Clear Springs alum Brooke McCarty's size has not stopped her from being an unstoppable scoring machine for the Texas Longhorns women’s basketball team throughout her four years in college.
Austin-based Forestar (USA) Real Estate Group Inc. has an option on the land to develop a 1,000-home subdivision on 430 acres in southwestern League City, company representatives said. The MUD is near to where the state will build the Grand Parkway, something that will spur development, officials said.