People repairing their homes from Hurricane Harvey damage have a chance to get some free advice for their this week.
A holiday tradition once again lit up the entrance way to Galveston on Tuesday night, as the Tree of Lights on top of the Galveston County Daily News was illuminated ahead of the 2017 holidays.
Many men and women who have been infected with HPV never develop any health problems, but, for some, the infection can lead to various types of cancers and genital warts.
Local educators Friday were calling a Texas Education Agency release of school report cards for the 2016-17 school year an unnecessary rehash of already published data that achieved nothing but confusion.
At the risk of being tarred, feathered and run out of town, here are some thoughts on creation and evolution. First of all I am not an atheist. This is about logic, as opposed to blind faith. If your beliefs are based on blind faith this may be offensive to you; if so, I apologize.
Hurricane Harvey ravaged Southeast Texas in the last days of August, and Galveston County Daily News photographers and reporters were in the thick of it.
Although somewhat unlikely, we find ourselves in a winter pattern this morning similar to those that have produced sleet or snow in Galveston County over the years. One major difference is that temperatures are running 5-10 degrees warmer than is typical for such snow or sleet events over So…
Seniors from across the county were treated to a holiday feast at the annual SeniorShare Holiday Gala at the Doyle Center in Texas City. Over 750 seniors were served at the event which included door prizes, music and entertainment from several local schools. This year’s gala honored longtime…
In their District 23-5A opener Tuesday, a scorching start proved to be the difference-maker in a fairly evenly-matched, well-played game, as the Texas City Stings topped the Ball High Tors, 61-49, at home.
A Mississippi-based fitness company is suing a Galveston couple, asserting they used trade secrets garnered when the husband was an employee to start a new island fitness club.
Thunderstorms ended a long dry spell, bringing the heaviest 24-hour rainfall to the county since Hurricane Harvey. Overnight amounts included an official 3.41 inches at Galveston’s Scholes Field, giving that location its heaviest rain since 8.64 inches was measured Aug. 29.
More Galveston County school districts received less than perfect marks for their special education services in the recently released 2016-17 Texas Academic Performance Report.
Galveston County officials’ efforts to plan a new bridge to Pelican Island received a boost recently when the Texas Department of Transportation pushed a critical deadline back by six months, but the move has left several commissioners and one area businessman debating the best way to procee…
There has been an increase in the number of reported cases of flu in Galveston County this year, at a rate that has county health officials urging people to get their seasonal shots.
Little Sister Danica’s only wish was for a new pair of flip-flops. She has been wearing the same pair since late August, when floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey washed away every other pair of shoes that she, her two sisters and mother owned.
Texas City hosted the annual Christmas parade with an “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” theme on Thursday evening. The parade took over Palmer Highway from city hall to the Showboat Pavilion. Spectators lined the street waiting to receive candy and hear holiday tunes. Floats representing various …
The Galveston-Texas City Pilots Association suspended maritime traffic Wednesday at the ports of Galveston and Texas City because of severe fog in the area, officials said.
Regarding the article ("Galveston gets $875K to hire police, with one string," The Daily News, Nov. 22): Does The Daily News editorial board have what it takes to report their stance on the "one string" portion in the headline and article?
The annual Dickens on the Strand is set for this coming weekend and the weather outlook couldn’t be better unless you are a stickler for authentic London style Christmas weather. High pressure building and a weak cold front building into North Texas should reinforce and maintain the dry, coo…
An attorney representing Durwood Greene Construction has filed a response to a lawsuit seeking compensation for vehicles that were damaged during a road milling project on Interstate 45.
In the holiday rush, please don’t forget #GivingTuesday, a global giving movement built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world.
Looking for a big upset in Friday night’s Region III-5A, Division II area round playoff game, the Texas City Stings lost in heartbreaking fashion, 24-17, against the heavily-favored Port Neches-Groves Indians.
Under the new proposed tax plan making its way through Congress, the group could give out fewer of those forms next year because, some worry, there will be less incentive to make donations.
What now? The sheets are coming off. The Rev. Jamie Johnson, former director of the center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the nation’s Department of Homeland Security has been uncovered for his racist comments.
Most voters may know little about the countywide ballot position of county chair, and yet, both parties elect one in their primaries. The county chair is the head of the county executive committee, which in turn contains all of the elected precinct chairs.
Thanksgiving week will be pleasantly cool and sunny in Galveston County, as temperatures are predicted to stay in the 60s throughout the next seven days.
Texas City native and Houston Texans rookie running back D’Onta Foreman experienced the highest of highs and lowest of lows all within a few moments in Sunday’s 31-21 win over the Arizona Cardinals at NRG Stadium.
Under increasing financial pressure, more than 240 school districts across the state have applied to waive the state-mandated requirement to maintain a student-to-teacher ratio of 22 to 1 in all classes from kindergarten through fourth grade, according to data released by the Texas Education…
An announcement that the White House would only seek $44 billion in its next round of disaster aid for hurricane ravaged parts of the country disappointed some state leaders on Friday.
A group of university and government scientists will attempt to estimate the number of red snapper that live in the Gulf of Mexico, in a study that could potentially effect the future of U.S. commercial and recreational fishing laws.
A Texas-sized thank you to all who helped in the Hurricane Harvey relief effort, especially through United Way Galveston County Mainland and the local agencies it supports.
Thursday’s Class 5A-II bi-district playoff game between Texas City and Houston Waltrip proved that regular season records can be thrown out when it’s postseason time, as the Stings toppled the previously undefeated District 24-5A champion Rams, 24-14, at Delmar Stadium.
With mild weather and plenty of sunshine, it should come as no surprise that the first 15 days of November have given us much warmer and drier conditions than normal. Temperatures in League City are averaging a whopping 7.8 degrees above normal through the first half of this month and they a…
Did you know that every nine minutes a child becomes a victim of abuse and neglect in Texas? Every day, 52 children enter foster care in Texas, totaling over 19,000 children in 2016.
A Texas City industrial pressure washer company is suing several former employees over what it asserts was a conspiracy to use internal communications to steal clients for a newly formed company.
I have been connected to The Jesse Tree since its inception in 1995. As a person of faith and a registered nurse, I care about the charitable work in Galveston County. Is The Jesse Tree on your prayer list? Is your congregation making regular financial contributions or volunteering? The Jess…
The Texas City Rotary Club and the city of Texas City will hold its annual event honoring our veterans at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Rotary Pavilion in Nessler Park, 2010 Fifth Ave. N., in Texas City.