After nearly two years without a permanent head to Galveston County's human resources department, officials say they might be on the verge of hiring someone to take over the position.
Agencies from Galveston and Harris counties came together at Texas City High School to participate in an active shooter training Wednesday.
Texas' wildlife agency has sent a plan to a Washington D.C., outlining how the state would like to regulate red snapper fishing in federal waters.
The first few days of Spring Break have played out pretty much as anticipated, with light rain last weekend followed by a decent cool front that brought sunny skies, but somewhat chilly conditions for the first half of this week.
The state this week took another step toward closing Rollover Pass — a popular fishing spot on Bolivar Peninsula — nearly a year after the county and the previous landowner agreed on a settlement for the property.
This week, during the first spring break since Hurricane Harvey, thousands of volunteers have come to Galveston County and surrounding areas to participate in what one group is calling the largest volunteer effort of its kind in U.S. history.
In a barely audible voice, a Texas City woman accused of shooting her former boyfriend to death in a Walmart parking lot in 2013 asked for a jury to decide whether she was mentally competent to stand trial.
Lawyers for Galveston County and a man who accused two jail deputies of using excessive force during an incident at the county jail in 2014 have reached a preliminary deal to settle a civil lawsuit for $67,500.
The Ball High Tors survived a late rally by the Texas City Stings in their 4-3 win to open up play in District 23-5A on Tuesday afternoon at Robinson Park in Texas City.
A lawyer for Galveston County Republican Party chairman Carl Gustafson on Monday asked a Galveston County judge to issue a restraining order against members of the county party and to declare the actions of a dissident group within the party "null and void."
A Galveston County judge on Monday called for a competency hearing for a woman accused in the 2013 shooting death of her former boyfriend in a League City Walmart parking lot.
Multiple witnesses to a February shooting outside a La Marque nightclub identified the man charged with firing the fatal shots, according to police documents.
The organization in charge of planning regional transportation projects in Houston and surrounding areas, including Galveston County, is asking for the public's help in developing a 20-year plan on how it will help people move around.
The Galena Park Lady Jackets scored all of their runs in the top of the first inning, and then rode their defense the rest of the way in a 3-0 win over the Texas City Lady Stings on Saturday afternoon in Texas City.
A Texas City man was charged Friday in connection with the homicide of 32-year-old Kendrae Jones, who was shot and killed during an altercation outside a La Marque nightclub on Feb. 3.
After having a 52-game district winning streak snapped Tuesday at Ball High, the Santa Fe Lady Indians’ response was emphatic, as they run-ruled a red-hot Texas City Lady Stings team, 11-0, at home Friday.
A civil trial in which two Galveston County jail deputies are accused of using excessive force against a one-time inmate will begin at Galveston's federal courthouse on Monday.
President Donald Trump on Thursday announced that new U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports will take effect in 15 days. The new tariffs but a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum.
A Dickinson woman was sentenced Thursday to eight years deferred probation for hitting two cars and trying to run over a woman with whom she’d been arguing.
I wanted to clear some things up in regards to Bruce Luerson’s guest column (“You should vote against the TCISD bond proposition,” The Daily News, Feb. 26) regarding the Texas City Independent School District bond issue and its relation to Chapter 41 status.
Spring Break will commence in earnest this weekend, through next week and the following weekend. Visitors to Galveston County, as well as the hospitality business, have a keen interest in what kinds of weather will prevail during that usually busy period.
State Rep. Wayne Faircloth and challenger Mayes Middleton are neck-and-neck in their race for the GOP nomination for Texas House of Representatives District 23, according to early voting results from Galveston County.
Incumbent Galveston County Judge Mark Henry on Tuesday won the Republican Party primary election against District Court Judge Lonnie Cox after a contentious campaign that led to a close race.
A Galveston County woman was sentenced Monday to five years deferred probation for accompanying a man suspected of committing several armed robberies in 2016.
As the observance of black history was coming to a close, individuals of all races had an opportunity to reflect on the effect that black history has had on their lives. There were many programs and events which were dedicated to the accomplishments of African-Americans; men and women on the…
Democrats and Republicans both voted in record numbers during early voting for this year's primary election, according to early vote totals from the Texas Secretary of State's office.
The issue of who closes parts of the channel to traffic has become a matter of interest in Galveston of late because cruise lines have accused port pilots of using fog as an excuse to delay vessels from coming in and out of the island’s harbor.
A national debate rages in the aftermath of a school shooting in Parkland, Fla., about how to improve school safety, but several Galveston County educators say the answer doesn’t lie in arming teachers.
Four months after Galveston County voters overwhelmingly approved an $80 million bond, construction for the first projects funded by the measure are nearing approval.
In 1979, the state created central appraisal districts, CADs. Legislators wrote a tax law and appraisal procedures. The comptroller was assigned as the state bureau to be the governing agency for the districts. As the governing body, the comptroller has major influence on every aspect of the…
The Texas City Lady Stings’ bats continued to pack a punch as the team improved to 3-0 in District 23-5A with an 11-1 run-rule shortened win over Fort Bend Elkins at home Friday night.
The Texas City Stings played some of their best soccer despite losing, 1-0, to the No. 1 team in District 23-5A, the Galena Park Yellow Jackets, on Friday at Galena Park.
I am a teacher. This national conversation of arming teachers to prevent gun violence in our schools, is disturbing. Texas teachers are trained to meet pedagogy and professional standards, that make learning relevant for today’s learners. Our responsibility does not, and should not, be that …
A 20-year-old Galveston County woman has been charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter after a speeding SUV slammed into a car on an Interstate 45 service road, killing a woman and her 3-month-old child, according to The Associated Press.
While Port of Galveston officials ponder where to find a staggering $250 million needed to update dilapidated facilities at the public docks, national maritime experts say the island is not alone.