Several Galveston County school districts are worried an impending loss of grant funds could hurt area prekindergarten programs.
The Texas Senate gave preliminary approval Monday to an education bill that would bring some relief to school districts hit hardest by the loss of funding through a state program scheduled to end this year.
Weather during the last half of July is often fairly benign in Galveston County. Weather systems over the country tend to be quite sluggish this time of year, with persistent high pressure and minimal impact from frontal systems that tend to stall to our north. So, barring the occasional tro…
Jarion Jamal Warner, 19, was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery, unauthorized use of a vehicle, unlicensed possession of a firearm by a felon and evading arrest with a vehicle in connection to the incident. He is being held in Galveston County jail on $240,000 in bond, jail records show.
Two Galveston County bars are facing a lawsuit asserting they served alcohol to a patron who’d already had too much to drink, leading to an accident.
Texas schools facing loss of funding after this year’s legislative session might get a small cushion to soften the blow during a special session set to start Tuesday.
It has been 175 years since a newspaper known as The Daily News first appeared in Galveston, a city far different than the one in which we live today. So, too, has the newspaper changed during those years.
On April 11, 1842, an itinerant printer and adventurer named Samuel Bangs pulled a single sheet of paper off a hand-cranked press he’d installed in rented space in downtown Galveston, launching The Daily News. The articles, photographs and illustrations collected here chronicle and commemora…
An influx of deep moisture from the Gulf of Mexico (partly residual moisture from former Tropical Depression #4) and an upper-level low just north of the Yucatan will keep a good chance of showers or thunderstorms in our picture through early next week.
A Galveston County jury found Leslie Demond Williams, 28, guilty on three counts of aggravated robbery at the conclusion of a week-long trial.
Myself and many others were disappointed by the lack of advertising for the new Houston Texans, Texas City's own D'Onta Foreman's parade and pep rally.
Another big Fourth of July celebration put on in Texas City and "again" the "only" restrooms for the thousands of people were the same two run-down porta-cans that are always filled, smelly, disgusting and no toilet paper.
A major redistricting trial that began in San Antonio on Monday could bring changes to congressional districts around the state, including the one that represents Galveston County.
A legal battle between a Bacliff man and his municipal utility district over excess water charges could soon come to an end, according to the man’s lawyer.
Former Texas City High School and University of Texas football standout and current Houston Texan D'Onta Foreman was honored with parade and celebration at Stingaree Stadium in Texas City on Saturday, July 7, 2017. Foreman was selected by the Texans in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
D'Onta Foreman, the former Texas City and University of Texas running back who was a third-round selection by the Houston Texans in April’s NFL Draft, was celebrated in his hometown Saturday.
July has begun on a very different note than June. Through the first six days of June, Galveston had already received 4.14 inches of rain. By contrast, no rain has been reported at either Scholes Field in Galveston or the National Weather Service Office in League City.
Two Texas congressmen hope that President Donald Trump finds a way to add a Texas coastal barrier to his $1 trillion list of infrastructure projects that he has promised the country.
A lawsuit filed by a family late Wednesday in federal court alleges that a former Texas City police officer stole about $2,400 from their dead or dying father.
The owner of a staffing company providing temporary labor to marine businesses in Texas and elsewhere was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison for not paying employment taxes.
Bills meant to increase penalties against illegal immigrants and cities that try to harbor them have the support of Galveston County’s local representative.
Officials with the state’s windstorm insurer of last resort say they are optimistic that funding is sufficient to cover most catastrophes this hurricane season, pointing to strong financial management and the absence of major storms to strike the Texas coast in the past few years.
Denied a fifth straight playoff berth by less than two minutes last season, coach Leland Surovik’s Stingarees feel confident they can begin a new string of mid-November adventures once the regular season starts.
Gloria Simmons and other former La Marque ISD taxpayers need to look at themselves before getting mad about buildings of that closed district being torn down ("Fallen history," The Daily News, June 28).
More showers rolled across the already soggy coastal areas of Galveston County this morning. Even before these latest rains, Galveston had measured 9.22 inches of rain, giving the Island city its wettest June since 2004 when 10.98 inches of rain were recorded. While inland areas of the Count…
Many families could pay more for school lunches next year because of a federal mandate that might affect several Galveston County school districts.
A single-vehicle accident in Texas City on Friday night left one person dead and another critically injured, according to the Texas City Police Department.
The Texas City Independent School District’s Foundation for the Future has opened the nomination process for the 2017 Texas City Hall of Honor and 2017 La Marque Legacy Hall.
Tropical Storm Cindy, the first tropical storm since 2015 to near the Texas coast, made landfall early Thursday morning, but left a less-than-lasting impression on the Galveston County area.