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Galveston Symphony Orchestra Q&A

Galveston Symphony Orchestra Q&A

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Trond Saeverud, conductor and musical director of the Galveston Symphony Orchestra, talked about the Oct. 2 concert.

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  • Suspect in La Marque woman's slaying dead after police chase

    Suspect in La Marque woman's slaying dead after police chase

    The suspect in a La Marque woman’s slaying apparently killed himself during a high-speed police chase in Houston hours after her death Monday, authorities said.

  • Police have a suspect in woman's shooting death

    Police have a suspect in woman's shooting death

    La Marque police were investigating a deadly shooting Monday morning that left one woman dead. 

  • Police seek killers after home-invasion robbery

    A 47-year-old Texas City man is dead and police are searching for the robbers who pushed their way into his home Monday night, authorities said.

  • Albert Diego Irvin Sr.

    Albert Diego Irvin Sr.

    A Public Visitation will be held Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 9:00 AM followed by a Service to Celebrate His Life at 11:00 AM. Both Services will be held at Carnes Funeral Home 3100 Gulf Freeway Texas City, TX. There will be a Private Burial.

  • Judge dismisses 20,000 cases against BP in benzene release lawsuit

    Judge dismisses 20,000 cases against BP in benzene release lawsuit

    A Galveston County judge has dismissed about 20,000 cases in a massive lawsuit filed against BP after a failure at the company’s Texas City refinery caused 500,000 pounds of chemicals to spew into the air.

  • Hooters confirms plans to return to island

    Hooters, a chain known for chicken wings and sexy waitresses in orange short-shorts, this week confirmed it would return to the island eight years after Hurricane Ike smashed to pieces its popular Seawall restaurant that operated on a pier over the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Power struggle: Tensions between mayor, city manager laid out in emails

    City Manager Mark Rohr in an email to council members last week accused Mayor Pat Hallisey of breaching the city’s charter by publicly discussing an economic development prospect that was supposed to be confidential.

  • Dennis Timothy Zajack

    Dennis Timothy Zajack

    A funeral service will be held on Monday, September 26, 2016 at 10:00am at the Texas City Missionary Baptist Church in Texas City (2402 32nd Avenue N., Texas City), with friend and Pastor Carl Strickland officiating; interment to follow at Grace Memorial Park in Hitchcock.

  • Phyllis Ann O’Donohoe Nebout

    Phyllis Ann O’Donohoe Nebout

    Phyllis's family will receive visitors beginning at 5:00 pm, Monday, September 19th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home, Galveston, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 6:30

  • Representative: Labor union alarmed by Marathon incidents

    Officials of the union representing more than 900 workers at Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City say they are alarmed about recent accidents resulting in serious injuries and a fatality, the union’s vice president said.

Dr. Buggles

Dr. Buggles

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Dr. Buggles

Black

Black

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Black

Galveston Symphony Orchestra Q&A

Galveston Symphony Orchestra Q&A

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Trond Saeverud, conductor and musical director of the Galveston Symphony Orchestra, talked about the Oct. 2 concert.

Schooner America to visit Texas Seaport Museum

Schooner America to visit Texas Seaport Museum

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The schooner America, a replica of the fabled racing yacht that coined the phrase America's Cup, will visit Galveston late next month. 

Schooner America

Schooner America

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A 1995 replica of the famous racing schooner America will be at the Texas Seaport Museum, 2100 Harborside Drive, on Oct. 27-30.

A brief history of tolerance

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It comes as no surprise that the Western concept of tolerance has religious roots. But not the sort we would expect if we compare tolerance to…

The everlasting gobstopper

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In “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” Mr. Wonka is developing a candy that never wears away which he calls his “Everlasting Gobstopper.”…

Gypsy Joynt fitting in nicely on isle

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Happily crossing Rosenberg on Market Street is Gypsy Joynt, a quirky eatery opened by Boss Lady Lori Atchison Weller. A family affair, Lori is…

FAC pet of the week

FAC pet of the week

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The Friendswood Animal Control pet of the week is Ellie.

GIHS pets of the week

GIHS pets of the week

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The Galveston Island Humane Society pets of the week are Dr. Buggles and Black.

Ventura

Ventura

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Ventura is pictured making a silly face.

A horse with heart

A horse with heart

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”A wise man once said from every wound there is a scar, and every scar tells a story. A story that says ‘I have survived.’” — Father Craig Scott

Building the Galveztown

Building the Galveztown

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Project director Alfonso Sanchez Guitard, owner of Astilleros Nereo shipyard in Malaga, Spain, stands near the skeletal hull of the brig Galve…

Building the Galveztown

Building the Galveztown

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The hull of the 56-foot brig Galveztown takes shape at the Astilleros Nereo shipyard in Malaga, Spain. The brig, a replica of a 1779 vessel of…

The brig Galveztown

The brig Galveztown

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The brig Galveztown

Charley

Charley

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Charley

Tristan

Tristan

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Tristan

Glenn

Glenn

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Glenn

Jupiter

Jupiter

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Jupiter