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…
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.
Galveston County rang in Independence Day with numerous celebrations including a Friendswood July 4th Grand Parade and the Annual Independence Day Parade and fireworks in Galveston.
Dignitaries from across the country were in Galveston on Saturday, June 10 for the commissioning of the United States Navy Littoral Combat Ship USS Gabrielle Giffords. Giffords, a former United States Congresswoman, was wounded during a deadly shooting in 2011, spoke at the event.