Galveston City Council will consider increasing payments to the city's police pension.
Recent developments at ports along the Texas coast could increase competition for the Port of Galveston, but maritime officials were confident in the island docks’ future if aging infrastructure issues can be addressed.
League City also closed the park for a week in January for water and drainage maintenance issues, and now has closed it for another week for grounds maintenance.
A Harris County woman is suing a Galveston vacation resort group and the owner of a dog, asserting that her 2017 vacation went wrong when she was attacked and bitten.
Galveston County Commissioners Court extended three contracts through the end of the year to close out the developments associated with Hurricane Ike recovery money, officials said.
Despite passing a deficit budget to cover the 2017 fiscal year, the Galveston school district ended the year with a surplus of about $1.2 million, Superintendent Kelli Moulton said.
Four people, including a child, were injured when a police chase beginning in Dickinson ended in a two-car crash on state Highway 3 early Sunday morning.
One man was jailed and another hospitalized in critical condition early Sunday after an argument at a Clear Lake Shores IHOP restaurant led to gunfire.
The city relied on incentives in the past to attract companies like Cabela’s to move to town and Ineos to stay in town, but in the future, city officials will attract businesses with a different carrot stick.
Car thefts increased 15 percent in Galveston County in 2017 as an international criminal gang made its way into the area from Houston, according to law officers battling auto crimes.
In next month’s primary, Republican voters in Galveston County will decide whether to re-elect two-term district attorney Jack Roady, or choose first-time firebrand Tom Dickens to replace him.
Middle- and high-school students walked briskly across the Texas A&M University at Galveston’s campus Saturday, bearing all sorts of strange and fascinating devices, from tiny hovercrafts and airplanes to intricate “Rube Goldberg” machines.
Page Rander, president of the Clear Creek Independent School District board of trustees, is facing a challenger this May who argues the district hasn’t been fiscally responsible enough.
A Galveston man was arrested Thursday, weeks after police said he attacked a 22-year-old woman and threatened to kill her with a gun during an hours-long incident.
A man was arrested and charged with intoxication assault on Thursday evening, after police say he struck a woman with his truck on state Highway 3, sending her to the hospital with critical injuries.
Moody National Bank filed a lawsuit against the Galveston County Republican Party Executive Committee this week, asking a district court judge to decide who is in control of the party's finances.
Victory Lakes, Centerpointe and Westwood, the three tax increment reinvestment zones in League City, all have increased in value since they formed.
The Galveston County Commissioners Court is weighing whether or not to end a contract with a Houston-based consulting firm developing plans and securing funding for a new Pelican Island Bridge in Galveston.
A detailed study of Galveston public school demographics and facilities has yet to be approved, but some leaders already are sure about one thing — the district has more facilities in use than it needs.
Face it. Your garden is a mess — and so is everyone else’s. Hurricane Harvey and then the snow, and not to mention the freeze, killed almost everything in the garden — except the weeds.
League City officials and business leaders got an early peek Thursday at the new Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center, 2555 S. Interstate 45, before it opens Monday.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will close a portion Galveston Bay to commercial and recreational oystering starting Monday, the department said in a Thursday press release.
Construction will begin this month on a $10.8 million public works building and warehouse for Galveston in a burgeoning part of Market Street, just a few blocks west of downtown.
Priests and faith leaders from Trinity Episcopal Church in Galveston gathered on the seawall near 21st Street for the celebration of Ash Wednesday. This is the fifth year Trinity Episcopal Church has led an Ashes to Go service on the Seawall.
The city and the police pension board are negotiating fixes to make the plan financially sound, agreeing to work with actuaries and assess possible changes.
The Board of Pilot Commissioners has rejected an invitation to a joint meeting with the Port of Galveston’s governing board to discuss a dispute about fog delays, instead inviting wharves trustees to one of its meetings.
Kimberley Yancy, a schoolteacher and the president of the Dickinson-Bay Area Unit of the NAACP, will attempt to oust Bobby Hocking from the La Marque mayor’s office during May’s local elections.
Gun shots fired in an alley near Ball High School on Monday prompted a short manhunt and the arrest of two men on evading arrest and deadly conduct charges, police said.
An argument between two women over a crack dealer led to a fight involving a Taser and brass knuckles, which ended with one of the women in jail, police said.
A Galveston County jury deadlocked Tuesday, sending the capital murder case against a League City man accused of beating his stepdaughter to death into a mistrial.
The Mystic Krewe of Aquarius brought the close to Mardi Gras celebration on the island Tuesday with their 22nd annual Fat Tuesday Parade. An eager crowd lined the parade route through downtown Galveston ready to grab the beads and trinkets thrown from the passing floats.
The Congressional budget deal passed by Congress last week includes $3.2 billion for the start of the construction of a coastal spine.
A Texas City woman was arrested and charged with child endangerment this week, months after a set of severely malnourished triplets were brought to a local hospital.