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County to refund $3.3 million to Valero Energy Corp.


Study: 'Unbilled' EMS service not sustainable

Friendswood’s long practice of not charging residents for ambulance rides and emergency medical care is not sustainable and amounts …

Galveston pool opening on the horizon as summer wears thin

Galveston’s highly anticipated community pool has yet to set an opening date, with only a month left until the start of the school year.

Local Sports

Galveston native Milby Shannon chases waves around the world as part of his job with the World Surf League

For most surfers, venturing to South Africa and riding the famed right-hand point break at Jeffreys Bay would be a dream come true.

Spieth pulling away from field with something to chew on

Only 21 of the previous 145 Open Championships have ended with a playoff. At the halfway point of the 146th competition, Jordan Spie…

Red snapper season is over, but great surf fishing continues

Friday’s action centered on offshore fishing, as Gulf anglers, especially those with smaller boats, eyed the light winds and slight …


Bell tolls for Pelican Island stakeholders

Galveston County organizations that stand to benefit from replacing the aged Pelican Island Bridge need to pony up some money before…

Life on a small farm can be risky

I was raised on a small farm. We had three or four cows, a dozen or so chickens, a pig, a few geese and 140 rabbits. Yes rabbits are…

Teens still at risk during 'controlled' drinking

Parents, you’ve probably heard many messages about the importance of talking to your teenager about alcohol, setting the standard th…

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