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Breweries are bubbling up all along the upper Texas Coast. Coast Monthly visits a few.

Texas City police seek information about dead man on I-45

Texas City police are investigating the case of man found shot to death on the Interstate 45 feeder road early Friday morning.

Galveston council to wait on abandonment of Porretto Beach streets

Galveston city council on Thursday postponed voting on a resolution that would effectively turn over several city rights-of-way to a…

Local Sports

Cold front every few days affects fishing

The big Mardi Gras Weekend is upon us, with parades and parties attracting a lot of anglers that might otherwise be on the water.

Early foul trouble sees La Marque test bench depth in area round win over Crockett

Early foul trouble forced multiple La Marque starters to miss the majority of the first half, but the bench held their own to help the Cougars to a 72-50 win over the Crockett Bulldogs in an area round playoff game held at The Woodlands High School.

County girls basketball teams set to mix it up with region’s best

Galveston County has been represented well in this year’s girls basketball playoffs, as three local teams have reached the regional …


Mike Ryan, Stoney LaRue headline Mardi Gras Part Deux

The second weekend of Mardi Gras! Galveston kicks off tonight with two country music superstars performing in the Entertainment Dist…

Zombie movie is smarter than expected

Zombie movies are a dime a dozen these days, but this British production offers something slightly off the beaten path. Mike Carey’s…

Let's get ready to Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler

Galveston’s 106th annual Mardi Gras festivities kick off today with parades, parties and concerts galore.


TIRZ 13 isn't a disaster for island taxpayers — yet

While there’s been much demonizing of a development in a special taxing zone on East Beach, there’s little evidence it’s been a raw …

We need your help

I mentioned in a previous column that when I started working for the Beach Patrol back in the early ‘80s I was assigned to the area …

Galveston should be considered as a port of call

Alvin Sallee’s guest column (“Time to call Galveston a port of call,” The Daily News, Feb. 18) struck a chord with me. Last week, fo…

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