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State committee to talk ports, but to what end?

A new committee in the Texas House of Representatives is focused on port issues, but what they'll accomplish this session isn't too clear.

CCISD looks to upgrade security with bond

As part of the proposed $487 million bond issue out for a May election, Clear Creek Independent School District officials plan to sp…

Construction begins on new academic building at Texas A&M at Galveston

Texas A&M University at Galveston broke ground Thursday on a $34 million building that will add more lecture facilities and supp…

Local Sports

Ignoring forecasts could result in tragic mishaps

Throughout the years, I have had the unfortunate experience to read and hear of a number of tragic offshore events involving boats a…

Having two sets of twins on team creates unique situation for Texas City girls soccer

The Texas City Lady Stings soccer squad is having one of its most successful starts to a season in recent memory, and the secret weapon might just be the team’s unique advantage of having opponents seeing double.

Bay Area Christian’s unlikely run ends in TAPPS final eight

The Bay Area Christian Broncos’ unexpectedly successful basketball season came to a close in the regional round of the TAPPS Class 4A playoffs, as they were topped, 67-53, by district foe The Woodlands Christian Warriors on Saturday at St. Thomas University.

Education

Construction begins on new academic building at Texas A&M at Galveston

Texas A&M University at Galveston broke ground Thursday on a $34 million building that will add more lecture facilities and supp… Read more

Galveston College Theatre presents 'The Taming of the Shrew'

Galveston College’s award-winning theater group will present William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p… Read more

Save A Life Tour stops by Hitchcock High School

On Feb. 9, the University of Texas Medical Branch sponsored the Save A Life Tour: Safe Driving Awareness Program by Kramer Entertain… Read more

Opinion

Presidents Day offers a moment to reflect on leaders past, present

If it has skipped past you on your daily planner, today is Presidents Day. Banks will be closed, businesses will be offering incredi…

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and lower federal courts

Recently, the states of Washington and Minnesota filed injunctions seeking to block the enforcement of President Trump’s temporary s…

From Russia with love

On Feb. 13, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned less than one month on the job. In late Decemb…

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