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Galveston officials lay out plans for trolley-like buses

City buses designed to look like trolleys are expected to be operational by mid-May.

City, county watching proposed block grant cuts

County and city officials are tracking a proposal in the Trump administration budget wish list to cut a program that provided millio…

Land office master plan envisions spending many millions on coastal projects

Beach construction, wetland restoration and conservation are among Texas’ top strategies to protect its coast and the people who liv…

Local Sports

Soccer's time to shine

Soccer may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but it’s a sport I truly enjoy covering. Unfortunately, much of the high school soccer seas…

Tournament keeps memory of selfless team player alive

Manuel Moreno Jr. is a sports correspondent and tennis columnist for The Daily News. Email him at

What's up with the low water levels?

If the unusually low water levels in the Galveston Bay Complex are puzzling you, many others are amazed as well and asking what is c…


Faith group helps elderly avoid code enforcement violations

Katherine Castleschouldt on Wednesday sat in a lawn chair outside her Galveston home and watched as volunteers bustled about her ove… Read more

What churches need to know about building and expansion loans

Once a congregation has bought the land or picked out a ready-made place to buy, its focus will turn from real estate to finance. Hi… Read more

Faith Events

Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church’s Senior Mission No. 1 will have a prayer breakfast from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at 302 N. Oak… Read more


Investment in NASA a good move

Happy days are here again — particularly in and around the space industry.

American Health Care Act will short-change children

Amid all the discussion about health care, no one is talking about the care of the majority of those covered by Medicaid — children.

Three goals for a better snapper fishery

Exceptional results start with defining relevant premises. Our premises include:

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