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Friendswood ISD passes a rare balanced budget

Trustees Monday approved a budget for the school year that started Aug. 16 that will feature $49.95 million in revenues to the same amount in expenses, records show.

Developer floats plans for downtown depot


Hutchison preparing to begin job as U.S. Ambassador to NATO

Kay Bailey Hutchison, the former Senator and La Marque native, was confirmed as the U.S. Ambassador the NATO last month. 

Local Sports

Good news for anglers this weekend

Wind velocities began dropping Friday and should continue throughout this weekend. This is good news for weekend anglers and as a re…

County teams take lumps, but look to build at Gator Classic

While each local team had a bump or two in the road, Galveston County volleyball squads looking to solidify as units got some valuable court time at the Gator Classic tournament, hosted by Dickinson on Thursday.

Take the plunge

Prospective triathletes can take the plunge Saturday at the last of three Swim and Sprint races on the Texas A&M-Galveston campus.


Questions about public housing aren't in the vetting

The neighbors of the scattered-site housing in the Magnolia Court subdivision should be more concerned with providing low- and moderate-income housing than the vetting process to move in.

Guards and juniors did well at national competition

Last week our junior lifeguard and lifeguard teams competed in the United States Lifesaving Association National Lifeguard Champions…

Sports and politics don't mix

In reference to the column by Paul Newberry ("Cutler has a job, Kaepernick doesn't," The Daily News, Aug. 9): I believe the whole hu…

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