Around 1,200 people lost power in Galveston on Friday morning, after a Waste Management trash truck took down a utility pole near Seawall Boulevard.
After hosting 110 teams and raising more than $3,000 during the inaugural Cougar Beach Bash, the sand volleyball tournament returns to East Beach with more than 150 players preregistered for the event.
Except for the heat, near-perfect conditions for fishing prevailed over the Galveston area on Friday. Anglers on the water early had the best luck and just about all of the typical summertime hot spots paid off.
People may be interacting more online, but still yearn for a face-to-face connection.
Welcome to Profiles, an annual magazine published by The Galveston County Daily News. It’s a chance to catch you up on trends that affect our county.
At 100 years old, League City resident Tony Crapitto lives in his own home, drives a white 2004 Mercury Minivan and can’t say enough good things about his neighborhood and the friends who live nearby.
Bill Stucker has been under the hoods of the cars and trucks of residents of La Marque and Texas City for more than 30 years.
Pepper Smith, 72, has taught in Friendswood since 1976. More than most, she has seen how the community has changed and remained the same.
Rogers Malt Shoppe is a treasured icon for many longtime Dickinson residents.
Lottie Lehmann, 91, is visually impaired and doesn’t drive any longer; but that doesn’t stop her from hitching a ride with Johnnie Duncan, 86, every Tuesday and Thursday morning so they can show up for exercise class with Lynn Amato, 63.
Descendants of one of Galveston's founding families are involved in civic and philanthropic ventures.
The Robinson family tree has deep roots in Hitchcock, dating back to the late 1800s.