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.
It’s crunchtime for Britta Carter’s fifth-grade, fourth-period social studies class at John and Shamarion Barber Middle School in Dickinson.
More than an isolated neighborhood or historical district, the city of Friendswood’s schools, teachers and academics epitomize what the north of Galveston County represents.
Since 2000, Galveston County residents have approved at least 12 bond elections in their various communities and school districts with another coming before voters in May.
Colwell, in her first year of teaching, instructs kindergarteners at C.W. Cline Elementary School, 505 Briarmeadow Ave. She not only attended the school herself, but she also teaches in the same room she once sat in during her kindergarten year.
Similar to an undergraduate academic plan, the school's Project Lead the Way engineering program offers students introductory and advanced courses to prepare students ahead of college.
More women occupy the highest leadership positions in Galveston County schools than ever before.
College certificate programs offer a quick course load, on-the-job experience and prospects of a healthy paycheck.
The science, technology, engineering and mathematics curriculum many schools in the county have adopted in recent years has proved successful in whetting the appetites of young students for careers in STEM industries.