A right-of-way north of 93rd Street is being considered for abandonment by the city, but area residents are concerned it will harm a nearby wetland and would increase drainage.
The city of La Marque and the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce is bringing back Bayou Fest, which will be from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Satur…
Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday said all entities in Texas were banned from requiring employees and consumers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. At Galveston's cruise port, where such mandates exist, there's no plan to change things immediately.
Since mid-August, the number of fully vaccinated people in Galveston County has grown by 23,000 people. Another 20,000 county residents have received protection-boosting third doses.
Normally, we would think early October is way too soon for a “shop local” editorial. But this year, like last, will be far from normal and will pose special problems when it comes to finding the perfect gifts for family, friends and other loved ones.
Drugmaker Merck asked U.S. regulators Monday to authorize its pill for treating COVID-19 in what would add an entirely new and easy-to-use weapon to the world’s arsenal against the pandemic.
The Galveston National Laboratory tried to convince the Wuhan Institute of Virology to ship a sample of COVID-19 to the United States in early 2020.
Eleven Galveston County nonprofits will get hundreds of thousands of dollars from the county. Some groups are calling the grants a "miracle."
Mariel Hemingway's famous grandfather, Ernest, killed himself just months before she was born. It was one of seven suicides in a family beset by addiction, depression and mental illness. She's traveling to the island this month to share her story at the Galveston Women's Conference. Read more
It’s not hard to understand why leaving trash on the beach is a pretty nasty thing to do, especially when we’re talking about plastics. Read more
Land lines: Island businessman and developer James “Beau” Yarbrough this week confirmed he had acquired a 3.34-acre parcel at 81st Street and Stewart Road, not far from the Tor Baseball Field in Galveston. That explains the freshly posted “Sold” sign. Read more
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — DJ Uiagalelei passed for 181 yards and one touchdown, Kobe Pace rushed for 76 yards and another score, and Clemson held off Syracuse 17-14 on Friday night. Read more