Galveston County plans to join other local governments in seeking a portion a $14.7 billion settlement Volkswagen, the German carmaker, made with the U.S. government.
Texas City High School teacher Sharnnetta Goins has been instructing students in cosmetology for 24 years and comes from a long line of cosmetologists, she said.
The experience edge showed and Sugar Land Logos Prep rode the legs of standout Ethan Morgan, as Lions topped the High Island Cardinals, 56-18, on Friday night at The Nest.
A 19-year-old man was arrested Wednesday and accused of causing thousands of dollars of damage to rental trailer he lived in with his girlfriend earlier this year, police said.
In the months after the May 18 shooting at Santa Fe High School, districts across Galveston County have poured millions of dollars into campus security upgrades, but some education experts argue improvement in mental health programs is more important.
Thousands of mailboxes around Galveston County receive letters from NASA this week asking for volunteers to participate in project to study sonic booms.
Heavy rains overnight and this morning have led to widespread street flooding in Galveston. Unfortunately, radar trends show a band of rain training across the island and northwest Gulf of Mexico.
Thunderstorms rumbled across Galveston County early this morning, bringing more rain to the already water-logged area. So far this month, Scholes Field in Galveston has picked up 13.78 inches of rain already, while the National Weather Service Office in League City had recorded 12.80 inches …
A torrential early morning rain storm swamped Texas City on Tuesday morning, forcing schools to close, damaging the local community college and flooding some homes in the city.
The county plans to shuffle some staff positions as part of a plan to finally step up enforcement against game rooms that operate illegally in unincorporated areas of Galveston County.
Monday brought brief bouts of heavy rain and minimal flooding to Galveston County, but local officials are keeping an eye on the Gulf and the possibility of wet weather through the rest of the week.
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through tomorrow as heavy downpours rolled into Galveston as expected. A stalled frontal boundary along the coast, a coastal trough and abundant moisture are the main drivers behind this stormy outlook. Although we may see a break in the rain this evening, th…
For the eighth year in a row, Galveston County commissioners voted to lower the county's property tax rate, while still approving a budget that forecasts more money being collected from property taxes than the year before.
Tropical Storm Gordon officially formed early Monday, but projections had the storm steering away from the Texas coast, according to the National Weather Service.
Heavy rains overnight brought from 3- 5 inches of rain to much of Galveston County by 7 a.m. and continued heavy rainfall this morning has added another 4-5 inches, causing widespread street flooding around the City of Galveston. The downpours are a result of a trough along the coast interac…
A tropical disturbance hovering near the Bahamas has a higher chance of developing into a storm or depression, but meteorologists weren’t certain Sunday what path the storm will take through the Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Weather Service.
Meteorologists are monitoring a tropical disturbance near the Bahamas that could move into the Gulf of Mexico, and possibly onto the Texas coast, during the week, according to the National Weather Service.
Heavy rain will be possible in Galveston County on Sunday and Monday as a couple of weak disturbances and a deep pool of moisture work their way west toward the upper-Texas coast.
You could hear a pin drop as Little Brother Justin struggled to find the words. He had just been asked to tell his Big Brother how it felt to have him in his life.
An upper-level disturbance moving through the region could mean a wet Labor Day weekend for residents and visitors in Galveston County, according to the National Weather Service.
Three out of every five Texas beaches were unsafe to swim at because of high bacteria at least once in 2017, according to a new report released Thursday by Texas environmental activists.
The trusties who clean Bolivar Peninsula beaches are used to picking up all sorts of things left behind by beach visitors, but Tuesday turned up something new: a pair of puppies.
Three top local leaders on Tuesday called on Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush to personally look into complaints they have about Hurricane Harvey recovery effort.
Our weather this summer has been influenced by a massive upper-level high pressure system that has dominated the southern half of the country. Initially anchored over the Southwestern U.S., it periodically shifted east into Texas and beyond. This has led to our prolonged spells of hot, mostl…
A coastal barrier system being designed for the Galveston area by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers could cost between $14 billion and $19 billion, corps officials said this week.
In the days after the May 18 shooting at Santa Fe High School, some people questioned why the accused shooter was allowed to be in violation of a school district dress code that forbade wearing trench coats on campus.
County leaders will mark the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey by denouncing the way federal and state leaders have directed housing recovery since the storm.
While some areas in the northwestern and northern parts of Galveston County received spotty, but fairly decent rains over the past three days, Galveston Island and the southern part of the County remain stuck in a month- long drought. The National Weather Service Office at League City/Dickin…
A Galveston County man is suing the health district, asserting he was diagnosed with hepatitis C after visiting a dental clinic officials closed in February because of concerns with infection and sanitation controls.
All but one of League City's local races will be challenged in November, as a last minute challenger emerged to challenge incumbent Mayor Pat Hallisey on Monday
It’s a time of excitement ... new clothes, new shoes, and a new backpack to hold new supplies. It’s back to school time! This year, some new feelings are on back to school lists — anxiety and fear. Is our school safe? What happens if we have another school shooting? What happens if we have a…
Because of disruption Hurricane Harvey caused, only two Galveston County school districts received overall ratings Wednesday under a controversial new state accountability system that assigns grades on a scale of A through F.
When a hurricane isn’t looming, late August has always been one of my favorite times of the year. Sunlight becomes a little softer and shady areas are easier to find as I take my dogs on their daily walks. August is also the start of the four rainiest months in Galveston with rainfall averag…
Galveston County deputies and constables will soon be equipped with ballistic helmets and tourniquet kits thanks to a donation made to the county by The Moody Foundation.
The weather outlook for the weekend is mixed for Galveston County with a fairly good chance of rain between now and Saturday night, but with drier conditions moving in by Sunday or Monday. A low pressure trough nosing into Oklahoma and North Texas combined with a weak frontal boundary across…