Nationally, the percentage of cities using the council-manager form of government has grown from 48 percent in 1996 to 55 percent in 2006.
A hot-shooting Lady Gators team chilled considerably in the fourth quarter, as the Lady Oilers held them scoreless in the period and pulled away for a 37-28 win in the teams’ Region III-6A bi-district playoff game Monday at Friendswood High School.
The Jerry J. Esmond Juvenile Justice Center needs at least 32 more beds and a possibly another recreation area, director says.
Nineteen people are running for Galveston City Council; five people are running for mayor in Dickinson; a former mayor is running for a council seat in Kemah.
On Friday night, Dickinson’s senior guard Marcus Williams donned a familiar Gator jersey, took centerstage and put on a show of his own by pouring in 46 points and leading the state’s No. 2-ranked squad to a 71-64 win at Clear Lake.
Dickinson ended the third quarter on an 11-1 run to wrest control of the game away from Alvin, and maintained the lead in the fourth quarter to finish off a 43-39 win.
We'll see more clouds and fog than sun over the next few days as an upper-level low and trough to our west and an advancing cold front reaches the coast by early Tuesday, before stalling and heading back northward as a warm front.
The state's congressional delegation will have to work to sell the rest of Washington, and the White House, on spending billions for a storm-surge system, Texas' senior senator said.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas sued the county in 2018 over its bail practices, with Aaron Booth's previous arrest at the heart of its case.
About 16,000 registered voters have address issues, according to the Galveston County Tax Assessor/Collector's office. There's still time to fix the problems, they said.
I was somewhat surprised when I analyzed the data for January. Even though I knew it was a relatively mild month (no freezes and all), it still felt somewhat chilly and gloomy and many of the people I’ve talked to felt the same way. But, January, 2020 goes into the record books at the 8th wa…