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.
Mainland cities would have to secure hundreds of millions of dollars through local bond propositions, certificates of obligation, state and federal grants and perhaps other means to cover the massive costs of drainage improvements residents are demanding after Hurricane Harvey.
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.
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.
The choice is clear for Position 2 in the Friendswood ISD school board race. Denise Ruiz has the experience needed to continue to serve as a trustee on this distinguished board.
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.
Not everyone expresses themselves through words; some express themselves through art or dance or music, but Friendswood High School sophomore Quinn Radtke expresses herself through tennis.
As Friendswood residents for over 40 years and Friendswood High School alumni, it is our great honor to endorse Denise Ruiz for Friendswood ISD school board Position 2. Denise is a trusted leader in our community, our neighbor and dear friend. We are grateful that she has once again answered…
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.
As a member of the Friends of Downtown Friendswood Association, when I first heard about the carousel for Stevenson Park, I envisioned a beautiful Saturday with a grandchild walking hand-in-hand through its quiet, green trails, then going over and riding the carousel.
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 Friendswood Lady Mustangs came out Tuesday simply on fire and never looked back en route to a 25-13, 25-16, 25-21 sweep of the Santa Fe Lady Indians in a District 22-5A showdown.
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…
It got off to a sluggish start at Henry Winston Stadium as Friendswood took on Clear Brook in this out-of-conference battle, but the Mustangs scored 17 unanswered points in the second half to record a 17-6 win Friday.
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.
The Friendswood Mustangs scored the game's final 15 points in the last 4:22 of the game to overcome a Dayton two-point lead and take a 33-20 win over the Broncos Friday night in a non-district affair at Houston Methodist Field at Bronco Stadium.
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.
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.
Late August will mark the one-year anniversary since Hurricane Harvey arrived in Friendswood, dropping more than 50 inches of rain on parts of the community and flooding more than 2,400 homes.
The Dickinson Gators and Friendswood Mustangs got in some of their final tune-ups before the regular season begins and used their scrimmage Thursday at Sam Vitanza Stadium as an opportunity to raise money for a fund benefitting former players and coaches facing health issues in the process.
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