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Spring will officially arrive on Wednesday, accompanied by a full moon and probably clear enough skies to make for a fine spring evening. Sunny skies through the end of week may also cheer up those weary of the persistent clouds, fog and rain that have prevailed over the past couple of month…

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John DiStaso coined the pejorative RINO (Republican in Name Only) in 1992. Republicans often bicker over true believers, but this captured our imagination. The earliest example of a RINO may well be Galveston’s own Norris Wright Cuney.

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In response to the editorial ("With water, high bills might beat low self-efficacy," The Daily News, March 5): The increase presents a hardship for elders and low-income residents who use a comparative minuscule amount of water. People watering their grass don't use nearly the amount of wate…

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After an outstanding season last year, Ball High junior Bebe Galloway managed to improve even more and become even more valuable to her Lady Tors team this season to earn her second straight Galveston County girls basketball player of the year honor.

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Officials on Friday identified the man who died as while in custody of the Galveston County Jail as a La Marque man who had been arrested in January.

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Fourth-year medical students Friday learned where they will go for their residency programs during the annual Match Day celebration at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

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“Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp that turned my life into one long night seven times sealed; If we must die — let it not be like hogs hunted and penned in an inglorious spot; It took me one hundred years to read a book and now I am seeking one hundred years of what w…

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Women artists create work for our enjoyment, and inspire us with the power of their imaginations. Galveston County is rich with talented women artists making our communities more beautiful and thoughtful places.

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A teenage girl accused a Galveston Police Department officer of touching her inappropriately and asking her to pose nude for photographs, according to charging documents.

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Recently, The Daily News ran a series about economic and environmental value of and need to preserve and restore our coastal wetlands (Low Lands, High Stakes). The wetlands of the Galveston Bay estuary cover 384,000 acres and the shoreline is 171 miles. The 50-mile drive from Houston to Galv…

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GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A small but significant piece of Galveston and American history has been commemorated with the unveiling of the latest Texas historical marker on the island, behind the 1838 Michel B. Menard House on 33rd Street.

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Pretty much every time Santa Fe and Ball High square off at Tor Field, it’s a close game decided by the smallest of hiccups, and that was no different on a foggy, blustery afternoon Tuesday as the Indians topped the Tors, 1-0, in their District 22-5A season opener.

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My thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of the law enforcement officers and innocent bystanders who are killed or injured by the present law enforcement pullover procedures.

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The beginning of spring break, as well as the Power Dance National Championship and Texas State Championship at Moody Gardens, brought droves of weekend visitors to the island. A lightly foggy but warm day welcomed people as they enjoyed time at the beach.

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As spring approaches, with green popping out all over, let’s not overlook some landscape stalwarts that have stayed green all winter: those we commonly call cedars. They provide color, habitat and beauty to the landscape year-round.

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Parents, you may not think your teen is listening, but you make the biggest difference. Research from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (www.samhsa.gov) shows that the No. 1 influence on youth behavior is still parents.

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I moved to Galveston over seven years ago upon request of a wonderful friend. I love to drive about the island to see what it’s all about. I noticed the other day that they've built two large wonderful little league baseball fields next to Moody Methodist Church.

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The preliminary results of the Port of Galveston’s study leading to a master plan seem quite positive, particularly the potential public/private cruise ship expansions. So, it’s unfortunate that there’s a factor facing us all that would probably make any of that expansion impossible.

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I want to take this opportunity to support Judge John Ellisor’s decision to change venue in this most serious and tragic case ("Judge moves Santa Fe shooting trial out of county," The Daily News, Feb. 28).

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For this "senior," McGuire Dent Recreation Center is a gem worth paying for ("City could start charging more for some parks fees," The Daily News, March 5). I play both badminton and pickle ball there, and have for several years.

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The Rev. Susan Kennard, rector at Trinity Episcopal Church, and other faith leaders continued a six-year Ashes-To-Go tradition to commemorate Ash Wednesday. The world-wide event allows clergy to distribute ashes to anyone who wants them.

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Revelers gather on Postoffice Street and The Strand from 25th to 21st streets to catch beads and close out Galveston’s Mardi Gras. The Mystic Krewe of Aquarius finished the festival with their 23rd annual Fat Tuesday parade.

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The Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County has found itself thrust into the spotlight as fights erupt over rising rates and fog delays greatly affecting waterfront commerce.

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In this legislative session, the leaders of our fine state have wisely prioritized education, including early childhood, and hooray for them. An educated society is vitally important to our state and to this country. The facts show that the earlier children begin, the better.

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The Galveston and La Marque alumnae chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will hold an annual Founders Day celebration at noon March 16 at the Moody Gardens Hotel at 1 Hope Blvd. in Galveston.