Port of Galveston Director Rodger Rees met with executives from Royal Caribbean this week to talk about the agreement, a port spokeswoman confirmed Friday.
It's always a blessing when one lives in a development and has the same property manager for eight-plus years. It's truly a blessing when this occurs in a public housing community, especially due to the number of residents that depart and arrive.
For the past five years I have been a volunteer and a supporter of the Galveston County Museum with many donations of artifacts and other items to them. It had been my hope to see the museum reopen this fall for the first time since being flooded by Hurricane Ike.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — In a story July 14 about the transformation of a former municipal building into a community center, The Associated Press erroneously reported the year it was built. The 30th Street Water and Electric Light Station was built in 1888, not 1988.
Fletcher Baldwin, Johnny Cooper, Lonnie Fomby and Phillip O'Neal played a major role in the legacy of Central High School athletics. Now, they'll be in the PVILCA Hall of Fame.
Cold fronts that reach the Texas coast in July are about as rare as penguins in the Amazon. Still, it seems as though we have a good chance for a “cold front” to reach Galveston County by the middle of next week.
A woman told police she and her boyfriend had been arguing about her pregnancy and he wanted her to get an abortion, according to the complaint.
In response to the story ("Concerns could sink battleship's Galveston chances," The Daily News, July 14): If it were sunk on Stetson Banks, the USS Texas would become a top attraction for scuba divers, snorkelers and anglers. Whether sunk on purpose or by storms or war, wrecks become magnets…
In response to Michael A. Smith's editorial ("Near halt in Galveston's growth enough to give pause," The Daily News, May 29), and the article by Keri Heath ("Judge dismisses aviation company lawsuit against city," The Daily News, July 13): Apparently, there was a dispute as to whether code w…
At the end of July the Beach Access Committee will deliver the conclusions of months of research and deliberation to Galveston City Council in a final report. Every resident should pay close attention. The Texas General Land Office certainly will.
But it isn't just sheer numbers that overwhelms local treatment facilities. Counselors struggle with the new concoctions and forms methamphetamine has taken.
When Moody Early Childhood Center opened in late August 2016, it represented a unique partnership between a private nonprofit infant and toddler education program and a public full-day preschool program operated by a local school district.
Walking onto the broken asphalt parking lot at 20th and Winnie streets one early Saturday morning, the smell of unwashed bodies and urine wafts through the air, the steaming hot sun beating down on already sweat-soaked backs and arms, mixes with the sweetest smell of all — the love of God th…
The Texas Department of Transportation has issued 5,500 medical priority boarding passes, which is enough for everybody living on Bolivar Peninsula to have two.
The disturbance in the northern Gulf of Mexico has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Barry. At 10 am, Barry was centered near 27.8 N and 88.7 W, or about 95 miles south-southeast of the Mississippi River. Sustained winds were 40 mph and barometric pressure was 1005 MB (29.68 inches). Barry was…
Cities across the middle parts of Galveston County on Wednesday sent crews out to clear debris from drainage ditches and continued watching forecasts, officials said.
In his recent column, Harold Raley critiques Dave Bary’s earlier piece regarding the threats of climate change, and suggests climate change might be good ("Climate change might not be as bad as some predict," The Daily News, July 8). Raley states, in challenging Bary’s commentary, that “to e…
With 30 years in banking and five years on the Galveston’s Wharves Board of Trustees, I’ve been impressed with the Port of Galveston staff’s progress to strengthen the port’s financial and operational performance.
At 10 am, the National Hurricane Center announced that a tropical cyclone is likely to form in the northern Gulf of Mexico and may present a threat to Louisiana or the Upper-Texas coast. At that time, the system was centered near 25.8 N and 86.4 W., or about 170 miles south of the mouth of t…
The storm is expected to go ashore near Lake Charles, Louisiana, on Saturday afternoon, but Galveston County residents are advised to stay informed.
Projections have the system tracking toward Louisiana over the weekend, but forecasters won’t have much solid data until the system actually moves into the Gulf either late Wednesday or Thursday.
Have you ever read an organization’s mission statement and wondered who dreamed up those lofty words and how quickly they’ll be ignored? I’ll give you an example of what I mean.
The Bernardo de Gálvez Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution has been working feverishly to bring a statue of the namesake of Galveston to fruition.
SURFSIDE BEACH, Texas (AP) — Kemp's ridley sea turtles are critically endangered, but numerous volunteers patrol Brazoria County beaches every day during the current nesting season to do their part to change that.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A borrowed ship from California has become the floating summer school home for more than 300 maritime students and staff from Texas A&M University at Galveston.
High pressure aloft and at the surface will continue to bring typical mid-summer weather with sunny days, seasonably hot temperatures and light winds to the Galveston area for the next few days.
Nearly 300 cruise ships will leave Galveston this year. Getting them in and out of the port so frequently is no simple task.
“When in the course of human events….” With these words, Thomas Jefferson introduced a justification for Great Britain’s American colonies to declare themselves independent. In so doing, Jefferson acknowledged the history of human events is indeed a course, a flowing stream. Where we are tod…
It’s once again time for Daily News readers to decide which athlete was the best of the best in both boys and girls high school sports in the 2018-19 school year. We start with the four finalists on the girls’ side.