The time has come to celebrate “All Things Juneteenth” — and, there’s much for you to choose from this weekend to join in the festivities, which celebrates and brings recognition to the day slaves in Texas learned they were free.
During Juneteenth celebrations you will hear stories about the Emancipation Proclamation and President Abraham Lincoln. You will hear that Lincoln freed enslaved people in 1863, but there’s much more to the story.
We’ll add the faith dimension, which traces back to its 19th Century origins. What’s more, we’ll include your invitation to see it all happen again on Saturday.
Last month, at 50 years and 11 months, Phil Mickelson became the oldest golfer in history to win a major tournament when he won the PGA Championship by two strokes. He’s now considered an “old man,” at least in the field of sports. But I remember when Mickelson was young, when his wife gave …
Runners, are you looking for a new challenge? Training for a triathlon might be your ideal summer project, and with two new triathlons coming to Galveston County this fall, you can make your triathlon debut at the debut of a new race.
The water around Eagle Point looked like dirty dishwater on Wednesday. Again the winds blew northeast upwards to 18 mph. I had a late cancellation and met up with Capt. Juan and his wife, Addie. We decided to see if any fish would bite and ended up catching a few reds and one trout. All but …
This weekend, Americans across the country will be celebrating an event that we here in Galveston have been celebrating for a long, long time: Juneteenth.
President Joe Biden on Thursday signed into a bill making June 19, a federal holiday. It's the first new national holiday since Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was first recognized in 1986.
A 35-year-old man was shot multiple times inside a bar in unincorporated Alvin. Authorities are investigating what led to the fatal incident.
“Summer of ’85” is the latest film from François Ozon, whose 2003 provocative thriller “Swimming Pool,” starring Charlotte Rampling, made a splash in the United States.
Local police have reported finding 29 packages of cocaine and marijuana on local beaches over the past month, according to the Galveston County Sheriff's Office.
No vaccine is 100 percent effective, and breakthrough infections may occur. So to be extra careful in certain situations, wear a mask. Get an COVID test before traveling to be extra sure.
This is the kind of book that, once you start it, makes the hours disappear. It's an emotional one that'll make you skip dinner and lock the door so you can just read.
Galveston County residents and businesses are conserving energy and wondering whether lawmakers went far enough to make things right after the Texas freeze.
Juneteenth picnics aren’t anything new. Historical documents show that even the first anniversary of the historic reading of the order freeing enslaved people in Galveston was celebrated throughout Texas with picnics and prayers.
Citing family matters, Galveston County Judge Mark Henry said Tuesday he wouldn't attempt to replace George P. Bush as Texas Land Commissioner.