Monday was the last day to apply for a place on local ballots.
Yesterday, Galveston saw record heat for the day with the muggy morning low of 86° and afternoon high of 96°exceeding the previous record temperatures for the day. League City, likewise, felt the heat with the overnight temperature dropping to only 82°, followed by an afternoon high of 94°. …
A Galveston County judge this week signed off on an order to have Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 18, evaluated by a psychiatrist, and the process will be anything but straightforward, according to those with knowledge of the system.
One year ago, all but two county school districts didn’t receive overall ratings under the new system because of a provision that exempted districts in Hurricane Harvey’s path from the assessment unless they earned an A rating.
Temperatures so far this month have averaged 3.3° above normal in Galveston and 4.0° above at League City. This, combined with the fact that both locations have received less than half the amount of precipitation normally expected through the first 12 days of August, more or less sums up of our current situation weather-wise.
An upper-level high pressure ridge currently stretching northwestward from Texas to the Pacific Northwest will settle over Texas in the coming few days, leading to hot temperatures, sunny skies and generally dry conditions for Texas and Galveston County.
Although the money was approved relatively quickly after Harvey, its actual disbursement has stalled in Washington, D.C. for more than a year.
State Sen. Larry Taylor told The Daily News Thursday that he was confident the project wouldn't be excluded from the 2020 funding list.
Although scattered storms popped up across Galveston County in July, most areas had hotter and much drier conditions than would be expected. League City ended the month with 1.64 inches of rain (2.94 less than average), with temperatures overall running 2.3° above normal. Likewise, Galveston…
County leadership is planning to attend an Aug. 6 meeting to support the Grand Parkway project, but still aren't sure who all will be there.
And a former teacher is suing Clear Creek Independent School District, asserting it forced her into a panic attack and terminated her.