Inmate Alexander Castro, 18, is charged with aggravated assault against a public servant and held on $250,000 bond in connection to the attack, according to the sheriff's office.
Four facilities will open this year and early next, which will provide more space for Galveston County employees.
County Commissioner Joe Giusti's name appears on a recently published list of Oath Keepers members, but that was from a long time ago and he isn't a member and never held those beliefs, he said.
The Galveston County Sheriff's Office responded to a call in reference to shots being fired in the 4500 block of 24th Street E. in Dickinson on Wednesday night.
A vaccine designed to counter the highly infectious omicron variant of COVID should be available this week or next, health officials said.
A body found floating in West Bay near Jamaica Beach on Sunday afternoon matches the description of the Houston man presumed to have drowned a week ago while trying to save his 3-year-old daughter near the San Luis pass.
Only one person has applied for a Dickinson program set to close next week, officials said.
Officials expect costs to exceed contributions to the employee health care plan by almost $3 million in the next fiscal year.
The shipment will allow the health district to vaccinate as many as 500 people and the vaccine will be reserved for high-risk groups.
School districts in Galveston county are taking to increasing hourly pay rates for bus drivers to solve ongoing employment issues.