The Texas General Land Office is asking for input about how it should spend about $137 million in federal block grants for flood mitigation.
Rooftop report: Is this the rise of the single-family rental in the county? Crews have begun work on roughly 150 houses on 40 acres in Saltgrass Crossing Section No. 2 in La Marque. The development, with access at Saltgrass Springs Lane off FM 2004 and Saltgrass Point Boulevard off FM 1765, …
Federal lawmakers face a July 31 deadline to either reauthorize or reform the National Flood Insurance Program, which is vitally important to people living and doing business along the coast.
Start your summer off with a chance to win one of two custom designed and built child playhouses during Court Appointed Special Advocates of Galveston County’s CASA’s for CASA Playhouse Raffle event. These beautifully crafted custom playhouses will be on display outdoors at Baybrook Mall thr…
A weak disturbance tracking west across Louisiana and the northern Gulf of Mexico will keep a decent chance of showers and thunderstorms in our picture for the next day or two. Since these weak disturbances continue to track west across the Gulf, rain chances may even persist a little longer.
Not surprisingly, Texas leaders were supportive of President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to replace Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court.
The last day for disaster, senior, disabled person, disabled veteran and spouses of disabled veterans to make their final quarter installment for 2017 property taxes is July 31.
Six months after La Marque’s city council said it wanted to crack down on slumlords, it passed an ordinance to strengthen residential rental unit rules by keeping closer tabs on property owners.
A former employee is suing the Marathon Petroleum refinery in Texas City, asserting he was fired shortly after his bosses asked him to cover up several health and safety violations.
Whiskers, fluffy tails and pink noses. Plenty of which residents will encounter at shelters in the county right now. One shelter in particular, the Galveston County Animal Resource Center, recently wrapped up a weekend of reduced adoption fees.
Two northbound Interstate 45 traffic lanes from FM 517 to FM 646 will be closed 9 p.m. Monday through 5 a.m. Wednesday, the Texas Department of Transportation said.
The announcement on Thursday that the federal government awarded $5 billion for flood control projects proposed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers isn't exactly prompting cheers of joy in Galveston County.
The video is enough to give even a noncyclist pause. On Friday, The Daily News examined the subject of cyclists on the roads of Galveston County. The newspaper posted a link to a disturbing video captured by a cyclist while on FM 3005, which shows very clearly part of the problem.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency reimbursed $76.7 million to the Texas General Land Office for the management and execution of a program meant to make quick, basic repairs to houses flooded by Hurricane Harvey.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will spend about $5 billion on disaster recovery projects, with about $300 million slated for a long-sought project on Clear Creek, the governor's office announced Thursday.
Rainy weather likely kept things a little more subdued crime-wise on the holiday with fewer arrests and calls for service than usual, law enforcement officials said Thursday.
The usual crowds and chaos of Independence Day were dampened this year as rain drenched the region for much of the morning and early afternoon.
We believe the constant ordering of the Stars and Stripes to half-staff is eroding the value of the symbol, as well as creating a growing insensitively to the recognition it is intended to convey.
The Texas City Independent School District hired a La Marque High School alumna as the district's new director of development and community relations, and executive director of the district's Foundation for the Future.
Just wanted to express my appreciation for the full page of quotations from the presidents, Founding Fathers, Congress, etc., in the July 1 edition of The Daily News.
Galveston County's Animal Resource Center hopes this holiday week brings freedom for the cats and dogs that are quickly filling the center's Texas City shelter.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
As the threat of rain continues to loom over the county, some cities are making changes to Fourth of July events, including moving outdoor festivities indoors.
The League City man accused of harassing a co-worker through a vulgar harassment campaign, including aggressive flatulence, accusing him of being a sex offender and pinching, is requesting arbitration.
The Fourth of July in Galveston County is synonymous with fireworks, barbecues, beaches, boats and parades. The fact that it’s a celebration of the USA makes it all the more enjoyable. However, it’s also a holiday when carelessness, inattention and, frequently, alcohol cause more accidents t…
Rainy weather is expected to come to Galveston County Tuesday evening and into Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service, potentially putting some local fireworks shows at risk for cancellation
Sunny, hot weather will gradually give way to increasing clouds and rain chances as we move through this week, with heavy rain, gusty winds and lightning possible by Wednesday and Thursday.
Several inches of rain during the past two weeks over much of southeast Texas have eased drought conditions, but Galveston County is still rated as “abnormally dry” by the National Weather Service, which hasn’t slowed fireworks sales as residents prepare to celebrate Fourth of July.
More than a billion gallons of water arrive at taps in Galveston County after traveling hundreds of miles, starting along the Brazos River and snaking through canals before reaching Texas City.
The theft of more than $500,000 from Galveston County last month could lead to an outside investigator being hired to determine who, if anyone, is to blame for the incident.
An item on the Galveston City Council's agenda about the eligibility of one of its newest members wasn't exactly about what it seemed.
A La Marque police detective is suing the city of La Marque and accusing the department's leaders of punishing him after he spoke up for a co-worker after she made a complaint about racist behavior in the department.
The Texas City Independent School District board of trustees revealed a list of possible sites to replace La Marque schools damaged by Hurricane Harvey in late August.
Temperatures, more characteristic of July and August, combined with long, sunny days, are rapidly undoing any benefits received from the needed rains last week. With soil temperatures rising and high evaporation rates, Galveston County is already creeping back towards drought conditions.
Murdochs is a precious jewel on the beach and we should support and encourage the owner for his huge reinvestment in the island economy ("Some question chair rentals under Murdochs," The Daily News, June 23).
Ten months after Hurricane Harvey flooded 20,000 homes in Galveston County, about $59.3 million in Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery funds are headed to cities in the county.