After weeks of shelter-at-home actions because of the COVID-19 crisis, home tomato growers are especially gratefully to be able to harvest the tasty fruits of their labors. The one fly in the ointment for tomato growers this time of year is a pale green caterpillar with black and white marki…
Chris Taylor shares his story on surviving COVID-19 after spending almost two months in the hospital at the University of Texas Medical Branch.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday that waterparks could reopen on Friday at 25 percent capacity, another step in the state path to reopening.
I’m sure many of you have a story or two to tell when it comes to crash-and-burn from an activity or sport, including the scars to prove it. Hopefully, the biggest lesson from those experiences was that you got back up and attempted that feat again. And, after a period of time, you mastered the skills.
If you had a chance to prevent your children from developing cancer 20, 30 or more years in the future, would you do it? For at least one disease, that option is available now. However, only half the people who could benefit are taking advantage of this opportunity to prevent human papilloma…
When Galveston County Judge Mark Henry issued the stay-at-home proclamation March 24, which lasted for about a month, the streets were so quiet around town. It was almost like a ghost town.
There’s much talk and political activity these days about reopening and getting back to “normal.” We must resist getting back to “normal;” we must refuse to go back to the way we were. The ideals of our democracy demand that we construct a “new normal” and reject the former.
Early Monday, a gusty line of thunderstorms roared across Galveston County, bringing 56-mph wind gusts and up to 1.68 inches of rain on Galveston Island. By contrast, an expected round of storms this morning failed to produce much in the way of rain, gusty winds or lightning. Rainfall amount…
How accurate these tests are and whether the presence of antibodies means someone is safe from coronavirus is still unclear, medical experts say.
Cooped up and searching for some sunshine, tens of thousands of people visited Galveston Island over the Memorial Day weekend.
The NBA looks to gear up in the next step to resuming its season. The MLBPA wants more coronavirus testing done. The NHL is down to less than 10 locations to choose cities as a hub for NHL teams.
The city of Galveston is considering testing hospitality and grocery store workers with federal money it has received to assist coronavirus recovery and response among low-income populations.