The county says it plans to spend more money on Bolivar litter patrols
Texas City’s annual Juneteenth celebration brings the community together with a parade leading into an outdoor party at Rainbow Park on Saturday afternoon.
Reed, 50, died after a passing vessel June 7 caused a wake that hit his boat near the Texas City Dike, knocking him overboard, officials said.
The past few days have featured light winds and blue water at the beaches, along with seasonably warm temperatures. This will change as we finish the week and head into the weekend.
It isn’t climate change. It’s climate cycling. There were six climate cycles in the last 2,300 years, each lasting three to 500 years. The warmest recorded cycle was called the Medieval Warm Period when the Arctic Ocean was ice-free 400 consecutive summers and Greenland exported wine, grain,…
House Bill 852 prohibits cities from using the value of a dwelling or the cost of construction when assessing building permit and inspection fees.
The Texas City Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association would like to thank all the first responders who helped in the search of Kemah Police Chief Chis Reed. We appreciate your service.
If Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs House Bill 2439, currently sitting on his desk, it could hamper communities’ ability to pass and maintain ordinances like League City’s masonry rules.
Searchers in the early morning hours Sunday found a body matching that of Chris Reed, Kemah police chief and longtime community volunteer, near the area where Friday he fell of a boat north of the Texas City dike, police confirmed.
Draw a line generally along the coast, starting in Galveston and moving up through Texas City, San Leon and Kemah, and you’ll find a growing community of opioid users in each of those places, Easterday said.
The search for Kemah Police Chief Chris Reed, who also is a Clear Creek Independent School District trustee, continued Saturday in the waters off the Texas City Dike after he fell off a boat Friday afternoon into the water north of the dike.
One of the men behind the recent success of the Houston Astros, team president Reid Ryan, was in Texas City on Wednesday to talk about the franchise’s turnaround and current state of the team at the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce's business luncheon.
There are about 496,777 World War II veterans alive today, according to data from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. About 348 die each day, according to estimates.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Galveston County and surrounding areas from tonight through early Thursday morning as a surge of deep tropical moisture associated with the tropical disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico moves slowly northwest. Locally hea…
A new report finds county's legal department mostly offers advice and responds to public records requests. It could be used as fuel to eliminate the department.
Texas City High School graduating seniors were honored at the school's 2019 commencement ceremony at Stingaree Stadium in Texas City on Friday, May 31, 2019.
While the majority of Galveston County health experts said they were concerned about the opioid crisis, representatives of one local pharmacy said the issue is overblown and only causing problems.
District champion Santa Fe and runner-up Friendswood dominated the superlatives, as Galveston County teams were well represented in the 23-5A all-district baseball selections.
After a dominant run in district play, it was no surprise that the Friendswood Lady Mustangs recorded top honors in the 23-5A postseason awards.
The official 2019 season for the Tropical Atlantic Basin begins tomorrow. As if on schedule, we do have an area of broad low pressure moving northwestward across the Yucatan Peninsula that has some potential for development as it moves into the Bay of Campeche.
Water levels remain above normal this morning over the Bay and along the coast as brisk southerly to southeasterly winds persist. Wind gusts last night were still up to 30-mph in Galveston fostering dangerous rip tides on area beaches. However, the good news is that lighter wind speeds shoul…
If you’re going to stay for a hurricane, you’ll need to be prepared for weeks of sweltering humidity without electricity, so having a reliable generator can help you stay cool, calm and connected.
Sometime about Sept. 14, 2008, a lot of people who’d stayed for Hurricane Ike made a depressing discovery: All the emergency water they’d run into their bathtubs had leaked out.
It’s necessary to have the right clothing to get you through the oppressively muggy days after a storm, when power is out and cool breezes are scarce.