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The board is considering three options, including direct grants, utility assistance and marketing assistance — but not every business would be eligible.
Between openings and closings and changing regulations, many brewery and bar owners are feeling frustrated.
Every time we experience a pandemic, bizarre and headline-catching conspiracies come along with it. It happened with HIV and Ebola, and it’s happening again in the era of COVID-19.
Cases of COVID-19 in the county jail have dropped. But after nearly 50 prisoners were infected, some local defense attorneys are calling for more openness about what's happening in the facility.
Organized practices for sports returned to the campus of La Marque High School, with coaches and players looking to be as cautious as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mike Dean, a principal of Yaga's Entertainment, said the bid was mostly aimed at future Mardi Gras celebrations.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Families trying to squeeze in a summer vacation before school starts better do some homework on COVID-19 restrictions before loading up the minivan.
Leaders on all levels — from the president to governors to school district heads — are looking for the perfect solution to returning children back to school. Or at least a viable solution. Meanwhile, children wait to learn what their 2020-2021 school year will look like.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, both promise sweeping progress over the next four years — via starkly different paths.
Galveston County's top public health official weighed in late Friday on the controversial issue of when and how schools should reopen this fall.
Galveston County cities such as La Marque, Dickinson, Hitchcock and Texas City that have devoted some of their economic development money to helping local businesses stay afloat during the COVID-19 recession should be commended.
The Galveston County Medical Examiner's Office reported more deaths this month than it has at any point in the past five years. It could be a reflection of the pandemic's toll, outside of official statistics.
Rarely has a new school year been more fraught with frustration and confusion. Normally at this time of year, parents are maneuvering through store aisles trying to snag the last BOGO deal on No. 2 pencils and children are wrangling for the latest thing in sneakers and backpacks.
While some cities have been able to provide monetary assistance to the business owners, others are still looking for ways to help.
The school district's 40,000 or so students are divided among the northern reaches of Galveston County and southern Harris County.