The district was the first in the county to announce its plans in reaction to Gov. Greg Abbott's reopening orders.
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Some business owners ready for profits to reach pre-COVID levels are greeting the news eagerly, while others worry removing the government mandate will make it more difficult to enforce orders they still want to keep.
The medical community is ecstatic about the Food and Drug Administration approval of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the third vaccine to be used for the prevention of COVID-19.
The main problem in Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision Tuesday to lift a statewide order mandating things such as face coverings and restrictions on business capacity lies in what people might hear, rather than what the governor actually said.
The cruise terminal news was coupled with Royal Caribbean's announcement about the Allure of the Seas, an Oasis-class cruise ship capable of carrying 6,780 passengers. That ship will sail from Galveston when the cruise terminal is complete in 2022, officials said.
President Joe Biden heard firsthand from Texans clobbered by this month’s brutal winter weather on Friday and pledged to stick with them “for the long haul” as he made his first trip to a major disaster area since he took office.
Hundreds of people were turned away from Walter Hall Park on Thursday after receiving emails saying they were scheduled to receive their shots.
Neither ice nor power outages could stop a program to vaccinate homebound people in Galveston County.
The long-anticipated shot could offer the nation a third vaccine option and help speed vaccinations by requiring just one dose instead of two.
Bars closed in Galveston County by pandemic restrictions can reopen, while other businesses can allow more customers in their doors.
Most of the people vaccinating thousands at League City's hub are volunteering their time and skills. They're not paid money, but some are sent to the front of the vaccination line.