Local suicide rate had long been much higher than the national average.
Agencies normally see a dip in flood insurance policies years after a natural disaster, but in Galveston County that dip is pretty small.
A state-managed program to rebuild homes damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Harvey has rebuilt 16 homes. Hundreds more are still on waiting lists.
A public comment claiming that McCormack Baron Salazar reneged on a promise to pay taxes on two mixed-income housing developments turned out not to be exactly accurate. The management arm of the company has paid $275,000 in lieu of taxes over the past two years under an agreement the commenter and tax officials were unaware of until now.
The city plans to use Barnacles, a bright yellow device that suctions to a car's windshield and is meant to save the city money and time in getting people to pay parking fines.
Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday approved its fiscal year 2020 budget, reflecting a growth in projected revenues and expenses of 4.4 percent.
A deal on a new cruise terminal might be, but the council wants to be clear to the port about its negotiating positions.
Representatives from area fire stations filled the building that's been designed to mimic historic buildings in the island's downtown.