Critics fault Chris Heard's management methods; internal complaints claim more, but city council members argue he has done a good job.
The health district also announced three new COVID-19 related deaths over the weekend, bringing the countywide total to 143.
A proposal being considered by Galveston Independent School District trustees could fundamentally change the way students attend school.
But some residents, after learning more about the owner's plans, aren't opposed anymore.
The red-cockaded woodpecker, a bird declared endangered in 1970 and surviving today in 11 states' scattered longleaf pine forests, has recovered enough to relax its federal protection, officials said Friday. But not all wildlife advocates agree.
Galveston County recently began two programs to help arrestees with mental health issues avoid jail time and get help in dealing with their conditions.
Members of the local chapters of Trucks for Trump and MAGA Drag the Interstate met at the Buc-ees parking lot in Texas City, proceeded in their vehicles decorated with pro-Trump flags south on Interstate 45, turned right on 61st Street in Galveston and headed east on Seawall Boulevard before looping back around and ending up at the Target store parking lot in Galveston.
Saturday’s event, which also included local candidate meet-and-greets, vendors and a DJ, was aimed, in part, at increasing the number of young voters locally.
Galveston County leaders say organizations supporting veterans are being unfairly affected by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's pandemic order that keeps bars closed.
More than 200 people packed inside the pavilion at Walter Hall Park Thursday to hear the new chairman of the Texas GOP speak; few wore face masks.
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, crowds outside the bars after closing time have gotten unrulier, and there are fewer officers patrolling the district because of city budget cuts, according to several business owners in the area.