Moody Early Childhood Center is seeking to become an in-district charter school under a new state law that could bring more funding to the quickly-expanding program, officials said.
Affordable real estate prices and high-quality schools put League City on a list of cities one analyst considered best for young families, a recent study found.
In Santa Fe, green and yellow ribbons hug the trunks of most trees along the main thoroughfares. Ten decorated crosses in front of the high school serve as a memorial for locals and people from out of town to place stuffed animals, flowers and notes. Signs emblazoned with “Santa Fe Strong” are displayed at most businesses.
A gun rights group held a political event in a Santa Fe park Saturday afternoon, during which members called for more public school employees to be armed.
Galveston County school districts have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars transporting students displaced by Hurricane Harvey, but have largely not received reimbursement for those additional costs, officials have said.
The city's selling about $180,000 worth of rights-of-ways near the former Falstaff Brewery complex to a developer renovating and restoring the building for cruise ship and venue parking.
After more than 100 years in business, Galveston's famous Murdochs gift store has apparently added a new item to its offerings: beach chair rentals, with no umbrellas needed.
Texas City Independent School District students who created a robot designed to remove dangerous materials such as bombs will advance to a national robotics competition.
A police officer from Hitchcock and another from Galveston, who in May were accused of bullying a Galveston woman and her grandson, will attend sensitivity training and will be disciplined, officials said Friday.
Cloudy weather could not deter Texans from enjoying a day at the beach Thursday. Tourists and locals came to the beach to play in the waves and on the sand. Forecasts predict the sun will be out today after an overcast week.
The man who fell from the Galveston causeway last week, allegedly while trying to take a picture of himself, was arrested in Louisiana on Thursday, and charged with first-degree murder.
Following a pair of bicycle accidents, which left one man dead and another seriously injured, some island residents have begun a movement to help bike riders light up the road.
An $8.1 million rehabilitation of Fourth and Fifth avenues is a critical project because of the roadway’s proximity to nearby refineries, officials said.
The Galveston City Council on Thursday approved a slew of changes to the city's land development rules that have been under development for more than a year, including a ban on new duplexes in historic districts.
Texas motorists have an expensive habit of crashing into guardrails, including one in League City where the state has spent thousands of dollars for repeated repairs.
The population of Galveston County grew by 1.75 percent in 2017, a slightly lower rate than the previous year, according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau.
An island woman was arrested Wednesday and charged with intoxicated manslaughter over the death of a Houston man in a crash on Broadway in Galveston in January.
A Galveston County jury deadlocked Thursday, sending case of a League City woman accused in an April 2017 car crash that killed an 8-year-old girl into a mistrial.
An 85-year-old man was charged with manslaughter this week in connection with the March death of a Galveston woman killed in a wrong-way wreck, according to court records.
Galveston voters over the next two years may be asked to decide as many as four key questions, including the fates of seawall parking fees and an economic development sales tax managed by the Industrial Development Corp.
Hitchcock Independent School District is forming its own police department, just a month after a gunman killed 10 and wounded more than a dozen others at neighboring Santa Fe High School.
Work has stalled on a proposed shopping center at 2811 Dixie Farm Road after Friendswood officials told the property owner June 12 he had to reapply for a permit.
The city plans to replace 6,500 water meters with a smart meter system in a $3.3 million project that will aid water conservation and improve customer service, city officials said.
The Texas City Independent School District's Foundation for the Future is seeking nominations for the 2018 Texas City Hall of Honor and 2018 La Marque Legacy Hall. Nominations close July 31.
Two Houston women have been arrested and charged with crimes in connection to the investigation of the body of a 4-year-old boy found on a Galveston beach last fall, police announced on Wednesday morning.
Galveston County residents, groups and faith leaders are calling for an end to a federal immigration policy under sharp scrutiny for separating children and parents found entering the country illegally.
A month and a day after 10 people were killed inside Santa Fe High School, the city's school district on Tuesday held its first meeting to discuss how it might change security measures to protect students from harm in the future.
Some city game rooms are expected to be be phased out in coming months and years, after the city commission preliminarily passed a new rules on Monday to reduce the number of game room licenses and make it more expensive to own gaming machines in the city.
League City officials are asking residents to take a survey to measure how well the city government is doing and also are inviting them to attend a town hall today to give feedback.
League City will enact Stage 3 of its drought contingency plan for all water customers west of state Highway 3 beginning at midnight June 26 until 11:59 p.m. June 28.
The wives of two men run over and killed while standing on the shoulder of the Galveston causeway have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the former Texas City commissioner charged in the incident.
On June 19, 1865, the people of Texas were informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the executive of the United States, all slaves are free. Less than seven months later on January 1, 1866, more than 800 people came together at the old Galveston courthouse for the reading of Gen…
Leisure Lane residents are worried about flooding because of new construction in nearby Victory Lakes, but city officials argue one aspect of the project might improve drainage.
In the coming months, city leaders will be debating whether Galveston restaurants, shops, large apartment complexes and other businesses will have the same trash hauler — a decision that would likely change collection rates for island businesses.
Defense attorneys for a League City woman accused in a car crash that killed an 8-year-old girl continued claims Monday that the defendant didn’t seem drunk at the scene and that a blood-alcohol test she submitted to was unreliable.
As high tides and a summer storm once again threatened to cut off the only highway off Bolivar Peninsula on Monday, state and county officials said the start of fixes to Highway 87 could start as soon as this summer.
The county’s expected to get as much as 4 inches of rain before Thursday — enough to bring June rainfall totals out of drought territory, but leaving the area still unusually dry for the year, according to the National Weather Service.