Krewes and the city have canceled festivities over concerns about the pandemic, but residents are decorating and planning for small-scale celebrations.
The port and Royal Caribbean in December 2019 announced an agreement to build a new terminal, the third for Galveston.
Dickinson district officials praised another student for reporting the incident and helping teachers quickly handle the problem.
But this week promises many of the same frustrations occurring over the past seven weeks — limited supplies, overwhelming demand, overwhelmed infrastructure, desperate searchers and questions about who's getting vaccinations, who's not and why that is.
Districts across the county have seen a higher percentage of students failing last semester than the previous year.
A small group of plungers braved the somewhat chilly waters of the Southshore Harbour Resort swimming pool in League City on Saturday to help eradicate polio.
About 800 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, the whole supply, was administer Saturday during the first day of mass inoculations at Walter Hall Park in League City. County officials said they hoped to have 5,000 doses to administer next week.
The Galveston Humane Society has an emergency fund to support struggling pet owners, but that fund has decreased because of the pandemic. The humane society needs support to continue helping pet owners and prevent pet surrenders, administrators said.
Police department policy across the county requires officers to document their interactions with the public. But what happens when an officer doesn't?
Some residents are building extra units behind their house to offset costs of home ownership.