District leaders made the change in response to health district recommendations, officials said.
Citing lost revenue caused by the pandemic, the medical branch will cut jobs to help address a $174 million budget shortfall.
As people shopped during what's traditionally a back-to-school tax holiday weekend, some weren't sure they were ready for the school year. For others, it can't come soon enough.
Island residents, businesses and tourists alike were caught off guard when officials made an 11th-hour decision to close beaches in Galveston for Fourth of July weekend. As the last big holiday of the summer approaches, the question is whether they should be closed again.
With social distancing and virtual learning disrupting arts education, students and teachers are turning their sights to honing skills, rather than getting ready for performances.
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, the Galveston County Animal Resource Center has seen its animal population decline, though it's still taking in animals in need.
Builders scramble to find materials for new homes, renovation projects.
Galveston and other Texas cities were allowed to close their beaches on Independence Day. The Texas Freedom Caucus questions the legality.
The board is considering three options, including direct grants, utility assistance and marketing assistance — but not every business would be eligible.
Between openings and closings and changing regulations, many brewery and bar owners are feeling frustrated.
Health district guidelines issued late Friday raised questions about the details, administrators said.
Cases of COVID-19 in the county jail have dropped. But after nearly 50 prisoners were infected, some local defense attorneys are calling for more openness about what's happening in the facility.
Organized practices for sports returned to the campus of La Marque High School, with coaches and players looking to be as cautious as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.