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For Galveston's Ball High, four options range from $184 million to $248 million

Galveston public school trustees are considering four options to rebuild Ball High School, the costs and tax consequences.

Local News

Global rental broker wants to help Galveston collect taxes

City officials are interested in the idea of allowing a private firm to collect some taxes due on vacation rentals but said it's a complex issue involving state bidding laws.  

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Local News

Missing monkey is no laughing matter, officials say

A search for Lilly the capuchin monkey continued through Tuesday, despite rumors of her death. Police said the rumors were erroneous and spread by the animal's owner.

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High School Sports

Star guard steps up big to lead Dickinson past Clear Lake

Tramon Mark poured in 37 points and was an especially driving force during stretches of the game when the Dickinson Gators were pulling away in their 85-73 win Tuesday at home over the Clear Lake Falcons.

High School Sports

Clear Springs holds off Clear Falls in wild District 24-6A finish

Blaise Blair grabbed Kylie Minter’s missed 3-pointer with four seconds left and scored an uncontested lay-in to give the Chargers a 50-48 victory over the Knights in a wild District 24-6A contest on Tuesday night.

High School Sports

Boys basketball roundup for Jan. 21, 2020

Scores and player statistics for Galveston County high school boys basketball

Opinion

Editorials

Help The Daily News find 2020's class of Unsung Heroes

Do you know an Unsung Hero? Someone who does little things to make a city or a neighborhood better without expecting anything in return?

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Guest Columns

Volunteers needed to help count homeless in the county

Did you know that on any given night in the United States 567,715 persons are homeless? According to the National Alliance to End Homelessn…

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Guest Columns

Black market THC, not vaping, is the real killer

The headline screamed “Galveston County woman dies of e-cigarette connected illness” (The Daily News, Jan. 7). The media continues to misre…

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Windy with rain at times. Highs in the low 60s with temperatures nearly steady overnight.

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Windy with rain at times. Highs in the low 60s with temperatures nearly steady overnight.

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