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Galveston discusses checkpoint at causeway to keep out tourists

The council was exploring ways to give residents more use of the beaches and other outdoor spaces by restricting the number of outsiders allowed on the island. 

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Until widespread testing is available, social distancing is the only weapon, experts say

Experts say the country hasn’t seen the peak of the virus yet, and that the number of local virus infections likely won’t peak until early May.


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Restaurants, bakeries in Galveston County sell groceries to meet demand

With shoppers facing bare shelves at the grocery stores, more restaurants are selling items people need to cook their own food at home. 



Reel Report

High water levels move fish to back bays, creeks

A stiff east wind Friday pushed water levels up in the bays, in the marshes and in the back lakes.


Local Sports

Dickinson, TSU alumnus to play pro football in Germany

Former Dickinson Gator and Texas Southern Tiger running back Brad Woodard signed with a German professional football team to be a player and an assistant coach.



Putting surfing on hold for the greater good

For surfers, this past Tuesday was the first true test of Galveston’s new beach closure order that was put in place last weekend to help pr…



We're here and we're listening

It’s a historic day in the long history of this newspaper, which a little later this month will reach 178 years. Our print readers today ar…


Leonard Woolsey

Daily News reflects challenges of local businesses

You are holding in your hands the first weekend edition of The Daily News. In the accompanying editorial, editor Michael A. Smith shares wi…

Letters to the Editor

Trump is guilty of criminally negligent genocide

Two pandemic response teams were disbanded. Our pandemic expert in China, Dr. Linda Quick, who would've assisted China in stemming the pand…

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