Turning away from COVID, crowds and congestion, it’s time to celebrate the wonderful people of Galveston. Many businesses are suffering from the economic downturn, as are individuals who have been furloughed from their jobs.
County Commissioners took an important step this week in how people will mental health issues are treated in the court system by creating a mental health public defenders program.
Racial unrest. A $1 trillion deficit and $4 trillion more in debt. The laughing stock of the world. Forty million of our fellow Americans are out of a job due to the virus. The airline industry is barely flying. Many small businesses have closed.
In the upcoming election, there will be a Dickinson Independent School District bond. Dickinson ISD is fast growing and increased about 3,200 students over the last 10 years. The district is anticipating a growth of 11,000 students within this school year.
Due to the restrictions that have occurred because of COVID-19, the board of directors of the M. I. Lewis Social Service Center made the difficult decision to cancel the 12th annual Wine & Dine Gala and fundraiser, which is our major fundraiser each year.
Yet another reminder that all the things we want to be constant slip away, and we’re in a constantly changing reality. Even this smallish tropical storm drastically changed the beach.
We’ll be the first to admit 2020 wasn’t exactly what we thought it would be. We’re still in the midst of a global pandemic that has altered the way we live, move and breathe.
The rain has come to me darkening its silent waste; I fold into my grief. My amputated heart throbbing with the weight of memories. The mirror tells my story of the unimaginable — the loss of my firstborn son, Wells, two months ago. Unrelenting sorrow not lessening with time.
Eligible voters who haven’t registered for the November general election are quickly running out of time to do so. It’s not too late, but it will be in less than two weeks.
Voting is one of our most important rights and responsibilities, and now more than ever we must vote. Not only do we have the greatest and consequential national and state elections, but a local election that will determine our city’s future, as every one of our elected officials is on the b…
Sometimes, I barely recognize the world in which I now live. We’re experiencing very troubling and dangerous times. Of course, when I speak my truth, it comes from my existence, environment, lessons learned and the very essence of what’s good, bad or indifferent, according to me.
This newspaper has printed varying opinions regarding the Confederate statue, Dignified Resignation, which dominates our county courthouse square. Some assert removing it would erase history.