It’s hard to get very excited about the amnesty program the Galveston City Council approved last week in effort to collect some of about $30 million owed in fines and fees on an equally staggering 83,733 outstanding warrants issued for failure to resolve citations over traffic tickets and mi…
Since the Donald Neely arrest, oceans of ink have been expended dissecting the optics of the incident. Almost nothing has been mentioned about using the optics of any event as the nearly sole standard for judging the legality, or even the compassion shown, in such incidents.
Galveston County Commissioners are taking a step in the right direction by trying to recoup some of the $500,000 sent in error to a scammer posing as a county contractor in May 2018.
In June, Moody Early Childhood Center celebrated the conclusion of its first school year as an “in district” charter school with the graduation of 167 pre-K3 students.
The United States should offer help to put out the fires in the Amazon Rainforest. It has been on fire for three weeks with no media coverage. The Amazonas are integral to our environment. This is about saving the Earth.
In response to the article ("Palm trees would get protections under ordinance," The Daily News, Aug. 12): I'm so glad Galveston is finally seeing the beauty of the palms on Galveston Island.
Opening of a Ninth Grade Center should help incoming Dickinson High School students in a number of ways during perhaps the most critical part of their academic careers.
As we move through this life there are some people who really make a difference. People we feel privileged to walk in tandem with, at least for a time.
Improving islanders’ quality of life should begin with moving large events away from residents and businesses. Businesses and residents have asked council to relocate the disruptive parties away from the historic district for 10 years.
The number of firearm-related deaths in children has changed dramatically in the last 10 years. Children are shot in their homes, in their neighborhood, their school, their church and other public places.
The Galveston City Council plans an unusual executive session today. It’s unusual in that the closed-door meeting is scheduled to include people representing the Port of Galveston, an organization that from time to time argues it’s not a subordinate part of city government.
In a previous column (“Something must be done to balance power,” The Daily News, July 24), I argued that since Reynolds v. Sims forces state senate districts to be proportional to population, large urban areas will control those states that contain these high-population areas, so their small…
For President Donald Trump to allow racist and bigoted remarks to be made at a so-called campaign rally is, within itself, unpatriotic. The chant, “send her back” was meant to denigrate four first-time congresswomen at a so-called campaign rally in North Carolina. It brought back hurtful mem…