There’s deep irony in the fact it’s a woman of color, Galveston County GOP Chairwoman Yolanda Waters, who’s taking volcanic heat for using a word that, unfortunately, is in general circulation every day in private exchanges among people who know, and should be and do, better.
With each click of a mouse this shopping season, you are missing a golden opportunity to help your community grow, as well as to discover the hidden gems among wonderful local businesses.
An icon of the holiday season is back with the lighting this week of the Hospice Tree of Lights atop The Daily News building in Galveston.
Texans who find themselves in the unfortunate position of having to visit a Texas Department of Public Safety office to obtain or renew driver’s licenses and state identification cards might get some relief next year.
You can’t fault Port of Galveston leaders for chasing $500,000 a year in new revenue by creating a parking lot for cruise passengers willing to pay premium rates for spaces near the ships.
State Rep. Mayes Middleton should definitely file a bill requiring drug testing of Texas lawmakers, which already is a condition of employment for millions of other Americans.
It was good news this week that a preservation group had acquired the Lincoln High School auditorium, one of a few landmarks remaining of the 1867 Settlement community, with plans to either restore or rebuild the historic structure.
Academia, local government officials and engineers have spent quite a bit of time since Hurricane Ike in 2008 studying storm-surge barriers in the Netherlands and other regions in the excruciatingly slow and breathtakingly expensive race to reduce flood risk in this region.
While it might appear to be a pretty simple question, Clear Creek Independent School District administrators and elected leaders are in an unenviable position as they consider what time each morning classes should start.