The season of giving has officially begun and, in the United States at least, that takes many forms.
The iconic Hospice Tree of Lights of the holiday season is back for a 32nd year with the lighting this week atop The Daily News building in Galveston.
It might be tempting to chalk up resident resistance to a $1.5 million project to extend Walker Street from Texas Avenue east to FM 270 in League City to another not-in-my-backyard campaign.
The Salvation Army of Galveston County will kick off its annual Red Kettle Campaign at 11:45 a.m. today at 4801 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway in Texas City.
It has taken courage, political and otherwise, for La Marque Mayor Keith Bell and the rest of the city’s leadership to act as openly and speak as bluntly about crime as they recently have been.
Yaga’s Entertainment owner Mike Dean singlehandedly orders 3 million beads each year for people to scramble after during Galveston’s Mardi Gras celebration. Mardi Gras krewes order even more to throw from their floats.
Few of us will forget February’s Texas freeze. How could we? Many thousands of us still are finding or paying for damage done to homes and commercial buildings when power went out for days in subfreezing temperatures.
Kudos to Hitchcock city administrators for acquiring a grant of nearly $2 million from the Texas Department of Transportation to build sidewalks along a stretch of Delany Road as part of a downtown revitalization effort.
Today marks the 67th observance of Veterans Day, which was created to honor all who donned the uniforms and took the oaths to serve in our armed forces.
After nearly three hours of oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 1, it appears a majority of justices is poised to overrule Texas’ draconian abortion law.
Not all that long ago, we were afraid that in-person school might take quite a while to return. The delta variant of the coronavirus was running rampant, and COVID-19 cases were spiking. Not only that, but they were appearing in younger people.
Galveston Councilwoman Sharon Lewis has launched a worthy project to improve the street lighting in District 1, which she was elected in August to represent.
Voters in Santa Fe during Tuesday’s election rejected a $110 million bond proposal that would have funded construction of a new junior high school, added a new wing to Santa Fe High School and paid for safety enhancements and roofing, heating and cooling projects across the school district.
Galveston City Council last week made an extraordinary move. It rezoned two neighborhoods to ban new short-term rentals from operating in hundreds of houses. It was a bold step that likely will set the city up for lawsuits, while putting Galveston in the crosshairs of Austin lawmakers openly…