Judge Patricia Grady’s order Tuesday dismissing a lawsuit challenging many aspects of the island’s annual Mardi Gras celebration and, by extension, throwing into question other large festivals, didn’t solve any of the underlying problems or answer any of the questions that landed the matter …
The Galveston County District Attorney’s Office is in a quandary thanks to the Texas Legislature’s bipolar attitude about marijuana and its derivatives.
About 34 percent of children entering kindergarten lack the basic skills needed to learn how to read, according to the campaign Reading is Fundamental, which began in 1966 in hopes of inspiring a passion for reading among children across America.
If The Daily News learned anything by publishing the popular “101 Reasons to Love Galveston County” over the years, it is that we could easily include more — many more.
Do you know an Unsung Hero? Someone who does little things to make a city or a neighborhood better without expecting anything in return?
Odds are, if you are reading this newspaper, you are already a fan of Galveston County. The mix of breathtaking nature, diverse cultures, unique people, powerful industry and downright good-hearted community is second to none. I’d challenge you to find a comparable small stretch of land (onl…
The Galveston City Council should approve a slate of staff-recommended changes meant to get idle construction projects going and prevent worksite dumpsters from becoming eyesores and public nuisances.
After recently lamenting the loss of local control, elected League City officials should think long and hard about giving up what little control they still have in the case of a controversial natural gas well very near a suburban neighborhood.
For the past 53 years, Kwanzaa has been celebrated by millions around the world as a pan-African holiday tradition created by Maulana Karenga, professor and chairman of Black Studies at California State University-Long Beach, as a way to create a sense of togetherness in African-American com…
We at The Daily News would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas. We would also like to extend our best wishes to those who celebrate Hanukkah, who will celebrate Kwanzaa or who simply celebrate the remarkable gift of life. There is nothing more precious.