After being closed, for the most part, for more than a decade, the county's museum was ready to open, part-time at least, officials said.
It would be easy to underestimate the importance of news Managing Editor Laura Elder reports today in her column, Biz Buzz, about a major investment American National Insurance Co. will make in its downtown Galveston office tower.
Some Texas City students took to the stage at Blocker Middle School, 1800 9th Ave. N., last week and took advantage of a really cool opportunity — to learn from and perform alongside a handful of highly regarded professional musicians from around the country.
Are municipal governments being fleeced by contractors on public projects? Why are U.S. construction costs soaring? Why do even simple projects seem to come in over budget and late?
When Dickinson Independent School District’s Board of Trustees called a $94.2 million bond referendum to be placed on the May 2020 election ballot, it was not only a good decision, but a necessary one.
Galveston City Council in December suspended the city’s Civilian Review Board. At the time, Councilman Craig Brown, also the mayor pro tem, said the suspension was only temporary, and City Attorney Don Glywasky said he will have completed a report on the review board in February.
Every February, Americans take the time out to highlight and celebrate the many achievements by African Americans and how they were — and still are — an integral part that makes up the fabric of the United States.
Officials in the cities of Galveston and League City should be commended for attempting to ease the pain and suffering among residents and business owners during major road construction projects.
For a few tense and worrisome days last week, much of the county was mesmerized by the story of Lilly, a 1-year-old capuchin monkey who was on the loose in Galveston.
School board members meeting tonight to discuss the scope and expense of a planned bond issue to pay for a bigger, better Ball High School should not, in the glow and excitement of what might be achieved, forget a key player in this process — the taxpayers.
Galveston Housing Authority is making a tough but financially sound decision as it seeks to replace 569 units lost to Hurricane Ike by razing a property it owns and rebuilding housing on the land. But there’s also an opportunity for the authority to create a compassionate solution that align…
The city of Galveston is right to move cautiously toward a deal allowing HomeAway, a global vacation rental broker, to collect local hotel occupancy taxes on short-term rentals.