GALVESTON — The Galveston Island Treasure Club helped find and return a lost class ring from a tourist at Pirate's Beach.
GALVESTON — Gov. Rick Perry announced the University of Texas Medical Branch will be one of the state’s two designated Ebola treatment centers.
Hitchcock native Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by the National Football League, was cut Tuesday by the Dallas Cowboys.
FRIENDSWOOD — At 6 feet, 7 inches and 280 pounds, Friendswood’s Jesse Brewster has the frame high school offensive line coaches dream of.
The Daily News loves to publish letters from readers — especially about contested elections. But we do have a few guidelines.
I feel Galveston County needs a nonpartisan chief operating officer. Everyone’s a taxpayer first, and that’s who pays the bills around here.
GALVESTON — There is something mildly hopeful about a huge reptile with the arrogance to construct her nest in the middle of the island's bustling West End.
When First Lutheran Church, the organizers of Galveston's popular Oktoberfest began pondering ways to improve the German dinner that has long been a highlight of the celebration, there was only one way to make it better: offer it twice.
When you think of tech startups, you probably think Northern California. Companies there receive the largest share of funding from venture capitalists, but there are several other notable pockets around the country.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — So long Silicon Valley. These days entrepreneurs and engineers are flocking to a place better known for wave surfing than Web surfing. Amid the palm trees and purple sunsets of the Southern California coastline, techies have built "Silicon Beach."
Here is something interesting: A bill popped up in the last days of the legislative session that would substantially change the way dune construction permits are granted on Galveston Island.
Residents at two apartment complexes managed by the Galveston Housing Authority are without cable service. An editorial published Monday suggested that Comcast, rather that the housing authority, should own this problem.
Linda Macdonald, who has often told the story of the tragedy that struck the orphanage run by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word during the 1900 Storm, found new evidence of the power of that story. During the storm, all 10 sisters and 90 of the 93 children at the orphanage died.
Several folks sent clippings of Bill Minutaglio’s column in The New York Times about the recent explosion at the fertilizer in West and the Texas City Disaster.
Ecomet Burley, who resigned in a brokered deal as superintendent of the La Marque Independent School District, goes to the administration building to clean out his office.
Kyle Janek, who used to represent Galveston County in the Texas Senate and who is now the new executive commissioner for health and human services, is going to have a lot to say about the way Texas complies with the Affordable Care Act. He recently made the case that Texas would best served by trying to redefine Medicaid.
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