TEXAS CITY — More than 1,100 Galveston County oil refinery workers are walking off the job after talks between oil refiners and the United Steelworkers failed to resolve differences in a new labor deal.
From a certain point of view, the decision to bring the Galveston trolley system back to the island in the 1980s was ahead of its time.
When watching Super Bowl XLIX this evening, keep in mind that Galveston County’s contribution to the first 48 Super Bowls is one rich with success, as a total of 11 local players have reached professional football’s pinnacle, with four being able to share in the moment of a combined six championships over that span.
I root for Ric Flair. Flair, the “Nature Boy”, is a 16-time World Wrestling Federation champion. He’s known for his lavish robes, his big personality, his beautiful escorts and his impossible-to-beat Figure Four Leg Lock.
As Mardi Gras parades and parties light up Galveston Island, one group of revelers will be marking a milestone.
Alexandra Jan Harrington, daughter of Kevin and Edie Harrington, followed in the footsteps of her grandmother, Carolyn Smith Clyburn, and great aunt, Ginger Smith Snider, when she made her Artillery Club debut.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and his eighth career Grand Slam while extending Andy Murray's misery at Melbourne Park.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray's fourth loss in four finals at the Australian Open on Sunday still netted him a gain in the ATP computer rankings, moving him from sixth spot to fourth in the rankings list set to be issued Monday.
An attorney amended a lawsuit filed Thursday in Galveston's federal court, which initially claimed his clients from Harris County were on their wedding trip aboard the Carnival Triumph in February when it broke down in the Gulf.
The New Orleans Times-Picayune is reporting that Hailey Kristine Cokins has been located safe in Houston with her husband.
Saturday's Polar Plunge at Stewart Beach should see pristine weather conditions for those braving the Gulf's chilly water to raise money for Special Olympics Texas.
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