A woman was taken to the hospital late Wednesday night after falling through an open manhole behind the San Luis Hotel.
TEXAS CITY — Texas City’s handicapped-accessible park has all new equipment and is set to be rededicated Friday.
HOUSTON — The equivalent of a full season as a starter has seen Clear Creek alum Jarred Cosart go from an admittedly nervous new Houston Astros pitcher to a focused, seasoned mainstay in Major League Baseball.
In just the latest postseason accolade for the standout local trio, Ball High second baseman David Hernandez, Friendswood third baseman Andrew Barba and Santa Fe shortstop Jordan Gunter all received honorable mentions on the Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 4A all-state baseball team.
The recent release of a report on norovirus from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention underscores what the cruise industry has known and communicated for a long time: The occurrence of norovirus on cruise ships is rare and it is dramatically lower than the number of incidents of this common illness on land.
I was sitting back and wondering why there is opposition to the increase in police officers in Galveston.
Seventh-generation Texan Lisa Fain adapted well to her new home in New York City.
TEXAS CITY — Juxtaposing vivid floral paintings with intricate black-and-white drawings and translucent glass with dark brocade, the latest exhibit in the College of the Mainland Art Gallery exclusively features art created by students in the COM Senior Adult Program.
LA JOYA, Texas (AP) — State health and law enforcement officials are to testify about human trafficking before a panel of state lawmakers in South Texas.
PLANO, Texas (AP) — Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) on Thursday reported its earnings rose 35 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.
The Galveston Art League commemorated 100 years on the island with a gala June 28 at the San Luis Convention Center.
The Galveston Chamber of Commerce paid tribute to two extraordinary men on June 13 at the Moody Gardens Ballroom in Galveston.
The Sullivan Family and Texas International Terminals were honored at the Galveston Seafarers Center’s seventh annual Gala & Auction on May 17 at the Tremont House in Galveston.
The Galveston Chamber of Commerce C-Crewe celebrated its fifth annual Mudbugs & Beer on the Bayou on May 15 on Offatts Bayou.
The 29th annual Texas Crab Festival was May 9-11 in Port Bolivar.
The Laguna Harbor residential community was officially launched May 3 at the Showcase Center in Port Bolivar.
The Ronald McDonald House of Galveston celebrated 25 years on the island with its Silver Anniversary Gala on May 3 at Moody Gardens.
The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Taste of the Town & Auction on May 1 at the Doyle Convention Center in Texas City.
More than 400 community members donning their finest Texas glam attended Galveston’s American Heart Association Black Tie & Boots Gala on April 12 at Moody Gardens.
The 23rd annual Lenora Thompson Community Enrichment Award was presented to State Rep. Craig Eiland on March 22 at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston.
Daya Myers-Hurt was the featured chef on March 22 at The Kitchen Chick, 528 23rd Street in Galveston.
Every year, island residents Lora Nicholson and David Bowers go all out for Mardi Gras, hosting house parties along the parade route on 25th Street.
The fourth annual Kemah Crawfish Festival was held March 21-23 in the lighthouse district.
Tilman and Paige Fertitta kicked off the final weekend of Mardi Gras! Galveston 2014 celebrations with a yacht pre-party Feb. 28 at Pier 21 followed by the San Luis Salute at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort.
The Tremont House hosted its 30th annual Mardi Gras Ball and Parade Viewing Party on March 1 in Galveston.
Mardi Gras! Galveston 2014 went POP! at the 18th annual San Luis Salute on Feb. 28 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort.
A Professors Panel gathered Feb. 4 to discuss the 2014 Galveston Reads selection, "The Warmth of Other Suns" by Isabel Wilkerson.
The inaugural Old Central Black Heritage Banquet was held Feb. 4 at the Old Central Cultural Center in Galveston.
The Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce hosted its 37th annual Awards Dinner & Gala on Jan. 31 at the Tyra Ranch.
The League City Chamber of Commerce Super Bowl of Business Excellence was Feb. 1 at the South Shore Harbour Resort.
The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 44th annual Membership Banquet and Awards Ceremony Jan. 30 at the Charles T. Doyle Convention Center in Texas City.
The Galveston Chamber of Commerce dedicated its 168th Annual Meeting to the city’s 175th anniversary celebration Jan. 24 at the Hotel Galvez.
Jan. 17 marked the installation luncheon at the Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook.
The D’Feet Breast Cancer Angels of Honor Mardi Gras Masquerade was Jan. 18 at the Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston.
Fashionistas came in droves to Saks Fifth Avenue at the Houston Galleria on Jan. 14 for a look at the hot new gowns for this season’s Mardi Gras celebrations and to raise money for Dress for Success Houston.
Galveston Restaurant Group partnered with Mario’s Nov. 10 to raise money for the Galveston Historical Foundation and the 2014 Dickens on The Strand Festival.
The Galveston Association of Realtors hosted its annual installation banquet Dec. 5 at the San Luis Resort.
The Galveston County Food Bank honored community leaders who have dedicated their lives to helping others in need at its annual fundraising gala Dec. 12 at Butler’s Courtyard in League City.
The Galveston Maritime Club hosted its annual Christmas Auction on Dec. 6 at the Seafarer’s Center in Galveston.
The Galveston Restaurant Association and Galveston.com and Company's Great Taste of the Gulf Epicurean Evening returned for its 42nd year on Nov. 21.
The University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing presented the second annual Holiday Style Fashion Show & Luncheon on Nov. 14.
The Clear Creek Education Foundation hosted its annual gala Nov. 2 at the South Shore Harbour Resort in League City.
The inaugural Sisters Helping Sisters fishing tournament and bike run was Oct. 19 at Latitudes Restaurant in San Leon.
The Galveston ISD Educational Foundation held its second annual fundraiser Oct. 10.
The Galveston Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors held a reception Oct. 13 at the Moody Mansion in Galveston in honor of Trond Saeverud, the group’s new music director and conductor.
Grace Episcopal Church hosted its annual barbecue luncheon and silent auction Oct. 12.
Classic Auto Group sponsored its 2nd annual Chili Cook-off on Oct. 12.
The 13th annual Paws Gala was held Sept. 28 at the Galveston Island Convention Center.
The Redfish Rodeo women’s fishing tournament Sept. 28 featured teams from across the country and Canada.
The Galveston County Daily News sponsored its first Glamour for Grammar Fashion Show on Aug. 14 at the Kemah Boardwalk.
The Galveston Republican Women hosted its third annual fundraiser Sept. 6 at the Hotel Galvez. All the proceeds benefit Republican candidates in the general election. Government officials, including those at the state and local levels, business leaders and community interest groups joined the keynote speaker, George Prescott Bush, a candidate for Texas Land Commissioner, at the tropical luau event.
The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce hosted its 27th annual Golf Classic on Sept. 25-26.
The second annual Boogie, Blues and Brews Music Festival was Sept. 20-22 in League City.
The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce sponsored a cocktail party in recognition of outstanding small-business owners throughout the area.
More than 100 people attended the Galveston Independent School District Educational Foundation’s fundraiser June 25.
Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine was in Galveston on May 24 to help Olympia Grill celebrate winning Sysco’s “Catch Something Delicious” seafood promotion.
Chef and owner Nick Gaido opened Redfish Pool Bar, next to Nick’s Kitchen and Beach Bar, 3828 Seawall Blvd. in Galveston, on May 25.
Welcome to Coast: Faces, a photo blog devoted to the coastal lifestyle. You’ll see some stories on coastal fashions, party trends and etiquette, but the main fare will be people and parties.
The invitation arrives. It’s for a pool party. You'd love to attend, but you're just not willing to bare all in a bathing suit. Relax, there’s plenty of liberating options that still meet the dress code.
The American Heart Association’s annual Black Tie & Boots Galveston Gala was May 11 at Moody Gardens. This year’s event, led by Donna Sollenberger, CEO at UTMB Health, honored broadcast legend Vandy Anderson. The gala broke event records, netting more than $200,000. Hailey Juneau, 15, told her story of survival after being diagnosed with acute Myocarditis and undergoing open heart surgery just two years ago.
The crowds turned out May 18 for Red, White and Bayou Crawfish and Texas Music Festival in Dickinson. The event featured live music from the Josh Abbot Band, Rosehill, the Heather Roberts Band, Level One Band and Curtis Poullard and The Creole Zydeco Band. Above, Mila Bobby, 6, plays with a crawfish before eating it.
The Clear Creek Education Foundation had a fundraiser and fashion show May 19 at South Shore Harbour Resort in League City. High school juniors and teachers took to the runway to raise money for scholarship.
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