GALVESTON — Susan Criss and Wayne Faircloth agree on at least two things: they think the Ike Dike is a good idea, and school finance is going to take up much of the 184th Legislature’s time next year.
TEXAS CITY — For the first time in nearly nine years, Texas City’s emergency medical service rates may be increasing.
Tempo, physicality, team work push Coogs’ O-line to winning streak
Week 5 in local high school football season produced some huge games for local players. Top performers included:
Thanks to Susan Criss and Wayne Faircloth, who are running for state representative in District 23, for a lively discussion at Monday’s forum.
When I was a boy I wanted to have a motorcycle. It came shortly after I wanted a speedboat (even though I didn’t live near the water) and just before the foreign sports car convertible. By the way, I never got any of them, although I did own a convertible once — it was a Buick.
A memorial tribute celebrating the life of Dr. Alvin L. LeBlanc will be held at 4 p.m. Monday in Levin Hall Main Auditorium.
For all those who cringe at the thought of going to the dentist or hearing the word cavity, there is hope.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — First the ring tone echoed outside the barbed-wire-topped walls of the Ebola clinic. Then came the wails of grief, as news spread that 31-year-old Rose Johnson was dead just days after she was brought here unconscious by relatives.
BAHIR DAR, Ethiopia (AP) — Mediators say South Sudan's warring factions have agreed on the installation of a federal system of government in South Sudan.
KEMAH — A gas leak caused all lanes of traffic on Highway 146 south of Kemah to grind to a halt Wednesday afternoon.
TEXAS CITY — Air quality has improved for the fourth straight year, according to the toxicology division of the state’s environmental commission.
KEMAH — Matt Wiggins won’t face any charges related to a grand jury probe into land transactions that took place when he was mayor.
From city officials in Santa Fe to Bayou Vista, Friendswood to League City and all places in between, the message is pretty much the same. When it comes to mosquito complaints, call the county, not us.
KEMAH — Five teenagers were charged with trying to shoplift five cases of beer in Kemah on Sunday.
KEMAH — A 52-foot yacht caught fire under the Kemah Bridge on Monday afternoon.
Residents of the League City and Kemah communities are the recipients of the newest newspaper in Texas.
KEMAH — A brief police pursuit in Kemah on Friday ended with the arrest of a man accused of going to great lengths to prepare a surf and turf meal.
TEXAS CITY — A showdown may be looming between the agency in charge of running the county’s animal shelter and the cities that pay the bills.
KEMAH — From breaking horses to serving in Vietnam, S.J. Stout has done a lot. Nowadays, the Kemah resident is continuing his hobby and talent of artwork.
SEABROOK — It’s not a matter of if but when a massive new bridge will span the waters between Kemah and Seabrook.
KEMAH — A Galveston County grand jury is investigating property deals made after Hurricane Ike during the tenure of former Kemah Mayor Matt Wiggins, an attorney for Wiggins said Thursday.
KEMAH — The Kemah City Council again tabled consideration to alter the parking requirements for a drug rehabilitation center looking to open in a former “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” house.
KEMAH — A man told officers he woke up at a Kemah motel early Monday to the sight of three men in his room, one of them wielding a pistol and demanding the money in a nearby safe, police said.
KEMAH — A man charged in connection with a bomb scare that locked down a Kemah Walmart store for more than four hours was found not guilty by reason of insanity on Friday.
Galveston Bay will again be the site for the largest youth regatta in the state of Texas as the six-day Texas Youth Race Week sets sail Saturday.
KEMAH — Tourists won’t see it, but Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials hope a new oyster reef only a few feet from the Kemah Boardwalk will have a large impact.
KEMAH — Residents upset about a drug rehabilitation facility to operate out of what was once an “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” house, on Wednesday urged the City Council to reject a request for a waiver on parking requirements.
Speedboats aim to break last year’s record of 171 mph on 1-mile course
KEMAH — State officials said the thousands of dead fish that have washed up near Galveston County this week were probably killed by oxygen depletion.
The National Weather Service has declared a tornado watch in effect in Galveston County until 9 p.m.
KEMAH — A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit accusing a former Kemah mayor of conspiring with city officials to obtain land and property damaged by Hurricane Ike.
KEMAH — A water main break is causing problems for residents of Kemah.
KEMAH — A former mayor will appear in Kemah’s municipal court later this year to challenge 200 code ordinance violations the city claims occurred at his property in the 700 block of Bradford Avenue.
KEMAH — A man had one of his legs severed when he lost control of his motorcycle attempting to flee police Saturday evening.
KEMAH — The four-lane bridge between Kemah and Seabrook may be in line for a $150 million expansion.
From a $56 million bond referendum in Dickinson to a fire fee in Bayou Vista, from a heated council race in Kemah to contested single-member district races in La Marque and Texas City, there are 16 races on the ballot today in addition to those on Galveston Island.
Police officers in Hitchcock, Santa Fe and Kemah will be keeping a sharp eye out for drivers’ seat belts from May 19 through June 3.
KEMAH — Local shrimpers and boaters got a little touch of the divine on Sunday as the Clear Lake Elks Lodge held the 45th annual Blessing of the Fleet at the Kemah Boardwalk.
SEABROOK — At the Keels and Wheels car and boat show at the Lakewood Yacht Club, 103-year-old Margaret Dunning stood next to her 1930 Packard and answered questions as people passed by and posed for photos.
The Blessing Of The Fleet ceremony is a celebration of our local shrimping culture for a safe and bountiful season. This tradition is a legacy continued by the Clear Lake Elks Lodge.
While many of the county’s taxing entities canceled elections because of a lack of contested races, there are several offices with opposing candidates. There are a pair of referendums voters will consider this time around.
KEMAH — In the spirit of Earth Month, area residents are invited to join in the celebration of Galveston Bay, one the world’s most productive estuaries, at the Bay Day Festival.
The net taxable value of property in Galveston County rose almost 6 percent to $22.67 billion for 2014, up from $21.41 billion in 2013, according to preliminary numbers from the central appraisal district.
KEMAH — A Sugar Land man was charged with creating a bomb scare Saturday that forced authorities to bring out bomb disposal teams and to lock down a Walmart store for four hours.
KEMAH — A man died in an apparent suicide while in the custody of Kemah police early Friday, officials said.
KEMAH — Police, school district officials and a private transportation company are continuing to investigate two Saturday incidents on the Kemah Boardwalk that ended with prom night being cut short for more than 50 teenagers and two party bus drivers charged with providing alcohol to minors.
KEMAH — Three people were charged late Saturday night when two separate charter buses with high school students celebrating prom were stopped.
KEMAH — About 50 out-of-county students’ prom night ended early Saturday on the Kemah Boardwalk, when a party bus driver chauffeuring the teenagers was arrested, and one student was taken to the hospital to be treated for an unknown medical issue, police said.
LEAGUE CITY — Clear Creek tennis coach Patrick Marrie can breathe a sigh of relief.
KEMAH — Just as spring break means warmer days, families flocking to beaches and children riding amusement rides, it can also mean heavy traffic for one popular Galveston County destination.
KEMAH — The Kemah City Council approved the permanent routes carriages will be able to follow in the city.
KEMAH — Horse-drawn carriages will once again be on Kemah’s streets after the City Council approved temporary routes for the carriages.
KEMAH — For the past three weeks, a regular feature near Kemah’s touristy boardwalk — horse-drawn carriages — has been missing.
An iconic Kemah eatery is soon to celebrate the big 4-0. T-Bone Tom’s, 707 state Highway 146, will mark the milestone Feb. 1 with cake and several specials.
KEMAH — Driver inattention on a busy thoroughfare caused a six-vehicle crash Monday morning that sent at least two people to the hospital, authorities said.
The “Bay Area Houston Idol” begins Tuesday at Jackie’s Brickhouse, 1053 Marina Bay Blvd in Kemah.
KEMAH — The driver of a truck heading north on state Highway 146 in Kemah was taken to the hospital after crashing the vehicle into several parked cars in a parking lot.
KEMAH — The house donated by ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” to the Beach family in 2010 is for sale.
The founders of the Kemah-based Triumphant Tails canine rescue group have been in Brazoria County since before Thanksgiving finding new homes for animals left at a now defunct Humane Society shelter in Manvel.
KEMAH — Today’s Jingle parade through the Lighthouse District in Kemah has been canceled because of the cold, rainy weather sweeping through the county.
CLEAR LAKE SHORES — A man who drew suspicion by eyeing a security guard’s new Harley-Davidson motorcycle was arrested on a felony theft charge when the truck police allege he was driving turned out to be stolen.
Thanksgiving Closings published in The Daily News:
SAN LEON — No foul play was immediately suspected in the death of a woman found hanging in her backyard Tuesday morning, an official said.
The Kemah Boardwalk and city of Kemah honored members of the nation’s armed forces this weekend during the Salute to Military Service weekend at the Kemah Boardwalk.
The Honor Flight program sponsors all-expense-paid trips for World War II veterans to visit the nation’s capital and, in particular, the World War II Memorial that opened in 2004.
KEMAH — A lawsuit filed in federal court accuses a former Kemah mayor of conspiring with other officials to purchase property damaged by Hurricane Ike “for pennies on the dollar.”
KEMAH — Kemah Boardwalk will pay tribute to our armed forces with its fourth annual Salute to Military Service celebration Friday through Sunday.
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