GALVESTON — The Texas General Land Office has told the city it must reimburse more than $100,000 to its beach user fee fund by Sept. 30.
GALVESTON — Police are investigating the death of a 1-year-old child that occurred at an apartment complex in Galveston early Tuesday morning.
BRYAN – The Bay Area Christian Broncos exorcised the demons of their 2013 state semifinal loss to Brazos Christian, routing the Eagles, 48-7, at Allen Academy on Monday.
It wasn’t the best week for county teams in Week 3 as local teams combined to go 5-6, but there were plenty of standouts, even in defeat.
Visitation will be 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at Stroud Funeral Home in Clute with a vigil/rosary at 6:30 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 18, 2014, at St. Jerome’s Catholic Church in Clute with Fr. Jim Lynes officiating.
Many governments in Galveston County need to work on the mechanics of their meetings.
GALVESTON — Given Galveston’s baby boomer demographics, the care of aging eyes is an expanding part of every ophthalmology practice in Galveston County.
GALVESTON — A man walks into an eye clinic for a routine checkup. After a short wait, he is shown into an examination room equipped with the latest diagnostic and imaging equipment.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and marketable stars in the NFL, an approachable superstar with an inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser's dream.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court is considering whether the state's chief elections officer must fulfill a request from Democrats' nominee for the U.S. Senate to remove his name from the Nov. 4 election ballot. The legal dispute has national implications for the GOP drive to take the majority in the Senate.
TIKI ISLAND — A small speedboat caught fire in Jones Lake near Tiki Island on Saturday, sending a large plume of smoke into the sky.
TEXAS CITY — Air quality has improved for the fourth straight year, according to the toxicology division of the state’s environmental commission.
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.
The National Weather Service has declared a tornado watch in effect in Galveston County until 9 p.m.
TIKI ISLAND — Ted Kennedy, a longtime alderman and the city’s mayor since 2011, died Monday night. He was 72.
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.
After reading Heber Taylor’s editorial (“A good bill, but not a real solution to flood insurance,” March 6, The Daily News) I have a comment or two.
TIKI ISLAND — Concerns about a missing woman and her daughter were eased Thursday when the sheriff’s office said they were found safe.
TIKI ISLAND — The sheriff’s office on Wednesday asked for help finding a missing Tiki Island woman and her young daughter after the woman’s sport utility vehicle was found abandoned beneath the freeway.
TIKI ISLAND — Winter visitors play a role in Galveston County’s economy. Here’s a look at one household.
TIKI ISLAND — Bayou Vista and Tiki Island officers rescued an Angleton woman who drove her car into the water off the Jones Bay boat ramp in Tiki Island early Sunday morning, officials said.
TIKI ISLAND — Voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved an $8.5 million bond referendum to fund water and sewer service upgrades on Tiki Island.
I have to grin at some of the letters complaining about how President Barack Obama took money from our government employees and others during the recent shutdown.
TIKI ISLAND — Aside from repairs done after Hurricane Ike struck five years ago, it has been more than a decade since any major improvements have been done on water and sewer service in Tiki Island.
Interstate 45 tops the list of the county’s 13 deadliest highways, more than doubling the number of fatal crashes elsewhere in the last six years, state officials said.
TIKI ISLAND — Tiki Island residents have brought wildlife rehabilitator Trudy Belz of Texas City eight injured baby pelicans in the last few days. She is caring for the remaining four that survived. Belz said humans visiting North Deer Island are to blame.
TIKI SLAND — Some people are better at retiring than others. For those called to the ministry, finally hanging up their cassock once and for all can prove to be an elusive goal.
The Friendswood Police Department deserves congratulations for reducing risks to drivers on the road.
TIKI ISLAND — Nathan Toberman, 7, of Tiki Island fished before he could walk, watches fishing shows instead of cartoons and lists professional fishermen as his heroes.
Engineer S.A. Duitscher proposes an alternative to the Ike Dike.
TIKI ISLAND — For 29 years, Charlie Everts has called Tiki Island home. For 11 of those years, Everts was either a city alderman or the mayor, and the bulk of his public service life focused on public safety issues for the bay-front community.
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