GALVESTON — Gov. Rick Perry announced the University of Texas Medical Branch will be one of the state’s two designated Ebola treatment centers.
GALVESTON — The Galveston Island Treasure Club helped find and return a lost class ring from a tourist at Pirate's Beach.
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.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A U.S. Marine suspected in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino was transferred Wednesday from his warship to the Philippine military's main camp, where he will continue to be guarded by fellow Marines, in a compromise that eased a looming irritant over his custody.
BEIJING (AP) — A top Red Cross official said Wednesday that he is confident the Ebola epidemic that has killed thousands of people in West Africa can be contained within four to six months.
The Friends of Galveston Island State Park hosted a Beach and Bay Come Out and Play Day at the state park last month. More than 500 people came out to learn about what the park has to offer.
An indoor bee hive under glass allows visitors to watch the bees at work building a hive in the Nature Center at Galveston Island State Park.
Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts discussed the “leave no trace camping” policy at the entry to Clapper Rail Trail during the Beach and Bay Come Out and Play Day at Galveston Island State Park.
Kids imitated a turtle as they crawled and pushed their way up the beach to the nest area during the Beach and Bay Come Out and Play Day at Galveston Island State Park.
Kids learned rod and reel lore and directional casting after plastic fish at the old amphitheater tidal pond picnic area at Galveston Island State Park during the Beach and Bay Come Out and Play Day.
The Friends of Galveston Island State Park hosted a Beach and Bay Come Out and Play Day last month. More than 500 people came out to learn about what the park has to offer. Families got to paddle our tandem kayaks around the pond under the eye of skilled attendants.
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