GALVESTON — A recent Texas A&M University study found that out-of-county visitors to the park spent nearly $4 million in Galveston County last year. That money helped create nearly 58 full- and part-time jobs in the county, according to the study.
TEXAS CITY — A little before 11 a.m. at Harvest Bible Church in Texas City, David Henson and the other volunteers were giving thanks and getting ready to serve food to more than 100 homeless and low-income people at Mission Texas City’s yearly Thanksgiving feast.
Three Galveston County schools remained in the hunt for a state championship after the second round of the playoffs this past week. Some notable notes from the area round contests included:
GARLAND — After their run all the way to Saturday’s Class 6A volleyball state final match, two Clear Falls Knights were named to the 6A all-state tournament team.
More and more people across Galveston County are putting up their Christmas decorations well before the Thanksgiving turkey is even in the oven.
On a Thursday in the middle of August, 1997, my university honored its employees.
BEIJING (AP) — Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun Yang served a three-month doping ban earlier this year, China's anti-doping agency disclosed Monday, in a case that raised questions over why the positive test was kept quiet for so long.
VIENNA (AP) — Talks on Iran's nuclear program appeared likely to be extended beyond their midnight deadline Monday, but China's foreign minister said negotiators were still working on elements of a deal.
A Lynchburg professor in period attire poses with Raleigh, N.C., girls fourth-grader Allie Akers, left, and her younger sister, who established a women’s history club in North Carolina and traveled all night to Washington, D.C., with their mother for the March 3, 2013, march from the U.S. Capitol building to mark the 100-year anniversary of the parade to draw attention to women seeking the right to vote.
Beaumont-born Lisa Kathleen Graddy is curator of Smithsonian’s First Ladies Exhibit. She also has put together a debut women’s suffrage exhibit at the National Museum of American History.
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