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Strike order issued after oil companies, union fail to reach deal

Strike order issued after oil companies, union fail to reach deal

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TEXAS CITY — More than 1,100 Galveston County oil refinery workers are walking off the job after talks between oil refiners and the United Steelworkers failed to resolve differences in a new labor deal.

Galveston comes to crossroads on trolley decision

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From a certain point of view, the decision to bring the Galveston trolley system back to the island in the 1980s was ahead of its time.

County officials seek hotel tax revenue

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County officials are pushing state lawmakers for authority to tax hotel occupants, a move that could make Galveston’s tourism tax rate the hig…

Body found in water near Texas City Dike

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TEXAS CITY – Police recovered a body that was found in the water south of the Texas City Dike Saturday afternoon.

Galveston County has long history of ties to the big game

Galveston County has long history of ties to the big game

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When watching Super Bowl XLIX this evening, keep in mind that Galveston County’s contribution to the first 48 Super Bowls is one rich with suc…

Why I’m rooting for the New England Patriots

Why I’m rooting for the New England Patriots

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I root for Ric Flair. Flair, the “Nature Boy”, is a 16-time World Wrestling Federation champion. He’s known for his lavish robes, his big pers…

Why I’m rooting for the Seattle Seahawks

Why I’m rooting for the Seattle Seahawks

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It’s interesting to read my New England native colleague bring up the classic wrestling heel when discussing his Patriots, because the same co…

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