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Galveston police launch app to reach with residents

Galveston police launch app to reach with residents

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GALVESTON — The police department has launched a mobile phone application to open a new avenue of communication with island residents.

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Remains belong to missing Va. college student

Remains belong to missing Va. college student

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RICHMOND, Va. — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month. A ma…

Ebola scare shuts League City clinic for three hours

Ebola scare shuts League City clinic for three hours

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LEAGUE CITY — An “abundance of caution” about Ebola sent a man to the University of Texas Medical Branch and closed a League City clinic for a…

League City officials back internal auditor a year after debate

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LEAGUE CITY — A year after a debate about hiring an internal auditor, officials said the position was making the city more efficient and possi…

Protecting the bay: Ike Dike won’t stop bay flooding

Protecting the bay: Ike Dike won’t stop bay flooding

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Building a levee across the mouth of Galveston Bay would not be stop bad things from happening behind it.

Cabela’s plans 72,000-square-foot store in League City

Cabela’s plans 72,000-square-foot store in League City

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LEAGUE CITY — Cabela’s, the world’s largest seller of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, plans a 72,000-square-foot store at the intersection …

Meeting fails to take place, rift widens

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The rift between the Galveston County Commissioners Court and members of the county’s judiciary deepened this week, as a proposed meeting betw…

Roads key to economic expansion

Roads key to economic expansion

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The road to economic development in the Galveston area lies in its roads.

Debate over storm surge fix, no consensus made

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By some measures, the debate over the construction of a coastal barrier system in the Houston-Galveston area reached a milestone in 2014.

Arts academies at Central Middle School hosts

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The Media Arts Academies at Central Middle School will be hosting a campus tour at 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. today at 3014 Sealy Ave.

Chamber golfers get sneak peek at renovated course

Chamber golfers get sneak peek at renovated course

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TEXAS CITY — After months of all work and no play on the Bayou Golf Course, golfers are once more hooking, slicing, birdieing and bogeying on …

Feds to audit League City’s fair housing compliance

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LEAGUE CITY — Representatives from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will be on hand next month to ensure the city is follo…

HISD lays out campus goals for primary school

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HITCHCOCK — To improve Hitchcock Primary School’s state testing scores, campus and district officials must focus on each child’s learning and …

Access to nutritious food essential for a healthy lifestyle

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For people struggling with food insecurity, eating healthy, balanced diet can be very difficult — especially when living on a limited budget.

Plexin’ Texan found guilty

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GALVESTON — A jury Wednesday found an island mixed martial arts fighter guilty of murder in the 2011 slaying of Maxie Troy Flowers, who was gu…

Undercover investigation leads to arrest

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GALVESTON — An undercover investigation led to the arrest Tuesday of two Galveston residents on drug charges.

On the ballot for the Nov. 4 general election

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On the ballot for the Nov. 4 general election.

UTMB officially designated Ebola treatment center

UTMB officially designated Ebola treatment center

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GALVESTON — Gov. Rick Perry announced the University of Texas Medical Branch will be one of the state’s two designated Ebola treatment centers.

Galveston treasure hunter returns stranger’s lost class ring

Galveston treasure hunter returns stranger’s lost class ring

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GALVESTON — The Galveston Island Treasure Club helped find and return a lost class ring from a tourist at Pirate's Beach.

Galveston man struck in hit-and-run dies

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GALVESTON — A 22-year-old man died Monday of injuries he suffered last week when a driver struck him with a vehicle after an argument in an is…

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