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Major construction underway in Clear Creek ISD

Major construction underway in Clear Creek ISD

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LEAGUE CITY — A new sports stadium, additional high school gyms and a state-of-the-art remodel of Clear Creek High School are all in the works for Clear Creek Independent School District as part of a $367 million package of renovations and upgrades that will help the district keep up with the flood of new students enrolling.

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Crowds turn out for one last holiday shopping weekend

Crowds turn out for one last holiday shopping weekend

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GALVESTON — At about noon Sunday, Earl Moyer stepped out the doors of the JC Penney at the Baybrook Mall in Webster.

Galveston projects: 1st round wraps up

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GALVESTON — As the year comes to an end, Galveston City Council members have been asked to start preparing their priority lists for neighborho…

Crystal skull arrives in Galveston to mark solstice

Crystal skull arrives in Galveston to mark solstice

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GALVESTON — The island is being visited by a special being this weekend. He’s allegedly ancient, a little bit mysterious, and, according to th…

Long a Galveston fixture, curfews to get council’s extra scrutiny

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GALVESTON — Right now, Galveston teenagers are able to freely walk the streets at night. At one time, a Galveston police officer could stop a …

Vickroy officially lone finalist for top spot

Vickroy officially lone finalist for top spot

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HITCHCOCK — After serving in different leadership roles in Hitchcock Independent School District over more than 15 years, Carla Vickroy is off…

Meet Thomas Geisbert: Galveston’s Ebola fighter

Meet Thomas Geisbert: Galveston’s Ebola fighter

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Thomas Geisbert, 52, is among the Ebola fighters recognized this month as Time Magazine’s “People of the Year.”

Alcohol at the museum — but only at special events

Alcohol at the museum — but only at special events

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While the Butler Longhorn Museum has a license to sell beer and wine, it is not operating as a bar, as some critics have claimed.

Texas City plumber hoping truck story goes away

Texas City plumber hoping truck story goes away

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The story of a Texas City plumber’s truck that ended up in Syria has grabbed headlines, raced across social media and made the final episode o…

COM settles with Smith for $255,000

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College of the Mainland has agreed to pay a former professor $255,000 to settle his lawsuit. 

Commissioners approve closed session rule change

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The Galveston County Commissioners Court recently approved a measure allowing impromptu closed sessions during regular meetings. 

Appeals court upholds Whiskerville owner’s animal cruelty conviction

Appeals court upholds Whiskerville owner’s animal cruelty conviction

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A state appeals court on Tuesday upheld a district court’s animal cruelty conviction of Wydell Dixon, the former owner of the Whiskerville ani…

Blue Santas out in force

Blue Santas out in force

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Through donations from businesses and individuals the Blue Santa program provides three wrapped gifts for each child in need.

NOAA report: More frequent flooding likely by 2041

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By 2041, Galveston Bay could be the source of 30 or more floods per year due to rising sea levels, according to a study by the National Oceani…

Pit bulls’ owner meets Texas City’s requirements

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The owner of pit bulls that killed a neighbor’s beagle has met all the requirements with the city of Texas City to register her four pets as d…

Two injured in crash in Hitchcock

Two injured in crash in Hitchcock

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The driver of a two-door car and the driver of an eighteen-wheeler were taken to the hospital for minor injuries after a collision Thursday af…

Testing among issues for school officials, students, legislators

Testing among issues for school officials, students, legislators

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A 17-year-old Clear Creek High School student kicked off a meeting between area school district officials and state legislators by blasting th…

Toys for Tots says other groups might be picking up toys

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The Toys for Tots organization is concerned that other organizations that don’t meet their nonprofit standards might be trying to pick up toys…

Port announces project to repair Pier 19

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The Port of Galveston on Thursday announced that it had approved a $190,000 repair project for the Pier 19 area.

Beached dolphin rescued on Bolivar Peninsula

Beached dolphin rescued on Bolivar Peninsula

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The Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network rescued a dolphin found beached on Bolivar Peninsula Thursday.

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