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Galveston city manager meet-and-greets scheduled

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GALVESTON — Galvestonians will have a handful of opportunities to meet the two candidates for city manager over the next day and a half.

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Quarantined Carnival Magic passenger is Ebola free

Quarantined Carnival Magic passenger is Ebola free

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GALVESTON — Blood tests, conducted on samples that were retrieved from the ship by a Coast Guard helicopter on Saturday, showed that the woman…

Clark, Hutchins vie for Precinct 4 seat

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TEXAS CITY — The challenger for the Precinct 4 seat on the county’s commissioners court would like to bring some political balance to the cour…

Community effort makes library possible

Community effort makes library possible

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CLEAR LAKE SHORES  — There’s a hidden treasure on the bottom floor of Clear Lake Shores City Hall, one specially designed for the children of …

Job opportunities in health care industry are expected to increase through 2022

Job opportunities in health care industry are expected to increase through 2022

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In a job landscape where change is constant and technology rules, people planning a career or career change can count on health care as a sour…

‘I don’t have time to cry – I have to fight’

‘I don’t have time to cry – I have to fight’

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Pam Nicolini of Texas City had taken shelter from Hurricane Rita at a friend’s home in East Texas in 2005 when she discovered a lump in her breast.

LNG pioneer has hurdles ahead with terminal at Pelican Island

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GALVESTON — Among the things Kathleen Eisbrenner must do to bring a liquefied natural gas export terminal to Pelican Island is to raise more t…

No problems reported as Ebola waste comes to isle

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GALVESTON — A truck containing 100 barrels of medical waste from Dallas’ Presbyterian Hospital arrived at the University of Texas Medical Bran…

Officials: Risk from quarantined cruise ship passenger is low

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GALVESTON — With the Carnival cruise ship carrying a quarantined passenger set to arrive in Galveston early this morning, local public health …

Fun times around the county

Fun times around the county

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There was plenty to do around Galveston County on Saturday.

Wooing of 1 of 2 candidates for city manager cost Galveston $1,400

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GALVESTON — The courting of one of the island’s two city manager candidates cost the city just over $1,400.

Body found near Texas City Dike

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TEXAS CITY — Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Friday near the Texas City Dike.

2nd jury sides with BP over 2010 Texas City emissions event

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TEXAS CITY — A jury Friday found that a 2010 emissions incident at BP’s former refinery did not cause any injuries to eight plaintiffs suing t…

County trains police, first responders for contagious disease

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County health officials will train emergency personnel and police Friday on procedures for responding to situations involving contagious diseases.

State wants UTMB to be treatment center

State wants UTMB to be treatment center

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GALVESTON — A secure part of John Sealy Hospital could become the designated treatment center for future Texas Ebola patients.

Cruise ship carrying quarantined passenger returning to Galveston

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GALVESTON — A cruise ship carrying a passenger who is being quarantined because of possible exposure to the Ebola virus is on its way back to …

UTMB prepares to accept Ebola waste from Dallas

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GALVESTON — Hospital officials in Galveston are preparing to take a more active role in the state’s response to cases of Ebola.

Dickinson freshmen learn real-life financial concepts during Reality Town

Dickinson freshmen learn real-life financial concepts during Reality Town

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DICKINSON — The high school freshman class is participating in an interactive program called Reality Town, which teaches real-life financial concepts.

Galveston police search for suspected hit-and-run driver

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GALVESTON — Authorities are searching for a driver suspected of running over a 22-year-old man on an island street Wednesday night.

Galveston County man tests negative for MERS

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WEBSTER — A Galveston County man who was put in isolation at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center after showing symptoms of Middle East Respirat…

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