GALVESTON — Gov. Rick Perry announced the University of Texas Medical Branch will be one of the state’s two designated Ebola treatment centers.
GALVESTON — The Galveston Island Treasure Club helped find and return a lost class ring from a tourist at Pirate's Beach.
Hitchcock native Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by the National Football League, was cut Tuesday by the Dallas Cowboys.
FRIENDSWOOD — At 6 feet, 7 inches and 280 pounds, Friendswood’s Jesse Brewster has the frame high school offensive line coaches dream of.
The Daily News loves to publish letters from readers — especially about contested elections. But we do have a few guidelines.
I feel Galveston County needs a nonpartisan chief operating officer. Everyone’s a taxpayer first, and that’s who pays the bills around here.
GALVESTON — There is something mildly hopeful about a huge reptile with the arrogance to construct her nest in the middle of the island's bustling West End.
When First Lutheran Church, the organizers of Galveston's popular Oktoberfest began pondering ways to improve the German dinner that has long been a highlight of the celebration, there was only one way to make it better: offer it twice.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio police have charged a man with murder in the October shooting death of a teenager.
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — A West Texas man who stabbed his girlfriend last year has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
LEAGUE CITY — Some debt is necessary in running a fast-growing city like League City, the candidates at the city council forum agreed. But each had slightly different ideas on how to manage that debt and how to pay it down.
LEAGUE CITY — While some candidates at the League City council forum praised the current council for approving a controversial resolution on immigration, others called it divisive.
GALVESTON — Susan Criss and Wayne Faircloth agree on at least two things: they think the Ike Dike is a good idea, and school finance is going to take up much of the 184th Legislature’s time next year.
With much of the attention this election season on the state and county offices, it could be easy to miss that a handful of municipalities are holding Nov. 4 elections as well.
Calling it the most difficult thing he has ever been through, Joe Giusti relished his Republican Primary victory for County Commissioner Precinct 2.
Patricia Grady unseated incumbent Judge Bret Griffin on Tuesday in the runoff election for the Republican nomination to the 212th District Court, according to complete but unofficial results from the county.
LA MARQUE — La Marque voters will have the choice to stay the course or look to shake things up in Saturday’s one contested City Council race.
Earlier this year when our brother David Hoover informed us that he intended to run for the District 4 City Council seat, we were excited ... excited for him — and for the city of Galveston where the three of us grew up.
I have known Craig Brown since I moved to Galveston. He and Angela were our next door neighbors on the West End prior to their moving downtown.
The Moodys and Kempners are working very hard this election to get a majority on the Galveston City Council. What they envision I don’t have a clue, but I hope it’s something good for Galveston.
I have the greatest respect for Tarris Woods. He has dedicated his life to instilling pride and hope to the downtrodden and motivating young people to seek higher goals in life. Woods has taken stands that were unpopular with the powers that be and steadfastly held his position, never compromising the principle involved.
I am proud to have Norman Pappous as my councilman.
There have been few problems to go along with few voters during the early voting period leading into Tuesday’s election, county officials report.
Here’s a reminder: We have two days left of early voting.
Phillip Morris, a retired police commander of the Galveston Police Department, announced that he is a candidate for the Republican nomination for district attorney of Galveston County.
Rita Ashley, a Republican candidate, announced her plans to run for the State Board of Education, District 7.
Polling Locations and On the Ballot published in The Daily News:
Driven by a trustee election at College of the Mainland, a bond proposal in Santa Fe and the school bond and trustee election in the Clear Creek school district, voter turnout has been brisk for Saturday’s elections.
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