PORT BOLIVAR — Bolivar Peninsula residents can once again consume tap water without having to boil it first, utility district officials said today
TEXAS CITY — When their son’s name was called, Jose and Juana Jaurigue stood in front of a crowd of veterans and their families at Texas City’s Memorial Park with a red, white and blue banner between them.
Daily News fishing correspondent Capt. Joe Kent gives tips to help newcomers to saltwater fishing get started on fishing for the Big 3 — flounder, redfish and trout.
Most of this summer we have discussed the unusually hot action on migratory pelagic fish being caught close to the beach front and around the jetties. Well another unusual catch occurred Wednesday — a sailfish inside the South Jetty.
You don’t need an odometer to know when you’ve driven 150 miles inland. The air gets a tiny bit drier, the terrain starts to undulate, and in the summer, the roadside pickups selling watermelons give way to fruit stands selling peaches somewhere near that mile marker.
LEAGUE CITY — After she hammed it up with talk show host Rachael Ray while talking about her take on taco soup, Sarah Penrod was feeling pretty good about her chances of advancing to the next round of “Food Network Star.”
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police say a costumed teenager found bloody and unconscious during Comic-Con was likely the victim of a fall, not an assault.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Republican candidate for California governor said Thursday he spent a week living as a homeless person in Fresno to highlight the disparity between the governor's claim that the state is making an economic comeback and the reality faced by the working poor in the nation's most populous state.
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.
Living in Galveston for about 10 years now, I have noticed that very few citizens vote on election day. I asked myself why? The answer is simple.
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.
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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