LEAGUE CITY — Once, if you needed the police, you called 911. Now, you just have to tap an app on your mobile phone.
HITCHCOCK – What a difference an added year of experience can make. Last season, a young Hitchcock Bulldogs team finished the year 2-8. This year, while still young, the Bulldogs are off to a 3-0 start to the season.
Our Constitution, the cornerstone of our freedoms, was written to protect every American from the abuse of power by government.
GALVESTON — Animal lovers, party hounds and cool cats will be spiking a Saturday Night Fever on Sept. 27 when the Galveston Island Humane Society holds the annual PAWS Gala at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort.
GALVESTON — The end of a local culinary era is near. One of Galveston’s award-winning chefs, Urs Schmid, has announced his retirement, and will be leaving his position as executive chef at Moody Gardens after 16 years overseeing the fine-dining and banquet operations there.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry will join other dignitaries in College Station at the dedication of what's described as a national pandemic influenza vaccine facility.
NEW YORK (AP) — The leaders of India, Bangladesh, Norway and the United Nations are set to appear at the Global Citizen Festival headlined by Jay Z on Sept. 27 in New York's Central Park.
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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