GALVESTON — A dolphin statue carved from red sandstone and meant to celebrate gender and sexual minorities will be unveiled today.
TEXAS CITY — Police are investigating a fatal accident that happened after a truck struck a motorcycle late Thursday night on a dark stretch of road near Dickinson.
TEXAS CITY – Texas City resident Jordan Davis got to display his elite skills in front of his national peers, top coaches and some of the NFL’s best players at the fourth annual The Opening summer showcase sponsored and hosted by Nike.
Etzel, Hill recognized by Texas Sports Writers
Living in the flatlands of Friendswood doesn’t deter ultramarathoner Kim Budzik from heading for the hills. She recently finished her fourth consecutive Badwater ultramarathon, a 135-mile trek through California’s Sierra Nevada, in 46 hours and 50 minutes.
The story about delays in work at the Friendswood animal shelter ought to serve as a cautionary tale about the responsibilities of citizenship.
Dolly Parton herself sprinkles fairy dust on College of the Mainland’s production of “9 to 5: The Musical.” Sure she’s a projection on a big screen, but her introduction is so sweet and funny only the hardest-hearted Grinch could resist falling for her show.
The Island ETC production of "Sweet Charity" won me over thanks to its more hopeful take on the story.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is a possible witness in the upcoming corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman says 86 members of her family have been disenrolled from an American Indian tribe that operates the state's largest tribal casino, as leaders review the tribe's rolls and enforce new enrollment requirements.
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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