Galvestonian Barbara Sasser and 19 members of her family traveled to Manila for the Filipino premiere of the documentary “Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust,” hosted by President Benigno S. Aquino III.
An unprecedented shutout and the emergence of a diverse Dickinson athlete highlighted Week 1 of local high school football action.
Conditions are beginning to improve and the fishing is picking up.
National Geographic photographer Maggie Steber talked her way into a first job by pounding the streets of Galveston with a camera in her hand.
Margaret Barno reviews “Visions From Above: My Journey — My Destiny,” by Amy Jamison.
GENEVA (AP) — Iraq's government asked the U.N.'s top human rights body Monday to investigate alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and northern and western Iraq.
BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations says the number of Iraqis reported killed in violence has ebbed slightly in August compared to the previous month, with some 1,420 killed.
Tug skipper says she did what she could while the cargo pilot says navigation device wasn’t working.
Police union makes allegations against councilwoman and zoning commission chairman
LA MARQUE — The Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas and the La Marque Police Association are calling for the resignation of a La Marque councilwoman, accusing her of making racist comments.
LA MARQUE — The La Marque police officers association and the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas are asking for a federal investigation into what they call “racist policies” in La Marque.
Long lines form at the Texas City voting center after Griffin-backer's staff talks to clients.
From a $56 million bond referendum in Dickinson to a fire fee in Bayou Vista, from a heated council race in Kemah to contested single-member district races in La Marque and Texas City, there are 16 races on the ballot today in addition to those on Galveston Island.
TEXAS CITY — The long-awaited opening of Buc-ee's 60,000-square-foot store in Texas City drew hundreds for cheap gas, coffee and clean bathrooms early Wednesday morning.
LEAGUE CITY — When ticket holders make their way to the Salute to Heroes Dinner tonight, they will be greeted by sign-waving protesters upset about Ted Nugent’s appearance at the city-backed event.
KEMAH — Just as spring break means warmer days, families flocking to beaches and children riding amusement rides, it can also mean heavy traffic for one popular Galveston County destination.
DICKINSON — The City Council unanimously rejected a property owner’s pitch for a specific-use permit to allow her to open a special event center.
TEXAS CITY — Police launched an animal cruelty investigation after city animal control officers seized five abandoned horses from a stable in West Texas City on Tuesday. Two of the horses were in such poor shape they had to be carried out on sleds.
TEXAS CITY — A motorcycle rider was killed and a Galveston County reserve deputy was injured in a pair of related accidents Sunday night.
LEAGUE CITY — Two city councilmen charged with disorderly conduct after they got into a fight in the city manager’s office four months ago have yet to have their cases heard in court.
LEAGUE CITY — The city spent $775 and workers put in about 35 hours to purchase and install a pair of printers at Councilwoman Geri Bentley’s house, city records show.
BAYTOWN — The plan for a multi-billion-dollar chemical plant at ExxonMobil’s giant petrochemical complex will likely include workers who will get safety and skills training in Texas City.
LEAGUE CITY — Council members can participate in meetings via videoconference call according to the state’s Attorney General, but it comes with some stipulations and some cost to the city.
TEXAS CITY — The preliminary investigation of a wreck that killed Irvin Ruiz leads officers to believe alcohol was not a factor in the crash.
LA MARQUE — LMISD officials hope voters will approve a proposed tax increase at the polls Dec. 15 and invest in the district.
Students teachers and administrators across Galveston County retuned to school Monday for the first day of class.
LA MARQUE — More than 125 students have enrolled in the La Marque school district’s two new math technology science and engineering magnet schools.
LEAGUE CITY — With the governor standing behind him Randy Weber running for the District 14 congressional seat said he was the man to create jobs.
LEAGUE CITY — An autopsy is being performed on a woman whose body was found buried in a backyard Thursday night.
LEAGUE CITY — Instead of a Christmas party this year the city of League City will have a Holiday Appreciation Luncheon for its employees.
Cities and water utility districts across the county adjusted their drought contingency orders after the state said a ban on outdoor watering doesn't apply.
Galveston lifted its ban on outdoor watering after state officials said a directive from the environmental commission doesn't apply here.
More than 60 percent of Galveston County school districts’ campuses achieved either Exemplary or Recognized status in state education ratings.
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