TEXAS CITY — In Shawn Trader’s classroom, it’s important that students learn not just about welding, but that they also learn some important things about life, he said.
The La Marque City Council gave its unanimous approval to a plan that would put in place a mentoring program for at-risk youth at La Marque High School.
Ball High girls basketball coach Sonny Benefield likens his three starting seniors — Sheridan Hopkins, Martina Rawls and Olivia Sjostrom — to a colorful jigsaw puzzle.
Clear Creek boys basketball took another step toward the top of Class 6A, while the Clear Springs girls made their way into the Top 25 in the most recent Texas Association of Basketball Coaches poll, which was released Monday.
It’s good that Councilman Craig Brown has opened a debate about doing something to reduce the number of cats at large in Galveston.
It is my absolute favorite time of year: Lemonade Day Galveston County is right around the corner.
Teenagers around the world are exposed to tobacco smoke at an alarming rate, whether or not they are themselves smokers.
The University of Texas Medical Branch offers a new minimally invasive procedure to remove blood clots that has been shown to help patients better recover from a stroke. The procedure currently only is available in about half of the advanced stroke centers in the United States and UTMB is the only stroke facility in Galveston County that offers this procedure.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's top prosecutor says the country does not intend to extradite captured Sinaloa drug cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States anytime soon.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmaker: NY Assembly speaker to leave office by Monday amid federal corruption charges.
GALVESTON — The city of Galveston is stepping up its recycling efforts by going after glass downtown, cigarette butts in various places and by offering residents more options for dropping off recyclables.
GALVESTON — She helped improve the living conditions for immigrant farmers by organizing agricultural boycotts in the ’60s alongside Cesar Chavez. She was paramount in the passing of the amnesty bill in 1986, legalizing more than 1 million immigrants. She was honored by President Barack Obama with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
To the agony of millions of students across the country, the school semester is fast approaching and that means it is time to get back in the routine of normalcy.
GALVESTON — Street performer Joe Klass is the star of the show on the streets of the island.
Electronic cigarettes – an alternative to smoking – are big business but health officials question if they are harmless
GALVESTON — The building at Broadway and 23rd Street began as the Sears Department store in 1940.
GALVESTON — William “Bill” Moody IV, a member of the board of directors for American National Insurance Co., died Monday at the age of 89 at his home in Galveston.
GALVESTON — Bernardo de Galvez, for whom Galveston is named, may soon become a U.S. citizen nearly 200 years after his death.
GALVESTON — An undercover investigation has led to an arrest that police say illustrates a growing presence of methamphetamine on the island.
GALVESTON — Hundreds of local senior citizens gathered for the SeniorShare Program’s fifth annual Celebrate America event Wednesday, where prizes, food, education and laughs were freely shared to commemorate our nation’s upcoming birthday.
TEXAS CITY — Seniors in the county have a unique way to commemorate our nation’s birthday as SeniorShare of Galveston County will host its fifth annual “Celebrate America” event.
GALVESTON — If the matches in the World Cup so far have set any precedent, it could be yet another memorable sports day on what would normally be an unassuming middle of a weekday.
GALVESTON — With the support of Galveston Independent School District and The Children’s Center, a nonprofit organization called Ser and Hacer Galveston has helped hundreds of residents become U.S. citizens.
GALVESTON — Vacant lots on the island might get a drastic makeover in the near future with the planting of urban farms throughout the city to be used to teach agricultural techniques, feed the hungry and provide local produce to nearby restaurants.
GALVESTON — Book Seven in Melodie A. Cuate’s award-winning “Mr. Barrington’s Mysterious Trunk” children’s series brings its characters — and readers — back to Galveston’s past just before Juneteenth.
GALVESTON — Island businessman, developer and one-time magazine publisher Joe Murphy died Saturday. He was 62.
GALVESTON — Today marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the watershed World War II battle on the beaches of Normandy where 156,000 Allied troops, 6,000 ships and 12,000 aircraft broke through Adolf Hitler’s Atlantic Wall and into German-occupied France to begin retaking control of Europe.
The county's animal shelters are flooded with felines.
GALVESTON — Today has been named Mike Evans Day in Galveston to celebrate the Ball High grad’s selection in the NFL draft.
GALVESTON — The third annual Gulf Shores Invitational Tattoo Expo is coming to the island this weekend, and it’s going to get colorful.
GALVESTON — Galveston Independent School District has been awarded a $4 million grant to better prepare high school students for college and the workforce.
GALVESTON — Some commercial landlords on the island said they fear a $55 million project to construct a new 612-bed dormitory at Texas A&M University at Galveston’s Pelican Island campus will hurt their businesses.
GALVESTON — Sonny’s Place, known for hamburgers, clean language and a 1971 robbery that turned into a gunfight, has a new plaque in memory of Lawrence “Larry” Puccetti III, the owner’s son, who died in October.
GALVESTON — A deactivated U.S. Army barge with a nuclear reactor onboard will be hauled into the Port of Galveston where it will be decontaminated and decommissioned.
GALVESTON — A Galveston ministry has initiated a curbside recycling program for environmentally conscious islanders.
TEXAS CITY — Those who drive by Nessler Park beginning Sunday will see a display of 1,498 waving American flags, but these flags are not the object of a city’s sense of patriotism or its support for the U.S. troops. Instead, each flag is a representation of a loved one killed on Texas roads in 2012 because of drunken driving.
SANTA FE — Set down that pint of beer and a raise glass of green sangria this St. Patrick’s Day weekend for the biannual Haak Madeira Food Truck Festival.
GALVESTON — From dusk until dawn, the sky is alive with the sounds of chirping, whistling and the flapping of wings from the influx of thousands of birds that roost here during the winter months at the intersection of 61st Street and Stewart Road.
John McNatt and his sons have collected about 100 signs from across the island. McNatt wants people to know the eyesore signs are illegal and can be removed.
GALVESTON — An island man and his sons have taken it upon themselves to remove more than 100 advertisements throughout Galveston because they thought the signs were littering the city.
GALVESTON — The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will make a rare visit to Galveston today to talk about proposed tuition increases that could affect more than 50,000 students.
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