Work continues on one of the largest drainage projects in Texas City history with crews installing drainage boxes along 6th Street north of 9th Avenue.
In keeping with tradition, the city council has voted to make overnight parking on Seawall Boulevard legal during the first weekend of Mardi Gras.
LA MARQUE — For the Premier Learning Academy Knights, the size of their school belies the depth of talent they put forth on the basketball court.
AUSTIN — The Santa Fe Lady Indians received a spot in the top 10 in the Class 5A state rankings, as the Texas Girls Coaches Association released its preseason softball rankings Wednesday.
On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers landed in Galveston with the news that the Civil War had ended and that the enslaved were free.
The fine arts are alive and well in Texas and they do some great things for our students.
GALVESTON — The Galveston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will present its annual afternoon of love and romance event “Red and White Luncheon 2015: Hearts Afire,” which celebrates African-American couples married 50 years or more, at noon Feb. 21 at the Island Hilton Resort, 5400 Seawall Blvd.
GALVESTON — When Michael Berberich’s home was destroyed by Hurricane Ike in 2008, 10 bookcases and a lifetime of literature were swept away with it.
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market is opening slightly higher as investors digest a mix of corporate and economic news.
BRUSSELS (AP) — France says European Union sanctions against separatists in eastern Ukraine and their Russian backers will be reinforced in an attempt to force all sides back to the negotiating table.
Posted: Thursday, September 13, 2012 10:20 am | Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 4:49 pm.
Teacher Mary Urbani of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School uses the newspaper in her classroom.
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