RICHMOND, Va. — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month. A man charged in her abduction was arrested Sept. 25 on the beach near Rollover Pass.
DICKINSON — The Dickinson Gators emerged still undefeated after their first real dogfight of the season in a 17-9 win over the Friendswood Mustangs on Friday at Sam Vitanza Stadium.
Two teams entered Veteran’s Memorial Stadium looking for their first district win on Friday, but it was the Clear Brook Wolverines, not the Clear Falls Knights, who benefitted from a plethora of turnovers and walked away with a 35-7 victory.
The Galveston County Commissioners Court picked a bad fight over who has the authority to hire and fire the courts administrator.
For years I wondered: How could the Port of Houston be one of the largest ports in the world? In retirement, I can satisfy my wonder.
The Rev. Doug Guthier, pastor at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Galveston, is retiring after more than 35 years as a minister.
GALVESTON — Catholics will honor their priests as part of a nationwide observaance of Priesthood Sunday today and Sunday at St. Patrick Church.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then shifting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation — Mali — renewed questions about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their own quarantine order.
LEAGUE CITY — An “abundance of caution” about Ebola sent a man to the University of Texas Medical Branch and closed a League City clinic for about three hours Friday.Comments (5)
LEAGUE CITY — Cabela’s, the world’s largest seller of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, plans a 72,000-square-foot store at the intersection of Interstate 45 and Big League Dreams Parkway.Comments (10)
GALVESTON — A 22-year-old man died Monday of injuries he suffered last week when a driver struck him with a vehicle after an argument in an island street.Comments (2)
GALVESTON — Blood tests, conducted on samples that were retrieved from the ship by a Coast Guard helicopter on Saturday, showed that the woman was Ebola free.Comments (5)
GALVESTON — Bryson Bassett stood in a hallway of Ball High School next to his discovery like a proud excavator.Comments (1)
TEXAS CITY — Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Friday near the Texas City Dike.Comments (0)
GALVESTON — An undercover investigation led to the arrest Tuesday of two Galveston residents on drug charges.Comments (0)
Pam Nicolini of Texas City had taken shelter from Hurricane Rita at a friend’s home in East Texas in 2005 when she discovered a lump in her breast.Thinkpink (no #) Comments (1)
Dining options are soon to increase in the island's downtown.Comments (11)
Building a levee across the mouth of Galveston Bay would not be stop bad things from happening behind it.Ikedike Comments (10)
Hitchcock native Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by the National Football League, was cut Tuesday by the Dallas Cowboys.Comments (6)
The rift between the Galveston County Commissioners Court and members of the county’s judiciary deepened this week, as a proposed meeting between the two sides failed to take place and a legal battle continued about the firing of the longtime director of justice administration.Comments (4)
GALVESTON — A jury Wednesday found an island mixed martial arts fighter guilty of murder in the 2011 slaying of Maxie Troy Flowers, who was gunned down in a Galveston street.Comments (1)
The Daily News recommends Wayne Faircloth for state representative in District 23.Comments (29)
DICKINSON — Restaurateur Adam Folden earlier this week was unusually candid when he used social media to explain why he was closing The Herb Cafe and Market.Comments (1)
GALVESTON — There is something mildly hopeful about a huge reptile with the arrogance to construct her nest in the middle of the island's bustling West End.Comments (7)
GALVESTON — The Sturgis, a military barge carrying sealed radioactive waste, is set to arrive at the Port of Galveston in December, spurring much concern among city officials.Comments (10)
GALVESTON — Mayor Jim Yarbrough is still recovering after undergoing neck surgery last week.Comments (2)
GALVESTON — The Galveston Island Treasure Club helped find and return a lost class ring from a tourist at Pirate's Beach.Comments (7)
GALVESTON — Gov. Rick Perry announced the University of Texas Medical Branch will be one of the state’s two designated Ebola treatment centers.Comments (14)
GALVESTON — A truck containing 100 barrels of medical waste from Dallas’ Presbyterian Hospital arrived at the University of Texas Medical Branch on Saturday morning so it can be destroyed in an incinerator.Comments (4)
GALVESTON — Jury selection in the trial of a mixed martial arts fighter accused of murder is set to begin three years to the day after Maxie Troy Flowers, 28, was found on a Galveston street dead of at least one shotgun blast.Comments (1)
LEAGUE CITY — Representatives from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will be on hand next month to ensure the city is following nondiscrimination laws when using federal grant funds.Comments (14)
GALVESTON — Authorities are searching for a driver suspected of running over a 22-year-old man on an island street Wednesday night.Comments (0)
LEAGUE CITY — Rhetoric is heating it up in the race for council Position 7 between Nick Long and Abdul Al-Sahli.Comments (8)
Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 25th at Arcadia First Baptist Church of Santa Fe, 14828 Hwy 6, Santa Fe, Texas 77517. Interment will follow at Grace Memorial Park Cemetery in Hitchcock, Texas.Comments (0)
GALVESTON — Galvestonians will have a handful of opportunities today to meet the two candidates for city manager.Comments (3)
GALVESTON — As the island planning commission near the completion of new land development regulations, a small but vocal group of neighbors is making noise while trying to prevent their own headaches.Comments (6)
GALVESTON — Hospital officials in Galveston are preparing to take a more active role in the state’s response to cases of Ebola.Comments (22)
TEXAS CITY — A jury Friday found that a 2010 emissions incident at BP’s former refinery did not cause any injuries to eight plaintiffs suing the company.Comments (6)
Lifelong Galvestonians will proudly tell you they are BOI — Born on The Island. Few realize there is an even more exclusive club in town: the BOF, Born On the Ferry.Comments (0)
TEXAS CITY — The challenger for the Precinct 4 seat on the county’s commissioners court would like to bring some political balance to the court. But longtime incumbent Ken Clark pointed to a series of successful projects for the county, and to decreasing spending and tax rates, as reasons…Comments (3)
GALVESTON — Two people were seriously injured when they were struck by a car Sunday evening while crossing the roadway on the seawall.Comments (0)
GALVESTON — A secure part of John Sealy Hospital could become the designated treatment center for future Texas Ebola patients.Comments (12)
It appears that this year flounder are back to their old patterns and making their big run between the full moons of October and November. Last week, we were in the full moon phase for October and apparently that, along with the frontal passage that emptied the mar…Comments (0)
GALVESTON — Among the things Kathleen Eisbrenner must do to bring a liquefied natural gas export terminal to Pelican Island is to raise more than $80 million for design and permitting costs, raise another $6 billion or so for development, secure long-term buyers, maneuver through a regula…Comments (0)
Some lawmakers tout Christian values, but they continue to pass laws that hurt. The two just do not connect. Either you are led by Christ or you are not.Comments (45)
LEAGUE CITY — The crosstown rival Clear Springs Chargers came out swinging and put the Clear Creek Wildcats in an unfamiliar spot Thursday night.Comments (4)
LEAGUE CITY — Two men are jailed in connection with an armed robbery last week at a League City convenience store.Comments (0)
TEXAS CITY — After months of all work and no play on the Bayou Golf Course, golfers are once more hooking, slicing, birdieing and bogeying on the newly renovated fairways and greens.Comments (0)
Not too many businesses want to scare their customers — unless, of course, their business is scaring customers.Comments (0)
A visitation will be held on Friday, October 24th from 4-7PM at Fields-Johnson Family Mortuary.Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM held on Saturday, October 25, 2014, at Shiloh A.M.E. Church with Pastor Kevin Hodges officiating.Comments (0)
FRIENDSWOOD — At 6 feet, 7 inches and 280 pounds, Friendswood’s Jesse Brewster has the frame high school offensive line coaches dream of.Comments (1)
GALVESTON — Police are asking for public assistance to identify a man shown in surveillance video of a robbery at an island bank last week.Comments (3)
In a job landscape where change is constant and technology rules, people planning a career or career change can count on health care as a source of employment opportunities for the next 50 years.Comments (0)
GALVESTON — The courting of one of the island’s two city manager candidates cost the city just over $1,400.Comments (12)
CLEAR LAKE SHORES — The city hired a firm to conduct an environmental survey of the lot used for the farmers’ market due to concerns of pollution on the site.Comments (1)
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