Kemah police use Whataburger to save kitten stuck in drain

21 October 2016, 9:30 am

KEMAH, Texas - Cat-astrophe averted ... The kitten was turned over to Galveston Animal Control. "The line to adopt the kitten has already begun," the Kemah Police Department Facebook post read. "Sgt. Barmore and a few Whataburger employees will look ...... Read More »

Coast Guard rescues man off Galveston

21 October 2016, 9:05 am

GALVESTON (KIII NEWS) - Developing off the coast of Galveston ... Helicopters hoisted the man off the vessel to transport him to the University of Texas Medical Branch. The man remains in stable condition.... Read More »

Galveston Island Oktoberfest

21 October 2016, 6:50 am

GALVESTON ISLAND, TEXAS - Galveston's premier fall Festival - the 35th Annual Island Oktoberfest - kicks off Friday evening, October 21 from 5-11pm; and continues Saturday, October 22nd from 11 am - 11 pm. This fun, family festival weekend will feature ...... Read More »

Texas City H.S. crowns special needs student Homecoming King

20 October 2016, 10:34 am

Texas City Independent School District in the past year has spent about $15.5 million on expenses for the annexation of La Marque schools, but so far has received just $3.2 million from the state to defray those costs, district officials said Wednesday.... Read More »

Houston entrepreneur plans to buy Galveston's historic Fadden Building

19 October 2016, 9:00 pm

Charles And Catherine Albertson House (2017 Avenue N 1/2): Noted as a classic example of post-Civil War construction in Galveston, the Greek Revival ... who owned the Texas Bottling Works. The building features decorative brick work and stepped parapet ...... Read More »

World’s tallest “water coaster” opens in Galveston

19 October 2016, 6:25 am

If you can’t make it to the Galveston Island location, there are Schlitterbahns in South Padre Island, Texas; Kansas City, Kansas; Corpus Christi, Texas; and the original in New Braunfels, which staked its claim as the first water resort in 1966.... Read More »

Greens Fight to Save Crab-Rich Bay in Texas

13 October 2016, 9:00 pm

GALVESTON, Texas (CN) — Conservationists say a Texas bay known for its blue crab is at risk of habitat loss because a federal agency missed its deadline to update the Gulf of Mexico's fishery management plan. The nonprofits Matagorda Bay Foundation and ...... Read More »

Round Two on the Galveston Oyster Battle

11 October 2016, 4:09 am

voided a controversial lease that privatized 23,000 acres of the Galveston Bay. Sustainable Texas Oyster Resource Management (STORM), headed by Tracy Woody, had put a halt on any fishing in the area without their permission when they purchased the lease ...... Read More »

Texas residents could be missing out on millions in unclaimed funds

10 October 2016, 11:36 pm

Galveston County residents may have money waiting for them in the state's unclaimed property database, and they'll have an opportunity to search for it at two upcoming events hosted by the Texas Comptroller's office and Galveston County Clerk Dwight D.... Read More »

Hotel Galvez & Spa in Galveston, Texas

9 October 2016, 10:38 pm

Hotel Galvez & Spa is an elegant and historic hotel in the heart of Galveston. The luxurious hotel has been serving guests for over 100 years with stylish and sophisticated accommodations, first-class facilities and amenities, gracious service and ...... Read More »

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