Weeks Marine Kicks Off Galveston Beach Fill Scheme

17 January 2017, 2:34 am

This beach fill project, conducted by Weeks Marine Inc., is being funded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Texas General Land Office, and the City of Galveston. The project is using a “pipeline dredge” process that requires a 36 ...... Read More »

NextDecade signs site lease for its second LNG export project

17 January 2017, 2:28 am

Together, the Ports of Houston, Texas City, and Galveston form the largest port complex in North America and the NextDecade project would be the first LNG facility in the area. The Shoal Point site, located just east of Texas City’s major petrochemical ...... Read More »

Galveston beach project begins after series of delays

17 January 2017, 2:16 am

GALVESTON - After more than two months of delays, fresh sand began pouring onto the beach in front of the Galveston seawall Monday as a $19.5 million re-sanding project got underway. To continue reading this story, you will need to be a digital subscriber ...... Read More »

Propane explosion apparent cause of Zavalla house fire

17 January 2017, 1:19 am

Wade says a man was flown to a Galveston hospital, and a woman was taken to a hospital ... was known for his non-violent protest during the Civil Rights movement. An East Texas man finally has a new home to live in after his burned down last December.... Read More »

JUSTICE: Texas Man Gets 7 Year PRISON Sentence For Gravely Injuring Dog

16 January 2017, 2:02 pm

For 39-year-old Galveston, Texas native Damon Lee Dozier, the days aren’t going to get any easier from this point forward. A Galveston County judge sentenced Dozier to a stiff 7-year prison sentence for gravely injuring his dog in November of 2015.... Read More »

Port of Galveston closure causing headaches for cruise ship passengers

16 January 2017, 1:30 pm

GALVESTON, Texas - Fog and other problems closed down the Port of Galveston over the weekend, causing big problems for cruise ship passengers. UPDATE CRUISE SHIP FOG DELAYS: Carnival Valor at Terminal 1 Check in 10:00 AM-2:00 PM. Ship will operate a 4 day...... Read More »

Heavy Fog in Galveston Forces Cruise Line to Shorten Sailings and Make a Series of Itinerary Changes

15 January 2017, 10:33 pm

(6 a.m. EST) -- Three Carnival Cruise Line ships were affected by heavy fog in Galveston, Texas, over the weekend, with a string of delayed departures forcing the line to shorten each cruise and make a series of itinerary changes. Carnival Freedom was ...... Read More »

Man leads police on chase from Galveston to Pasadena on Friday night

14 January 2017, 2:51 am

Police investigate after a man led them on a high-speed chase from Galveston to Pasadena on Friday night, Jan. 13, 2016. (Metro Video) Police investigate after a man led them on a high-speed chase from Galveston to Pasadena on Friday night, Jan. 13 ...... Read More »

Biggest Carnival ship ever to call Texas home

12 January 2017, 4:00 pm

Cruise giant Carnival's newest and biggest ship soon will be moving to Texas. Carnival on Thursday announced the eight-month Carnival Vista will re-position to Galveston, Texas in the fall of 2018. The 3,954-passenger vessel currently sails out of Miami.... Read More »

Beachcomber in Galveston finds foreign coins believed stolen

11 January 2017, 3:12 am

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Robert Hodsdon was having a typical day on the beach before he struck gold. The Galveston County Daily News (http://bit.ly/2id1F7x) reports Hodsdon's usual beach day involves using his metal detector. He searches for items in the ...... Read More »

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