New rules meant to bolster Texas oysters, help industry

28 August 2016, 7:17 pm

Texas oyster reefs have taken a beating since Hurricane Ike in 2008, followed by drought and flooding, the Victoria Advocate (http://bit.ly/2cjTZ17) reported Sunday. Ike made landfall in Galveston, covering nearly half of the oyster beds in Galveston Bay ...... Read More »

Texas boy, 15, certified as adult in slaying of pregnant mother

28 August 2016, 9:14 am

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) A judge has certified a 15-year-old Texas boy to stand trial as an adult in the fatal stabbing and strangling of his mother at their Houston-area home. Chance Michael Moseley of La Marque was indicted Aug. 18 on a capital murder charge.... Read More »

Texas boy, 15, certified as adult in slaying of pregnant mom

28 August 2016, 4:41 am

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A judge has certified a 15-year-old Texas boy to stand trial as an adult in the fatal stabbing and strangling of his mother at their Houston-area home. The Galveston County Daily News (http://bit.ly/2bAw5KP) reports that Chance ...... Read More »

Valve blamed for Galveston wastewater plant sludge release

24 August 2016, 4:28 am

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Experts blame a faulty valve at a wastewater treatment plant for the release of more than 135,000 gallons of partially treated sludge into Galveston Bay. The Galveston County Daily News (http://bit.ly/2bi0vEf) reported Wednesday ...... Read More »

Galveston, Texas: The Indomitable Island

22 August 2016, 1:00 pm

Galveston is one of those destinations where there really is something for everyone. I happen to love those parts of America where the culture was shaped by other nationalities like the Dutch in New York or the French in New Orleans. In Galveston you can ...... Read More »

Galveston, Texas: A Dog Friendly Beach Getaway

16 May 2016, 1:00 pm

Picture a small Victorian city, with gas-powered street lamps, historic homes and buildings, and warm residents who roll out the welcome mat for you and your pup. Now, imagine that charming town has 32 miles of dog friendly beaches where Fido is welcome ...... Read More »

1900 Galveston Hurricane

16 October 2014, 4:25 pm

On September 8, 1900, a Category 4 hurricane ripped through Galveston, Texas, killing an estimated 6,000 to 8,000 people. At the time of the 1900 hurricane, Galveston, nicknamed the Oleander City, was filled with vacationers. Sophisticated weather ...... Read More »

Galveston, Texas Moves To Pay By Plate

30 September 2014, 4:52 am

Galveston, Texas is testing pay by plate technology to track parking. The parking enforcement system provided by gtechna, allows users to record their parking electronically, and also provides a manifest of parking plates and their status allowing police ...... Read More »

Five Years Since Hurricane Ike Hit Galveston, Texas

8 September 2013, 1:00 pm

Friday marks the anniversary of the costliest hurricane to hit Texas. On September 13, 2008, Hurricane Ike hit Galveston Island. According to Mark Hannah with the Insurance Council of Texas (ICT), insured losses as a result of the storm totaled $12 ...... Read More »

Carnival cruises from Galveston Texas

27 November 2011, 11:00 am

Why Take One of The Carnival cruises from Galveston Texas? If you have ever been on a cruise, then you already understand why you may want to take one of the Carnival cruises from Galveston Texas offered. Cruises are a great way to get away from the ...... Read More »

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