Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 Galveston, Texas

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Wed. October 26, 2016 reload page to refresh

-
Galveston - A minor weather disturbance midway between Africa and the Caribbean gained enough strength on Sept. 1, 2008, to be deemed a tropical storm and given a name: Ike.
Galveston, Texas - Here on this alligator-shaped mound of sand, the temperature of 88 is the warmest recorded this late in the season since weather observers started writing them down in 1871.

Galveston (KIII NEWS) - Developing off the coast of Galveston. A 38-year old man is recovering after being rescued off a fishing vessel 100 miles from the shore by the U.S.
... under the Texas 146 bridge, past the Kemah Boardwalk and Seabrook, early morning anglers in their flat-bottomed boats and fishermen returning from the night's catch, and into Galveston Bay. Onboard getting settled in, were the 100 members of the ...
Houston entrepreneur Atul "Lucky" Chopra, known for transforming historic buildings into bars and restaurants, may be extending his footprint to Galveston's Historic Strand District. Turner Construction, which currently owns the building, is selling ...
Galveston - If there is a lesson from the devastation of Hurricane Ike eight years ago, it is that the Houston-Galveston region is extremely vulnerable to a catastrophic storm surge, and the next hurricane could send the regional economy into a deep ...
A helicopter crew hoisted the man from the vessel, flew to an offshore rig to refuel and then flew the man to Galveston Scholes International Airport.
The season for thrills and chills is here and Galveston Island's ghostly history makes it one of the top destinations in the state for "haunted" exploration.
Galveston Mayor Jim Yarbrough and the city are determining how to make the port more efficient, but both Yarbrough and Mierzwa said the outgoing director's retirement has nothing to do with the city, the Houston Chronicle reports.
Did you hear about the half-billion dollar divorce in Galveston? Bet not. The divorce was done so quietly that two years ago, almost no one heard about the $416 million ruling a Galveston court declared in Winnie Alwazzan's favor. It was so quiet ...

The Port of Galveston doesn't receive taxpayer money. Mierzwa also said he wanted to retire in July but was asked to stay longer.
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.
... under the Texas 146 bridge, past the Kemah Boardwalk and Seabrook, early morning anglers in their flat-bottomed boats and fishermen returning from the night's catch, and into Galveston Bay. Onboard getting settled in, were the 100 members of the ...
Annual salary needed to buy a house in Texas · 115 Years · Find&Save. MenuSections. http://www.chron.com/neighborhood/bayarea/news/article/Houston-entrepreneur-plans-to-buy-Galveston-s-9996351.php ...
... is completed at Moody gardens Aquarium Pyramid in Galveston, Texas. (Leslie Plaza Johnson/Chronicle). October 14 2016: Entrance is currently closed to visitors until the renovation is completed at Moody Gardens Aquarium Pyramid in Galveston, Texas.
A helicopter crew hoisted the man from the vessel, flew to an offshore rig to refuel and then flew the man to Galveston Scholes International Airport.
police in Galveston recently found 30 bags of cocaine worth $175,000 washed ashore near Galveston Island State Park.
Galveston - Plans are moving ahead for an $11.6 billion system to protect six Houston-area counties from a devastating storm surge, but doubts remain over whether Congress will provide the money.
Galveston, Texas (AP) Officials have dedicated an $85 million wastewater treatment plant in Galveston as the largest hurricane Ike recovery project since the storm hit in 2008.
Galveston Mayor Jim Yarbrough and the city are determining how to make the port more efficient, but both Yarbrough and Mierzwa said the outgoing director's retirement has nothing to do with the city, the Houston Chronicle reports.
The season for thrills and chills is here and Galveston Island's ghostly history makes it one of the top destinations in the state for "haunted" exploration.
Did you hear about the half-billion dollar divorce in Galveston? Bet not. The divorce was done so quietly that two years ago, almost no one heard about the $416 ...
The Port of Galveston doesn't receive taxpayer money. Mierzwa also said he wanted to retire in July but was asked to stay longer.
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.
"Galveston" is another in a line of lush, cinematic songs by songwriter Jimmy Webb. The original, iconic version by Glen Campbell was released during the Vietnam War, but the last few years make lines like "I clean my gun and dream of Galveston" as ...
Although the district was redrawn to favor the GOP by combining the predominantly Democratic areas of Galveston County with overwhelmingly Republican Chambers County, Republicans have struggled in the district.
Ike, which federal authorities concluded caused between $27 billion and $30 billion in direct damage in September 2008 mostly in Galveston and southeastern Harris counties, was the third-costliest storm in U.S. history. It also occurred just days ...
Galveston, Texas - A man is in the hospital after a high-speed chase Thursday night involving a motorcycle in Galveston. A Galveston police officer tried to stop a motorcycle for traffic violations at 8:50 p.m. in the 4500 block of Seawall Boulevard.
Galveston - Butter churning, wool spinning and chopping wood aren't normal activities during school. But on Wednesday, fourth-graders at Galveston Elementary School spent part of the day learning the skills once done by those who founded the state ...
The petrochemical industry from Galveston to Houston is an environmental catastrophe waiting to happen.
Galveston - A 22-year old Beaumont man was in critical condition Friday after he allegedly fled police and crashed his motorcycle into the rear of car, Galveston police said. Bryson McClure sped away on his motorcycle after Galveston police tried to ...
A former Galveston town marshal arrested in April on felony theft charges entered a plea deal in Cass Superior Court 1 on Thursday afternoon.
A former Galveston town marshal arrested in April on felony theft charges entered a plea deal in Cass Superior Court 1 on Thursday afternoon.
"Galveston" is another in a line of lush, cinematic songs by songwriter Jimmy Webb. The original, iconic version by Glen Campbell was released during the Vietnam War, but the last few years make lines like "I clean my gun and dream of Galveston" as ...
A former Galveston town marshal arrested in April on felony theft charges entered a plea deal in Cass Superior Court 1 on Thursday afternoon.
Joe Janise, 71, a dialysis patient, puts on a mask as his friend Roy Collins puts on his gloves at the 2015 Lone Star Rally Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, in Galveston. "We've been buddies for years," Collins said. "I remember when he had legs. This will ...
hurricane Matthew could become the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States since Wilma in October 2005, if it maintains at least Category 3 status with winds of 110 mph or more.
With high winds and torrential rain, a hurricane can bring horrific devastation in its wake and lead to death for those caught in the storm's path.
BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Oct. 05, 2016 -- VESTA Modular today announced it has been awarded the Houston Galveston Area Council's ("H-GAC's") New/Leased Modular Buildings & Shelters contract.
The crash happened about 7 p.m. Tuesday in the town of Hitchcock, about 17 miles west of Galveston. The Federal Aviation Administration reports the crash involved a twin-engine Beechcraft aircraft with two people aboard.
It's ghost time year round for many Galvestonians. A new book, "Ghosts of Galveston," by Kathleen Shanahan Maca, explores the extensive history behind the city's ghost folklore.
KEMAH, Texas - Waterman Steele Real Estate Advisors has negotiated the sale of 30 acres in Kemah. Zircon Properties Inc., a Maryland corporation, and Beethoven Realty Associates, a Maryland limited liability company, were the sellers.


spacer

 


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

    usa
     states
      texas
       municipalities
         galveston
           bay
           galveston island

Texas municipalities:
         abilene
         amarillo
         andrews
         arlington
         austin
         barnhart
         bastrop
         bay city
         beaumont
         big hill
         bolivar peninsula
         brownsville
         bryan mound
         chalk mountain
         conroy
         converse
         coppell
         corpus christi
         corsicana
         crandall
         crawford
         dallas
         denton
         desoto
         duncanville
         el paso
         elgin
         elmendorf
         falfurrias
         freeport
         friar
         frisco
         ft. worth
         galveston
         garland
         georgetown
         gonzales
         grand prairie
         grand saline
         hearne
         houston
         huntsville
         irving
         jasper
         kaufman
         kerrville
         killeen
         kingsville
         kirksville
         la marque
         la vernia
         lakewood
         laredo
         lewisville
         livingston
         longview
         lubbock
         marfa
         mcgregor
         mckinney
         midlothian
         navasota
         nederland
         new boston
         nordheim
         odessa
         pampa
         pearland
         pflugerville
         plainview
         plano
         port arthur
         port lavaca
         port o'connor
         poteet
         pottsboro
         richardson
         rocksprings
         san angelo
         san antonio
         san marcos
         seadrift
         silsbee
         tenaha
         texas city
         tyler
         waco
         west
         wichita falls
         winfield
         winnsboro
         winona