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Book featuring county’s Italian immigrants is translated into English

Book featuring county’s Italian immigrants is translated into English

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LEAGUE CITY — Many of the first immigrants to establish themselves in Galveston County in the early 1900s were from Italy. A little-known tidbit about the county’s Italian-born immigrants is that many were from the town of Cercenasco in the Piedmont area of Italy, a community about 15 miles southeast of Turin.

Contract awarded for expansion of cruise terminal

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GALVESTON — The Port of Galveston’s governing board on Monday awarded a contract worth about $11 million to Houston-based Webber LLC for the e…

Galveston port board OKs LNG lease-option agreement

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GALVESTON — Plans to develop a multibillion dollar liquefied natural gas export plant on Pelican Island advanced slightly Monday when the Port…

Conference to focus on minimum wage issues in Galveston

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GALVESTON — The national discussion about the issue of providing a living wage to low-income employees will take center stage at a conference …

The Knights’ football bloodhound: Falls senior Orr hunts ball-carriers and leads D

The Knights’ football bloodhound: Falls senior Orr hunts ball-carriers and leads D

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LEAGUE CITY – Clear Falls Knights’ standout linebacker David Orr, in his third varsity season, has emerged a defensive leader by knocking his …

Predicting the 6A, 5A playoff teams

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Redistricting for Galveston County’s 6A and 5A schools has made predicting which four teams in each district will advance to the postseason as…

Galveston County top performers

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Week 4 was a light one on the local sports schedule, with most football teams off. However, there were still notable performances on the gridi…

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