Latest Galveston Stories

2009-09-01 15:27:00

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The SunChips brand, PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division's popular line of multigrain snacks, today announced it will work with Kroger to help raise $1 million to help revitalize Galveston, Texas, which was devastated by Hurricane Ike in 2008.

2009-07-23 09:17:00

MIAMI, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a successful kick-off in Galveston, Texas and Tampa, Florida, Twinlab, a pioneer and a leader in sports nutrition for over 40 years, continues to blaze its trail along the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts.

2009-07-08 11:18:00

GALVESTON, Texas, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Twinlab, a pioneer and leader in sports nutrition for over 40 years, announced today it is launching the company's 2009 Mobile Beach Bash Celebration, highlighted by Twinlab's RateYourAbs.com Contest for those eager to show-off their six-pack abs for a chance to win a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.** The Mobile Beach Bash kicks off July 11, 2009 in Galveston, Texas and will then blaze a trail along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts on a 10-stop beach tour...

2009-07-07 13:29:22

U.S. scientists are studying Hurricane Ike's effect on Galveston, Texas, water pollution levels to determine whether fish-consumption rules are still needed. University of Houston researchers said their findings might offer important information about the effects of last September's storm.

2009-01-05 07:25:00

GALVESTON, Texas, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Hurricane Ike devastated the Texas coast on September 5, 2008, and thousands of residents from Galveston and surrounding cities are still without shelter.

2008-12-09 10:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- 16 of Glen Campbell's most popular hits have been remastered by Capitol/EMI for Glen Campbell: Greatest Hits, a new CD and digital collection to be released February 10.

2008-12-01 08:46:00

PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 Atlantic hurricane season ended Sunday, and not a day too soon. While recent weeks have been quiet, July saw Hurricane Dolly lash South Padre Island, Texas, with 100 MPH winds. Come September, Gustav slammed New Orleans and the Louisiana coast.

2008-10-14 15:15:00

Galveston, Texas, Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas says she's hoping the U.S. Postal Service will soon reopen the hurricane-ravaged city's downtown post office. Saying Galveston Island businesses in particular rely on the downtown facility, Thomas Monday pleaded with U.S.

2008-10-03 12:15:00

The most comprehensive geological review ever undertaken of the upper U.S. Gulf Coast suggests that a combination of rising seas and dammed rivers could flood large swaths of wetlands this century in one or more bays from Alabama to Texas.

2008-09-28 15:00:21

By LAUREN KING By Lauren King The Virginian-Pilot NORFOLK When Seaman Daniel Miles first flew into Galveston, Texas, from his ship a week ago, he didn't see the damage from Hurricane Ike that was depicted in news reports.

Word of the Day
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The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.