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Blade found in Galveston ISD student's chicken tender at lunch

GALVESTON, Texas - It's an unsettling image that has one mother demanding answers from the Galveston Independent School District. Take a closer look, as this is what Erin Hernandez says her 11-year-old son, Desmond, found in his chicken strip during lunch while at Scott Collegiate Academy in Galves

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-11-23 04:10:58

Galveston gets $875K to hire police, with one string

GALVESTON Galveston will receive $875,000 from the federal government to hire seven new police officers next year, a boon department officials say will increase their ability to investigate and target crime. But the money requires a promise the city will not stand in the way of federal immigration e

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-22 04:25:00

Missing Pieces: The Galveston girls

Grace White , KHOU10:14 PM. CST November 21, 2017 GALVESTON, Texas - The Galveston County District Attorney is re-opening the cases of two teenage girls murdered in 1971 after a new A&E documentary is shedding light on their unsolved cases. The documentary called "The Eleven" tries to connect a conv

KHOU - 2017-11-22 04:14:43

Galveston County couple alleges individual failed to perform construction work

GALVESTON - A Galveston County couple alleges they made a payment to a Galveston man to construct a home but no work was done. Charles Manis and Angelita Manis filed a complaint on Oct. 24, in the Galveston County District Court against James Casey alleging breach of contract and other counts. Accor


Porretto Beach deal would be a pig in a poke

The transaction goes by many names: "Buying a pig in a poke," "Shares in the Brooklyn Bridge," "Buying a sow's ear and trying to turn it into a silk purse," or simply "I owned Enron Stock." Even the naive know the first rule of horse-trading: "Never trade a racehorse for a beaver." A racehorse runs,

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 05:45:00

Future uncertain for thousands of local 'Dreamers'

GALVESTON Marisol Martinez camped out on a chilly November evening on her 8-year-old son's first overnight Cub Scout adventure. This month is busier than usual for Martinez, who was camping with her Cub Scout, keeping up with her other two active children and cooking for her extended family's large,

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 05:00:00

Dorm incident has Sea Aggies working on diversity

An "intense and expedited investigation" was underway into a racially charged incident that occurred in a dormitory on Halloween, officials at Texas A&M University's Galveston campus said Monday. Student Corinthia Morgan, 21, said she felt fear and intimidation while getting ready for bed on Hallowe


Designer's secret: Where to find high-end, designer furniture at fraction of cost

HOUSTON - Would you put hotel furniture in your home? What about if you could buy it at a super-discounted rate? Hotels are full of high-end, designer furniture, and when they remodel, you can buy the furniture for your own home. There are only a few places around the country that offer this type o


Woburn residents to perform in 'Beauty and the Beast'

Ellie Brimmer and Tara Metters, of Woburn, will perform in Menotomy Musical Theater's family-friendly production of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2 at the Cross Center for Performing Arts, 48 Bartlett Ave., Lexington. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, the st

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-22 19:00:00

Woburn Vet -- And Vet -- Announce Run For State Rep

WOBURN, MA -- Darryn Remillard, a Woburn resident and veternarian who is partner in a Wellesley practice, announced plans to run for the 30th Middlesex seat in the House of Representatives currently held by Rep. James J. Dwyer (D-Woburn). The seat represents precincts 2-5 in Reading and Wards 2-6 in


Tax rate increases five percent

WINCHESTER - Once again, the Select Board voted to keep the residential factor at 1.0 and not shift the tax burden onto commercial and industrial property owners in town. Any shifting of the residential factor, while saving residents a small amount of money on their taxes, would greatly impact the c

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-11-21 21:00:00

Ring in the holidays with Santa parade

Retired Dep. Fire Chief Kevin Connors is the grand marshal of this year's Santa Parade. One of their own gets the top honor at Sunday's annual Santa Parade hosted by the Andover firefighters. Lifelong resident and recently retired Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Connors is the Grand Marshall of the 2017 San

ANDOVER TOWNSMAN - 2017-11-23 09:00:00

Planners look for change to permit process

WINCHESTER - After receiving a building plan that Town Planner Brian Szekely called "illegible," the Planning Board reached out to the Select Board and Town Manager for assistance. This isn't the first time the Planning Board has received an unreadable or insufficient building plan, but it might be

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-11-22 21:00:00

WBZ Mid-Afternoon Forecast For November 23

WBZ Mid-Afternoon Forecast For November 23Jacob Wycoff has your latest weather forecast. Historic Pembroke Church Hosts Free Thanksgiving Meal For CommunityWBZ-TV's Anna Meiler reports. Truck Hits 2 Cars And House In BurlingtonWBZ-TV's Nick Giovanni reports.Weather WBZ Mid-Afternoon Forecast For Nov

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-23 19:46:52

Tips For Black Friday, Cyber Monday Shoppers

BOSTON (CBS) - Black Friday, Cyber Monday or any sale at all, when it comes to tackling the holiday shopping list, saving money is often priority one. "I want to be able to get as many gifts as possible, so the less I have to spend on gifts for my family, the more I can buy for them," one shopper to

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-22 23:20:01

Vehicle crashes into home, cars parked in driveway

Updated: 11:13 PM EST Nov 22, 2017 A truck crashed into two parked vehicles at a home on Bedford Street in Burlington, Wednesday night, firefighters said. The department tweeted a photo which showed one vehicle upside down, on top of another vehicle in the front of the home. Witnesses said a pic

WCVB - 2017-11-23 04:13:00

The November 22 edition of the Cherokee Scout is out ... County to lease pool center, Georgia fugitive caught, Spelling bee champ and more

Murphy - The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners made official what many people have known about for a while - that the Hiwassee Valley Pool & Wellness Center soon will be privately leased. The language of the lease was approved unanimously by the commissioners. The terms were not immediately av

CHEROKEE SCOUT - 2017-11-22 16:43:06

SCOUTING AROUND: Volunteer brings home refugees' stories

Karah Thompson spent a good part of October in Greece, but the slideshow she presented to family and friends once she returned didn't show images of her enjoying a typical vacation overseas. Instead, it showed images of ordinary people, who under extraordinary circumstances had to leave their homes

CHEROKEE SCOUT - 2017-11-22 16:06:11

Murphy woman killed in wreck

A Murphy, N.C., woman was killed in a two-car collision in Ellijay Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Betty Scott Hampton, 72, lost control of the Toyota Camry she was driving on Highway 382 just west of Sunlight Road and veered into the path of an SUV, said Gilmer County Coroner Jerry Hensley. Hen

TIMESCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-21 23:45:00

Happy life of sweetmilk, naps & family

"He swam through burning gasoline, reached the beach, and watched the stern of the boat rise up out of the water as it went down," recalled his daughter Gloria Hardy. Ernest A Stiles, Sr., believed to be Graham County's oldest living Veteran, recently celebrated his 96th birthday with four generatio

GRAHAMSTAR.COM - 2017-11-22 14:36:20