| Feb 8, 2010
Several residents of the Gulf Breeze Housing Authority complex will be moving out.
Galveston's Housing Authority officials said they need to complete renovations related to Hurricane Ike and other structural damages. Some residents are upset they may not...
| Feb 10, 2010
| 6:36 AM
Galveston leaders are encouraging residents whose homes were battered by Hurricane Ike to seek federal rebuilding assistance.
The city on Feb. 28 has to report to the state its progress in administering the $104 million federal Community Development...
| Feb 16, 2010
Nearly a year and a half after a fire damaged Brennan's restaurant, the popular eatery is reopening.
Brennan's caught fire as Hurricane Ike roared ashore in September 2008. A transformer blew during the storm, sparking a fire. Three people sheltering...
| Feb 20, 2010
It was founded by five African-American slaves back in 1840. Today, the Avenue L Missionary Baptist Church still stands strong.
A prayer vigil kicked-off the 170th anniversary of the oldest African-American church in Texas.
Gloria Miles has been a...
| Feb 23, 2010
Change or shut down, that's the dilemma some daycare owners are going through after finding out it will cost them thousands of dollars to revamp their business in order to meet state and county fire codes.
Becky Williams has owned and operated Kiddie...
| Feb 25, 2010
| 2:32 PM
Citizens Property Insurance Corp. Executive Director Scott Wallace was one of Florida's top-paid government employees last year and 48 other Citizens employees earned more than $100,000, a Sun Sentinel analysis shows.
Federal labor statistics indicate...
| Mar 1, 2010
Galveston will begin spending $107 million in federal disaster recovery money for infrastructure damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Ike.
Spokeswoman Alicia Cahill says the figure is the most the city will be spending, at one time, to repair its...
| Mar 3, 2010
For the past two days, Becky Findley has been in disbelief after a four-alarm blaze destroyed the bar she worked at and left her unemployed for the foreseeable future.
Now, the 38-year-old is searching desperately for a job as bills pour in.
| Mar 6, 2010
The U.S. Senate has prolonged special tax credits designed to help the Gulf Coast recover its affordable housing stock damaged by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
The U.S. House still must approve the two-year extension OK'd Friday by the Senate.
| Mar 10, 2010
Almost five years after Hurricane Katrina damaged New Orleans' Algiers Regional Library, it's going to be torn down and a new library built.
The mayor's office says a $7.3 million new library is among five to be built at a total cost of more than $27...
| Mar 11, 2010
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) announced today an additional $10.9 million in federal aid for Katrina-related recovery efforts at three fire stations across Southeast Louisiana.