• Hitchcock Highlights Newsletter: Summer 2019

    Hitchcock Highlights Newsletter: Summer 2019

    Hitchcock Highlights is the the joint newsletter of the Hitchcock Economic Development Development Corporation and Hitchcock Chamber of Commerce. The summer edition Hitchcock Highlights is out. Read it here. Regional News Hitchcock

  • Port of Galveston Reports Record Revenues

    Port of Galveston Reports Record Revenues

    Independent auditor reports clean audit. The Port of Galveston’s 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), released in June and confirmed by an independent audit, shows record operating revenues for fiscal… Company Announcement Galveston

  • What is “Truth-In-Taxation”?

    What is “Truth-In-Taxation”?

    The Truth-in-Taxation process was designed to better communicate how local taxing units assign tax rates to its taxpayers. This information is published in hopes that taxpayers can better understand what,… Learning Center

  • League City Housing Continues Upswing

    League City Housing Continues Upswing

    Multiple subdivisions under construction as build-out reaches halfway point. League City, Galveston County’s largest municipality, has had explosive population growth over the last few decades, and the new-housing market is… Regional News League City

  • Texas Muscles in on Oyster Farming

    Texas Muscles in on Oyster Farming

    Texas has a new industry: oyster farming will be legal in Texas as of September 1. The new law incorporates Texas in a growing industry that state law historically prohibited.… Regional News

  • Non-Stop Flights to Galveston County

    Non-Stop Flights to Galveston County

    Fly in and out of the world's 9th best medium-sized airport[1] directly (almost) to Galveston County. Houston's William P. Hobby International Airport (HOU) is located just 15 miles north of… Blog

  • Port of Galveston Publishes Year (2018) in Review

    Port of Galveston Publishes Year (2018) in Review

    The Port of Galveston is Texas’ number one cruise port and ranks as the fourth busiest cruise port in North America. The Port of Galveston announced that it achieved a… Regional News Galveston

  • Port of Galveston’s Plan to Improve Traffic

    Port of Galveston’s Plan to Improve Traffic

    As the Port of Galveston plans for growth, improving traffic flow is a big piece of our strategy. I’d like to share a number of things we’re working on to… Regional News Galveston

  • Texas First Bank Completes Merger with Preferred Bancshares

    Texas First Bank Completes Merger with Preferred Bancshares

    Texas Independent Bancshares, the parent company of Texas First Bank, said Monday it completed its merger with Preferred Bancshares and its subsidiary, Preferred Bank. The merger, announced in February, creates… Regional News Texas City