Surfside Beach and Brazoria County's efforts to close beaches to visitors were the right thing to do and overdue.
How nervous are some Democrats about Joe Biden's chances against President Trump this November? Nervous enough to entertain the notion that another Democrat — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo — might swoop in and save the day.
One of the most fascinating childhood tidbits I have shared with our mostly Texas-raised staff members past and present has to do with how we kept our feet dry in the winter.
As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads and concern abounds about a possible resurgence in the fall, it’s paramount Texas officials explore ways to expand voting by mail in upcoming elections.
Not much actually has changed in how Brazoria County is choosing to dispense justice during the coronavirus pandemic. Prosecutors and judges are looking closely at each individual case and making their best judgment about how to protect the health and welfare of others.
Sources ranging from the CIA to the Census Bureau disagree on how reliant we Americans are on drugs and medical equipment imported from China.
Historically, it takes a war to postpone or cancel the modern Olympic Games. Since 1896, there have been three cancellations — the 1916 Berlin games (World War I); and the 1940 and 1944 games (World War II) in Japan, then Helsinki, Finland, and, for the latter games, London and Italy. That’s…
Give Joe Biden some credit. On Jan. 27, he published an op-ed in USA Today recognizing that the coronavirus outbreak could become a big problem. But he devoted nearly the entire piece to bashing President Donald Trump — who was then fighting off impeachment from Biden’s old Democratic collea…
People’s infatuation and demand to know details about people who tested positive for COVID-19 shows exactly why those details should be kept private.
Acclaims and a shame are a collection of short hits of opinion compiled by members of The Facts editorial board. Today's topics include dedicated workers, feeding out-of-school children and a man who accused of faking coronavirus to get time off.
Money being spent on technology by those districts that can afford it is making a real difference during a time when remove learning is a necessity.
The United States has never experienced anything quite like the economic disjuncture caused by the spread of the new coronavirus. Airports and malls are empty. Restaurants and movie theaters are closed. The collapse is happening so fast it isn’t visible yet in standard data like the unemploy…
Ministers like Joel Osteen figured out long ago that the message of God could be spread effectively far beyond the walls of a building. With the proliferation of television, the people who would become known as televangelists attracted millions of people seeking salvation.
It’s OK that the House, Senate and White House are still negotiating over the next corona-action bill — that’s democracy, even when the nation faces a challenge like this epidemic. And it’s why Congress will have to figure out how to stay in session, or at least on-call, for the duration.
It’s increasingly likely Americans could get checks for $1,000 or more as part of a $1 trillion stimulus bill the Trump administration announced it was seeking this week. This could be the difference between rent and homelessness for thousands in Brazoria County in the wake of the COVID-19 p…
It's an indisputable fact that the Democratic Party has moved left in recent years. Now, the party is about to choose a standard bearer in the person of former Vice President Joe Biden, and what has become clear is that Biden has not only shifted left with his party over the years, he has taken significant leftward steps in recent weeks.
As American life slows to nearly a crawl in response to the threat of coronavirus, our thoughts today go to the dreamers, the small business owners who pour their money and hearts into their work, employ our neighbors and comprise the fabric of what it means to live in a small town.
In light of concerns regarding COVID-19, we wanted to help educate Brazoria County residents on how they can navigate any anxieties they’re having as responsible pet owners.