Corpus Christi City Councilman Roland Barrera (District 3) sat down for a candid conversation with Matt Pierce, Publisher and Executive Director of The Southside Light News. During their conversation they discuss issues […]
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Little ghosts and goblins, creepy little critters and now a pandemic will certainly make for a spookier Halloween this year and while most of the traditional ways of celebrating Halloween will be […]
Hurricane Delta just made landfall Friday evening near Creole, Louisiana with 100 mph winds. Creole is just 13 miles east of where Hurricane Laura made landfall in August. Hurricane Delta has now […]
Officials with the City of Corpus Christi have temporarily closed Access Road 2 this evening due to impacts from Hurricane Delta in Corpus Christi. As the storm made landfall near Creole, Louisiana […]
One group of bar owners says that all Gov. Abbott did was “pass the buck” when it comes to reopening bars in Texas
Not everybody is happy with Governor Abbott’s plan to reopen bars in some locations across the state. The Texas Bar & Nightclub Alliance said in a statement that Gov. Greg Abbott has […]
The deadline to register to vote in Texas has come and gone. Now is the time to make sure that you really are registered. If you are unsure if you’re registered to […]
(Reuters) – Some Americans worried about possible violence after the U.S. presidential election are forming community watch groups, others are working on conflict de-escalation and still others are purchasing guns, according to […]
As of 4 p.m. Thursday, Hurricane Delta had re-gained major hurricane status. Sustained winds are 115 miles per hour with gusts to 140. More strengthening is expected between now and landfall on […]
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made the much awaited announcement on Wednesday that bars and similar establishments are allowed to reopen at 50% capacity in counties with low COVID-19 hospitalizations starting Oct. 14. […]
Good Morning! Hurricane Delta is making a little bit more of a westward than expected track overnight and this morning and it is gaining energy much faster than forecasters initially expected. Delta […]