Matt Pierce Publisher I often get asked why we don’t have 30,000 followers or likes on Facebook? The reason is because I don’t care. Let me explain this to you and I […]
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What happened at the TIRZ 4 Board meeting on Tuesday lends to show the reality of the North Beach issue
The Corpus Christi Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #4 (TIRZ 4) board voted to authorize City Manager Peter Zanoni to execute an amendment to the agreement for a long embattled hotel project. The […]
Del Mar College has received information that a student has tested positive for COVID-19. The student was immediately instructed to self-isolate. After following College health and safety protocols, it was determined that […]
During a quarterly meeting Cracker Barrel announced that they were exploring the idea of possibly including alcoholic beverages into their menu in order to bolster sales and get more people into their […]
Southwest Airlines says that they have grounded 115 of their Boeing 737-800. On Wednesday night the Dallas, Texas based carrier said that they made the move based on a weight discrepancy with […]
John Kelley, CORPUS CHRISTI, TX The State of Texas this month launched the oyster mariculture industry as directed by legislation authored by State Rep. Todd Hunter of Corpus Christi, providing an opportunity for significant […]
As COVID-19 positivity rates continue to drop in Nueces County and in Texas there are concerns that some might be carelessly acting as if the pandemic might be over. Health experts warn that could not be further from the truth.
The Southside Light News publisher Matt Pierce Briscoe and Corpus Christi attorney Jeff Kane have filed motions to protect freedom of speech and the press against a public official who was defeated […]
Del Mar College Continuing Education offers an online Medical Receptionist course. The course runs Sept. 14 through Nov. 20 and provides the training, skills and knowledge needed to enter the workforce as […]
This week Matt interviews Corpus Christi City Councilman Greg Smith from District 4. Topics of discussion include in-district issues such as economic development and infrastructure along with citywide issues on desalination and […]