Category Archives: Nueces County

Republicans gathered in Corpus Christi on Sunday to rally behind Trump but the real fight for Republicans may have only begun

A few hundred supporters of President Donald Trump and the Nueces County Republican Party gathered in the parking lot of Sunrise Mall in Corpus Christi on Sunday for a “Protect the Vote” rally as the country remains divided over who they think actually won the election and the validity of the results.  The event, organized by Suzanne Guggenheim and her

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Corpus Christi, we have a tourism problem and we only pretend that we know how to fix it

Matt Pierce Briscoe You can’t give the reality that Texas is open for business—new and old. Business insiders are now proclaiming San Antonio to be the “Chicago of Texas,” culturally rich San Antonio. Publications such as Forbes, Business Insider, Entrepreneur Magazine, have called the city “America’s next boom town”and they have noted how the city is attracting new grads, entrepreneurs

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Calallen High School Graduate and South Texas Businessman Jim Wright Defeats Well-Funded Democratic Machine For Texas Railroad Commission Race

South Texas rancher and businessman Jim Wright will be the state’s next oil and gas regulator. Wright will serve on the three-member Railroad Commission, which regulates energy resources in the state.  Wright was able to score 53.2% of the vote, or over 800,000 more votes than the challenger Chrysta Castaneda.  In March, Wright defeated Republican incumbent Ryan Sitton in the

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Part 1: Am I Red or Blue?

Tell your neighbor here in town that you’re a liberal and they’ll assume you’re on the political left. But, did you know that leftists and liberals have extremely different positions on key issues. At it’s heart liberalism holds a deep belief in capitalism and free speech. While in modern times, the liberals seem to not have much in common with

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Hill Top and Robstown Could Mean Trouble For Herrero In 34

James Hernandez isn’t an unknown by any stretch of the imagination and if the data holds true through Election Day it is possible that Democrat Abel Herrero could be in serious trouble after seemingly taking Hernandez lightly. Data shows two things that might have caused the dynamic to swing into favor of Hernandez—Hilltop and Robstown early voting.  Hilltop swings conservative

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Council District 4 Could Prove To Have Some Roadblocks For Smith But It Is Nothing He Can’t Overcome

In the race for Corpus Christi City Council District 4 there are 4 candidates, including incumbent Greg Smith. For the most part there wouldn’t usually be much of a race there but this time it is drawing some attention and that could mean a couple of things. Smith has a lot of success to hang his hat on this term

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Nueces County Commissioners To Consider The Ratification Of A Contract With A Communications Firm Using Money From Far-Left Wing Sources

Nueces County Commissioners are going to take an item on Wednesday that could show just how deep special interest money is in play in local politics. The question stems around the ratification of an agreement with Crosswind Media & Communications, LLC for promoting safe voting during the COVID-19 pandemic to increase voter confidence in the safety of the process. But

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What you need to know when you cast your ballot

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 vote in Texas you can check your status on the Texas Secretary of State website. The website will ask you to enter your Texas Driver’s License number, your

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Abbott to allow bars to open at 50% in some locations with counties taking on enforcement roles

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. Gov. Abbott said it is time to reopen more businesses as coronavirus numbers in the state continue to decline. “The good news is that even with additional business

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Tropical Storm Gamma Forms Off The Yucatán

Tropical Storm Gamma has formed off the Yucatán this evening. Data from recon aircraft found a fairly well defined center and winds of tropical storm force. We just aren’t too worried about direct impacts to our coastline because steering currents and dry air are not working in favor of the system. It will likely cross the Yucatán near Cozumel on

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