Category Archives: South Texas

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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White House Opportunity and Revitalization Executive Director Paid A Special Visit To Corpus Christi

Scott Turner who serves as executive director of the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council toured Corpus Christi this week to take a look at local projects underway here in our community. The HUD based program is a collaboration of 17 Federal agencies and Federal-State partnerships with a mandate to identify and disseminate best practices for utilizing the Opportunity Zones

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Gov. Abbott asks for major declaration from White House to include Nueces County

Texas Governor Greg Abbot has requested a major disaster declaration for 5 Texas countries following Hurricane Hanna back in July. The Governor’s office says that will include Nueces County. The declaration would include assistance for debris removal, emergency repairs and other necessary issues that the counties face following the disaster. Continue Reading Below The request would allow for more federal

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Full-Time Mayor for Corpus Christi? The voters never approved such a thing and it isn’t even on the table

There has been a lot of talk from current Corpus Christi city council member and candidate for Mayor Paulette Guajardo about being a full-time mayor for the city. While some would agree that the concept might be a noble point-of-order, it is ultimately the voters that decide on that issue—and it isn’t in a mayoral race. By design, cities are

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Texas Planted Cotton Acres Dipped Down In 2020

According to data recently released by the USDA Texas upland cotton acreage decreased by nearly half a million acres. Economists say that the lower planted acres stemmed from increased supply and lower prices in part due to the coronavirus pandemic which impacted the commodity markets negatively over the year. But the loss of planted acreage came at no overall shock

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How “18 Test Tubes” back in the 1970s helped lead to oyster cultivation along the Texas Gulf Coast

Scientists back in the 1970s helped lay the groundwork for a modern mariculture industry that will now include Texas oysters.

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