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  1. Rio Grande LNG seeking County tax abatement — July 21, 2017
  2. TURTLE TIME — July 21, 2017
  3. EDC discusses artificial reef, boardwalks — July 21, 2017
  4. Woman injured in auto-pedestrian accident — July 21, 2017
  5. Hazard Mitigation Plan advances — July 21, 2017

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Jul 21 2017

Rio Grande LNG seeking County tax abatement

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Rio Grande LNG, one of three liquefied natural gas (LNG) companies seeking to build an export terminal at the Port of Brownsville, has initiated the process to seek a tax abatement from Cameron County, officials revealed this week. “We’ve been discussing with a number of LNGs. They’ve all …

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Jul 21 2017

TURTLE TIME

STI interns recap projects at Community Day By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Turtle lovers were in for a treat Tuesday evening as the eight people who were chosen as this year’s Sea Turtle Inc. interns discussed the projects they’ve worked on this season. Each year the non-profit turtle rescue and conservation organization selects …

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Jul 21 2017

EDC discusses artificial reef, boardwalks

By KEVIN RICH Special to the PRESS The South Padre Island Economic Development Corporation (EDC) discussed a request for funding for the RGV Reef, as well as considered the issue of boardwalk connectivity during its Tuesday, July 18 meeting. Members entertained a discussion regarding a request from the Friends of the RGV Reef to become a …

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Jul 21 2017

Woman injured in auto-pedestrian accident

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Officials say one woman was critically injured in an auto-pedestrian accident on South Padre Island last Thursday. “On July 13 around 1:15 a.m. SPI-PD worked an auto pedestrian accident at the 5300 block of Padre Blvd.” SPI Chief of Police Randy Smith said via a statement. According to Smith, a …

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Jul 21 2017

Hazard Mitigation Plan advances

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Ten municipalities in Cameron County are working toward approval of an updated Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan— Included are the communities of Laguna Vista, Port Isabel, South Padre Island, Bay View, Indian Lake, Los Fresnos, Primera, Rancho Viejo, Rio Hondo and San Benito. “The Town of Laguna Vista partnered with …

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Jul 21 2017

Back-to-School Run slated for Aug. 19

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS The Town of Laguna Vista has scheduled two health events in the coming months. The first is a Back-to-School Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 19 at 7a.m. at Roloff Park. “We want to promote health and fitness while supporting education in Laguna Vista and the Laguna Madre area,” said City …

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Jul 21 2017

County approves MOU with Island

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Cameron County Commissioners’ Court approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the City of South Padre Island regarding a proposed venue tax project approved by Island voters last November. Both the City and the County placed venue tax propositions on the ballot during the November General Election …

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Jul 21 2017

Sewer line break dumps 200,000 gallons of raw sewage

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Laguna Madre Water District (LMWD) responded to a sewer line break on the north end of South Padre Island last week which resulted in a leak of approximately 200,000 gallons of raw sewage, officials say. The leak occurred on Wednesday, July 12, LMWD General Manager Carlos Galvan …

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Jul 21 2017

Infante plans different kind of practice

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS By now it’s no secret among Tarpon football fans, Port Isabel players and probably all 2017 opponents, that the Tarpons may be using a slightly different kind of offense this season. For the first time since the 2000 season a head coach not named Montgomery Stumbaugh will be …

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Jul 21 2017

Youth will be served on snare line

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Of course, all high school musicians are young but this 2017 version of the snare drum line will be one of the youngest to take the field on Friday nights this fall in years.  There’s not a single junior or senior in the group and to further emphasize …

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