Council disagrees on appointment

Council disagrees on appointment

Could the Port Aransas City Council remain a six-member body for several more months? It was looking like a definite possibility at deadline for this edition of the South Jetty, but it was a fluid situation. Meeting on Thursday, May 20, the council was unable to agree on whom to appoint to fill Place 2. The seat became vacant after […]

Council disagrees on appointment

Above-normal hurricane season predicted

While last year’s record setting hurricane season is not expected to be repeated this year, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season for 2021. Forecasters predict a 60 percent chance of an above-normal season, a 30 percent chance of a near-normal season, and a 10 percent chance of a below-normal season, according to NOAA (National Oceanic […]

Council disagrees on appointment

County property sale on hold

Plans to auction off a piece of county-owned property in Port Aransas have been put on hold. Nueces County Precinct 4 Commissioner Brent Chesney earlier talked about possibly auctioning the empty lot in the 400 block of North Alister Street. However, he said he has “paused all activity” having to do with the property at the request of the City […]

Council disagrees on appointment

CCRTA express to Port A to re-start

Good news for Port Aransas workers who live off Mustang Island – an option for transportation to the island will re-start on Friday, May 28. The Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority is announcing the return of its Route 95 Port A Express. The route will return as a program from Corpus Christi with stops in Ingleside and Aransas Pass, seven […]

Council disagrees on appointment

They’ve got pull

Port Aransas High School students play a game of tug-of-war during Field Day on Friday, May 21. Field Day was one of several end-of-year events enjoyed recently by Port Aransas ISD students. (See Page 1B for more.) Subscribe Purchase Single Issue The full version of this story will be available to all readers after 2 weeks. Full versions of news stories from […]