Travel Tips

Travel Tips

Get Ready For That Summer VacationNow that things are opening up again, it’s time to start planning a vacation. We all deserve a little getaway. And what better place than the Texas Coast? Whether you’re flying in from a different state or taking a road...
South jetty rocks to be accessible Memorial Day weekend

South jetty rocks to be accessible Memorial Day weekend

Although extensive repairs to the south jetty aren’t complete yet, the contractor will open the jetty to the public for Memorial Day weekend, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The contractor is scheduled to pour concrete today (Thursday, May 27) to cover some areas that would be a hazard to the public otherwise, said Lynda Yezzi, chief […]

South jetty rocks to be accessible Memorial Day weekend

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 […]

South jetty rocks to be accessible Memorial Day weekend

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 […]

South jetty rocks to be accessible Memorial Day weekend

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 […]

South jetty rocks to be accessible Memorial Day weekend

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 […]