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WAVE Transit to Expand; Plans Include Car Sharing and Heliport

The South Padre Island Wave Transit is set to expand considerably over the next few years as the proposed Multi-Model Project takes shape. Expansion of the transit system, which is located on Padre Boulevard immediately after the Queen Isabella Causeway … Continue reading

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Sea Turtle, Inc. Annual Celebration Fundraiser, September 14th

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Alta and Gayle Go for MORE Training

We are all so smart after our RE/MAX training class yesterday! You would think after taking the hundreds of hours of training we have had that we wouldn’t need to go to ONE more class but……even at our age, we … Continue reading

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South Padre Fire Dept Received Grant

Our Fire Department received a grant through the Rio Grande Valley Trauma Regional Advisory Council, in the amount of $3,514.  This money will help purchase medical supplies.

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Want to Learn to Treasure Hunt?

Meet the Explorer Series at Paragraphs 3 Saturdays – August 10, and September 14 from 1-2 PM. There will be a discussion and instruction on treasure hunting with a metal detector presented South Padre’s own Steve Hathcock. The event is … Continue reading

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South Padre Steps Up Monterrey Marketing

In an effort to step up tourism, the convention bureau transition board voted unanimously to start a Monterrey Media/Marketing Campaign. This campaign has been created by the current ad placement agency Machete, Inc. in order to extend the fall off-season … Continue reading

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South Padre City Council OK’s bond issue for Convention Centre

The South Padre Island City Council approved issuing a 30-year bond, at $2.3 million per year, to finance the long-discussed renovation and expansion of the South Padre Island Convention Centre. The City is ready to enter into the design and … Continue reading

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New Community Events Calendar Coming on South Padre City Website

Calendar of Events 27July 27, 2013 at 10:00 AM Beachcomber Art Show and Sale 28July 28, 2013 at 9:00 AM Sandcastle Summer Contest 29July 29, 2013 at 9:00 AM City Council Special 29July 29, 2013 at 10:00 AM Mexican Artisan … Continue reading

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