Tag: South Padre Island

Cameron County beaches reopened

Sunday morning Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño Jr. ordered the following county beach access areas to open: County Beach Access No. 3 County Beach Access No....

Part of Highway 100 under water on the Island

The National Weather Service in Brownsville forecast that high tides would wash over the northern end of Highway 100 on South Padre Island and...

Hurricane may cause beach erosion, dangerous waves

As Hurricane Delta cuts a path north across the western Gulf of Mexico Friday, a number of coastal warnings will remain in effect and...

Bomb threat shuts down Queen Isabella Causeway

Authorities have shut down the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway between Port Isabel and South Padre Island after receiving a bomb threat Monday evening. A call...

Coast Guard recovers body of missing SPI swimmer

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — The body of a man who went missing while swimming was recovered. According to the Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi Public Affairs...

Sea Turtle, Inc. personnel say nesting season is off to a “great start”

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — During this time of year, several conservationists work toward protecting nesting sea turtles and eggs from predators and other obstacles. Sea...

South Padre Island will host fireworks Memorial Day weekend

South Padre Island will celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with a fireworks display on Sunday, May 24. An Island fireworks show has been the traditional kick...

County addresses COVID-19 case; Couple had virus during SPI condo stay

At a Thursday morning press conference, Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino provided the latest information on two visitors to South Padre Island who were...

Ocean-front attraction: Construction of Clayton’s 1,000-foot-long fishing pier begins

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — The steady hum of an operating black-and-white tower crane situated on the sand could be heard along with the crashing...

Boulevard gator: Sunning reptile creates stir at KOA on Island

HARLINGEN — He was just looking for a little hot action. When it’s 53 degrees and you’re cold-blooded, a sunny spot next to Padre Boulevard...