Tag: South Padre Island

Abbott reopens water parks, food courts, adult rec sports

AUSTIN (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott took another step Tuesday in his phased reopening of statewide activities after the coronavirus lockdown. The Republican governor...

Firework shows to return to SPI

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Residents and visitors of this coastal city will be able to celebrate Memorial Day weekend with scenic views and an...

Hurricane season approaches

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — From high wind speeds to heavy rainfall, hurricanes are capable of wreaking havoc in communities from June through November, especially...

Massive fire destroys SPI condominium building

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — The Gulf Point condominium building here was destroyed by an immense fire Saturday morning as dozens of firefighters from all...

BREAKING: Massive fire reported on South Padre Island

Firefighters are working to contain a massive fire at the Gulf Point Condominiums building on South Padre Island near the Sapphire building, a Facebook...

KOA campground on the Island open with restrictions

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — In response to the statewide lifting of coronavirus regulations, more businesses are continuing to reopen services. Tuesday, Texas Kampgrounds of America,...

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...

SPI sandcastle village to turn into class of 2020 tribute

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Unlike most high school graduating classes, this year’s group of seniors have experienced several changes due to the coronavirus pandemic...

Island to launch SPI Cares campaign

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — As more businesses reopen, cities are continuing to encourage safety measures to ensure the public stays safe from the coronavirus. The...

Port Isabel PD addresses traffic congestion

PORT ISABEL — In response to the lifting of mandates and the reopening of beaches and businesses, thousands of people have started traveling to...