Tag: business owners

Businesses unite to help spur economy

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  A group of South Padre Island business owners have founded the South Padre Island Business Owners Association in their second meeting at Louie’s Backyard Monday. The association was created to have an organized and cohesive voice representing the businesses of the island. This is the first ever business group on …

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Lapeyre released early from jail

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS A special hearing was held on Thursday, April 18, at approximately 11 a.m. in which suspended South Padre Island Economic Development Corporation Director Darla Lapeyre was released from jail, serving less than a month of her six months sentence after pleading guilty to negligent homicide. The hearing …

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