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SALES TAX REPORT: South Padre Island, Port Isabel collections increase in July

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The cities of Port Isabel and South Padre Island experienced an increase in sales tax receipts collected in the month of July. According to data reported by the Texas Comptroller’s Office, which tracks and reports sales tax information two months prior, Port Isabel reported a 2.77 percent rise …

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Authorities on high alert for Spring Break

Special to the PRESS The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols from March 8-17, one of the most active Spring Break periods in Texas. DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. The enhanced patrols that target intoxicated drivers are funded through …

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