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Pinkerton reflects on 22 years of service

By ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS The Mayor’s State of the Island Address this year was unique considering the fact that after 22 years, South Padre Island Mayor Robert Pinkerton Jr. is stepping down from public office. Although it was difficult to condense 22 years into 15 minutes, Pinkerton shared an emotional reflection on …

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Vega accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

BY Sasha Heller Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com   A small crowd gathered on the steps of Port Isabel City Hall Tuesday evening to witness Mayor Joe E. Vega accept resident Tommie Elium’s Ice Bucket Challenge to support Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), better known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease.” To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the …

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Elections set for May 10

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Mark your calendars and prep the ballot boxes for May 10 as the City of Port Isabel has set that date for its next Municipal Elections. The Port Isabel City Commission on Tuesday resolved to elect two city commissioners (Places 1 and 2) and a mayor. To read the …

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