2017-08-10 / Front Page

New South Jetty is out

Aug. 10 edition hitting news stands now

More police officers, a new children’s splash area, pier repairs that will cost hundreds of thousands of dollars and lots more is involved in the budget that the City of Port Aransas is proposing for the next fiscal year.

Check out details of the proposal in the Aug. 10 edition of the newspaper, which is being delivered to newsstands all over town right now.

Also in this edition, you’ll see:

• What police did after a woman fired shots in the air at a Port Aransas motel the other day;

• What happened after a 62-year-old San Antonio man was pulled, unconscious, from the water at the beach on Tuesday;

• The size of the stipend that school trustees are planning for Port Aransas teachers;

• When the city council will decide whether to order an election to possibly increase the city’s hotel occupancy tax to finance construction of a sports complex with community recreation center facilities included;

• What band will be playing at the free Sunset Sounds concert at Roberts Point Park Friday;

• What the dress code will be and what supplies students will need at Port Aransas schools this fall;

• How police rescued a woman from drowning at the beach Monday;

• Where the first part of $4.5 million in streets, drainage and sidewalk construction recently began in town;

• And photos of some big redfish caught recently in Port Aransas waters.

You also can check out a photo essay on sunrises and sunsets in Port Aransas.

These and other features are in the Aug. 10 edition of the South Jetty, the most complete and accurate source of information for all things Port Aransas.

Subscribe to the print and/or online editions of the South Jetty, or buy access to a single online edition, at www.portasouthjetty.com.

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