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Addressing Corpus Christi’s Long-Term Water Needs

By Drew Molly, P.E., Chief Operating Officer of CCW We all need water to survive, and communities are no different. Without water, communities are not able to grow and thrive, let alone survive, so its importance to all of us cannot be overstated. As a coastal community, Corpus Christi has a long, rich history, but…

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BBB Scam Alert: Investment scams cost Texas residents nearly $500,000 within the first two months of 2024

Within the first two months of 2024, Texas residents have reported nearly $500,000 lost to investment scams to BBB Scam Tracker, with many reports detailing new promotional tactics scammers are using that encourage investors to participate in the scheme. By framing an investment opportunity with ‘New Year’ discounts on service, withdrawal, and tax fees, some Texas…

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Padre Island Golf Cart and Side-by-Side Rules of the Road

Golf Carts and Side by Sides are motor vehicles and must follow all rules of the road. Equipment requirements and driving restrictions apply to these vehicles that do not apply to passenger vehicles, including: A reflective orange, slow-moving vehicle triangle is required and must always remain visible from the vehicle’s rear.State of Texas tags are…

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BBB Tip: Avoiding travel scams when planning for spring break

Spring break is a popular time for students to travel during a vacation from school. However, it also presents an opportunity for scammers to offer fraudulent vacation rentals, flights, or hotels designed to appeal to students and parents looking for a getaway. With spring break for many Texas school districts occurring within the next month,…

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Food Bank Giving Opportunity

In this week’s article, I want to discuss the importance of donating food to your local food bank. It is important to note that it is not just during the holiday season that people are in need of food. I ask that we try and give back by helping those who are less fortunate and…

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BBB Tip: Recovering from freezing temperatures while avoiding unethical contractors and utility impostors

Over the weekend, plummeting temperatures and wintry weather mixtures have struck communities across Texas, with many residents experiencing power outages, ruptured water lines, hail damage, fallen tree limbs, or other issues due to below-freezing temperatures. As home and business owners begin to thaw out in the coming days, many will discover a variety of problems…

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Our Greatest Economic and Military Threats

Our greatest economic and military threats are: #1 Communist China led by all powerful leader for life Xi Jinping and #2 military threat is Russia, led by absolute ruler for life, Putin. Churchill said, “Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely”. World War II was caused by Germany with absolute ruler Hitler and Japan with…

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Heart Month

The month of February is designated as Heart Month. This month strives to educate the public about the importance of improving heart health. This endeavor aims to help people identify and understand helpful adjustments that can be made to increase heart health. The term “heart disease” refers to several types of heart conditions. In the…

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Making the Atomic Bomb in World War II

My most recent non-fiction read was “The Making of the Atomic Bomb” by Richard Rhodes. Wow! What a project. The project started when Albert Einstein wrote President Rosevelt telling him it could and should be done. Rosevelt authorized and funded the project. General Groves was selected as project chief and he in turn chose Robert…

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2024 Annual Barefoot Mardi Gras

Barefoot Mardi Gras 2024 Presented by COASTLINE PROPERTIES !!      Why: To raise money for the Texas Sealife Center & Operation Finally Home Fat Friday Kick-Off Party Sponsored By Todd Hunter Where:                        Waterline Bar @ Doc’s Seafood & Steaks When:       …

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