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  1. Exxon plant construction crews take part in safety trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KIII

    The planned multi-billion dollar Exxon Mobil plastics plant just outside Portland, Texas, is still waiting for state authorities to approve its air quality permit, but the company is said to be using this time to make sure its crews are ready to begin construction once they get the green light. Safety training for construction crews was already underway Monday.

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  2. Hardy Lee CollierRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Countywide

    He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Mildred Pauline, Lillian Ann, Laura Angeline and Ollie Belle; and a brother, Wesley Harris. Survivors include sons, Larry R. Collier of New Braunfuls, Hardy L. Collier Jr. of Corpus Christi, Leslie L. Collier of Portland; daughter, Karen R. Loper of New Braunfels; sister, Catherine Marie; brother, Leslie Luther; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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  3. Portland looks to bold design for new tourism drawRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Countywide

    A new structure in the planning stages is looking to both bring in tourism as well as make an iconic statement to those coming into Portland from Corpus Christi at Indian Point Pier. The new structure the city of Portland is looking to build will be able to be seen from Highway 181 at serve as a gateway into the city.

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  4. Portland native, Corpus Christi mayoral candidate brings artists together for campaign rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The Countywide

    ... quick wins and discuss what long term strategies must be employed to make our local arts and culture scene thrive. Portland native and Corpus Christi mayoral candidate Aislynn Campbell is looking to bring area creatives together for a rally that ...

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  5. San Patricio County seeks more representation on port commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Countywide

    ... number of Commissioners of the Port of Corpus Christi to give the county equal representation in the commission. PORTLAND - The newly formed San Patricio Coalition on Port Governance looks to increase representation on the Port of Corpus Christi ...

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  6. AAFP Releases Updated Disaster Preparedness ResourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | American Academy of Family Physicians

    Planes are tossed around like toys after Hurricane Harvey wreaks havoc at McCampbell-Porter Airport in San Patricio County, Texas, in 2017. Huge mounds of trash fill the median along State Highway 35, which runs between Portland, Texas, and Aransas Pass, Texas -- testament to the massive damage Hurricane Harvey caused.

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  7. Company to invest nearly $300 million in West Texas natural gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | MySanAntonio.com

    Loading docks are seen in the foreground of the Cheniere Liquid Natural Gas plant under construction in Portland, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Stage one of the project broke ground on June 2015 and is scheduled to be in service in late 2018.

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  8. Lozano touts Portland as economic leader at legislative luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | The Countywide

    State Rep. J.M. Lozano was the featured speaker at the Portland Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon last month where he delivered a message of prosperity in the county and the growth futures coming to the city. State Rep. J.M. Lozano was the featured speaker at the Portland Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon last month where he delivered a message of prosperity in the county and the growth futures coming to the city.

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  9. Mathis ISD tops county TEA overall resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | The Countywide

    ... 73 out of 100, in Closing the Gaps. The second school in the county to be impacted by Hurricane Harvey, Gregory-Portland also did not receive an overall rating, but did receive a three 'B' rating in Student Achievement, School Progress and Closing ...

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  10. Lucid Energy signs natural gas transport deal with Marathon OilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Construction continues at the Cheniere Liquid Natural Gas plant in Portland, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017.

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  11. San Patricio County to conduct series of long-term mitigation meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | The Countywide

    ... to determine whether there is a need for a regional hospital. On September 6, meetings will be held at the Portland Community Center, 2000 Billy G. Webb in Portland, from 6-8 p.m. On September 11 meetings will be held at the Sinton Fairgrounds, 219 ...

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  12. Gulf Coast Growth Ventures announces $100K donation to support homegrown careersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | The Countywide

    ... and Del Mar College President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Mark Escamilla unveiled the check at the event. PORTLAND - Representatives from Gulf Coast Growth Ventures (GCGV) announced at a news conference last Wednesday they are donating $100,000 ...

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  13. Lawyers file motion to toss statements in deputya s killingRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 30 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Lawyers representing a Maine man accused of killing a county sheriff's deputy have requested that the court suppress statements their client made to arresting officers. Twenty-nine-year-old John Williams appeared in a Portland court Tuesday.

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  14. Jimmie Lee WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | The Countywide

    Mr. Williams was a veteran of the United States Navy and was a founding father of Portland's Girls Softball League. He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Wayne; mother, Loveta Bevers; brothers, Kenneth and Don Williams; mother of his children, Patsy Williams, and late wife, Mary Lou Williams.

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  15. Houston-based Enterprise Products to sell portion of MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | MySanAntonio.com

    Sunlight reflects off the cooling fans of the liquid natural gas processing trains at the Cheniere LNG plant construction site in Portland, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Stage one of the project broke ground on June 2015 and is scheduled to be in service in 2019.

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  16. CCPD investigating multiple reported shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... l came in a few minutes later. Police rushed to a possible victim of a shooting just past North Beach going towards Portland. KRIS-6 has a crew on the scenes. This is a developing story and we will provide more details as they become available.

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  17. Sabinal woman overstays welcome after selling drugs to undercover copRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | The Countywide

    One out-of-town resident is facing a first degree felony indictment according to records released by the district courts office, after the San Patricio County Grand Jury met June 12 and 26, and July 2 and 17. Police reports state that Loa Leilani Daws, 38, of Sabinal sold narcotics to an undercover deputy on Dec. 7, 2016, in Portland, then again on April 5, 2017. Daws was charged with manufacture and delivery of 400 or more grams of a controlled substance in Penalty Group 2 and her bond was set at $40,000.

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  18. Sugarpine and Super Deluxe Offer Retro Drive-In Vibes With Big-Time PedigreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Willamette Week

    If you have fond childhood memories of curly-cued Dairy Queen creations or thin discs of beef straight from the griddle, you can't go wrong with either pit stop. With weeks of construction snarling traffic on freeways and critical interchanges, you'd think Portlanders wouldn't want to spend an extra minute idling in their vehicles this summer.

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  19. Hilario Chavez Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | The Countywide

    ... Gary Chavez and Ruben Chavez, all of Sinton; daughters, Isabel Santos (Guerra) Flores of Sinton and Vera Chavez of Portland; grandchildren, Robert James Chavez, Matthew Ryan Chavez, Seth Chavez, Kaelyn Chavez, Sabrina Maria Flores, Ricardo Flores, ...

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  20. Portland's Kid Katch reels in big fishing funRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | The Countywide

    With more than 200 kids registered, it's not a stretch to say that the 15th annual Portland Kid Katch held at Indian Point pier on Saturday was a success. "It went fantastic, it was a good time," said Director of Parks and Recreation Kristin Connor.

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