WESLACO, RGV - The Knapp Community Care Foundation granted checks to several organizations and charities last week during their annual Community Care Grants Award Celebration. Yvonne “Bonnie” Gonzalez, CEO of KCCF, presented the checks and briefly described the programs that...
MISSION, RGV - The organizers of the recent Civic Innovation Summit at the Mission CEED building said they devised the event for those who both want to shape the future of the Rio Grande Valley, and develop the region's...
ALTON, RGV - One of the City of Alton’s major projects is bringing WiFi to its residents. The City of Alton has entered into a public-private partnership with WiFi4U to establish WiFi throughout the city. WiFi4U is owned by entrepreneur...
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, RGV - In a recent issue of Coastal Current, a front cover story about cruise ships coming to South Padre Island posed a question: will SPI land a) Carnival, b) Norwegian, c) Royal Caribbean, or d)...
While rich in economic diversity, the vast border region between the United States and Mexico shares many complex and inextricable linkages. Geographic proximity and centuries of interaction have brought a unique social, familial, cultural, and economic melding that transcends the...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Dr. Rick Jenet, director of Center for Advanced Radio Astronomy at UT-Rio Grande Valley, says venture capital is coming to South Texas to develop space exploration technology. Jenet, founder of the Spacecraft Tracking and Astronomical Research into...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Members of Congress visited the STARGATE at UT-Rio Grande Valley in Brownsville on Friday, interested in the program and the group’s collaboration with SpaceX. Congressman Filemon Vela said many people in his district – he represents Brownsville...
MCALLEN, RGV - Cameron and Hidalgo counties experience a 3.07 percent increase in sales tax revenue for the first three-quarters of the 2017 Christmas season. Matt Ruszczak, executive director of Rio South Texas Economic Council, analyzes the sales tax revenue...
MCALLEN, RGV - IBC Bank in McAllen recently held a reception last Thursday to honor local non-profits. Among the non-profits that received recognition at the reception were Catholic Charities RGV, United Way and Easter Seals. IBC Bank McAllen President Adrian Villarreal...
HARLINGEN, RGV - In Harlingen, the Valley Byliners writers club recently hosted Emilio Cueto, an expert on Cuban culture, history and art, for a seminar entitled, “Cuba In The USA”, based on the title of his most recent book...

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