MCALLEN, RGV - McAllen Mayor Jim Darling says the UT Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine is having a difficult time recruiting staff because potential hires think the region is unsafe. The school of medicine is attempting to recruit...
MCALLEN, RGV - McAllen City Manager Roy Rodriguez predicts the McAllen Performing Arts Center will win awards because it is unlike any building he has been in. According to Rodriguez, the Performing Arts Center (PAC) has been a project the...
WESLACO, RGV - Former Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council executive director Ken Jones has paid his tribute to one of the longest serving members of the group. Grassroots activist Arturo V. Ramirez died Tuesday after a long illness. He...
EDINBURG, RGV - Alejandro Fernández and Los Tigres del Norte will perform at the Bert Ogden Arena Oct. 4 on Fernández's Rompiendo Fronteras (Breaking Barriers) tour. Robert C. Vackar, president and CEO of Bert Ogden Auto Group, announced Fernández’s concert...
MCALLEN, RGV - When Gov. Greg Abbott deploys the National Guard to the South Texas border, he should make the point that the troops are not there to protect Rio Grande Valley cities. This is the view of McAllen Mayor...
EDINBURG, RGV - Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina has taken his first tour of the new Bert Ogden Arena – which the City of Edinburg owns – and he is mightily impressed. “It is humongous. I am very, very, impressed by...
Two hundred and sixty-three years ago on May 15, 1755, Don Tomás Sánchez and a small group of extended family members from Nuevo León crossed the Rio Grande at “El Paso de Jacinto”. (The location had originally been indicated by...
WESLACO, RGV - The date of this year’s RGV to DC trip has been announced by the Rio Grande Valley Partnership. Around 40 VIPs from the Valley will visit the nation’s capital on June 11, 12, and 13. “This will be...
PORT MANSFIELD, RGV - Willacy County Navigation District has warned mariners to be extremely careful when navigating the Mansfield Cut. The group did this after a vessel ran aground during Hurricane Harvey but before a recent fatality, when a fisherman...
PROGRESO, RGV - Progreso International Bridge hosted its 42nd annual Tourist Appreciation Day recently. Julie Guerra-Ramirez, director of Progreso International Bridge, says Tourist Day can feature anywhere from 11,000 to 13,000 pedestrians. The event celebrates tourists, primarily winter Texans, for...

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