MCALLEN, RGV – McAllen-Edinburg-Mission is now the fifth largest metropolitan statistical area in Texas, surpassing El Paso, the Census Bureau reports. The Census Bureau issued its Population Estimates for July 2015 late last month. Roberto Coronado, senior economist for the Federal...
MCALLEN, RGV - With the approval of his city commission, McAllen Mayor Jim Darling is to write to Donald Trump, inviting the incoming president of the United States to visit his city. Darling said if such a visit took place...
KINGSVILLE, Texas - The revitalization of any city is a monumental task and the City of Kingsville has its eye on the future with a proposed downtown vision plan. The city and community had an opportunity to hear a presentation...
PHARR, RGV - In his 2018 State of the City Address on Thursday, Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez announced UT-Rio Grande Valley will soon have a presence in the city. UTRGV is to build an aquatic center in Pharr, Hernandez said. “Through...
EDINBURG, RGV - Edinburg Mayor Richard Garcia does not want to reveal ahead of time all the big announcements coming up in his State of the City 2017 address. Nonetheless, he did make a splash with his speech at the 13th...
EDINBURG, RGV - Like many other local law enforcement officers in Texas, Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. “Eddie” Guerra does not like Senate Bill 4. The legislation, which has been passed by the Texas Senate and the Texas House, gives local...
MCALLEN, RGV - State senators look set to take up their version of the state budget on Tuesday and, as things stand, it looks very bleak for UT-Rio Grande Valley's School of Medicine. UTRGV asked for $60 million for the School...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Cameron County Administrator David A. Garcia says Rio Grande LNG will receive a tax break of $373,100,000.00 for its liquefied natural gas export terminal project at the Port of Brownsville. Cameron County Commissioners Court voted to approve...
McALLEN, RGV - Slamming legislation that he called “Driving While Mexican,” state Rep. Terry Canales invoked the memory of his great grandfather’s brother and the battle he waged as a state legislator to stop atrocities committed by the Texas...
DONNA, RGV - On Thursday, the city of Donna held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of a Circle K located at the corner FM 493/N. Salinas Boulevard and Interstate Highway 2. The new convenience store, along with the...

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