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Dr. Rafael Garza

McALLEN — Dr. Rafael Garza passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on February 20, at the age of 96. He was born in San Antonio, TX, the only child to Tomasa and Rafael Garza. He had the best of two worlds growing up with cousins, sharing his time between San Antonio, Texas and Monterrey, Mexico.

Rental help available for eligible Mission residents impacted by COVID

Mission, TX- The City of Mission Community Development Department is now accepting applications for the Texas Emergency Rental Assistance Program (TERAP).

Tax Deadlines Extended for Texas Residents and Businesses

Agency, the IRS announced that Texas residents and businesses will receive a tax relief in the form of filing and payment extensions. This delay in filing and payments applies to all taxpayers who reside or have a business in any of the 254 Texas counties and is automatic, meaning that taxpayers do not need to file any forms to qualify.

Twelve deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 853 positive cases.

Hidalgo County uses the case status definition provided by the Texas Department of State Health Service’s 2020 Epi Case Criteria Guide revised November 2020. 1. Confirmed: A person who has tested positive through a molecular or PCR (oral or nasal swabs) test that looks for the presence of the virus’s genetic material. 2. Probable: A person who meets presumptive laboratory evidence through detection of COVID-19 by antigen test in a respiratory specimen. 3. Suspect: A person who meets supported laboratory evidence through detection of specific antibodies in serum, plasma, whole body, and no prior history of being confirmed or probable case.

Texas City Attorneys Association Approves Rio Grande Valley Affiliate

At their recent Board Meeting, the Texas City Attorneys Association (TCAA) approved the creation of the Rio Grande Valley – City Attorneys Association (RGV-CAA). TCAA is a branch of the Texas Municipal League that was formed to promote, encourage, and advance the professional development of municipal attorneys throughout the State of Texas.

Pharr to Host “The HUB” Market Days on Saturday, 2/27 from 5 pm to...

Pharr, Texas – The City of Pharr and the Greater Pharr Chamber of Commerce will host "The HUB" Market Days this weekend! The event is FREE and will take place this Saturday, February 27 from 5 pm to 9 pm at "The HUB" Downtown Food Park near city hall (200 S. Cage Blvd.) in Pharr.

Businessman Herman Cain Memorialized In Comic Book Biography

TidalWave Comics memorializes the life of Herman Cain in a new comic book biography. “Tribute: Herman Cain” is released this Wednesday for Black History Month.

Apple Won’t Reverse Parler Purge

Washington, D.C. – Apple CEO Tim Cook dodged a question today from the Free Enterprise Project (FEP) about the company's refusal to return Parler to its App Store. The social media application, especially popular among conservative Americans, has been unavailable in the store, and thus on Apple devices, since its removal in January.

Food Bank RGV to Host its 3rd Mass Drive-Thru Emergency Pantry (DTEP) at Bert...

Edinburg, TX – The Food Bank RGV will be holding a MASS Drive-Thru Emergency Pantry (DTEP) at the Bert Ogden Arena in Edinburg on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 7:00am – 11:00am, or until capacity is reached. This large scale event will enable the Food Bank RGV to distribute up to 5x more food than the normal weekly onsite food bank DTEP and help support and stabilize families impacted by the recent drastic winter storm.

Judicial Watch to Facebook: End Censorship of Trump

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it asked Facebook’s Oversight Board to end the censorship of former President Trump and allow him back onto the platform. Judicial Watch told the Oversight Board that the decision to suspend Trump is an affront to free speech and transparency.