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Hidalgo County 449th District Court Judge Renee Rodriguez-Betancourt selected as Public Elected Official of...

Hidalgo County 449th District Court Judge Renee Rodriguez-Betancourt was selected as the National Association of Social Workers (NLIC) Public Elected Official of the Year for the Texas/Lower Rio Grande Valley Area.

Innovative Edge with Virtual Art Show

Nothing, not even a pandemic, can stop the Department of Fine Arts at Texas Southmost College from showcasing its students’ artwork.

Traffic Advisory Notice: I-2/I-69C Interchange Project

Beginning Monday, June 1, 2020, through Friday, June 5, 2020, I-2, westbound frontage roads will experience single-lane closures from 2nd Street in McAllen to Cesar Chavez Road in San Juan.

Edinburg CISD names District Teachers of the Year

The Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District recently announced that the 2020-2021 District Elementary Teacher of the Year is Yvonne Garza and the District Secondary Teacher of the Year is Cassandra Sanchez.

SBA and Treasury Setting Aside $10 Billion of Round 2 funding for the Paycheck...

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, announced that it is setting aside $10 billion of Round 2 funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to be lent exclusively by Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs).

LULAC Demands Stop to “Open Season” on Men Of Color by Bad Police Officers

Domingo Garcia, National President of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) today issued the following statement

Texas Initial Unemployment claims fall for Fifth Straight Week

In the week ending May 13, over 122,400 initial unemployment insurance claims were filed in Texas. That brings the total since March 21 to 2.2 million, according to data from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).

Texas Specialty Crop Sector hit hard by Pandemic

The specialty crop sector in Texas—consisting primarily of fruits and vegetables—has been one of the agricultural sectors hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economists.

Starr County to Announce New Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Site at Press Conference

As a response to new Coronavirus cases and their continued preventive measures in Starr County, Judge Eloy Vera and Health Authority Dr. Jose Vazquez will be joined by local partners including Starr County Industrial Foundation, municipalities and educational institutions to host a press conference to announce the relocation and expansion of the COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing Site.

Palm Valley Animal Society Best Friends Animal Society Team Up with Adopets for First-Ever...

These days if someone suggests finding love online, one might question the wisdom and safety of that advice. But participating in Best Friends Animal Society’s “Find Love Online” event might actually provide a boost for both your physical and mental health.