TxDMV waiver still in effect

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles temporary waiver for titling and registration requirements is in effect, which means that an expired registration sticker shouldn’t...

A&M-Kingsville honors alumnus David Allex

HARLINGEN — The late David Allex, a visionary who spent decades promoting and encouraging the revitalization of the city, has been honored as a...

Lofty Award: Baxter Building wins first place in renovation

HARLINGEN — It’s been the Rio Grande National Life Insurance Building, Blaschka Tower and the Baxter Building at different points in its 92-year existence. Now,...

City’s economic agency ends COVID-19 loan program

HARLINGEN — The city’s financial lifeline to small businesses hurt by the COVID-19 shutdowns and related disruptions provided assistance to 52 entities and issued...

MPO garners top award

The Rio Grande Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization has been awarded the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations' top award. Brownsville Mayor Trey Mendez submitted the nomination...

Not dead yet: County supporting via Americas riverfront project

Months after the city of Brownsville concluded that LandGrant Development's plan to transform the city's riverfront into a retail and cultural mecca is unfeasible...

Healthy Desserts: Entrepreneur shares business journey

When you enter "Amor y Pan" you can’t imagine that everything there is a healthy option, with the scent of the baking bread, the...

OmniTRAX working with EDC; Railway to become part of Rail-Ready program

OmniTRAX Inc., the Denver, Colo.-based company that manages the Brownsville & Rio Grande (BRG) International Railway at the Port of Brownsville, this month announced...

U.S. leaders announce deal with Mexico over water

HARLINGEN — State and federal officials announced Thursday a deal has been reached with Mexico to ensure it fulfills its treaty obligations to supply...

Keppel AmFELS wins contract; Port-based company will build nation’s largest dredge

Keppel AmFELS at the Port of Brownsville last month announced it had won a contract to build the nation’s largest trailing suction hopper dredge...

American, Southwest, Alaska add to airline loss parade in 3Q

By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer DALLAS (AP) — Airlines are piling up billions of dollars in additional losses as the pandemic chokes off air...

San Benito center celebrates first-year anniversary

SAN BENITO — Budding entrepreneurs with a dream of opening their own business have a place to turn to for help thanks to this...

Incubator receives DOE grant; Rockets & Rigs deals in space and energy solutions

Expanding Frontiers (EXP), a commercial space and energy industry incubator launched in Brownsville in 2019, has been tapped for a $50,000 grant from the...

Gladys Porter Zoo launches social media campaign with the help of YouTubers

With zoos all over the world struggling to make ends meet due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gladys Porter Zoo launched a social media...

Workforce Solutions to host free events with career opportunities

Workforce Solutions Cameron will host two free events for the community that intend to increase awareness of the training opportunities available as well as...

Feds pick cut-and-dredge option to improve flood flows

HARLINGEN — A long-awaited proposal to improve the Arroyo Colorado to lessen flooding in the city is moving forward with the most aggressive option. The...

County officials reflect on census; Judge praises effort to achieve accurate count

It was bad enough when the pandemic delayed the census, so the last thing Cameron County Clerk Sylvia Garza-Perez needed was to contract COVID-19,...

Chili’s offering $5 Presidente Margaritas through Election Day

With Election Day just two weeks away Chili's Grill & Bar wants everyone to select a presidente - a Presidente Margarita that is. The restaurant...

BCIC, RSTEC to host virtual tour for British Consulate

The Brownsville Community Improvement Corporations (BCIC) and the Rio South Texas Economic Council (RSTEC) are set to host a virtual tour of the Rio...

SPI Convention & Visitors Bureau honored with Readers’ Choice Award

GULF SHORES, Ala. - It is with honor that the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the...

Port grain operations facility wins $14.5 million grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Port of Brownsville a $14.5 million grant through the agency's Maritime Administration (MARAD) Port Infrastructure Development...

Vela announces $14.5M DOT grant for Port of Brownsville

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $14,504,850 to the Port of Brownsville through a Port Infrastructure...

Southwest Airlines to expand in Houston and Chicago in 2021

(AP) - Southwest Airlines said Monday it will expand in Houston and Chicago by starting flights to those cities' largest airports, stepping up its...

Some Valley cities surge in sales tax numbers

The economic malaise that has accompanied COVID-19 lockdowns, shutdowns and social distancing eased a bit in August as many Valley cities posted sharp year-over-year...

Mall sale of Sears space said done deal

HARLINGEN — The former Sears space at Valle Vista Mall, all 90,000 square feet of it, has been sold, real estate brokers say. Daniel Galvan,...

Still Flying: Airport terminal nears completion as airlines suffer

The airline industry is in dire straits due to the pandemic, though so far it is not translating into a reduction of service at...

Recycler receives warships

The Navy’s first guided missile destroyer, the USS Charles F. Adams (DDG 2), was one of two decommissioned U.S. warships that arrived at the...

Recycler receives warships: USS Charles F. Adams was Navy’s first guided missile destroyer

Two decommissioned Navy ships, the USS Charles F. Adams and the USS Ticonderoga arrived at the Port of Brownsville last month for dismantling and...

Valley restaurants allowed to increase capacity to 75%

HARLINGEN — A drop in Rio Grande Valley COVID-19 hospitalizations has led state officials to allow businesses such as the region’s retail stores and...

American Airlines cuts November schedule by nearly half ‘to match low demand’

By Kyle Arnold The Dallas Morning News American Airlines removed 86,000 flights from its schedule for November as hopes for a commercial airline recovery this...