Villalobos sworn in as McAllen mayor; commissioners take oath of office

McALLEN — The city officially entered a new era Monday after Javier Villalobos was sworn in as the new mayor of McAllen. In a crowded...

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PSJA vaccine clinic for students, residents 12 and older ongoing

SAN JUAN — The Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District announced Monday that a program vaccinating students 12 and older and members of the community...

Mexico to use US vaccine doses at border

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials said Friday they will use 1 million U.S. doses of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine to inoculate...

Harlingen to hold second dose Pfizer clinic this weekend

If you received the Pfizer vaccine at the Harlingen Convention Center on May 15, then it is time you get your second dose. The City...

Hidalgo County’s daily hospital rate down to 65

EDINBURG — Hidalgo County reported one new COVID-19 fatality Monday along with 51 more cases of the virus as the region’s hospital rate continues...

Virus no longer acceptable reason for Texans on unemployment to reject jobs

By Isabella Zou | The Texas Tribune Jobless Texans who refuse work offers because they feel like the job isn’t safe during the pandemic won’t...

Battling the virus: Valley pushing to reach ‘herd immunity’

HARLINGEN — The Rio Grande Valley’s vaccination rate stands among Texas’ highest after residents here struggled with one of the nation’s steepest COVID-19 death...

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Austin Bickerton tabbed as Sharyland’s next baseball head coach

MISSION — The Sharyland High baseball program found its new leader with a familiar name, as assistant Austin Bickerton is set to step into...

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