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Airport gets FAA grant; Money will help offset losses

The Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport has been awarded more than $1.5 million as part of $4.4 million in COVID-19 Federal Aviation Administration...

Judge: Elon Musk wants to incorporate Boca Chica Village into a city

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Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. said the county has officially been approached by SpaceX regarding Elon Musk’s interest to incorporate Boca Chica Village...

Harlingen leaders approve $3.2 million super park features

HARLINGEN — A $2.5 million amphitheater will stand as the “anchor” of the revamped Lon C. Hill Park, expected to stage concerts and events...

Wickett celebrates 25 years as director of United Way of Southern Cameron County

Traci Wickett, the president and chief executive officer at United Way of Southern Cameron County, is described by the staff and board as a...

County, cities may receive millions; Biden plan has $350 billion for governments

State and local governments across the nation have taken a financial beating in many cases dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year. At...

In pandemic’s grip, Harlingen EDC shifts its focus

HARLINGEN — The impact of the pandemic when it comes to jobs, employers, workers and their families is still playing out nearly one year...

Protesters demand ERCOT take responsibility for disastrous failure

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Lee Rood Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas — About 50 people gathered Sunday afternoon outside ERCOT's campus in suburban Austin, demanding the nonprofit that controls about...

Audit probes land deal: Report says GBIC transaction skirted rules

The shakeup at the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation — the entire board of directors removed by the Brownsville City Commission on Dec. 1 and...

Mother Nature’s sting: Flower farm hurt by deep freeze

San Benito flower farmer Audre Songer was having a busy week even before Winter Storm Uri’s approach on the Rio Grande Valley. On Feb....

Harlingen Airport Board discusses effect of winter storms

HARLINGEN — From households and infrastructure to wildlife, the winter storms that struck the Rio Grande Valley last week affected many. During a meeting held...