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Car trouble: Pep Boys closing retail auto stores in Valley

Pep Boys, the combo auto parts and repair centers that have been around for 100 years as of this year, is shutting its retail...

Chick-fil-A offering free meals to hometown heroes

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All this week, Chick-fil-A restaurants in the Rio Grande Valley are offering a free entrée to hometown heroes in the community. This includes nurses, teachers,...

Port of Harlingen approved as Marine Highway Project

HARLINGEN — The Port of Harlingen has won approval as a Marine Highway Project Designation, opening a pathway for expansion of the port’s scope. The...

State sales taxes up 31.4 percent, a monthly record

The Texas economy is on the rebound. One year after COVID-19 shutdowns, lockdowns and related job losses began to take effect, sales tax revenues for...

Airline adding more flights to Mexico

HARLINGEN — Days before its first flight touches down at Valley International Airport, the newest airline offering passenger service is doubling its number of...

Harlingen Medical Center gets top rating

HARLINGEN — It’s the best of the best and everybody knows it. Harlingen Medical Center has once again earned a five-star overall hospital rating by...

Major solar site in county should begin operating next year

HARLINGEN — South Korean firm Hanwha Energy Corp. is building a 242-megawatt solar power plant in southwestern Cameron County which should start commercial production...

DHR hospital coming to Brownsville

Edinburg-based DHR Health is opening a new hospital in Brownsville at the site of the former Brownsville Doctors Hospital at 4750 N. Expressway. DHR bought...

Lawmakers pass bill that allows Texans to buy alcohol to go from restaurants

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By Sami Sparber, The Texas Tribune The Texas Senate passed a measure Wednesday to permanently allow Texans to purchase alcohol to go from restaurants, advancing...

SBA grants available for bars, eateries with losses due to pandemic

Restaurants and bars hit by COVID-related shutdowns and dining bans can apply for a portion of a pool of $28.6 billion in direct grants...