Ramirez named GBIC head; Will continue in deputy city manager role

Mario Lozoya is out as executive director of the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation and Brownsville Deputy City Manager Helen Ramirez is in. The GBIC board...

First Harlingen food truck park planned

HARLINGEN — The city’s first food truck park might be opening close to neighborhoods in an area near the new Harlingen Convention Center and...

Cherokee chief: Time for Jeep to end use of tribe’s name

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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) — It is time for Jeep to stop using the Cherokee Nation's name on its Cherokee and Grand Cherokee SUVs, the...

SPI CVB welcomes new member to the team

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Throughout Texas and Mexico,Teresa Rodriguez’s career, has been showcasing her marketing and communication skills throughout Texas. Her work focuses on the...

Long tradition: Economic collapse birthed Charro Days

But for the Great Depression, Charro Days might never have come into being. America was nine years into the worst economic catastrophe in the country’s...

Prices for lodging, necessities skyrocket amid storm

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By SEAN MURPHY | Associated Press AUSTIN — Hotel rooms for $1,000 a night. Gasoline prices spiking. Even bottled water prices doubling or tripling overnight. Officials...

Texas congressman turn to feds for help; Rio Grande Valley agriculture cited in requests

McALLEN — Federal lawmakers in Texas are calling for help from the federal government and asking specifically for aid to the Rio Grande Valley,...

Food supply back on the road; Trucks rolling to restock stores

HARLINGEN — Clearing skies over the region’s big warehousing centers are sending food trucks rolling to restock grocery stores after Texas’ record freeze broke...

Grocery shelves wind up empty: Food shortage compounds RGV misery

By STEVE CLARK and FERNANDO DEL VALLE, Staff Writers This week virtually every restaurant with the lights on and any food to sell has had a line...

Drivers packing stations for gas, but no shortage yet in Valley

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HARLINGEN — Cars and trucks lining up to get gas and spilling out into nearby streets has been a common sight in cities across...