Business

BISD to keep recording executive sessions

The Brownsville Independent School District Board of Trustees narrowly decided Tuesday to continue electronically recording executive sessions rather than manually taking notes to document...

Texas is tops in the U.S. for commercial development impact

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Steve Brown, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS – Even with the pandemic, commercial real estate development contributed more than $65 billion to the Texas economy...

SPI Chamber of Commerce launches Treasure Hunt

Locals and visitors of the Laguna Madre area have a chance to win prize money while venturing different businesses. The South Padre Island Chamber of...

San Benito moves forward with $450M ‘epicenter’

SAN BENITO — City officials have taken the first step to set aside 115 acres as the site for a proposed $450 million project...

Harmony teachers, staff receive benefits upgrade

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Teachers and other staff members of  Harmony Public Schools will receive a major upgrade to their employer-paid benefits package after Harmony's executive board unanimously approved...

Southwest Airlines ranks high on most admired companies survey

Southwest Airlines was named to FORTUNE's 2021 list of World's Most Admired Companies. According to a news release, the Texas-based airline ranks No. 14, and...

San Benito to mull paving way for $115 million project, 2000 new jobs

SAN BENITO — Imagine a $115 million convention center and hotel complex featuring restaurants, retail shops, office suites and entertainment venue near the corner...

Buck Ashcraft merges with San Benito Funeral Home

SAN BENITO — For 80 years, Jim Pitts’ family has helped Rio Grande Valley residents, caring for them during their darkest moments while honoring...

Home run: Palo Alto Groves proceeding after pause

Construction of an innovative mixed-income residential project adjacent to the Brownsville Sports Park is on again after a delay of about a year and...

Gone to sea: In a COVID-19 world, everybody decided to buy a boat

HARLINGEN — The winds of the pandemic have buffeted Valley businesses relentlessly, and few have escaped the hard impact of the COVID-19 storm. Yet some...