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See how Texas rated Cameron County school districts

The Texas Education Agency has released 2024 STAAR End-of-Course assessment results, which show a majority of Cameron County school districts meeting or surpassing state averages with some falling short of statewide end-of-course assessment scores.

Editorial: UTRGV President Guy Bailey has steered institution through a decade of rapid development

We join the many people who are celebrating Guy Bailey’s 10 years as president of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. It’s a decade marked by rapid successes and growth — and recognition by education analysts and experts.

Unique diversity: This extensive exhibit showcases works by two artists traveling different, fascinating paths

Robert Codina, photographer, and Rosie Kane, multi-disciplinary artist, have created an astonishing exhibition at Upper Valley Art League’s Kika de la Garza Fine Arts Center.

Why Moringa is known as the pharmacy tree

Moringa oleifera, known as the “Tree of Life” in the Bible and, today, often referred to as the Miracle Tree or a Super Food, has been utilized to improve health by civilizations in tropical and subtropical growing areas around the world for many thousands of years.

Odds of being bit by a shark on SPI are less than getting hit...

While unusual, the July 4 shark attack on South Padre Island that inured a North Texas couple is a reminder that danger lurks offshore, Cameron County Marine Extension Agent Tony Reisinger said earlier this week.

TxDOT asking for community input on proposed Valley bike plan

The Texas Department of Transportation is seeking input from the public about a new project that aims to improve bicycle routes in South Texas.

U.S. Department of Education pumps $163M into Valley districts

Federal funding is pouring into South Texas school district coffers.

Feds seeking to condemn 1,039 acres in Starr County for border wall

The federal government in July filed four land condemnation lawsuits against property owners in Starr County seeking more than 1,000 acres for the purpose of building a border wall.

Catholic Charities in McAllen calls Ken Paxton’s investigation a ‘fishing expedition’

A scathing ruling by a judge in El Paso calling the Texas Attorney General’s Office’s lawsuit against a migrant shelter there as “outrageous and intolerable” hasn’t stopped the state from pursuing legal action against one of the country’s most well-known nonprofits that assists asylum seekers: Catholic Charities in McAllen.

Walk-On’s opening amid Harlingen business boom

HARLINGEN — Craving crowds of thirsting fans are waiting for what’s billed as America’s top sports bar to swing its doors open here.