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Harlingen setting stage for first solar farms to back up grid

HARLINGEN — The stage is being set for the city's first solar farms as officials work to diversity energy sources, aiming to back up the local electric grid.

‘Putnam County Spelling Bee’ opens at Harlingen Performing Arts Conservatory

HARLINGEN - It seems to be a year of newness, of innovation, of the exploration of things and the discovery of things as new waves of Thespians make their appearances on the grand stage.

No. 2 San Benito steamrolls Edinburg High, closes out non-district undefeated

EDINBURG — Six different players found the end zone for San Benito and the defense held Edinburg High to just 159 total yards, as...

6A Football Notebook: Future UTRGV QB takes field against Harlingen High

Laredo United’s Atzel Chavez is no stranger to the Rio Grande Valley. He recalls trips to the RGV with his family to visit South Padre...

Harlingen Humane Society proposal called into question as residents protest

HARLINGEN — Animal rights groups are protesting the city's proposal to allow Harlingen residents to take their pets to the city's humane society shelter, arguing the move would force the agency to euthanize more dogs and cats at the operation, which prides itself as a "no-kill" shelter.

Man who fatally stabbed former Harlingen football player gets life in prison

A 60-year-old man was convicted Thursday of stabbing and killing a former Harlingen High School football player in the middle of the night nearly three years ago.

Texas waives severe fines after San Benito finally finishes sewer overhaul

SAN BENITO — Between 2009 to 2010, the city’s aging sewer plant was belching out a series of sewage spills along the banks of the Arroyo Colorado, sparking one of San Benito’s biggest projects in decades.

Mobile exhibit gives crash course in RGV civil rights history

EDINBURG — The history of progress in the Rio Grande Valley is now on display for all to see and learn.

San Benito appoints three department heads

SAN BENITO — San Benito's City Hall is promoting three officials to head key departments.