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Valley housing authorities awarded federal funding

Several housing authorities across the Rio Grande Valley were recently awarded funding for maintenance and modernization.

Big break: Realtors, Cameron County push homestead exemption

With last November’s passage of a constitutional amendment that more than doubles the state’s homestead tax exemption, there’s more reason than ever for eligible homeowners to take advantage of it.

Texas Southmost College job fair in Brownsville to feature 70 employers

Texas Southmost College’s fourth annual Spring Job Fair takes place March 27 from 9 a.m. to noon at Jacob Brown Auditorium, 600 International Boulevard.

Valley DQs to host Free Cone Day on March 19

Warmer weather means outdoor activities, more sunshine and ice cream.

Port Isabel to compete in H-E-B High School Paella Challenge

Acclaimed San Antonio Chef Johnny Hernandez joined Port Isabel Early College High School culinary students Thursday afternoon, providing competition tips as they prepare for the 14th annual Paella Challenge in San Antonio.

United Way of Southern Cameron County to offer free tax assistance

The first of the year means tax season is here and the United Way of Southern Cameron County is cranking up its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

Cameron County’s Green Island is a paradise of birds

"During the month of May, 1921, I had an ever-to-be-remembered outing in the region between Brownsville and Point Isabel, Cameron County Texas," stated J.R. Pemberton in a 1922 essay written for the Condor.

Rio Grande Valley’s 124th Audubon Christmas Bird Count set to begin

Those birds aren’t going to count themselves, which is the reason for the annual Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count, happening Dec. 14 through Jan. 5.

Tarpons not taking ‘puppies’ to area this season

PORT ISABEL — Port Isabel has returned to the area round of the playoffs for a third straight season, and out of the previous...

Fire involving 12 trucks at Port of Brownsville extinguished

The Port of Brownsville said a "fire incident" happened Tuesday morning involving several tanker trucks staged at a truck parking area.