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McAllen offering monthlong amnesty for unresolved citations

Still haven’t taken care of that traffic ticket and afraid a warrant is out for your arrest? The McAllen Municipal Court is giving you a chance to take care of it.

Mission EDC has awarded nearly $1.5 million in scholarships

A scholarship fund established by the Mission Economic Development Corporation in conjunction with South Texas College has paid dividends for Mission students seeking financial aid.

STC unveils new logo on 30th anniversary to usher in new era

South Texas College revealed a new logo inspired by the rosette on a jaguar's pelt during its annual Fall Convocation celebrating 30 years since the college's inception.

Life sentence upheld for former STC professor who sexually abused children

A federal appellate court on Monday upheld the life sentence for a former South Texas College math professor who sexually abused two children under the age of 7.

Feds propose 20 miles of new border wall in Starr County … again

U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Monday published a letter seeking input on a proposal to build up to 20 miles of new border wall in Starr County.

Valley experts dispute report that claims region is among the least educated

The results of a recent study conducted by WalletHub ranking the most and least educated cities in the country for 2023 were dismal for Hidalgo and Cameron counties, but local experts say that those results may not paint an accurate picture of the current state of the Rio Grande Valley.

Rebranding South Texas College to unveil new logo

South Texas College is planning on rolling out a new logo this fall as part of a year-long rebranding process, although what exactly that logo is remains a mystery.

South Texas College bumps minimum wage to $15

The South Texas College Board of Trustees unanimously approved Tuesday a $15 minimum wage, boosting the rate for the second year in a row.

South Texas College to launch nation’s only nursing apprenticeship

In a time where a nursing shortage has never been more prominent both locally and nationally, two South Texas institutions are excited about a new opportunity to bridge that gap making its way to the Rio Grande Valley.

Partnerships gallop toward future use of South Pharr equestrian facility

PHARR — The Pharr Economic Development Corporation bought, in 2018, 264 acres worth of land with a central amenity that can only be described as unique: a 35-stall, Hacienda-style equestrian facility.