WESLACO — A project one-year-in the making is moving forward as the University of Texas Board of Regents gave the green light for UT Rio Grande Valley to lease space in the upcoming business incubator in Weslaco.

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Brownsville kicked off its 80th anniversary Charro Days Fiesta on Sunday with the Baile del Sol Street Dance in front of Charro Days headquarters on Elizabeth Street.

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, led a mass Tuesday February 14, 2017 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of San Juan Del Valle in San Juan. Pierre is visiting the Texas/Mexico border during the bi-annual meeting of border bishops this week. 

Mercedes’ sales tax collections in February, which reflect January’s numbers, are 17 percent down with $880,767.65 collected currently compared to the $1,063,814.72 generated during the same time last year. Mercedes’ year-to-date take, $1,533,873.94, is nearly 15 percent behind 2016, which w…

Donna’s sales tax collections in February, which reflect January’s numbers, are 2 percent down with $309,603.03 collected currently compared to the $316,064.19 generated during the same time last year. Donna’s year-to-date take, $544,943.31, is nearly 2 percent ahead of 2016, which was at $5…

 Mercedes schools Superintendent Dr. Daniel Trevino with Maribel Rodriguez, a graduate of the Parent Academy of Success of Schools held Monday night. A total of 35 parents completed the 10-week training that helps parents help their children achieve educational success.

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MERCEDES — The Oak Ridge Boys are set to appear at the Llano Grande Resort in Mercedes between January 14 and 18. Their high-energy stage show remains the heart and soul of what they do best. Their performances will feature classic gospel, country and patriotic music.

Of the 33,677 firearm-related deaths reported in the United States in 2013, a National Safety Council report found that 506 were unintentional. Granted, this means about 1.5 percent of shooting deaths were attributed to accidental circumstances that year, at least according to mortality data…

With indoor treadmill desks, an open-air feel and high-tech wiring galore, IDEA Public School’s new administrative headquarters in Weslaco is modeled after several high-tech Silicone Valley firms, but located right here in the Rio Grande Valley.

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