Naxiely Lopez-Puente

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Naxiely Lopez-Puente covers Hidalgo County and Edinburg for The Monitor. You can contact her at nlopez@themonitor.com or (956) 683-4434.

Bribery, theft investigated at probation office

EDINBURG — The Hidalgo County Adult Probation office is under investigation for alleged bribery and theft by employees.The investigation appears to focus on probation...

Head Start grant is once again an issue

EDINBURG — Hidalgo County commissioners told the county’s Head Start administrator to go back to the drawing board and figure out how to distribute...

Former Edinburg mayor’s daughter to run for same post

EDINBURG — The daughter of a former mayor here will run against Mayor Richard H. Garcia in November.Gina Marie Alamia, 37, wants what was...

Edinburg moves forward with sports complex

EDINBURG — The city council here allocated $1 million for the construction of a sports complex — without setting off any fireworks Tuesday evening.City...

County negotiates $4.5 million price tag for courthouse

EDINBURG — Hidalgo County commissioners negotiated a $4.5 million price tag for the firm that will oversee the construction of the new county courthouse.Commissioners...

Ground broken for regional hike-and-bike trail

SAN JUAN — Construction began Tuesday on Phase 1 of a regional hike-and-bike trail that will stretch through the cities of San Juan, Pharr...

Edinburg to consider tax cut

EDINBURG — Residents here might soon get some tax relief.Edinburg council members will consider a 3-cent reduction in the tax rate for the upcoming...