Texas unemployment rate falls to 6.9% in October

By Mitchell Ferman, Texas Tribune The Texas unemployment rate dropped to 6.9% in October, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday, an improvement from the state’s...

PNC to buy US unit of BBVA bank for $11.6 billion

NEW YORK — PNC Financial Services Group Inc. said Monday it is buying the U.S. subsidiary of Spain’s BBVA bank for $11.6 billion in...

Workforce Solutions to host free events with career opportunities

Workforce Solutions Cameron will host two free events for the community that intend to increase awareness of the training opportunities available as well as...

Port grain operations facility wins $14.5 million grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Port of Brownsville a $14.5 million grant through the agency’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) Port Infrastructure Development...

Valley restaurants allowed to increase capacity to 75%

HARLINGEN — A drop in Rio Grande Valley COVID-19 hospitalizations has led state officials to allow businesses such as the region’s retail stores and...

Cinemark giving away 1,000 private watch parties for Halloween

Cinemark is celebrating Halloween by giving away 1,000 Private Watch Parties – putting big screams on the big screen this Halloween. Registration for the Private Watch...

Edinburg unveils long-awaited transit terminal

EDINBURG — A new $6 million transit terminal began operating here Monday, “finally” fulfilling a yearslong dream to revolutionize how people move throughout the...

Mission’s Betancourt named to Texas Facilities Commission

Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Eddy Betancourt of Mission to the Texas Facilities Commission. Betancourt is the president of R&B General Construction Co. Inc., co-owner...

End of the line: Luby’s plans to liquidate assets, likely close

HARLINGEN — Attempts to salvage the iconic Luby’s restaurants founded in Texas in 1947 have apparently been abandoned, and it appears the chain will...

Sonic expanding in the Rio Grande Valley

Sonic is building a new drive-in restaurant in the Valley, the first in nearly 20 years. Franchise group CRUSH Enterprises says it plans to invest...