Apprenticeships could be solution to workforce issues

When it comes to developing a workforce, a hamburger works better than a doughnut.When it comes to developing a workforce, a hamburger works better...

AIM Media buys Civitas Media properties in major acquisition

AIM Media Midwest on Tuesday announced the acquisition of Civitas Media’s more than 30 daily and weekly newspapers in Ohio and West Virginia.AIM Media...

New life for closed store: Mission cotton distributor buys Raymondville Walmart building

RAYMONDVILLE — The sprawling building once home to the city’s Walmart Supercenter is ready for a major makeover.RAYMONDVILLE — The sprawling building once home...

Maquiladoras learn to expedite trade

PHARR — As part of efforts to increase fluidity on the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge, the bridge held a conference Thursday to educate maquiladora workers...

It may be cotton season, but farmers market is still busy

McALLEN — As the seasons change so do the products at the McAllen Farmers Market. On Saturday mornings the market brings local healthy foods...

BRIEFCASE: High-end shopping center announced on Expressway in McAllen

McAllen-based development firm Acre Construction has announced they will begin construction in July on a high-end shopping location, “Premier Plaza Retail Center.”The center will...

BRIEFCASE: Local real estate broker opens mortgage franchise

Motto Mortgage, an innovative mortgage brokerage franchise and the second member of the RE/MAX Holdings family of brands, announced that Norma Hinojosa, owner of...

BRIEFCASE: McAllen assistant city attorney honored by lawyer group

Victor A. Flores, an assistant city attorney with the McAllen City Attorney’s Office, will be awarded the Texas Young Lawyer’s Association President’s Award at...

Betty Ramirez-Lara, first Hispanic woman to serve as district Rotary governor, talks about club,...

Betty Ramirez-Lara is the first Hispanic woman to be appointed a governor of Rotary International District 5930 which encompasses 52 clubs from Victoria, down...

Holiday massacre sees 1,000 Radio Shacks close across US

HARLINGEN — Quietly over the Memorial Day holiday, troubled electronics retailer Radio Shack shut down more than 1,000 stores, including perhaps a dozen in...