Proposition, charter amendments approved in Elsa

Elsa voters approved the creation of a Municipal Development District and a slew of city charter amendments.The proposition, which abolishes the city’s Industrial Development...

Pharr Forward crushes Pharr First by 2-to-1 margin

PHARR — Pharr Forward has secured a stronghold on the city after winning all three seats in Saturday’s race.The election marks the second time...

Zamora ousts Pebley for District 2 Commissioner seat

McALLEN – Despite one incumbent winning re-election, another fell Saturday as District 2 Challenger Joaquin “J.J.” Zamora took down Commissioner Trey Pebley.Zamora won unofficially...

Incumbent Darling wins second term as McAllen mayor

McALLEN — Despite being severely outspent during the campaign, Incumbent Mayor Jim Darling won re-election Saturday to earn a second term as mayor.Darling beat...

UPDATE: Darling holds big lead with only mail-in votes needed to be counted

UPDATED 7:41 p.m.Othal E. Brand Jr. and Jonathan Carranza are challenging incumbent Jim Darling for mayor of the City of McAllen. For District 2...

La Feria creates partnership with UTRGV

LA FERIA — When the UTRGV College of Medicine approached City Manager Jaime Sandoval about the desire to create a partnership with the small...

Edinburg CISD grievance moves forward with disagreements

EDINBURG — A grievance filed last month against the Edinburg school district leadership was briefly halted as those who filed said district officials are...

Abbott tells local officials to step up Zika efforts

BROWNSVILLE — Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Department of State Health Services Commissioner John Hellerstedt were in Brownsville on Friday to deliver an emphatic...

Phone threat behind Friday’s two-hour shutdown of SPI causeway

PORT ISABEL — Police blocked the entrance on both sides of the Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge on Friday.Hundreds of cars were turned away from...

Two years after his death, Air Force veteran buried with military honors

MISSION — A military veteran who died two years ago finally received a fitting burial Friday at the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery.With...