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Hidalgo, Cameron counties report six more COVID-19 deaths

Hidalgo County announced four additional COVID-19 related deaths and 164 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday morning. The county’s COVID-19 related death toll climbed to 1,899...

Judge: Bars in Cameron County may open at 50 percent capacity

Bars in Cameron County can open at 50 percent capacity, county Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. announced at this morning COVID-19 update press conference. All patrons...

Trevino considering reopening bars in Cameron County

Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. is meeting with health officials and others to determine whether bars and other establishments will be opening in...

Early voting gets underway in Cameron County

A long line snaked around the Brownsville Public Library on Central Boulevard this morning, as registered voters headed to the polling place to take...

Virus numbers to jump; Old cases are from state ‘data dump’

Esmeraldo Guardo, administrator of Cameron County Public Health, warned at a press conference today that the county’s latest update on COVID-19 cases due out...

Cameron County axes Halloween activities

Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. today announced that Cameron County was not going to authorize any Halloween activities. This means no haunted houses or...

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...

Schwarzenegger gives county $250K grant for more polling places

Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger made an appearance at the Cameron County Commissioner’s Court meeting on Tuesday morning. Schwarzenegger logged on to the virtual meeting...

Virus cases falling; Judge urges continued vigilance

At a press conference today, Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. said the county’s falling number of new COVID-19 cases is a good sign,...

Sheriff Lucio endorses Republican Chambers over rival Garza

After losing to Democratic challenger Eric Garza in a primary runoff, Cameron County’s incumbent Sheriff Omar Lucio has endorsed the Republican candidate. Lucio is throwing...