Government

Harlingen Launches Small Business Loan Program

The City of Harlingen and the Harlingen Economic Development Corporation have established the Harlingen’s Emergency Loan Program (HELP) for Small Business with $1,000,000. The HEDC will provide the emergency loans at zero interest to qualified businesses. Repayment of the loans will then start a year after fund disbursement. “Our business community is so interconnected and when businesses are hurting, it impacts others as well,” says HEDC President Mickey Boland. “The decision…

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Traffic Volumes Dropping

Social distance practices and shelter in place directives from county judges appear to be having the effect intended. At least one Rio Grande Valley…
Brownsville

Local Webinar Addresses SBA Disaster Loans

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce joins the SBA’s Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office to provide a webinar about the SBA Economic Injury Disaster…
Edinburg

McAllen Goes Green With Unique Facility

Robert Treviño winds his city-issued truck through 20-foot-plus high…
McAllen

SBA Disaster Loans Available in Texas

Small businesses throughout the entire state of Texas are now eligible…

Local Drive-Through Coronavirus Testing Begins

Starr County began offering drive-through coronavirus testing on…
Brownsville