Government

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 city reports significant declines in vehicular traffic. The City of McAllen reports a nearly 70 percent drop in normal vehicular traffic at two of its busiest intersections. Those locations are 2nd Street and Nolana Avenue and Ware Road and Nolana. Both intersections as of March 28…

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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 piles of brush – grinded and raw – at the McAllen Composting Facility.  The city’s…
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

RGV Sees First COVID-19 Case

The Rio Grande Valley reported its first travel-related coronavirus…
Harlingen