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James Schultz

McAllen Selects New Fire Chief

James Schultz is the new chief for the McAllen Fire Department. Schultz has been serving in an interim capacity since Chief Rafael Balderas’ retirement earlier this year after serving as assistant McAllen fire chief for the past eight years. His career, almost exclusively with the McAllen Fire Department, began in 1993 as a firefighter, a position he held also for eight years. “The City of McAllen and the McAllen Fire…

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Border Trade Alliance Elects Contreras as Chairman

Sergio Contreras, the president and CEO of the RGV Partnership, has been elected chairman of the Border Trade Alliance. Contreras takes the helm of…

Hidalgo County Names Public Affairs Director

Carlos Sanchez is now the public affairs director and spokesman for Hidalgo County with appointment from Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez. “I’m honored…

Local Engineering Firm Racks Up Awards

SWG Engineering LLC, a local civil engineering firm, was recently…

McAllen Chamber Seeks Top Small Businesses

The McAllen Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for…

Weslaco Chamber Announces New Board

Three new members are now on the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce…