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Tough Decision

TOUGH DECISION BISD to propose closing schools   By GARY LONG Staff Writer   The Brownsville Independent School District has begun to confront a dilemma that has been lurking for...

BISD superintendent search continues

  By this time 90 days from now the Brownsville Independent School District will have a new superintendent of schools according to the timeline adopted...

NWS Weather Festival set for Saturday

The U.S National Weather Service will host a weather festival at its Brownsville office from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday focused on flood...

Making the Grade: Pace principal named finalist for H-E-B honor

Pace Early College High School Principal Rose Longoria must be hoping the second time's a charm. Amid a sense of deja vu Wednesday morning Longoria...

BISD, Zendejas part ways

The Brownsville Independent School District and former Superintendent Esperanza Zendejas issued a joint statement early Wednesday formalizing her resignation as Superintendent of Schools and...

Zoo Nights and Lights starts Friday

Zoo Nights and Lights returns to the Gladys Porter Zoo this weekend, offering the chance to see the zoo all decked out for the...

Valley native, scientist, USDA researcher to be honored

M. Alma Solis, who grew up in Brownsville and became a world-famous USDA research entomologist, will be among 11 fellows to be recognized Nov....

UTRGV has new executive director for alumni relations

Brownsville native Marisa Campirano’s job at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is to help the university reconnect with its graduates. There are...

BISD, Promesa aim to send teachers into Southwest Key shelters

Southwest Key Programs is in discussions with the Brownsville Independent School District and Promesa Public Schools to provide enhanced educational services at its shelters...

UTRGV’s Garcia has been mentor to many

Javier Garcia, the STEM director at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Office of Community Relations, has been involved with STEM education since...