Sullivan City PD’s citation system to get a high-tech upgrade

SULLIVAN CITY – Police officers here will soon be able to input tickets electronically rather than writing them by hand.SULLIVAN CITY – Police officers...

Goodwill’s No. 2

HARLINGEN — Goodwill Industries is moving dirt on a second facility in the city, this one a $1.3 million donation station and store which...

SpaceX offers local buyouts; Homeowners will have two weeks to respond

SpaceX says that although it did not initially foresee “significant disruption” to residents of Boca Chica Village when Boca Chica Beach was first identified as a potential spaceport site several years ago, the company now realizes that disruption is becoming increasingly difficult to minimize, and therefore is extending buyout offers to property owners. In a Sept. 12 letter sent to the less than a dozen residents of Boca Chica Village, also known as Kopernik Shores, the Hawthorne, Calif.-based rocket company expressed its interest in acquiring “certain residential properties ... located in and around the Kopernik Shores area within the designated South Texas Spaceport area at Boca Chica Beach.” The company is offering property owners three times the appraised value of their properties, offers that are non-negotiable, and owners have two weeks from the date of the letter to decide whether to sell.

County unveils inclusive park for special needs children

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at Valley View Early College Campus on Wednesday morning to commemorate what is believed to be the largest inclusive park in South Texas. The park will provide children and adults with disabilities an opportunity to play at a playground that caters to their special needs. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

Decline of the Skimmers

HARLINGEN — The surf-side portrait is immediately recognizable. Black above, white below, and if the bird is in the air, chances are its severely overshot...

Gov. Abbott resists calls for statewide shelter-in-place; moves to expand hospital capacity

Gov. Greg Abbott took multiple measures Sunday designed to expand hospital staffing and capacity in Texas, but declined to issue a statewide shelter-in-place order...

Chick-Fil-A, UTRGV partner in meal program

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley had been looking to increase its presence in Brownsville following the momentum of a successful Western Athletic...

HCISD seniors to graduate in virtual time

HARLINGEN — Tonight’s the night. The students at Early College High School have worked hard these many years to reach tonight’s event, graduation. But they...

Election Night Returns

These are the unofficial election night totals as of 10 p.m. HARLINGEN Harlingen Mayor - FINAL Chris Boswell (Incumbent) - 1937 Miguel Angel Segura - 864 Harlingen District 1...

More hurricanes possible as NOAA updates forecast

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season could get a boost with the end of El Nino, forecasters say. Forecasters with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or...