Airport’s upstairs terrazzo floor about a month away

HARLINGEN — Downstairs looks good, but what about upstairs? Valley International Airport is repeating ripping up its downstairs floor and has moved up to the...

Updated enplanements with January numbers

HARLINGEN — The success of American Airlines since establishing passenger service to and from Dallas-Fort Worth and Harlingen is leading the airline to increase...

Realtors honored: Award recognizes 40-year-plus veterans

Twenty-one area Realtors were presented with Realtor Emeritus awards at a Brownsville-South Padre Island Board of Realtors luncheon on Thursday at Rancho Viejo. A Realtor...

First Community: For first time, local bank hits assets of $500 million

HARLINGEN — An unwavering focus on local investing and in growing organically here in the Rio Grande Valley has paid off for First Community...

‘ZOMBIES’ coming to La Plaza, RGV Premium Outlets

McALLEN — The community is invited to a special family friendly event held at La Plaza Mall and the Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets. In...

Trump signs new US-Mexico-Canada trade deal

President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a new North American Free Trade Agreement, an update to the two-decade old pact that transformed the Rio Grande Valley economy. Trump said renegotiating the North America Free Trade Agreement was “probably the No. 1 reason that I decided to lead this crazy life that I’m leading right now.” “Today, we’re finally ending the NAFTA nightmare,” Trump said in a ceremony on the South Lawn. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

Starr officials break ground on long-awaited RGC development project

Nearly 10 years ago, three Starr County officials met at a McAllen restaurant to discuss the economic future of their county on the west end of the Rio Grande Valley. Rose Benavidez, the president of the Starr County Industrial Foundation met with Sam Vale, the president of the Starr-Camargo Bridge Company and then-Rio Grande City Mayor Ruben O. Villarreal that day and talked about how to utilize a large piece of land in Rio Grande City that sits right off U.S. Highway 83, the city’s main artery. “We had a map of this aerial shot and we started to say, ‘Well, here we could do this, we could do that, but this has to happen and that has to happen,’” Benavidez said of that meeting, “and it was just one of those things that we knew we were going to make it and it was going to get done, it was just that we didn’t know how long it was going to take and we never anticipated it was going to take a decade, almost.” Read the full story at themonitor.com.