STC Culinary Art introduces new associate degree track

January 31, 2024

Photo Above: South Texas College Culinary Arts has introduced a new program – Restaurant Management, to align with industry needs, which include more highly-skilled leaders, managers. By Amanda Sotelo Edinburg, Texas, January 31, 2024 — Il Forno Brands owner and long-time…

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STISD Preparatory Academy Wins 2022-2023 Academic & Athletic League Middle School Cup

September 18, 2023

Photo above — South Texas ISD Preparatory Academy student athletes pose with the 2022-2023 Texas Charter School Academic & Athletic League (TCSAAL) Texas Cup for the Middle School Premier Schools division during the campus trophy presentation ceremony Edinburg, TX, Sept.…

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Cinnaholic Edinburg Opening July 28

July 26, 2023

Plant-based cinnamon rolls and sweet treats hosting grand opening EDINBURG, TX, July 26, 2023 – Cinnaholic, one of the fastest growing plant-based concepts in the country, will open on Friday, July 28 in Edinburg, TX, the first Cinnaholic in the Rio…

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Freddy Fender’s daughter to read excerpt from the first volume of Fender’s biography

July 18, 2023

Photo courtesy of Tammy Lorraine Huerta Fender EDINBURG, Texas — The Museum of South Texas History will host a Sunday Speaker Series presentation, “Freddy Fender’s Meteoric Rise to Stardom,” featuring author Tammy Lorraine Huerta Fender at 2 p.m. on July…

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FuturoRGV hosts forum to discuss Hidalgo County Prosperity Task Force’s efforts to Build a Thriving RGV

July 13, 2023

EDINBURG, TX, July 13, 2023 – FuturoRGV, along with South Texas College, the Rio Grande Valley Partnership, and Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, is hosting a morning-long forum today to discuss the efforts of the Hidalgo County Prosperity Task Force to build…

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Bullying Of Elite High School Athlete, Special Ed Services, Teacher Concerns Come Up During ECISD Board Public Comments

June 16, 2023

Photo above — Leticia Quintanilla, an executive board member for the local American Federation of Teachers, spoke about alleged bullying of an athlete at one of the high schools.  Edinburg, TX, June 15, 2023 – Bullying of a top high…

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Edinburg Municipal Court Extends Amnesty Program To July 31

June 8, 2023

Edinburg, TX — June 7, 2023 The Edinburg Advocate: Your best source for Edinburg City News Edinburg Municipal Court’s Amnesty Program has been extended through July 31st. The news was announced this week by Court staff. The Edinburg Municipal Court originally offer…

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Experts predict “near-normal” 2023 hurricane season of 12 to 17 named storms

May 26, 2023

Phot above: After Hurricane Harvey, Houston residents survey their flooded neighborhood near Buffalo Bayou and the Barker Reservoir dam on Aug. 29, 2017. Credit: Michael Stravato for The Texas TribuneBy Emily Foxhall, The Texas Tribune May 25, 2023 — Texas and the…

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Governor issues disaster declaration for Hidalgo County in wake of recent weather event

May 12, 2023

 Photo: Evan L’Roy for The Texas Tribune EDINBURG TX, May 11, 2023 – Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday declared a state of disaster for Hidalgo County in the aftermath of the recent April 28 storms that affected much of the region.…

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Edinburg leaders push legislative agenda during RGV Day at the Capitol

March 1, 2023

Photo above: Edinburg City leaders at the Texas State Capital for RGV Day at the Capital. Austin, TX- One region, one voice. That was the prevailing theme on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023 when the City of Edinburg joined a host of Rio…

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