Edinburg Fire Department ready for Fire Prevention Festival

The Edinburg Fire Department invites the community to the Annual Fire Prevention Festival scheduled for Saturday, October 11.

UTPA Report: Migrant workers getting their GED

For more than 40 years, The University of Texas-Pan American has been helping migrant workers and their families get their GEDs. UTPA's Jennifer Berghom explains why the University has taken on this task in this report.

UTPA Report: The White Coat Ceremony

You may have heard of medical schools having white coat ceremonies to welcome its newest students, but The University of Texas-Pan American is one of a select few schools to start offering this rite of passage to its nursing students.

Hidalgo Co. looking for local Rosie the Riveters

"when the war broke out, I was in Falfurrias," said Angelica Garcia, a local Rosie the Riveter. "it was kind of scary. People were getting drafted," recalled Illa Vance, another Riveter.

Valley health officials react to confirmed case of Ebola in Dallas

The first confirmed case of Ebola found is just 8 hours north of us, in Dallas. Health officials here in the Valley say, while concerning, the Dallas case isn't one they think will spread this far South.

Constable's Office loses funding to help Feds

Hidalgo County's Precinct 4 Constables Office is no longer working with Homeland Security Investigations. 

Supporters of Proposal 1 answers questions on its meaning

Hidalgo County voters are studying up on ballot issues ahead of the November election. Thursday, The Healthy Hidalgo County Campaign answered questions about Proposal One.

U.S. Senator John Cornyn hears from Valley voters

Senator John Cornyn made a campaign stop in Edinburg Thursday afternoon.

Brush Country Medicine and Survival Conference set for October

South Texas is a premier location for hunting and fishing, yet many people are unaware of the hidden dangers that these sports present.

Super Safety Pediatric Fair to be held in October

Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, in collaboration with the Texas Medical Association, will host the Super Safety Pediatric Fair on Saturday, October 11th.

Roadway work to begin on the outside lane of westbound main lanes of I2/ US 83 Expressway

Roadway work will begin on the outside lane of the westbound main lanes of I2/ US 83 Expressway between Business 83 and the Edinburg Main Canal.

Mobile Election Identification Certificate station coming to UTPA

A mobile station issuing Election Identification Certificates (EICs) will be at the University of Texas-Pan American on Tuesday, September 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Student Union Building room 2.316.

Local business impacted by recent rain

"We don't really get a lot of weather. So, any little bit of rain or precipitation, you know, it does affect us," said Adam Gilson, General Manager at Monster Carwash Bar & Grill in Edinburg.

Award-winning journalist and co-author Laura Ling is next UTPA Distinguished Speaker

The University of Texas-Pan American will welcome Laura Ling as the first guest of its Distinguished Speakers Series for the 2014-2015 school year on Sept. 30.