Tag: Brownsville

Hospital nurse deals with kidney disease while helping in COVID-19 fight

By DENISE CATHEY | Staff Photographer BROWNSVILLE — With 2020 over, Frank Acevedo, the chief nursing officer for Valley Regional Medical Center Brownsville, has a...

Community celebrates WWII veteran’s 100th birthday

By DENISE CATHEY | Staff Photographer Spirits were high Saturday afternoon, defying the light rain shower, as a convoy of Brownsville Police Department vehicles, a...

Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots growing

Two gigantic jackpots are lurking in the Texas Lottery, both multi-state games that offer grand prizes worth hundreds of millions of dollars and secondary...

Brownsville donates patrol units to Progreso

The city of Progreso took delivery Monday afternoon on four fully equipped police patrol cars from the Brownsville Police Department, a gift that will...

BISD teachers to receive $400 bonus

The Brownsville Independent School District Board of Trustees has approved a one-time payment of $400 to all full-time employees as bonus compensation for working...

COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Brownsville: healthcare workers first to receive it

It is the moment they have been waiting for over the past several months. Healthcare frontline workers received their COVID-19 vaccine Friday at Valley Baptist...

Tesla location coming to Valley next year

BROWNSVILLE — The Rio Grande Valley’s first Tesla electric vehicle service center/showroom is coming early next year and will be located on the southbound...

Superintendents seek distance learning waiver

BISD Superintendent Rene Gutierrez and other superintendents in the Region One Educational Service Center have sent a letter to Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath...

63-year-old woman found dead in Brownsville

Brownsville police on Wednesday continued to investigate the death of a 63-year-old woman found dead at the Waterside Apartments. Police were dispatched to the apartment...

Locals share impressions of Starship launch

On Dec. 9, 2020, for the first time in history people in Brownsville and other Lower Rio Grande Valley communities were able to look...