Tag: edinburg

Cost escalates for new county courthouse project

EDINBURG — The new county courthouse project is currently estimated to cost taxpayers about $180 million, or about 20% more than initially projected. When Hidalgo...

5% of Edinburg schools staff test positive for virus

EDINBURG — The school board here approved a new calendar and discussed what to do about increasingly alarming signs of the effect the pandemic...

Oncologist, fire chief stress safety of COVID vaccine for cancer patients

It’s safe for cancer survivors and patients undergoing chemotherapy to take the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a local specialist. DHR Health oncologist Dr. Lee Drinkard...

Edcouch-Elsa schools to test all staff for COVID-19

EDCOUCH — Edcouch-Elsa ISD plans to test all campus and district staff Monday as a preventative measure to slow the spread of the coronavirus,...

Edinburg school district delays spring semester over COVID concerns

Fearing a COVID-19 spike related to holiday gatherings, the Edinburg CISD Board of Trustees voted to defer the beginning of the district’s spring semester...

Liliana Grace is first child born at DHR in 2021

EDINBURG — Clocking in at just four minutes into the new year, baby Liliana Grace Collins was welcomed into the world Friday as the...

GOP candidate in congressional race calls election into question

EDINBURG — Now-former congressional candidate Monica De La Cruz-Hernandez lobbed allegations of improprieties in the November election at a news conference Tuesday, believing it...

Bombshell allegations drop during Edinburg chief’s arbitration 

EDINBURG — On Friday, Edinburg Police Chief Cesar Torres sat in the same city council chambers where he accepted the job as the city's...

Valley car clubs, enthusiasts rev up holiday giving efforts

EDINBURG — Lovers of lowriders and all things classic cars and pickup trucks gathered here Sunday afternoon to put their polished vehicles and generosity...

Hospital system names inaugural holiday card design contest winners

EDINBURG — South Texas Health System, in partnership with Auxiliary to South Texas Health System, announced the winners of a special holiday card design...