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Pharr bridge expansion gets presidential permit

The city of Pharr announced Monday that President Donald Trump issued a presidential permit for the expansion of its international bridge, opening it to...

Pharr police receive training on mental health issues

PHARR — The Pharr Police Chief Andrew Harvey is taking steps to move his department towards the future of community policing. That was evident Thursday...

Pharr, chamber to hold inaugural Holiday Market

The city of Pharr and the Greater Pharr Chamber of Commerce announced its first Holiday Market for this weekend. The event, which will feature local...

Pharr breaks ground on new, state-of-the-art wellness facility

PHARR — The city of Pharr held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Wellness and Innovation Complex on Thursday. City and state officials gathered at...

Pharr police implements new marijuana policy

When a person is in possession of less than two ounces of marijuana, the Class B misdemeanor usually results with an arrest and a...

Pharr announces new police social contract with community

Pharr's new police chief wants to create a culture of compassion in his department. The city on Friday announced that Chief Andy Harvey has implemented...

Pharr fireworks show honors veterans, brings community together

PHARR — No matter how many virtual parades, Zoom discussions and Facebook live videos you throw at people, there’s no replacement for a good...

Pharr to waive failure to appear, warrant charges thru 2020

The city of Pharr approved a program that will waive failure to appear and warrant charges for unadjudicated fines paid in full. At a city...

$1.4M to fund nine new firefighters in Pharr

The city of Pharr has been awarded a $1.4 million grant which will go towards the hiring of nine firefighters. U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez announced...