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Second suspect in Brownsville robbery arrested

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Texas Department of Public Safety and the Brownsville Police Department arrested the second suspect in a car theft. Michelle Annette Padilla was arrested on charges of aggravated robbery, engaging in criminal activity, smuggling of persons, operation of a stash house and engaging in criminal activity. On May 9, Brownsville police […]
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Local authorities take precautions to protect students in RGV

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A deadly mass shooting in Uvalde has claimed the lives of 19 children and two teachers. Local authorities have now implemented precautions in an effort to protect Rio Grande Valley schools, staff, and students. Multiple police departments have announced their plans to monitor campuses and increase police presence in […]
PHARR, TX
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Caps, Gowns, and Doughnuts: Krispy Kreme offers free dozen to graduating seniors

HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Krispy Kreme offers free doughnuts for graduates in the class of 2022. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is celebrating graduating seniors on May 25 with its “Free Senior Dozen Day!” For one day only, Krispy Kreme will give graduates eight original glazed doughnuts and four custom 2022 doughnuts. Custom doughnuts include: Chocolate Iced […]
HARLINGEN, TX
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My Lifelong Dream Came True at South Padre’s Sea Turtle Inc.

In the early days of Texas Country Reporter, our directive from the guys in the carpeted corner office at the TV station where I worked was to travel “roughly a hundred-mile radius from the television studio” in Dallas to gather our stories. All these years later, I can...
DALLAS, TX
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Pet of the Week: Plum

HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Looking to add a new member to the family, or know someone who is? This might be the sign you are looking for. Get to meet this week’s pet of the week, available for adoption:. Plum. Plum is a 2-year-old black and brown mix....
HARLINGEN, TX

VIA breaks 40,000-passenger mark again in April

HARLINGEN — Valley International Airport hit 40,000 passenger enplanements for the second straight month in April, buoyed by additional flights from multiple airlines. The 40,355 passengers who boarded outbound planes at VIA was an 80.6 percent increase from April of last year, with Southwest Airlines contributing more than half of that number.
HARLINGEN, TX

Help (still) wanted: Ongoing ‘worker shortage’ impeding businesses

C&C Wings celebrated its 25th anniversary with a big party on July 14, 2021, just one day before its 26th anniversary. Delaying the celebration by 364 days was a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which wreaked havoc on C&C Wings, with its two locations in Brownsville, along with just about every other business everywhere. The much-reported “worker shortage” has been an enduring legacy of the pandemic and is still creating headaches for employers.
BROWNSVILLE, TX
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PVAS offers many initiatives to get pets adopted

Those looking for a pet to add to their family can find one at Valley shelters. Every Thursday, channel 5 News features a Pet of the Week from Palm Valley Animal Shelter, with the goal of getting the hundreds of dogs and cats adopted. Workers at the shelter say now...
PALM VALLEY, TX

Build-A-Bear adds to ‘Tlacuache’ collection

HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Build-A-Bear Workshop welcomed baby opossums to its Woodlands Friends series. Announced Monday, the new lil’ critter is im-possum-ly adorable! The stuffed plush is an online exclusive that features soft fur with a precious face no one could resist. Build-A-Bear encouraged all to buy their opossum its own baby as the brand […]
HARLINGEN, TX

Richard Moore Outdoor Report: Spectacular Skimmers

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The spectacular aerial ballet captivates as scores of skimmers gracefully soar over glassy waters dipping and diving as they scrape the surface for sustenance. The world’s three species of skimmers are the only birds whose lower mandibles are longer than the upper. Only the Black skimmer occurs in the […]
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VIA Sees Resurgence In New Flights & Bookings

Valley International Airport is experiencing its best growth numbers since 2008 as longstanding airlines return daily flights and new international flights to Mexico have been established. Marv Easterly, VIA’s director of aviation, provided that overview recently during a commercial and investment tour hosted by the Harlingen Economic Development Corporation and...
HARLINGEN, TX
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Students, Pre-K to 6th grade, can visit the Zoo for free this summer

BROWNSVILLE—Children across the Rio Grande Valley can visit the Zoo for free this Summer thanks to Gladys Porter Zoo’s Summer Pass Program. The program, which had been on hold for the past two years due to virtual learning, is back, once again. Staff at the Zoo are excited to revive this program and show their appreciation to the communities that continue to support the Zoo.
SAN BENITO, TX
Restaurant Review

Top 5 Most Popular Fried Chicken Restaurants in Brownsville, Texas

This list is based on prior customer reviews. This beautiful city is close to Mexico. That is why you will see many lovers of Mexican cuisine here. But on the other hand, people also love traditional American fried chicken. And church’s chicken is one of the best restaurants not only in Brownsville or Texas but in many other cities of the USA when it comes to fried chicken.
BROWNSVILLE, TX
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