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Texas sales tax holiday set for early August

The Texas annual sales tax holiday has been set for Aug. 8-10 as families prepare to send children back to school.

Comptroller Susan Combs says shoppers can save money on certain items priced under $100 during the tax-free holiday weekend. Continue Reading »

Saline Solution

When it comes to keeping Texas in water, the Southmost Regional Water Authority’s brackish groundwater treatment facility on FM 511 is a model for the state, according to some members of the Joint Interim Committee to Study Water Desalination. Continue Reading »

UT-RGV asks for mascot, color suggestions in survey

The new University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley is seeking suggestions from the public for the school’s colors and mascot.

Suggestions and comments can be made on an online survey at www.utrgv.edu. Continue Reading »

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