Pharr Mayor Pro-Tem Adan Farias has been elected Chairman of the Texas Border Coalition. TBC is the collective voice of border communities on issues affecting the Texas / Mexico border re- gion’s quality of life. TBC represents 2.5 million residents of border cities from El Paso to Brownsville. (Pictured: Adan Farias, TBC Chairman & City […]
When looking at emerging regions across the nation, various factors come into play which contribute to economic growth. This growth can be measured one way by the amount of small business activity occurring in the area. As a contributing factor, small business development itself can be measured by three main trends which will be explored […]
Lone Star State added 1.3 million jobs since the recession, trumping job growth to surpass all 49 states. Since the beginning of the recession in 2007, Texas has served as a promising guide for economic opportunity, tackling failing local economies head-on and weathering the tides of sluggish growth with flare. According to a blog written [...]
Representatives from the office of U.S. Congressman Ruben Hinojosa visited the Pharr Police Athletic League headquarters this week to gather information and perspective on the only Police Athletic League in South Texas.
For the month of July, the City of Pharr received over $1.2 million in sales tax revenue; an increase of 13.9% from this time last year. Fueled by the continued growth in retail and entertainment activity, the City of Pharr has seen sales tax increases continue for all eight months of this fiscal year. With […]
The City of Pharr welcomes The Main Event to Pharr Town Center (formerly El Centro Mall) opening July 29th at the corner of Jackson and Expressway 83. The Main Event offers Laser Tag, bowling, billiards, electronic games, La Bella’s Pizza, dining, a full service bar and private meeting rooms.
The 23rd annual Original Taste of the Valley was held on Thursday June 26th at the Pharr Events Center. More than 800 guests were treated to delicious food servings offered by almost 30 of South Texas’ favorite restaurants and eateries. Title sponsor L&F Distributors provided ice-cold beverages and classic wines. The Original Taste of the […]