Featured, from left: Dr. Carlos Margo, Associate Dean, Office of Industry Training and Economic Development, South Texas College; Paul Rodríguez, Chairman, Board of Trustees, South Texas College; McAllen Mayor Jim Darling; Dr. Shirley E. Reed, President, South Texas College; and McAllen City Commissioner Joaquín “J.J.” Zamora, on Thursday, December 6, 2018. The McAllen Economic Development Corporation on that date presented STC with a $259,440 job-training grant to provide customized education related to advanced manufacturing within the city’s boundaries.


Can’t find a house in San Juan with a front yard as trashy as this one in Meridianville, Ala., thankfully; but that’s what the City of San Juan is trying to prevent from happening. Photo courtesy of WHNT.

San Juan extends city manager’s contract one year; hires new assistant city judge

SAN JUAN – Short news bits about San Juan: After the end to City Manager Ben Arjona’s 90-day probation that began last October, and for which the city commission majority


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