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Harbor Freight Hiring for their new Harlingen Location

Employers in Harlingen keep hiring. Harbor Freight, the national discount tool and equipment retailer, is currently hiring for their new Harlingen location at 215 N. Ed Carey Drive next to the Charlie Clark used car lot. Harbor Freight Tools is a privately held discount tool and equipment retailer headquartered in…

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Harlingen’s Retail Sales Continue to Grow!

Harlingen continues to show growth in their monthly state sales tax reimbursements, showing a rise of 2.3 percent for December and 4.26 percent for the year, the Texas State Comptroller reported. Harlingen fared better than Brownsville and McAllen. Brownsville’s sales tax reimbursements were down 8.28 percent, putting it down 5.70…

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Harlingen Sales Tax Revenue Jump in June

Harlingen, TX July 13, 2016 - According to the Texas Comptroller's Office figures released last week, the City of Harlingen collected over $1,729,021 in sales tax dollars last month.  This marks a jump of over $24,000 or 1.4% over the same period in 2015.  June also marked the 6th time in the…

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Harlingen EDC Launches Aerotropolis Video

Harlingen EDC Launches Aerotropolis Video This video was produced for the Harlingen Economic Development Corporation in an effort to promote the Harlingen Aerotropolis at Valley International Airport. The Harlingen Aerotropolis is a 479-acre, shovel-ready site adjacent to the airport. It has been designated as a Certified Site by McCallum Sweeney Consultants, one of…

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Harlingen EDC and Valley International Airport to Attend Spacecom

Harlingen, Texas – November 11, 2015 – With the recent and exciting announcement of United Launch Alliance extending their lease at Valley International Airport and with the Space X launch facility being developed less than 40 miles away, the Harlingen Economic Development Corporation continues to market and promote Harlingen as the ideal place…

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United Launch Alliance to Continue Building Rocket Components in Harlingen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE United Launch Alliance to Continue Building Rocket Components in Harlingen Harlingen, Texas – June 18, 2015 – The City of Harlingen, Valley International Airport and the Harlingen Economic Development Corporation are pleased to announce that United Launch Alliance will continue manufacturing rocket components in their plant in…

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