Bacolod South road concreting underway

The Department of Public Works and Highways is currently undertaking the reconstruction of the 1.26-kilometer section of the Bacolod South Road in Barangay Talubangi, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental.           The road concreting, costing about P50-million, will improve four lanes of

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Three NegOcc mayors return to private life

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Three city mayors of Negros Occidental who failed to be reelected on their third and final terms as local chief executives, officially signed off yesterday. Highly urbanized Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia, Silay City Mark Andrew

Table tennis tourney winners awarded

The San Carlos City Table Tennis Club (SCCTTC) in coordination with the City Sports Office awarded the 62nd Charter Day Table Tennis Tournament winners on June 26. The tournament winners were:  U12 Boys champion was Hammet Baynosa, 1st runner-up –

‘Vengeance’ eyed in reclamation body dump

BY WAYNE A. BIGSAT Police investigators are looking into the angle of retaliation behind the shooting to death of a man whose body was recovered in a garbage dump yesterday afternoon at Palanca Road, Barangay 8 in Bacolod City. Police

Be guarded against self-righteousness

Given our strong tendency to fall into self-righteousness, everyday we should devise some kind of plan or strategy to protect ourselves from it. That effort that definitely requires a lot of sacrifice and self-denial, would always be worth it. Self-righteousness

Telco wire thieves caught in the act

BY WAYNE A. BIGSAT Three suspects were caught in the act of stealing telecommunication company wires in Brgy. Alijis, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental. The incident happened at 4 a.m. on June 28, and was reported to Police Station 7 at

Bacolod faces P302M NTA share cut

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Like other local government units all over the country, highly-urbanized Bacolod City also faces a P302 million reduction in National Tax Allocation share, formerly known as Internal Revenue Allotment, in 2023, disclosed Mayor-elect Alfredo “Albee” Benitez.