latest from Bacolod Local News
NEGROS Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. said Monday he is in favor of banning firecrackers and fireworks during the holiday season.
“I’m against fireworks especially in the New Year. It’s too much,” the governor said.Read more
HINIGARAN Mayor Jose Nadie Arceo on Monday said the manufacture and sale of pyrotechnics and firecrackers in their town will continue amid the work stoppage order (WSO) issued by the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole).Read more
BACOLOD City Mayor Evelio Leonardia on Monday said they are still finalizing the location of the “firecracker zone” for retailers, although the Pope John Paul II Tower at the Reclamation Area is still being considered.Read more
TALISAY City Mayor Neil Lizares is leading by five votes in the recount conducted by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) First Division in line with the protest filed by defeated mayoralty candidate Shiela Saratan.Read more