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District 2 resident explores recall process against Councilman Floyd Price
Lubbock City Secretary Becky Garza on Monday, June 17, confirmed a District 2 resident requested paperwork last week to start a petition to recall District 2 Councilman Floyd Price.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Lubbock Economic Development Alliance to announce 167 new jobs
The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance on Monday, June 17, will announce 167 new jobs in the Lubbock community with the expansion of two local businesses and relocation of one new business.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Gainesville Daily Register
Drought continues throughout state
By CATHY MOUNCE firstname.lastname@example.org Register Staff Writer Despite the helpful torrents of rainfall received in Cooke County lately, many areas in Texas are still classified as being in drought status.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Lubbock city, county renew disaster declaration seeking federal aid
Lubbock city and county leaders extended joint disaster declarations to give officials time to assess damage and apply for aid after last week's storms.
Bomb Squad called to Levelland convenience store
A customer at Stripes on Clubview Drive found a small box, no bigger than an iPhone, that had the word "explosives" printed on the package.
Councilman's recall election set for November
District 1 voters are being asked to go to the ballot box Nov. 5 to recall or retain Councilman Victor Hernandez.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Lubbock County sales tax take up 11 percent over last June
Lubbock's retail numbers continue to boom loudly through 2012, with June's slice of the state sales tax pie coming in this week 11 percent bigger than last June's.
City of LUbbock assessing property damage after June 5 storms
The City of Lubbock and Lubbock County are conducting an assessment of UNINSURED property damaged from the June 5, 2013 storms.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Investigators awaiting preliminary autopsy results in Wolfforth double-shooting
Investigators from the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office are waiting on preliminary autopsy results following the shooting deaths of two men last week south of Wolfforth Jerry Victor Flores, 46, remained in the Lubbock County Detention Center Tuesday, June 11, on $500,000 bail following the shooting about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6, in the 9600 block ... (more)
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Commissioners create oversight committee, adjust budget for private defender office
Lubbock County Commissioners on Monday, June 10, approved a new agreement with the Lubbock Private Defender Office to provide legal representation for indigent individuals accused of crimes in Lubbock County.
Victor Hernandez says Ysidro Gutierrez using political threats against family
Councilman Victor Hernandez is criticizing what he calls a political threat against his family by the man leading a recall effort to remove him from his north Lubbock council seat.
Commissioners OK ban on some fireworks
Skyrockets with sticks and missiles with fins are off limits for Lubbock County residents this Fourth of July season, county leaders said.
South Plains makes the NY Times...and it ain't good news
I have an e-mail sort with The New York Times. Anytime the name Lubbock appears in the Times, I get an e-mail.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
LP&L hopeful power restored to all customers by late Sunday
Lubbock Power & Light expects electricity to be restored to all customers by late Sunday, June 9, as many have spent four days without power.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
State and federal funding an option for area courthouse renovations
Restoration projects at historical South Plains court houses could receive a financial boost from the state and federal government - if the money is there.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
City, county declare state of emergency after storm as crews try to restore power
As a result of the damage from Wednesday's thunderstorms, Lubbock County Judge Tom Head and Mayor Glen Robertson declared a state of disaster Friday, June 7, for Lubbock County and the city of Lubbock.
Man charged with capital murder after shooting deaths near Wolfforth
A Lubbock County man faces charges of felony capital murder following two shooting deaths Thursday, June 6, south of Wolfforth.
State of disaster declared for Lubbock County
As a result of the damage from Wednesday's thunderstorms, County Judge Tom Head and Mayor Glen Robertson have declared a state of disaster for Lubbock County and the City of Lubbock.
Shooting In Small Texas Town Leaves 2 Men Dead
Jerry Flores, 49, was charged with capital murder Friday in in the shooting deaths of two men in the small Lubbock County town of Wolfforth.
Man gets 15 years, fined $15K in marijuana trial
A Lubbock County jury on Wednesday, June 5, sentenced a Lubbock man to 15 years in prison and assessed a $15,000 fine for possession of a quantity of marijuana near a school facility.