8 hrs ago
South Plains farmers assessing crops after Thursday storm
Farmers across the South Plains assessed their crops on Friday morning to determine what their harvest will be like this fall after Thursday's storms.
20 hrs ago
Historic Granada Theater to host fundraising concerts Labor Day weekend
As the large, single auditorium space of yesteryear emerges in the initial phase of the restoration work inside the historic Granada theatre downtown at 812 Broadway, a major series of Labor Day weekend fundraising concerts are taking shape as well.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Severe thunderstorms bring wind, rain, hail to South Plains
Severe thunderstorms brought heavy rain, severe wind gusts and large hail to portions of the KCBD viewing area Thursday evening.
Power outages reported in Lubbock as storms bring hail, high winds to South Plains
The National Weather Service in Lubbock reported minor flooding across the city and hail the size of ping pong balls in South Lubbock.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
United Way employee receives Child Safety Award in Austin
Carolyn Simpson, Lubbock Area United Way Success by 6 Director, was awarded a Child Safety Award during the 4th annual J.C. Montgomery Child Safety Awards on Friday in the Lieutenant Governor's Reception Room at the Texas State Capitol.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Chevy dealers to donate to food bank
Representatives from area Chevrolet dealers will present a $10,000 check to the South Plains Food Bank in conclusion of the "Drive Out Hunger on the South Plains" promotion they held in June.
Hungry? For some, it's not as easy as opening the fridge for a snack
The face of hunger in Lubbock County could be any skin color. It could speak one of a dozen languages at home.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Bridge of Lubbock helps low-income families at Bridge Bash
Hundreds of low-income families across the South Plains had the opportunity to pick up free clothing and school supplies on Saturday, part of the Bridge of Lubbock's Sixth Annual Bridge Bash.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Bridge Bash will provide free clothing and school supplies to needy families on Saturday
The Bridge of Lubbock will host the sixth annual Bridge Bash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bridge of Lubbock, 1301 E. Redbud Ave. Through collaboration with VOICES of the South Plains Community Coalition, this event will provide free clothing and school supplies to hundreds of families in preparation for the upcoming 2014-15 academic year.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Early voting starts Monday, Aug. 25 for Senate District 28 special election
A special election has been set for Tuesday, Sept. 9, to fill the Texas State Senate District 28 seat, recently vacated by Robert Duncan, who resigned to serve as chancellor of the Texas Tech University System.
New festival in Crosbyton celebrates wind power
"It's to educate people on wind energy," city administrator Margot Hardin said. "We're going to celebrate through arts and music and food."
Tue Aug 19, 2014
LP&L leaders cut across-the-board raises, opt for only certain jobs getting pay bump
After multiple members of the City Council objected to an LP&L budget including both a 2.9 percent across-the-board pay raise for all employees and a 5.75 percent rate hike, the Electric Utility Board voted 6-2 to compromise.
Help wanted: Looking at Lubbock's hard to fill jobs
You've heard of people having a hard time finding a job, but in Lubbock there are employers having a hard time finding employees.
Consider This...Safety reminders for drivers more important than ever
In just a few days, tens of thousands of students will head back to school for another year here on the South Plains.
Photography exhibit planned for veterans
Veterans of the South Plains Honor Flight will be guests at a special exhibit featuring the work of photographer Ann McDonald from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at The Legacy, 1500 14th St. The public is invited to attend the show, titled "Renewal and Remembrance," which will depict battlefields of the Pacific region.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Peoples Bank opens branch in Post
The official grand opening and ribbon cutting of the newest Peoples Bank branch took place Friday at 615 N. Broadway in Post.
Contaminated gasoline causes problems for Lubbock drivers Saturday
Several people on the South Plains are upset after their vehicles were towed just minutes after filling up at a local gas tank.
Home improvement done smartly
Roofing is a job that does not require a license from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Lubbock's employment numbers continue to show growth
The Lubbock MSA job numbers continued to look good during the month of July, according to a news release by Workforce Solutions of the South Plains.