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South-Plains, Texas is located in Floyd County. Zip codes in South-Plains, TX include 79258.

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8 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

South Plains Food Bank to host groundbreaking ceremony for new building

South Plains Food Bank has scheduled the construction of a new building at 56th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard that is nearly twice the size of its present facilities at 4612 Locust Ave. Well-wishers have been invited to watch site-work ceremonies by the food bank, and also eat a hot dog cooked by PlainsCapital Bank, during a ... (more)

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

2nd annual race to benefit veterans

All of the proceeds of the race, which starts at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, will go to the Texas South Plains Honor Flight.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Severe storms possible on Wednesday

Severe storms could return to portions of the South Plains on Wednesday, with the best potential for the area from near Lubbock and east to along and off the Caprock.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Rural business leaders team up to promote economic growth

Stronger Economies Together is a coalition of professionals from Hale, Swisher, Lamb, Castro and Floyd counties.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

School, hospital bonds on South Plains ballot items

Along with mayoral, city council and school board races, South Plains voters will consider a new hospital and facility updates in Snyder and O'Donnell.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

This Saturday 100 years ago was 'Everybody Go To Church Sunday'

Follow George Watson's Twitter live from the Texas Tech-Prairie View A&M baseball game at Rip Griffin Park First United Methodist Church traces its roots on the South Plains to the 1890s.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

Sideglances

EDITOR'S NOTE: This column was originally published in 2008. AS I have been doing nearly every Easter week for the last 40 years, I attended the annual meeting of the Texas Folklore Society - its 92nd.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Silver Star Board planning Casino Night fundraiser

The Llano Estacado Silver Star Board has scheduled its eighth annual fundraiser from 6:30-10 p.m. April 25 at the American Wind Power Center, 1701 Canyon Lake Drive.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Job seekers connect with employers at job fair

Lonnie Acosta, left, looks at a list of jobs with South Plains College as he speaks with Maria Strong during the South Plains Job Fair at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Wednesday.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Best-selling author speaks at job fair Wednesday

New York Times best-selling author Ashley Rhodes-Courter spoke at the South Plains Workforce Solutions Job Fair on Wednesday.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Sundown farmer uses unique strategy to keep grape crop from freezing

He took leftover hay from a previous crop he had grown and, with the help of family, friends and employees, distributed it in and around the perimeter of his vineyard.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Clemens: Celebrate 30 years of Texas wine this month

Drank some Italians like Chianti or Bolla Valpolicella, maybe a German riesling named Blue Nun, or a Portuguese sparkling rosA© called Mateus? Orson Wells unctuously quoted Paul Masson: "We will sell no wine before it's time."

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Bluebonnets beautify Texas highways, local gardens

But when gardeners create the right environment, the plants can usually adapt. "They don't grow very well naturally in Lubbock - it's a little too cold and dry - but with special care you can get them to come up," said Daniel Cunningham, a Texas Tech graduate student in plant and soil sciences.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock district 3 city council candidate uses campaign finance error to help veteran group

Maurice Stanley stood in his barbershop Monday on south University Avenue and explained how he has always used a collection bucket in the past to raise funds for causes such as helping a cancer-stricken friend pay her bills and supporting local schools and churches.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Guar: Bickered-about bean has great drought tolerance, uncertain future

"I like guar because it's got huge genetic variability and it's extremely drought-tolerant," said Dick Auld, chairman of Texas Tech's department of plant and soil sciences.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Wind, cold, dust moving into South Plains

A much-anticipated strong cold front will continue to move through the KCBD viewing area Sunday evening and overnight.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

UPDATED: South Plains Electric Coop restores power in South Lubbock

The South Plains Electric Cooperative restored power to members in South Lubbock after an outage near the Quaker Avenue substation on Sunday, April 13, according to a post on the utility company's Facebook page.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Westbrook: Carletta Keeling carefully treasures a chipped plate

Her grandparents, Walter and Ouida Liles, had moved to the South Plains of Texas from Oklahoma, and were among the early settlers of the Amherst and Littlefield area.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

United Family, Mrs Baird's Bread announce March 'Teachers On The Rise' winners

The United Family and Mrs Baird's Bread announced Belinda Pinkerton of Stephen F. Austin Elementary School in Slaton, Daniel Rogers of Rise Academy Charter School and Elias Perez of Olton High School as the March recipients of the second annual Teachers On The Rise program.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Mid-spring cold front to bring drastic weather changes Sunday evening

The spring cold front will move into the Texas Panhandle early Sunday afternoon, but is not expected to enter the KCBD viewing area until late afternoon and will pass through Lubbock a few hours afterward.

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Fire Weather Watch for Floyd County was issued at April 24 at 2:45PM CDT

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