1 hr ago
Democratic county judge candidate bashes incumbent for expected $32,000 raise
Lubbock County elected officials will likely see a salary increase in the coming months - more than 40 percent for some - after Commissioners voted for the new pay scale last month.
5 hrs ago
Sedeno says senate candidates neglecting minority communities
Neglected. That's the word Precinct Three Lubbock County Commissioner Lorenzo Bubba Sedeno used to describe the senatorial race.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Polls closed Monday for SD 28 early voting
There were 325 ballots cast Sunday - the seventh day of early voting for the Senate District 28 special election, according to the Lubbock County Office of Elections.
The confirmation of two West Nile cases in Lubbock County is nothing to panic about, but it should bring caution.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Our View: Commissioners should rethink setting five-figure annual raises
After pleasing county citizens with a small property tax decrease earlier this month, Lubbock County Commissioners found a quick way to wipe those smiles off taxpayers' faces.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
More than 1,100 ballots cast so far on day 5 of SD 28 early voting
There were 1,321 ballots cast Friday - the fifth day early voting for the Senate District 28 special election, according to the Lubbock County Office of Elections.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Updated: United Way announces almost $6 million campaign goal at luncheon
Trent was the keynote speaker at the Lubbock Area United Way's 2014 Annual Campaign Kick-Off Luncheon.
Health Department confirms first two cases of West Nile in Lubbock County
Beckie Brawley, media coordinator for the City of Lubbock Health Department, said the second of the two cases was confirmed within the past two days.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Lubbock man accused of biting, spitting on police officers among indicted by grand jury
A 30-year-old Lubbock man is accused of biting off more than he could chew during an encounter with Lubbock police officers earlier this month.
More than 1,100 ballots cast so far on day 3 of SD 28 election
There were 1,188 ballots cast in Lubbock County as of 5:30 p.m. on the third day of early voting for the 2014 Senate District 28 special election, according to the Lubbock County Office of Elections.
Lubbock man indicted in law office slaying
A 28-year-old Lubbock man has been indicted in the beating death of a lawyer who was killed at the law office where both men were staying.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Lubbock prosecutors pursuing capital charges against woman in ex-husband's shooting death
Lubbock County prosecutors are pursuing a capital murder charge against a 51-year-old woman accused in the February shooting death of her ex-husband at his home south of Lubbock.
Going out with man's best friend? Leash Fido or face a ticket
In the shadows of an upcoming bond election for a much requested dog park, some dog owners in Lubbock appear to be going off-leash too soon and in the wrong place.
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.
Two-man race set for HD 83 election as deadline passes with no new takers
For the first time in eight years, Texas House District 83 will have two candidates on the November ballot - one Democrat and one Republican.
Lubbock police warned partygoers about noise hours before Texas Tech student found dead
Dalton Debrick's body was cold to the touch nine hours after Lubbock police responded to a noise complaint at the 36th Street home where he was found, according to police call sheets.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Many Lubbock County elected officials could see 5-figure pay raise next year
The majority of elected officials and employees in Lubbock County will likely see a salary increase in the coming months - more than 30 percent for some - after County Commissioners set the new pay during a meeting Monday morning.
Democrats select Lubbock attorney Tarbox as HD 83 candidate
The Democratic chairmen for Texas House District 83 selected Lubbock attorney Max R. Tarbox as their nominee to appear on the November ballot to replace Charles Perry.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Early voting for SD28 race starts Monday
Early voting for the Senate District 28 special election starts Monday, and candidates can choose from six candidates vying for the seat.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Levelland man in custody after Saturday morning standoff
He told police that the man shot at him during an argument, then the shooter ran back into his house next door and locked himself inside.