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  1. Curtis, Ely, Maines honored Thursday at 2017 Lubbock LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The third annual Lubbock Lights concert takes place at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Allen Theatre in the Texas Tech Student Union on campus, this year honoring Sonny Curtis, Joe Ely and Lloyd Maines. Music producer and musician Maines said, "I'll be sitting between two giants of the songwriting world - Sonny Curtis and Joe Ely - a couple of swell, West Texas guys.


  2. Preston Manor hosts Spring Tour of Homes this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The event will be Saturday and Sunday at the facility's amenities center located at 66th Street and FM 179. Admission is free to the public, who will have to check in at the New Home Brokers tent.


  3. As weather warms, Lubbock Vector Control monitoring mosquito activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    But as temperatures start warming up on the South Plains, Lubbock Vector Control and health officials say they've been working this spring to stay proactive and to control the mosquito activity we've already experienced , said Lopez, the city's vector control coordinator. So far this year, the only mosquito-borne illness detected in Lubbock was a travel-related case of Zika virus reported in January, said Katherine Wells, public health coordinator for the Lubbock Health Department.


  4. Peffley: Donate an apple tree in someone's memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Trees magnificently provide esthetic beauty, pleasing landscapes, recreation, nutritious fruit and wood products for humans and for animals and birds, shelter and sustenance. The unseen chemical magic of a tree is its photosynthetic capacity to absorb 50 pounds of carbon dioxide per year.


  5. The Legacy at South Plains announces grand opening celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Legacy at South Plains is holding a grand opening celebration for its luxury senior living community at 4 p.m. May 10 in South Lubbock. The Legacy is located at 108th Street and Indiana Avenue, and the event will include live entertainment and VIP tours led by senior living experts, according to a press release.


  6. March for Science draws 200-plus to downtown LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    More than 200 people showed up to show their support Saturday afternoon for the March for Science at the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts. The satellite event was affiliated with the national March for Science in Washington, D.C. - which aimed to promote national support for funding for the sciences - and was sponsored locally by South Plains Advocates for Rights and Community, according to its Facebook event page.


  7. Lubbock community development event showcases program's city-wide impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock's Community Development Department hosted a showcase event for their public service recipients to show off the work they do with community development funds. The event comes at a time when the future of federal community development block grants is uncertain, so a common point the recipients hammered home was that these services wouldn't be possible without these funds.


  8. South Plains sees a dozen tornadoes so far in - 17, approaching yearly averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Severe weather season is off to an active start this spring on the South Plains, with the National Weather Service in Lubbock confirming about a dozen tornadoes since the beginning of the year, along with countless severe thunderstorms bringing large hail, heavy rain and damaging winds. Reports from early Monday showed a funnel cloud sighting in Swisher County during the overnight hours, with NWS meteorologist Steven Cobb saying the "very intense" supercell thunderstorm that triggered a tornado warning late Sunday had a strong potential for producing a tornado.


  9. Funnel cloud, tennis-ball-size hail reported as powerful storms move through South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Severe thunderstorms brought a possible funnel cloud, large - sometimes tennis-ball-size hail - 60-plus-mph wind gusts and heavy rain late Sunday across the South Plains. Lines of storms triggered a tornado warning, numerous severe thunderstorm warnings and weather alerts through the evening and National Weather Service forecasters expected some would linger into early Monday.


  10. Savvy shopping: Share your excess with veterans, schools and othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    When most people think of religious holidays, Christmas springs to mind. Despite this, today is the true culmination of Christian faith.


  11. There was never a dull moment on the Spike Dykes trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    In 1990, fresh off one of his most memorable seasons as Texas Tech coach, Spike Dykes achieved a sports-minded Texan's dream: Dave Campbell's Texas Football magazine put him front and center. Writer Brad Buchholz framed a five-page story around riding shotgun with Spike as the coach drove from one little South Plains town to the next.


  12. Isolated storms possible for Easter weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    "It'll just be a hit and miss type of thing," said meteorologist Gary Skwira with the National Weather Service Lubbock. "Mostly miss, but some people could get hit."


  13. March teens of the month namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Shelby Metze, an eighth grader at Frenship MS, is the daughter of Roger and Penney Metze. She is involved in band and twirling.


  14. Showers may return to the South Plains on EasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Traces of precipitation lined the roads as the Hub City awoke to remnants of Wednesday's storms that continued through the night. While the clouds lingered on Thursday morning, so do the chances for more rain as a second round may make its way into the area by Sunday.


  15. South Plains Boy Scouts honor new Eagle Scouts, award Silver BeaversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Boy Scouts of America's South Plains Council honored 35 of its members who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout last year.


  16. Flood watch issued for Lubbock, West Texas as storms move through regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock County and much of the South Plains and Rolling Plains are under a flood watch through 7 a.m. Thursday as steady and sometimes heavy rainfall is expected through across the region through the overnight hours, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock. "Widespread amounts of 1-2 inches are expected with localized 3-4 inch totals where training of storms occurs," the weather service said in a statement.


  17. Rain, some heavy showers, expected through work week on South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock and the South Plains could see rain - and possibly some heavy showers - throughout the rest of the week, according to the National Weather Service. The precipitation could move into Lubbock as early as Wednesday morning, said Charles Aldrich, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Lubbock.


  18. A-J Remembers: South Plains Mall began operations in southwest LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 9 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Founders of South Plains Mall must have known what they were doing when they picked the name, because it has attracted people from across the region for 45 years. To Lubbock residents, it has always been just "the mall," meeting place for families, teenagers and ladies day out.


  19. U-Haul truck fire leaves service dog with burned pawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Haul truck fire left a service dog with burned paws just before 5:30 p.m. Saturday on East Loop 289. Lubbock Fire Rescue crews responded about 5:30 p.m. Saturday to the fire on the freeway between Fourth and 19th Streets, according to LFR Battalion Chief Bill Glass.


  20. Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Southwest names new COORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Limon was the previous house operations manager. The South Plains native and Texas Tech graduate began working with RMHC in 2011.


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