The organization, Texas Young Democrats, is requesting individuals and organizations to join them in sending monetary aid to the Texas border. According to a release from the group, they have collected over $120,000 in direct assistance that will be sent to the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley which is currently housing supplies for the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of McAllen.
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing is one of six nursing schools that have been recognized as a Center of Excellence by the National League of Nursing Board of Governors for the years of 2014-2018.
Governor Rick Perry has appointed a new commissioner of Workers’ Compensation at the Texas Department of Insurance and a new member to the State Board for Educator Certification.
Texas Tech University is set to host their 15th Annual Back to School Fiesta next month. At the event, students K-12 can enjoy free food, entertainment and school supplies.
Deputies assigned to the Narcotics Division/Canine Unit of the Lubbock Sheriff’s Office and officers with Lubbock Police Department’s Special Operations Division made a drug seizure and arrest at a house located at 6502 Avenue 0 on Friday, July 25.
Three defendants in separate cases pleaded guilty to unrelated child pornography charges in Lubbock.
Three Professors at Texas Tech University recently received grants to further research. Sankar Chatterjee, Conrad Lyford, and Rich Rice were selected to receive Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grants for 2014-2015. The professors join approximately 800 other recipients to lecture and conduct research in 140 countries.
Lubbock Chamber of Commerce's Annual Hub City BBQ Cook-Off will take place this September.
Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott released a 30-second campaign advertisement last week and it is garnering some negative attention from Alamo Drafthouse
Two Texas Enterprise Fund investments will be allocated to The Charles Schwab Corporation. $1.4 million will be used by the corporation to expand into El Paso with the intention of creating 445 jobs and $21.5 million in capital investment over the next decade. $4.5 million will be invested into Schwab’s existing operations in Texas’ Capitol. The investment is expected to create over 800 jobs and return $210 million in capital investment over the next decade contingent upon finalization of a local incentive package.