Friday on The Chad Hasty Show, James Arnold, President of Lubbock's American Bank of Commerce joined the show to talk about the state of the Lubbock and South Plains economies.

Arnold and Hasty discussed the boom in retail growth, and what is in store for next year, including a mention of the possibility a new grocery chain will arrival in Lubbock.

When Hasty asked Arnold the about the overall condition of the local economy for this year, Arnold replied, "You know, probably one of the best years economically Lubbock's ever had."

Listen to the entire interview with James Arnold in the video above.

For more information on American Bank of Commerce, visit their website here.

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