Friday on The Chad Hasty Show, James Arnold, President of Lubbock's American Bank of Commerce joined the broadcast from the KFYO studio to talk about the South Plains economy, and what is in store for the near future.

When asked by Hasty about the overall economic picture in Lubbock, and how the year 2016 treated the area, Arnold replied,

Big picture overall is probably one of the best years economically Lubbock's seen.

Arnold and Hasty discussed retail versus online sales, the growing hotel and restaurant business, unemployment, interest rates, auto and home sales, and more.

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

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

The Chad Hasty Show airs weekday mornings live from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM on News/Talk 95.1 FM and 790 AM, online at KFYO.com, and on the free RadioPup app. Follow Chad on Twitter via @ChadHastyRadio & KFYO Radio at @KFYO!