Local economic development officials are inviting the public to join them Monday at a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Domino’s pizza restaurant which will soon be going up here.
Pay increases, incentives and requests for more staff, equipment and vehicles were among the topics discussed by Lamesa City Council members this past Wednesday evening in their third budget workshop session of the week.
After being stalled on preparations of a new budget for 2022 while awaiting the county’s final taxable values, members of the Dawson County Commissioners Court have a budget workshop scheduled prior to their regular meeting this coming Tuesday.
TAHOKA – The Slaton Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) board of directors held its regular meeting July 15. A presentation was given by Austin Farmer, a representative for The Retail Coach, an economic development recruitment team.
TAHOKA – A walking tour in the downtown area of Tahoka is not an unusual sight, but it’s just what a group of more than a dozen people did last Wednesday morning, walking from the Tahoka Life Enrichment Center on Main Street to the square around the Lynn County Courthouse, looking at current businesses and vacant buildings, and imagining what the realm of possibilities could be.
SNYDER – The Snyder Farmers Market has been open on summer Saturday mornings for the past six years. It has been a way for local shoppers to find local growers with fresh, home-grown and made products ranging from produce and baked goods, jellies and jams, to hand-made art pieces, fresh meat, household items and live music.
BROWNFIELD – The Terry County Commissioners Court received the 2020 county audit from Bolinger, Segars, Gilbert and Moss, a Lubbock-based firm. The audit was presented to the court by Tyler Kennedy.
SEMINOLE – Former Gaines County auditor Rick Dollahan isn’t the type of person who can sit down and put his feet up. After serving as auditor for Gaines and Dawson counties, the Air Force veteran retired in 2019 and is now the mayor of Seagraves.
ANDREWS – Certified taxable value figures released late last week were well above preliminary estimates, likely leaving officials from local governing entities with a collective sigh of relief.
The 2020-2021 crop year will be remembered for years to come as the global economy experienced one of the most prolific and unprecedented pandemics in history coupled with adverse weather conditions related to drought, hurricanes, high winds, derechos, and a polar vortex to name a few across the U.S. This week, Plains Cotton Growers (PCG), traveled to Washington, D.C. and met with key Congressional leaders to advocate for the extension of the WHIP+ program to address recent natural disasters our region and the U.S. have incurred.