Election Officials with Lubbock County say the early voting site at the Shallowater Community Center will be closed for the remainder of today and tomorrow, after an election worker tested positive for COVID-19
Lubbock reached its fifth day of consecutive high hospitalizations on Friday. Lubbock County Judge Curtis Parrish said he thinks numbers will stay high until we get to the seventh day on Sunday, but he’s encouraging Lubbock residents to do what they can to stop this train.
Ken Lambrecht, President & CEO, Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas said Lubbock has a higher uninsured population rate than the state of Texas, which has the highest rate in the country. As a consequence, Lubbock also has higher rates of STI and unplanned pregnancies.
West Texas for Life held a news conference on Friday, accusing the city of Lubbock of violating the Texas Open Meetings Act as they considered the ordinance to make Lubbock a Sanctuary City for the Unborn.
Lubbock company Armstrong Mechanical Co., which is Armstrong Plumbing-Air-Electric, issued a statement after the U.S. Department of Labor released information about an investigation about the company violating the prevailing wage requirements.
The winds of change are blowing behind a cold front this morning. But an even greater change in our weather will follow a polar* cold front late in the weekend. In addition to a hard freeze, wintry precipitation is expected.
California prosecutors said Friday they again will seek the death penalty for Scott Peterson even as a county judge considers throwing out his conviction for murdering his pregnant wife because of juror misconduct during a 2005 trial that riveted the nation.
Blake Brickman, who had served as deputy attorney general for policy and strategy initiatives for less than a year, was fired Tuesday, the official said. Lacey Mase, the deputy attorney general for administration, was also fired Tuesday, The Texas Tribune reported earlier this week.
“At some point, I think last week, we probably had at least 100 nursing home residents currently positive with COVID. That number has continued to grow this week,” said Public Health Director, Katherine Wells.
Meadow City Council and the Mayor held an emergency meeting Thursday afternoon and they say given the increase in COVID cases, they have issued a Mayoral Order prohibiting all gatherings of more than 10 people.