March 14, 2019

See where NM employment growth is having an impact

New Mexico fell below 5 percent unemployment in 2018, as the labor force grew and employment increased. It's the first...
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February 27, 2019

City of Hobbs hammers out more housing agreements

In what has become routine city business of late, the Hobbs City Commission on Monday night approved development agreements for another 23 homes in the city while also approving final lot plans for 55 new homes, including 20 new Habitat for Humanity homes.
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February 20, 2019

Housing boom

Several homes are under construction in 1900 block of Homestead Drive by Gold Creek Homes of Weatherford, Texas.
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February 13, 2019

Oil revenue hits record high

As state lawmakers in Santa Fe consider new taxes and regulations on the state’s oil and natural gas industry — including a possible four-year ban on hydraulic fracturing — state revenues from oil and natural gas have reached record levels, according to a new analysis.
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January 16, 2019

Panel OKs affordable housing complex

The City of Hobbs Planning Board on Tuesday unanimously recommended approval of a $1.57 million zero-interest loan for a 72-family unit subsidized housing complex on the city’s north side.
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January 11, 2019

Homebuilding in Hobbs setting record pace

The new Homestead Estates subdivision is about 80 percent complete. Hobbs issued permits for 164 residential single-family homes in 2018
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January 7, 2019

Lea No. 3 oil producer in U.S.

As New Mexico became the nation’s third highest oil producing state last year, Lea County slipped into the No. 3 slot among counties, according to research performed by Lea County Assistant County Manager Corey Needham.
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December 18, 2018

City of Hobbs approves Zia Crossing housing incentives

Reposted with permission from the Hobbs News Sun. JEFF TUCKER NEWS-SUN The Hobbs City Commission ended its public meetings in 2018...
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December 12, 2018

Barnhardt Bolt comes to Hobbs to meet oilfield need

Reposted with permission from the Hobbs News Sun. TODD BAILEY NEWS-SUN The need was there to come to Hobbs, so...
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December 9, 2018

46 billion barrels of oil available

Reposted with permission from the Hobbs News Sun. NEW USGS REPORT CURTIS C. WYNNE, NEWS-SUN   With New Mexico the...
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