• Healthy start in Lovington with Wellness Center

    $16M project already has 500 registered members Reposted from the Hobbs News Sun. SARA MACNEIL NEWS-SUN Lovington celebrated the opening of a new wellness center Saturday with a ribbon-cutting, and the center is already off to a healthy start with over 500 registered members. The $16 million project, that created over 100 construction jobs, was […]

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  • Jal H.S. hosts grand opening

    Reposted from the Hobbs News Sun. CURTIS C. WYNNE NEWS-SUN JAL — A light breeze and overcast sky pushed back the hot summer-like sun as dozens of students, parents, staff, officials and well-wishers gathered Friday to celebrate the grand opening of the renovated Jal High School and related facilities. The celebration followed the Jal Panthers’ […]

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  • 400 more homes planned

    City of Hobbs OKs paying developer incentives at Zia Crossing Reposted from the Hobbs News Sun. JEFF TUCKERNEWS-SUN A Hobbs land developer told city officials Monday night his company plans to develop another 400 homes on the city’s northwest side as homebuilding continues to surge in the Zia Crossing subdivision. The Hobbs City Commission on […]

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  • Opportunity Zone designated in southeast Hobbs Economic development eyed

    Reposted from the Hobbs News Sun CURTIS C. WYNNENEWS-SUN With investors offered an opportunity to defer capital gains taxes, an area of southeastern Hobbs could see new economic development, such as housing and retail outlets. Steve Vierck, president of Economic Development Corporation of Lea County, announced recently one of New Mexico’s 63 approved Opportunity Zones […]

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  • “Good Day New Mexico” Films in Lea County

    Last year, “Good Day New Mexico” filmed segments for the Lea County Fair & Rodeo, downtown Eunice, and the growing oil & gas economy. This year, they came again! This time, they filmed three segments including a piece on Jal and the oilfield, The CORE in Hobbs, a feature on children’s animal projects at the […]

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  • ‘Everybody is just like family’

    Reposted from the Hobbs News Sun. Firehouse Subs holds grand opening, offers community outreach through foundation CURTIS C. WYNNENEWS-SUN Firehouse Subs blazed its way onto the Hobbs scene with its grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday. The event was supported by more than 40 people including at least a dozen members of the Hobbs Fire […]

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