September 28, 2018

Opportunity Zone designated in southeast Hobbs

Economic development eyed Reposted from the Hobbs News Sun CURTIS C. WYNNE NEWS-SUN With investors offered an opportunity to defer capital...
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September 20, 2018 / Our News

‘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...
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August 26, 2018 / Our News

‘Everybody is just like family’ – Firehouse Subs holds grand opening

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 Department.
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August 26, 2018 / Our News

OXY investing $2.6B into Permian Basin

Houston-based Occidental Petroleum said Aug. 8 it has agreed to sell certain non-core domestic midstream assets for $2.6 billion to invest in its “high-return Permian assets.” Vicki Hollub, president and CEO, said, “Our world-class assets, combined with top-performing wells and takeaway capacity, afford us the unique opportunity to enhance our leadership position in the Permian Basin.”
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August 22, 2018 / Our News

City of Hobbs approves incentives for homebuilders

The Hobbs City Commission on Monday night approved an incentive program to encourage contractors to build new housing in the city, while dropping proposed requirements that would have made developers use local vendors to receive the incentives.
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August 8, 2018 / Our News

No oil bust in sight for booming Permian Basin

“The Permian Basin is the epicenter of the energy world right now,” Flynn said. “That’s not just my word — that’s the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, you name it. The Permian Basin is the hottest oilfield in the world right now.”
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July 12, 2018

Rockwind gets state top-3 ranking

During Tuesday’s Hobbs Community Affairs meeting, Rockwind’s head professional and general manager Linda Howell announced Rockwind had moved up to become the third-best golf course to play in New Mexico by
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June 1, 2018

Hobbs: A perspective from an adopted son

While the overall economy of Hobbs may be beholden to the whims of the cost of an individual barrel of oil, the city itself always seems to hum along in its quest to remain a family-first, God-fearing community of genuinely good people.
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