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237 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday

Oct 15, 2020

The City of #Lubbock has confirmed 237 new cases of #COVID19 and no additional deaths as of 4:00 p.m. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 14,921 with 2,039 listed as active, 12,730 listed as recovered, and 152 related deaths.

From the City of Lubbock:

As of 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 15, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 237 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and 141 recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 14,921: 2,039 active, 12,730 listed as recovered and 152 deaths. 

Who pays impact fees?

Oct 14, 2020
Weston Davis

Impact fees have been a contentious topic in Lubbock lately. During Tuesday’s city council meeting, the group voted 6 to 1 in favor of impact fees. There is a bit of confusion about whose pockets will be affected.

Impact fees are a one-time fee on new developments that will help pay for the infrastructure they impact—in this case, roads.

311 new cases of COVID-19, more than 150 deaths since March

Oct 14, 2020

The City of #Lubbock has confirmed 311 new cases of #COVID19 and three additional deaths as of 4:00 p.m.

Wally Gobetz/Flickr

From KERA: 

A tremendous amount of attention is now on the U.S. Supreme Court and the confirmation process for Amy Coney Barrett.

Meanwhile, starting with early voting on Oct. 13, voters in Texas will be able to make important judicial choices of their own, including who will sit on the Texas Supreme Court. It’s the highest state court for all civil cases.

213 more cases of COVID-19 confirmed

Oct 13, 2020

The City of Lubbock has confirmed 213 new cases of COVID-19 and three additional deaths as of 4:00 p.m. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 14,377 with 1,945 listed as active, 12,283 listed as recovered, and 149 related deaths.

From the City of Lubbock:

As of 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 213 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 127 recoveries and three additional deaths. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 14,377: 1,945 active, 12,283 listed as recovered and 149 deaths. 

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