Mayor Pope is urging all citizens to wear face coverings and practice social distancing. His latest Disaster Declaration includes requirements for face coverings in certain circumstances, but there are no civil or criminal penalties for non-compliance.
Dora Epstein Jones, who serves as an associate professor with the College of Architecture at Texas Tech, took to social media to say the City of Lubbock should change its name due to Thomas S. Lubbock's ties to the Confederate Army.
The Lubbock City Council will consider the Second Readings for 10 separate zoning cases during Tuesday's city council meeting; including for townhomes to be built in South Lubbock at 1810 82nd Street. Tuesday's meeting will be held at the new Citizen's Tower at 1314 Avenue K.