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Three Day Sale Raises Funds for Library Programs

Sep 17, 2014 Comments Off by grosss

Book lovers from all across the Texas Panhandle will want to mark their calendars for September 19 through 21. Those are the dates for the next Friends of the Amarillo Public Library book sale! The sale takes place in the basement of the Downtown Amarillo Public Library. Amarillo Public Library PR Coordinator Stacy Yates says [...]

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Council Adopts Ordinance Regulating Credit Access Business Industry

Sep 17, 2014 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – Following a community-wide meeting earlier this summer and two public hearings, Amarillo City Council today gave final approval to an ordinance concerning Credit Access Business (CAB). The ordinance addresses registration requirements, credit extension guidelines, inspection of records and other pertinent matters related to businesses providing credit lending services, commonly known as payday [...]

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Immunizations Help Prevent Flu

Sep 17, 2014 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – Local, state, and federal public health officials recommend that Influenza immunization should begin in as soon as influenza vaccine is available in the community. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), all people 6 months of age and older should get flu vaccine. Vaccination is especially important for people at higher [...]

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Amarillo Shelter Assessment Complete

Sep 15, 2014 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – An assessment of Amarillo’s animal shelter facility and operations was recently completed by Target Zero Institute (TZI), the third-party retained by the City of Amarillo earlier this summer. In addition to complimenting the City Council and administration for its attention to change and improvement, as well as its long-standing partnership with the [...]

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Water Main Break Repairs Scheduled

Aug 26, 2014 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – Although crews were able to stabilize a 6-inch water main break Monday morning on 8th Avenue between S. Milam and S. Austin, just west of the 8th Avenue Overpass, they could not complete the repairs due to the break’s proximity to the tapping valve. As a result, an 18-inch water main will [...]

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