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Hastings Closed for the Next Hour Due to Smoke Smell

by Amanda Henson

Jan 29, 2015

The odor of smoke has temporarily closed Hastings this afternoon, as crews survey electrical lines.

At approximately 9:46 a.m. the San Angelo Fire Department received a call for a structure fire located at the entertainment store. The store employees noticed the smell of smoke coming from the electrical room on the northwest side of the store, and immediately called the fire department.

Tap water (contributed, Wikipedia)

City Water Bill Payment Options Limited During Computer Upgrade

by Joe Hyde

Jan 29, 2015

The City of San Angelo’s online and phone options for paying a monthly municipal utility statement (aka “the water bill”) will be unavailable from 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, through 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. 2, as computer systems are upgraded.

Customers have three other options for paying their municipal utility statement:

San Angelo Police Department patrol badge.

DPS Jails Two Wanted for Money Laundering

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jan 29, 2015

Two out-of-towners were picked up by DPS on Wednesday for warrants out of Eastland County and booked into the county jail at just after 5:30 p.m. The man and woman, 25-year-old Michael Angelo Garcia and 26-year-old Hillary Denise Zuniga, were both wanted for money laundering >/= $20k<$100k, a third-degree felony. Both are currently being held in lieu of a $7,500 surety bond.

The Office bar is hosting speed dating on Feb. 14.

Local Bar to Host Speed Dating on Valentine's Day

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jan 29, 2015

Singles looking for an office romance will have the opportunity to start 20 on Valentine’s Day this year, when the Office Bar holds an hour and a half session of speed dating on Feb. 14.

Moving On Up! Veteran's County Services Office Gets Scenery Change

by Amanda Henson

Jan 29, 2015

The Veteran's County Service Office located in the Judge Edd B. Keyes building downtown will soon be relocating to a better-suited environment in the Texas Workforce Solutions Building at 202 Henry O. Flipper St.

Renovations are currently taking place at the Keyes building, which requires a change in venue for some offices housed there.

The record cover for the Tone Pirates' "Best of Texas Live!"

San Angelo Band Debuts Their Live Record Tonight at The Cactus

by Joe Hyde

Jan 29, 2015

Tonight, the Tone Pirates take a stage at the Cactus Hotel to introduce their new record, The Best of Texas Live! Pirates lead singer Dan Carroll describes the project as a tribute to the musical heritage of San Angelo as much as it is of Texas. That’s why each of the covers performed live on the record were picked.

Carolina Angela de la Garza De Witt and her patron saint ,Santa Angela.

Feast of Santa Angela Honors Benevolent Women

by Amanda Henson

Jan 29, 2015

It was a small gathering Tuesday night in the River Room at the San Angelo Visitor's Center for the Feast of Santa Angela. This year's guest speakers were Most Rev. Michael D.Pfeifer, O.M.I. and Gus Clemens, local historian.  

LIVE! Photo/Amanda Henson

Firemen Extinguish Third Flaming Vehicle in Three Days

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jan 28, 2015

San Angelo firefighters have just extinguished yet another flaming vehicle, this time located on Loop 306 near College Hills and the Concho Educators building. 

According to Fire Marshal Ross Coleman, firefighters received the call just before 5 p.m. this afternoon and responded to the scene between Southwest and College Hills, where they found a burning 2000 Chevy Sonic.

Mayor Dwain Morrison is planning to run for a second term. (Screenshot/YouTube)

Mayor Dwain Morrison Files Candidacy for Re-Election

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jan 28, 2015

Mayor Dwain Morrison has filed his candidacy for re-election in the May 9 City Council election.

Today was the first day candidates could file for a place on the ballot. Morrison was the first hopeful to file his candidacy. The filing period continues through Feb. 27.

Michael Dominique Garcia. (Photo/TGCJ)

DPS Detectives Seize Meth and Pot in North San Angelo Raid

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jan 28, 2015

A 23-year-old suspected of dealing methamphetamine and marijuana was locked up in the county jail on Tuesday, after detectives with the TxDPS located drugs and firearms within his residence.

Michael Dominique Garcia has been charged with a third-degree marijuana possession, first-degree meth possession, and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

Eric J. Martinez is wanted for burglary of a habitation. (Photo/SAPD)

Police Seek Info on Wanted Burglar

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jan 28, 2015

San Angelo Police are seeking information on 25-year-old Eric J. Martinez. Martinez is wanted for burglary of a habitation.

Martinez is a Hispanic male, approximately 5'7" tall, with brown hair and brown eyes. His jail record shows he has been booked in the past for criminal mischief, burglary, possession, contempt of court and minor in consumption.

TABC ordered the Little River Club closed yesterday. (LIVE! Photo/Chelsea Schmid)

Popular Bar Shuttered by TABC Following Fatal Crash Investigation

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jan 28, 2015

Agents with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) served an order to a popular bar on Tuesday, forcing its closure due to a fatal motorcycle crash involving a patron of the bar.

San Angelo Police Department patrol badge.

Theft and Drugs Lead Tuesday Jail Bookings

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jan 28, 2015

Twenty-six inmates were booked into the county jail on Tuesday, five of which were charged with marijuana possession and another four who were accused of theft. Manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance and possession each accounted for one charge apiece. 

The Adult Enrichment Center in San Angelo is in need of financial assistance in order to keep operating. (LIVE! Photo/Amanda Henson)

Adult Enrichment Center Struggles to Keep Doors Open

by Amanda Henson

Jan 28, 2015

Adults in need of a monitored social environment may soon run out of options, as the Adult Enrichment Center (AEC) struggles to keep the doors open.