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Angry Cactus Approved; Eggemeyer Still Angry, Too

by Chelsea Reinhard

Nov 21, 2014

After three months of discussion, harsh opinions and a board member firing, the Angry Cactus signage for Tim Condon’s coming downtown restaurant was unanimously approved by members of the Design and Historic Review Commission Thursday morning.

Cleanup Operations Underway at Former San Angelo Superfund Site

by Matt McDaniel

Nov 21, 2014

The most contaminated site in San Angelo’s history took another step toward a clean bill of health this week.

Demolition crews were busy tearing down the buildings on the northwest corner of Pulliam and Baze Streets , the former home San Angelo Electric Service Company (SESCO),  which was listed as a state Superfund site in 2006, and sits across the street from San Jacinto Elementary School.

Blood Donors Receive Free Turkey

by Joe Hyde

Nov 21, 2014

To help avert an anticipated blood shortage during the long, four-day Thanksgiving holiday, when the need for blood goes up dramatically, United Blood Services have partnered with HEB. The grocery store will provide a free turkey to blood donors over the Thanksgiving Holidays. Donors will get a voucher and have until 6 p.m. on November 26th to redeem the voucher for a frozen turkey at the HEB meat market.

Local Lawmakers React to President Obama's Announcement of Executive Amnesty

by Joe Hyde

Nov 21, 2014

Two lawmakers representing districts containing San Angelo have reacted to President Obama's Thursday evening speech. In the speech, Obama announced he was ordering the executive branch to cease enforcing some portions of the current federal immigration laws. Opponents of the move have labeled Obama's move as "executive amnesty."

U.S. Congressman Conaway:

Angelo State Awarded First Ever International PT Research Grant

by Joe Hyde

Nov 21, 2014

Dr. Younghyeon Bae, Angelo State University’s first-ever post-doctoral fellow, and Dr. Mansoo Ko of the ASU physical therapy faculty have been awarded ASU’s first-ever international research grant from the DoDo Walking company in Seoul, South Korea.

Local Coalition Hosts Symposium on Homelessness in San Angelo

by Matt McDaniel

Nov 20, 2014

Frank talk about helping the homeless was the order of the day as the the Concho Valley Homeless Planning Coalition held a symposium at PaulAnn Baptist Church on Wednesday entitled “Breaking The Cycle of Homelessness.”

Familiar Faces Indicted in November

by Chelsea Reinhard

Nov 20, 2014

A Tom Green County grand jury met for two days in November and issued 103 indictments for 93 accused offenders with criminal charges filed in the 51st, 119th, 340th and 391st District Courts.

Chairman-Elect Conaway Announces Senior House Agriculture Committee Staff

by Joe Hyde

Nov 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11), who was selected yesterday to be the next Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, announced the appointment of key senior staff to lead the Committee in the 114th Congress:

U.S. Chamber Awards 4-Star Accreditation to San Angelo Chamber of Commerce

by Joe Hyde

Nov 20, 2014

The United States Chamber of Commerce has awarded the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce 4-Star Accreditation status for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community.

Angelo State Names New Dean for the College of Business

by Joe Hyde

Nov 20, 2014

Dr. Clifton T. Jones, dean of the School of Business Administration at the University of South Carolina Aiken, has been appointed dean of Angelo State University’s College of Business, effective April 1, 2015.

Also a tenured professor of economics at USC-Aiken, Jones will serve in that capacity at ASU, as well. He is also holder of the Timmerman Chair in Enterprise Development at USC-Aiken.