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Job Corps gets new director

November 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell Job Corps now has a new center director. Pam Hess, president of Career Opportunities Inc., has named Aladin Rodrigues as director. The Department of Labor awarded the contract to operate the center to COI and on Nov. 1 COI, based out of San Marcos, Texas, took over operational responsibilities for the center. Previously [&hellip...

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‘Hurry Santa, pack it up!!!’

November 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Santa straps presents on the back of his motorcycle at the third annual Guerreros Toy Drive at the Roswell Mall, Sunday. All the toys collected went to benefit the children of CASA. (Rey Berrones Photo) [/auth...

City wraps 2nd workshop

November 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell city councilors left Monday night’s second redistricting workshop with remaining inquiries and desiring further mapping concepts concerning the redistricting of their respective wards. Redistricting is a process of drawing United States electoral...

AWA and Animal Services to hold spay and neuter clinic

November 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Animal Welfare Alliance, on 927 East McGaffey Street, is holding a special spay and neuter clinic on Dec. 10 specifically for dogs. The AWA is working in conjunction with Roswell Animal Services, 703 East McGaffey Street. Roswell City Council voted...

Bitter Lake offers Cranes and Cocoa

November 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Sandhill cranes flock by the thousands to Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge at sunset Saturday, delighting wildlife enthusiasts who attended a special Cranes and Cocoa event. (Mark Wilson Photo) Wearing cozy clothes and sipping yummy cocoa, a group of...

USPS to hold public mail processing meeting 12/14

November 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The United States Postal Service will hold a public meeting in Roswell, Dec. 14, to discuss its proposal to move mail processing operations from the city to Lubbock, Texas. On Sept. 15, the USPS began conducting a study at the Roswell Customer Service Mail...

CASA employees meet their agency’s United Way goal

November 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Increasing its campaign fundraising numbers by 25 percent is no easy task, but the United Way of Chaves County has tapped into an unlikely yet critical resource — its very own agencies. The staff at Court Appointed Special Advocates of Chaves County, a...

HispanicBusiness names Laura Gómez ‘Influential’

November 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The quest to understand how the legal system shapes American society and racial identity has taken Laura Gómez down an unforeseen — albeit rewarding — path. After working as a legislative aide for Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., graduating from an Ivy League...

Redistricting meetings this week

November 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

City The Roswell City Council will hold its second redistricting workshop Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall conference room, 425 N. Richardson Ave. Sterling Fluharty, owner and project manager at Southwest Political Services, will present several mapping...

Christmas festivities at the Roswell Mall: Sweet Leilani’s

November 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Sweet Leilani’s entertain holiday shoppers who were on hand at the Roswell Mall Friday morning to greet Santa Claus and say aloha. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...