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Another move for Visitors Center?

July 23, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

City councilors held a workshop Friday evening to discuss potentially relocating the Roswell Visitors Center into another space inside the Roswell Convention and Civic Center on Main Street. The Building & Lands Committee allocated $20,000 of its budget for the potential relocation, which councilors are slated to vote on during a special meeting on...

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More July fireworks

July 23, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Lightning illuminates the night sky over Roswell as a series of thunderstorms pass through Thursday evening bringing much needed rain to the area. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Bravo pleads guilty to 2nd-degree murder

July 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments (8)

After eight years of waiting, the family of murder victim Susan Amos-Bravo received resolution, Friday, when Ramon Bravo, 37, pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of second-degree murder for the slaying of his estranged wife. The incident took place on April...

Senior Olympians keep on playing

July 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Back row, from left: Larry Martin, Robert Willis, Jack Batson and Terry Cleveland. Front row, from left: Charlie Martin and Everett Lankford. Local senior athletes did Chaves County proud at the 2011 Summer National Senior Games in Houston, last month. Many...

City council visitors center workshop today

July 22, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

City councilors are slated to hold a workshop on the Visitors Center today at 5:30 p.m., at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, 912 N. Main St. Plans for the future of the Visitors Center will be discussed, and the workshop is open to the public for...

‘I’m going to the movies after; guess which one’

July 21, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Tax the owl, a resident of Spring River Zoo, entertains and informs children young and old during the Roswell Public Library Story Time Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Pearce to hold Facebook town hall meeting, post questions online today

July 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Calling all social media lovers, political junkies and tech-savvy constituents of U.S. Congressman Steve Pearce: Want to participate in a town hall meeting online? Pearce, R-Roswell, announced Wednesday night that he will host a Facebook town hall meeting...

Council passes on film offer

July 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

City Councilors turned down an offer from Insight Television during a special meeting Wednesday night that would have highlighted the city of Roswell on the Travel Channel and CNN, citing financial concerns and saying there wasn’t enough time to review...

The next Nancy or Tiger?

July 20, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Children ages 4 through 6 enrolled in The First Tee Annual Youth Golf & Life Skills Summer Camp at the NMMI Golf Course practice their swings on the driving range, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

RIAC gets $775K grant

July 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell International Air Center was recently awarded a $775,000 grant from the Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration to acquire a new aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle. The announcement was made Monday by Sen. Tom Udall, a...