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Wolfforth EDC signs on with retail recruiter(0)

August 14, 2014

Wolfforth leaders believe the town is ready for more retail, and they are investing money in a national retail recruitment and development consulting firm to make it happen. Mike Wright, president of the Wolfforth Economic Development Corp., said the EDC looked into hiring consultants years ago, but didn’t feel the time was right. “We had […]

Wolfforth EDC signs on with retail recruiter

Mighty Wash to open second Frenship location

Mighty Wash got its start in Frenship and is adding another car wash to the area next month. A new car wash is scheduled to open on West 19th Street between Frankford and Milwaukee avenues in August. The original Mighty Wash opened at 82nd Street and Milwaukee Avenue in February 2012. Mighty Wash has planned […]

Thunderzone Family Fun offers go-cart racing and more

Inspired by a rock song, Thunderzone Family Fun offers racing, laser tag, cosmic golf and more at 2769 N. Frankford Ave. Cindy Hickman, the owner of Thunderzone, purchased it from Dave Lewis in January. Previously it was known as Dave’s Need4Speed. “It took us a while to decide if we wanted to change the name,” […]

Cabela’s plans to open its doors this summer

By Stevie Poole A-J Media Cabela’s will officially open its doors in Lubbock at 11 a.m. June 26. A ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by Cabela’s executives and special guests will begin at 10:45 a.m., according to a news release. Opening day will begin a weekend-long celebration featuring outdoor celebrities, giveaways and more. The 42,000-square-foot Lubbock location […]

Lubbock Indoor Courts opens with eight new basketball/volleyball courts

When the Adams and the Nettles families were applying for loans to build Lubbock Indoor Courts, their business plan included an optimistic one sports tournament a month. Tressa Adams referred to that plan as “very conservative,” even while acknowledging the massive 60,000-square-foot metal building houses four hardwood courts and four courts on a multi-use sports […]

Steak ’n Shake opens on Milwaukee to eager eaters

Steak ’n Shake opened in late February to eager Lubbock diners who sought steakburgers and milk shakes. The first Steak ’n Shake opened in February 1934 in Normal, Ill., while Lubbock’s first franchise opened 80 years later. Barry O’Connor, president of Five Rivers Food Concepts LLC, said he and the restaurants’ employees are happy with […]

Covenant locates family clinic in Wolfforth

Growth in and around Wolfforth has drawn a new Covenant Family Healthcare clinic to the shopping center just south of Frenship High School at 502 N. Dowden Road. The Covenant clinic opened Feb. 3 and will host a community open house from 3-4:30 p.m. March 4. The clinic will also have a blessing given by […]

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers to open soon

When Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers opens on south Milwaukee Avenue next month, it will be the only West Texas location. Ron Steele, regional manager of Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, said it will soon be joined by nine more locations in West Texas and one in Las Cruces, N.M. Steele said there will be […]


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