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August 7, 2017

August 7, 2017 (Midland, Texas) – The Midland Development Corporation (MDC) approved an Economic Development Agreement with the Midland Community College District (Midland College) for the expansion of the Midland College Dual Credit Career Program and the Technology Education Program.

August 3, 2017

If Texas was a country, it would have the tenth-largest economy among nations.

July 26, 2017

Texas’s GDP growth in Q1 led the nation at 3.9%. The mining sector was the largest contributor to growth in Texas. 
 


 

July 25, 2017
Midland Memorial Hospital is proud to become one of the first hospitals in West Texas to be a designated Baby Box Co. distribution center. Baby Everly of Odessa, TX was the first baby at MMH to receive a Baby Box.
 
July 25, 2017

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - The Midland Independent Board of Trustees unanimously approved a new Chief Financial Officer and two new principals.

We’re told Darla Moss was approved as the new CFO.

July 20, 2017

Not quite there yet, but the Midland-Odessa Regional Economic Index continues its journey back to the heights reached in December 2014 as oil prices were beginning to plummet.

July 18, 2017

Midland College is receiving its second $349,480 Texas School Ready Grant from University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

The grant focuses on professional development, coaching and mentoring for pre-k, Head Start and private child care teachers throughout West Texas.

July 12, 2017

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) -

Flights out of Midland are usually carefree, but people have been dealing with overcrowding during peak flying times.

The crowding creates hassles for passengers and airport security, but soon there will be an expansion to that area for easier flying.

July 11, 2017

XCOR Aerospace thus far has met its obligations as required by the economic development agreement signed nearly five years ago with the Midland Development Corp. and has collected $9 million in performance incentives, relocation payments and renovations. Still, the space industry company faces payroll, capital investment and rent obligations that officials said will be a challenge considering its financial status. 

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