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Downtown Parking Garage Open for Graduation Ceremonies

May 22, 2017 Comments Off on Downtown Parking Garage Open for Graduation Ceremonies by

Amarillo, TX – This week, many of the area high school seniors will participate in their graduation ceremonies with family and friends held at the Amarillo Civic Center Complex. The City of Amarillo will open the downtown parking garage, located on the corner of 7th Avenue and Buchanan Street for the events – free of […]

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Drain Away Standing Water to Fight the Bite

May 18, 2017 Comments Off on Drain Away Standing Water to Fight the Bite by

Amarillo, TX – The Amarillo area, compared to last year, has had about the same amount of rainfall but mosquitoes will begin to pose a problem soon for some area residents. The City of Amarillo’s Environmental Health department encourages everyone to check their property for standing water. If you have items like flower pots, tires, […]

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OEM to Conduct Active Shooter Training Exercise

May 17, 2017 Comments Off on OEM to Conduct Active Shooter Training Exercise by

Amarillo, TX – The Amarillo/Potter/Randall Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will conduct a full-scale active shooter training exercise Tuesday, May 23 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Noon) at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Amarillo Campus, 1300 S. Coulter Rd. The exercise should not disrupt or interfere with appointments an individual may […]

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Public Health Reports Confirmed Cases of Mumps

May 17, 2017 Comments Off on Public Health Reports Confirmed Cases of Mumps by

  Amarillo, TX – The City of Amarillo Public Health department is reporting two cases of mumps in Randall County. “Texas is experiencing an outbreak, similar to the national trend at a 25 year high, due to declining vaccination rates,” says Casie Stoughton, Director of Public Health. Mumps is a virus that is best known […]

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National Police Week May 15-21

May 15, 2017 Comments Off on National Police Week May 15-21 by

Thank you to the men and women of the Amarillo Police Department for your service to our community!  

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