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Zap + Soul Collective: Crafting a Unique Jewelry Experience in Lubbock, Texas

Dec 06, 2023 / Jillian Guinn

Zap and Soul Collective Crafting a unique Jewelry Experience in Lubbock Zap + Soul Collective As the first permanent jewelry vendor in Lubbock, Zap + Soul Collective not only offers an array of traditional jewelry, including earrings and necklaces but also provides professional ear-piercing services and permanent jewelry, all under one roof. The brainchild of the dynamic husband and wife team, Patrick and Pamela Valdez, Zap + Soul Collective started as a pop-up business in January 2022. More

Odds & Ends

Dec 05, 2023 / Jillian Guinn

Odds and Ends Odds & Ends Started by Lubbock natives Makenzie and Raina Keneda, Odds & Ends is a family-owned business selling home décor, gifts, clothing and much more. Recently celebrating their seventh anniversary, this mother-daughter duo hopes to inspire people to make their house a home through their store and unique classes.  The Inception of Odds & Ends With a modest budget, Odds & Ends started small but has organically grown into a community staple, thanks to the vision of Makenzie and Raina.  “Growing up, I loved visiting small shops with my mom,” Mackenzie said. More

Signature Stag

Sep 29, 2023 / Jillian Guinn

Signature Stag Natalie Huey, a Lubbock native and Texas Tech Alumni, aimed to fill a niche that needed attention and bring something unique to the world of men's fashion. With her passion, determination and her grandfather's entrepreneurial wisdom, she created Signature Stag, a store that changed how men shop for clothing and accessories. More

Lubbock Rail Port Infrastructure Expansion

Apr 11, 2019 / Katherine White

Lubbock Rail Port Infrastructure Expansion Tracks in New Growth for the Region EDA invested $1.5 million in Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, Inc., (LEDA) of Lubbock, Texas, in 2009 to develop physical infrastructure needed to help the region attract additional private investment. The resulting Lubbock Rail Port improvement project allowed the region to better compete for companies and provide additional job opportunities with the potential to increase the region’s per capita income. More