Russell Lowery-Hart will serve as Amarillo College’s 14th president after a unanimous vote by the AC Board of Regents Tuesday evening.
Last week, the average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined, with the 30-year loan rate hitting its low for the year.
Mortgage company Freddie Mac says the nationwide average for a 30-year mortgage fell to 4.1% from 4.12% last week.
The average for a 15-year mortgage, a popular choice for people who are refinancing, slipped to 3.23% from 3.24%.
Mortgage rates have fallen in recent weeks after climbing last summer when the Federal Reserve began talking about reducing the monthly bond purchases it was making to keep long-term borrowing rates low.
From theEnergy.gov series highlighting the "Top Things You Didn't Know About..." series, below are the top 10 things you may not know about wind power.
10. Human civilizations have harnessed wind power for thousands of years. Early forms of windmills used wind to crush grain or pump water. Now, modern wind turbines use the wind to create electricity. Learn how a wind turbine works.
9. Today’s wind turbines are much more complicated machines than the traditional prairie windmill. A wind turbine has as many as 8,000 different components.
Employers and others with stakes in what courses will be offered at West Texas A&M University’s planned downtown campus will get a chance to talk about it today at Amarillo Chamber of Commerce.
Amarillo's economy is booming according to an annual report the city recently put out.
The Mayor of Amarillo, Paul Harpole, says the annual repor