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Statement from Dr. Brian Robinson family says he will make full recovery

The Robinson famiy released a statement to let everyone know not to worry about Dr. Brian Robinson, as his "progress has been off the charts..."

Here is the complete statement received by the Beat:

"Thank you all for your continued concern and wishes of support for Brian and Lynn. We realize not being updated may cause some amount of worry, but please understand that Brian's recovery will be a slow, gentle process.

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Silver City MainStreet Celebrates 30 Years of Downtown Economic Revitalization Efforts in 2015

Silver City MainStreet Celebrates 30 Years of Downtown Economic Revitalization Efforts in 2015

Photo at left: First Silver City MainStreet Manager Sandy Solenberger revisits the "office" where MainStreet started in 1985. The "office" is under the stairs at City Hall.

Photo below: Silver City MainStreet Founding Board Members: Sudie Kennedy, Sue Jollensten, Rosalee Saiz, Susan Berry and Bobbie Neal Little. Former and current Board Members and Managers recently got together to celebrate 30 years of MainStreet in Silver City. (Courtesy Photos)

Silver City MainStreet was founded in 1985 and is celebrating a legacy of 30 years of enhancements and economic revitalization in the downtown historic district. For the past two years MainStreet has been coordinating the renovation of the Silco Theater, located at 311 N. Bullard Street. The reopening of the historic theater, built in 1923, anticipated to be in late November, will bring movies back to downtown. The opening of the theater will also create new jobs and contribute to the economic vitality of the already active downtown entertainment scene.


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NM 90-Hudson Street Bridge demo continues

NM 90-Hudson Street Bridge demo continues

Sunday morning, May 24, the workers for Interstate Highway Construction continued the demolition of the deck of the New Mexico 90/Hudson Street Bridge on the south side of Silver City. The destruction-- Continue reading

Blues and Bikes Festival draws large crowds for Saturday events

The Mimbres Region Arts Council hosted Blues and Bikes Festival on Saurday, its second day of three, drew large crowds and filled the park. Vendors of goods, from T-shirts and jewelry to food and moto-- Continue reading

GRMC approves setting up special committee

By Mary Alice Murphy

Gila Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees, while hearing reports and updates, later in the meeting got into a discussion on the need for a special committee to promote dialogue among area physicians and the hospital.

In addition to the special recognition given to Barbara Guber for her more than 39 years of service to Gila Regional Medical Center, which can be seen at http://www.grantcountybeat.com/news/news-articles/21989-barbara-guber-recognized-by-gila-regional-medical-center-for-years-of-service , other long-time employees of GRMC were recognized.

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Barbara Guber recognized by Gila Regional Medical Center for years of service

Barbara Guber recognized by Gila Regional Medical Center for years of service

Barbara Guber accepts recognition from GRMC Board of Trustees Chairman Charles Kelly. (Courtesy Photo)

At today's Gila Regional Medical Center's Board of Trustees meeting, the members made a proclamation and presented Barbara Guber a certificate of appreciation, which read:-- Continue reading

NM Bridge demo begins

NM Bridge demo begins

New Mexico 90-Hudson Street Bridge demolition begins.

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Grant County Water Commissioners hear from potential funders for regional water plan

By Mary Alice Murphy

Members of the Grant County Water Commission are seeking funding for the regional water plan, which will develop a well field near the Grant County Airport to benefit, first of all, the town of Hurley, which has no water rights, and then extend the water transmission lines through the Mining District to Silver City.

The first potential funder, Rick Sebenoler of the Austin, Texas, office of the U.S. Economic Development Administration, spoke through a conference call, initiated by Priscilla Lucero, Southwest New Mexico Council of Governments executive director.-- Continue reading

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