Big Brothers Big Sisters Expands Into Ector County

By |2018-07-04T10:07:27+00:00July 4th, 2018|Latest News|

Good news for kids in Ector County: Big Brothers Big Sisters Midland Executive Director Kay Crites announced that funds are headed to Ector to open a Big Brother Big Sisters office there. The organization's new location? The Connection Christian Church in Odessa. Construction is expected to finish on the location in the middle of August. [...]

Selena Gomez Lists $3M Texas Estate, Again

By |2018-02-15T22:14:10+00:00February 17th, 2018|Around the House, Home Selling, Latest News, Midland 1st Choice, real estate, The Underwood Group|

For the second time, pop star Selena Gomez has put her 10,000 square-foot Fort Worth mansion on the market. Gomez, a 25-year-old native of North Texas, purchased the luxury home in 2015 as a residence for when she visited family. In 2016, however, she had a change of heart, putting the five-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom home on [...]

Exxon Mobil to Increase Oil Production in West Texas Permian Basin

By |2018-02-06T02:43:12+00:00February 6th, 2018|Latest News, Midland 1st Choice, Midland Texas|

Exxon Mobil plans to increase its oil production in the Permian Basin to reach 600,000 barrels a day by 2025. The energy giant also plans to spend over $2 billion on transportation and terminal upgrades in west Texas, the Houston Chronicle reported last week. Over the next five years, Exxon intends to invest $50 billion [...]

Midland Among Top 10 U.S. Cities for Millennial Homeownership

By |2018-02-02T16:33:54+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Among Millennials, the "Tall City" has no shortage of appeal. Generation Y has made Midland one of the top 10 cities in the U.S. where they are purchasing homes, according to a recent report. The scope of the study considered the Millennial homeownership rate and the change in that rate over the past nine years [...]

3 Places for Fun and Games in Midland

By |2018-02-06T18:26:05+00:00January 21st, 2018|Midland 1st Choice, Midland Texas|

If you're seeking entertainment, look no further. Here are three sources of fun in Midland. Mystery Chamber: Escape the Room Ready to be terrified? If "scary" is your idea of fun, then you've found the right place. Mystery Chamber: Escape the Room has escape scenarios that will horrify. One mystery chamber, Last Chance, centers on [...]

3 Must-See Museums in Midland

By |2018-02-09T19:11:28+00:00January 17th, 2018|Midland 1st Choice, Midland Texas, The Underwood Group, Uncategorized|

Midland has lots of things to offer, and a rich history is one. Here are three intriguing museums that are not to be missed. Petroleum Museum Journey through more than 230 million years of history at the Petroleum Museum and enjoy an amazing look at the evolution of petroleum and energy and their impact on our [...]

Texas City Lands No. 2 Spot on TripAdvisor’s 2018 List of Top 10 U.S. Destinations

By |2018-01-15T16:00:39+00:00January 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

A list of 10 popular travel destinations in the U.S. was forecast for 2018 and a city in the state of Texas snagged the No. 2 spot. TripAdvisor spotlighted the town of Waco as the trending destination. The travel and restaurant website company compiled its list by evaluating year-over-year positive TripAdvisor travel review ratings for [...]

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