COVID-19 Vaccine

As Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson walked through the city’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic Monday afternoon, she told members of the media this clinic, giving members of the Phase 1B community the opportunity to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, was “history in the making.” Nearly 300 days after the first individual contracted [...]

City to revisit equality-focused task force

During Tuesday’s virtual regular session, the Amarillo City Council is expected to receive an update regarding the progression of a citizen-based group targeting enhanced race relations, unity and equality here. Mayor Ginger Nelson previously indicated the Task Force for Greatness would work to meet the city’s mission to create the [...]

(VIDEO) Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine Achieves Historic Milestone

After carefully considering the Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine's detailed plan to meet the Standards of Accreditation, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education (COE) has issued the school a Letter of Reasonable Assurance. This historic milestone allows the school to begin the application process to [...]

‘We’ve been hit hard’: How this mayor is battling a rare form of cancer and a Covid-19 surge in her city at the same time

Full CNN Video Here   (CNN)Mayor Ginger Nelson thought her year would be defined by a punch-in-the-gut cancer diagnosis in January. Then the pandemic came. Now the mayor of Amarillo, Texas, is battling a rare form of blood cancer while coordinating her city's response to Covid-19, cases of which spiked [...]

Why Amarillo? Mayor Ginger Nelson on the Amarillo Community and Bell

Sailors assigned to Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Wing (COMVRMWING) 1 unveil the wing’s logo at the COMVRMWING 1 establishing ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI), Oct. 10, 2019. The Navy established its first CMV-22B Osprey squadron VRM-30) Dec. 14, 2018 at NASNI. The Navy’s transition from the C-2A Greyhound [...]

(VIDEO) Ginger Nelson Receives TTU Mass Communications Outstanding Alumni Award

Nelson: Collaboration, cooperation the real story behind Texas Tech vet school

Everyone loves a winner. As the legislative session concludes, it looks like Texas and Amarillo will have a winner in the Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine (TTUSVM). Why is this win important? Legislative approval of the TTUSVM is arguably the most impactful initiative for Amarillo in decades, and [...]

City, Sod Poodles welcome community to Hodgetown

On a sun-kissed Thursday afternoon Amarillo city officials joined Amarillo Sod Poodles personnel in welcoming the community to Hodgetown, the downtown ballpark that will serve as home of the San Diego Padres Double-A affiliate. During a ribbon cutting ceremony City Manager Jared Miller, former Amarillo Mayor Jerry Hodge, Amarillo Sod [...]

City of Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson Announces Re-Election Campaign December 5th, 2018  Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson has announced she's seeking re-election for mayor of Amarillo. Nelson says she wants to take advantage of the momentum in the city with the economic growth and several projects like the Civic Center. She went on to say how every voice in [...]

Amarillo Mayor Giner Nelson in DC for Women Mayors Of America Conference

Police Association Backs Ginger Nelson

Amarillo Globe-News Apr. 6, 2017 The Amarillo Police Officer’s Association announced it will endorse candidates in four of the five city council seats up for election on May 6. The association announced Wednesday they are endorsing Ginger Nelson for mayor; Elaine Hays for Place 1; Freda Powell for Place 2; […]

Ginger Nelson Announces Speaking Dates

Ginger Nelson has announced multiple speaking dates leading up to the May 6th election. Your support at any of the events is greatly appreciated. March 28 – 6PM Commissioner Mercy Murguia Townhall Meeting Amarillo Community Center – 1502 S. Cleveland Street March 29 – 12PM Los Barrios Luncheon 1615 S. […]

Ginger Nelson Has a Six Point Platform

ABC 7 Amarillo Mar. 9, 2017 Amarillo voters will decide between three mayoral candidates in May. One of the names on the ballot will be attorney Ginger Nelson. She has a six-part platform that focuses on using low-cost or no-cost techniques to improve the city.

Local PAC Throws Weight Behind Ginger Nelson

Amarillo Globe-News Mar. 8, 2017 Amarillo Matters, a local political action committee, is throwing its weight behind mayoral candidate Ginger Nelson.

John Kanelis Reacts to Ginger Nelson’s Platform

High Plains Blogger Feb. 21, 2017 I have just examined the platform on which Ginger Nelson is running for Amarillo mayor. Three words come to mind: W. O. W!

Ginger Nelson Explains Campaign Platform

Amarillo Globe-News Feb. 20, 2017 Mayoral candidate Ginger Nelson said job creation and economic development are at the top of her platform for the upcoming May 6 election. Appointing task forces comprised of local business owners and leaders to advise the City on better ways to stimulate economic growth is […]

It’s official: Amarillo has 1st mayoral candidate

Amarillo Globe-News Dec. 14, 2016 Amarillo attorney Ginger Nelson has announced her resignation from the Amarillo Economic Development Corp. to run for mayor. As the talk around town begins to heat up about who may or may not run for City Council and mayor in May’s election, Nelson officially announced […]

Ginger Nelson Announces Run For Mayor

KGNC News Talk 710 AM Before a packed house of family, friends and community supporters Amarillo Attorney Ginger Nelson announced her run for mayor of the city at the Amarillo College Byrd Business center. Nelson said she is excited for the opportunity and stated “I can no longer stand on the […]

Ginger Nelson announces campaign for Mayor of Amarillo

KFDA – NewsChannel 10 / Amarillo News, Weather, Sports AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) – Amarilloan Ginger Nelson has announced her candidacy for Mayor of Amarillo. At a reception at Amarillo College Tuesday morning, she spoke about how she wants to see meaningful change in Amarillo. Specifically, she plans to improve the […]

Ginger Nelson Announces Intentions to Run for City of Amarillo Mayor

KAMR Local 4 News By: Karl Wehmhoener Ginger Nelson announced earlier this morning her intentions to run for mayor of Amarillo. Nelson describes herself as a devoted mother, small business owner and community volunteer. Her Bio states: Ginger Nelson is a devoted mother, small business owner and community volunteer. Her core […]

Local Amarillo attorney announces plans to run for mayor

ABC 7 News By: Tatiana Toomer AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — Amarillo attorney and local business owner, Ginger Nelson, announced her intentions to run for mayor today. Nelson currently serves on the board of the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation. Nelson says she plans to focus on basic issues the current city government has […]