CRASHES TAKE HEAVY TOLL ON STATE’S MOTORCYLISTS

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On average, one motorcyclist dies every day on Texas roads, and transportation officials are urging Texans to exercise caution and limit distractions while on the road, as traffic increases during the summer months. The Texas...

Griffith Fine Arts Building renovation, expansion underway

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NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Motorists driving along North Street past the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University will see an extraordinary transformation in the next two years. Although the rest of campus is slowly opening...

Texas Game Warden Field Notes- June 26, 2020

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Bare Necessities While patrolling near Lake Sam Rayburn, a Sabine County game warden noticed a naked man running across the road from the water into a makeshift tent. The man soon emerged wearing an oversized...

WE’RE MOVING DOWNTOWN! Administrative Office & Box Office Slated for NEW Location

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Angelina Arts Alliance is thrilled to announce that its administrative and box office operations will be moving to a new, highly visible and centrally located space. The new address—108 S. First Street—is more accessible to...

Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce Extension Of Emergency SNAP Benefits During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will provide approximately $182 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of July as...

DRUNK DRIVING VICTIMS SHARE HEARTBREAKING STORIES IN EFFORT TO STOP DRINKING AND DRIVING

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Sean Carter’s ability to speak was taken from him more than 15 years ago, when he was a college junior and went out drinking with friends. He knew he was in no condition to drive...

SFA’s student chapter of The Wildlife Society receives national recognition

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The Wildlife Society, an international professional organization of leaders in wildlife science, named the Stephen F. Austin State University student chapter as its national 2020 Student Chapter of the Year. The annual award recognizes exceptional...

Office Of The Governor, UT Head Football Coach Tom Herman Release New COVID-19 PSA:...

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The Office of the Governor and University of Texas Head Football Coach Tom Herman today released a new public service announcement (PSA) titled, "The Power of Teamwork." In the PSA, Herman urges Texans to...

DETCOG June 25, 2020 Board Meeting Brief

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The Deep East Texas Council of Governments confirmed its officers for the coming year during an online meeting held Thursday June 25. The new officer terms begin July 1. Sabine County Judge Daryl Melton will...

NACOGDOCHES DIRECT CONNECTOR CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

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A progress/partnering meeting was held in Nacogdoches on Tuesday regarding the Nacogdoches Direct Connector construction project. Those attending included TxDOT engineers, Longview Bridge and Road officials, utility companies, sub-contractor representatives and other stakeholders. The $86.1...