COMMISSION APPROVES NEW PROJECTS FOR DISTRICT

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Texas Transportation Commissioners on Thursday approved more than $450.3 million in new construction projects statewide, with more than $3.8 million approved for new construction in the Lufkin District. More...

DETCOG Takes Region’s 9-1-1 Network Into the Future

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With the flip of a (digital) switch Wednesday, Deep East Texas became the second region in thestate to complete the conversion to Next Generation 9-1-1 technology. After months of planningand preparation, the...

Georgia-Pacific Providing Relief to Southwest Louisiana

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It has been two weeks since Hurricane Laura barreled through Southwest Louisiana leaving a path of destruction. With sustained winds of up to 150 miles per hour, homes and businesses were destroyed,...

TRAFFIC SWITCH PLANNED ON US 69 NEAR ZAVALLA

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A traffic switch is scheduled to begin Thursday, Sept. 10, on US 69 South between BW Horton Road, south of Huntington, to FM 1270, south of Zavalla, weather permitting.

Forester Jordan Herrin named new regional forester for Texas A&M Forest Service’s East Texas...

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Jordan Herrin, former Hudson district forester at Texas A&M Forest Service, was promoted to regional forester for East Texas Operations Department’s central region. The East Texas Operations Department provides the crucial forest resource development...

Georgia-Pacific Employee Celebrates 35 Years of Service

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She’s one of the more familiar faces at Georgia-Pacific’s Corrigan Plywood Mill—and now after 35 years of service—Sharon Shirley is preparing to wrap up her career and enjoy retirement. It was in 1985 when Shirley...

Hurricane Laura Moves Past Nacogdoches Leaving Minimal Damage in its Wake.

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Hurricane Laura, a Category 4 storm, made landfall on the Louisiana coast around 1:00 a.m. this morning before weakening as it quickly moved inland. While the hurricane brought minor wind and rain to the...

San Augustine County Census Update

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The United States Constitution has been described as one of the most prolific living documents in the history of the world. Since its inception, the Constitution has both empowered and protected American citizens of...

Governor Abbott Announces New Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing Facility In Kerrville

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Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing, Inc. (KMM) will establish a new manufacturing facility in Kerrville. KMM produces circuit card assemblies and cable and fiber harnesses for the aerospace industry. The...

Governor Abbott Secures Extension Of Federally-Funded COVID-19 Testing Sites In Harris County

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Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has extended operations for four temporary COVID-19 surge testing sites in Harris County. Originally announced on August 7th, these testing sites will...