MLK Day Sanitation and Landfill Schedule – Nacogdoches

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On Monday, January 18, 2021, there will be no commercial garbage collection. Collections will resume Tuesday, January 19th. All collections will be delayed one day later than normal, beginning Saturday, January 2nd, and ending...

Treatment of Roads for Winter Weather Starting

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ALERT: The Lufkin District will begin pre-treating US 59 and US 259, elevated surfaces and known trouble spots today and continue through Friday in all nine counties ahead of expected winter weather. Re-treatment will...

Application Deadline Nearing for DETCOG Solid Waste Grants

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The deadline for receipt of Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) Solid Waste Grant applications is 4:30 p.m. on Monday, January 11, 2021.  DETCOG anticipates awarding grants totaling $36,305.62 for FY 2021.    Each...

Governor’s Community Achievement Awards Open to East Texas Communities

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Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) is holding an East Texas Roundtable webinar on December 16 to provide information about the 2021 Governor’s Community Achievement Awards program and assist communities who wish to participate. DETCOG encourages...

Nacogdoches US 59/SL 224 Upgrade Progressing

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A major construction project in Nacogdoches is progressing and work in coming days will require a road closure. Work on the US 224/US 59 South upgrade in Nacogdoches currently has crews placing continuous reinforced concrete...

The City of Hemphill and Surrounding Area Now Have Increased Firefighting Defense

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The Hemphill and Six Mile Volunteer Fire Departments each received a $200,000 cost share grant through the Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program administered by Texas A&M Forest Service. Texas State Representative Chris Paddie, County...

LANE CLOSURE PLANNED ON DIBOLL RELIEF ROUTE PROJECT

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A lane closure is planned beginning Nov. 30 because of work on the Diboll Relief Route construction project in Diboll. FM 1818 will be confined to one lane of traffic through the work zone beginning...

TxDOT PREPARES AHEAD OF WINTER WEATHER

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As temperatures in East Texas turn colder, TxDOT crews are already busy preparing for the season’s first taste of winter weather, which could include icy roadways. Crews have begun to conduct equipment checks and inventory...

COMMISSION APPROVES NEW PROJECTS IN LUFKIN DISTRICT

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Texas Transportation Commissioners on Thursday approved more than $524.8 million in new construction projects statewide, with more than $13 million approved for the Lufkin District. A $10.4 million construction project was approved for sealcoating roadways...

2020 Landscape Leadership Award Presented by Keep Nacogdoches Beautiful and The Garden Capital of...

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On Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at 2:00 pm The Taliesin Apartments, located at 1811 North Street, Nacogdoches, Texas 75965, was recognized for going above and beyond to invest in the beautification of the Nacogdoches...