Governor Abbott Names Chair and Appoints Four to State Energy Plan Advisory Committee

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Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Daniel Hall, Castlen Moore Kennedy, Joel Mickey, and Phil Wilson to the State Energy Plan Advisory Committee for terms at the pleasure of the Governor. Additionally, the Governor named...

Texas Roadhouse and Bubba’s 33 Announce Tuition Reimbursement for Hourly Employees

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As Americans return to work, Texas Roadhouse and Bubba’s 33 are rolling out a new tuition reimbursement program for team members interested in pursuing a college degree. The announcement coincides with a National Hiring...

AC Basketball Teams Picked Fifth in Respective Conferences to Play after Pandemic Layoff

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Angelina College head women’s basketball coach Byron Coleman said it best in his opening remarks: “It’s good to be back.”             Coleman and newly hired men’s basketball coach J.J. Montgomery were in attendance for Wednesday’s...

A Sad Day for Angelina County

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Note from the Editor:We received the following Op/Ed piece from Bob Flournoy in response to the Lufkin Daily News editorial titled, 'That's All Folks,' published on October 9, 2021, stating the newspaper would no...

Governor Abbott, TDHCA: Texas Rent Relief Program First In Nation To Provide $1 Billion...

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Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) today announced that the Texas Rent Relief Program has distributed more than $1 billion in rental and utility assistance to more...

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Prohibiting Vaccine Mandates By Any Entity, Adds Issue To...

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Governor Greg Abbott today issued an executive order stating that no entity in Texas can compel receipt of a COVID-19 vaccination by any individual, including an employee or consumer, who objects to such vaccination for any...

Project Scheduled to begin on US 59 in Polk County

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 A virtual pre-construction meeting was held Tuesday from the Livingston Area Office signaling the beginning of a new construction project on US 59 in Polk County. The $6.2 million project will consist of highway improvements...

MOTORISTS URGED TO BE ALERT FOR SCHOOL ZONES AND BUSES

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School zone flashers are being activated throughout the Lufkin District for the 2021 school year. Drivers are urged to be cautious and alert as they drive through school zones and for buses picking up...

WORK BEGINNING ON SH 7 WEST IN HOUSTON COUNTY

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Crews will begin next week to resurface SH 7 in Houston County that will require lane closures and a pilot car to guide motorists through the work zone. Work is scheduled to restore the roadway...

OLD LUFKIN ROAD SCHEDULED FOR REOPENING

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Placing new bridge elements in a major construction project at BU 59 and SL 224 continues to confine traffic to a single northbound and southbound lane on US 59 in Nacogdoches, but work is near...