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Energy-efficient efforts reap dividends for Hudson school district

The Hudson school district is achieving big savings with energy-efficient behavior and now those habits are earning national recognition.

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Sunday 03/01/2015
ASK THE LAWYER: 2 ways to accomplish goal
Posted: March 01, 2015

Dear Jeff: In my will, everything is left to my son, who is also the executor. The main asset I own is my house. After I die, what documents will he need if and when he tries to sell the house? Signed, “Trying To Make It Easy”

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Energy-efficient efforts reap dividends for Hudson school district
Posted: March 01, 2015

The Hudson school district is achieving big savings with energy-efficient behavior and now those habits are earning national recognition.

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Sunday 02/22/2015
2/22 Business connections
Posted: February 22, 2015

Tommy Lynn, the owner of Tommy’s Watch and Jewelry, and David Gernannt, a watch and clock repairman at Tommy’s, spent two weekends in February earning a Clock Certification No. 100/Kitchen Clock Repair.

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ASK THE LAWYER: It’s illegal to place tracking device on boyfriend’s vehicle to trace movement
Posted: February 22, 2015

Dear Jeff: I think my boyfriend is cheating on me. Through a friend, I was able to get a tracking device that I am thinking of placing under his car, so I will know where he goes when he leaves my place. I think he’s hanging out at the river with an ex-girlfriend. Can I get in trouble for doing this? Thanks, “Sounds Like a Country Song”

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DETCOG gets economic development grant
Posted: February 22, 2015

Up to $5 million could be available to the Deep East Texas region under a federally funded Economic Development Administration program.

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Sunday 02/15/2015
2/15 Business connections
Posted: February 15, 2015

The Deep East Texas Council of Governments will hold its regularly scheduled board of directors meeting on Feb. 26 at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center in Grapeland. A luncheon will be served at noon with the DETCOG board meeting to follow.

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ASK THE LAWYER: Grandparents have limited legal rights to grandchildren in Texas
Posted: February 15, 2015

Dear Jeff: Can I get legal visitation rights to see my grandchildren? My daughter and son-in-law have not let me see or call their children for the past year. They won’t tell me what I’ve done to cause this or how to remedy the situation. Do I have any legal options? Thanks, “Sad Nana”

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Lufkin’s home sales, prices increase
Posted: February 15, 2015

Lufkin-area Realtors saw a dramatic increase in home sales during the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to the same time period a year ago, according to figures released by the Texas Association of Realtors.

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Friday 02/13/2015
Partnership to allow East Texans to search more than 800 job sites
Updated: February 13, 2015 - 12:30 pm

A job board partnership between The Lufkin News, The Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel and RealMatch now enables East Texans to tap into more than 800 job search sites in one quick step.

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Thursday 02/12/2015
GE delays plan to upgrade foundry operation
Updated: February 15, 2015 - 11:06 am

Elected officials, along with representatives with General Electric, announced on Thursday they would delay “Project Phoenix,” the planned $60 million investment in GE’s Lufkin foundry operations.

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Sunday 02/08/2015
2/8 Business connections
Posted: February 08, 2015

Oncor Electric Delivery has announced the retirement of Bina Melancon on Feb. 1 after 46 years of service. Melancon has worked her entire career in the Lufkin office. During those years she was devoted to serving customers and developing relationships with co-workers.

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Lufkin orthopaedic surgeon using latest technology to examine joint issues
Posted: February 08, 2015

A Lufkin orthopaedic surgeon uses the latest technology to gain immediate insight to a joint’s spaces and surfaces with a minimal amount of discomfort.

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ASK THE LAWYER: Civil stalking law may provide some financial relief
Posted: February 08, 2015

Dear Jeff: My ex-girlfriend has been stalking me, and I have now lost my job because of it. Is there any cause of action in Texas that would allow me to sue her for the trouble she has caused? She has already been charged with a crime, but that doesn’t help me with the financial difficulties she has caused. Thanks, “Let’s Just Be Friends”

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New technology allowing Austin Bank’s Lufkin office to change business model
Posted: February 08, 2015

Austin Bank’s Lufkin branch is changing how it does business with cutting-edge technology.

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Old Souls Food Truck brings ‘New America’ twist to Southern soul food
Posted: February 08, 2015

Old Souls Food Truck owner Tom Boggs claims to bring Lufkin patrons a “New American” twist to Southern soul food.

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