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NACOGDOCHES — A Houston-based liquor and specialty foods shop on the north end of town is expected to open within a week, according to company officials at Spec’s Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods.

NACOGDOCHES — Parents with students entering ninth or 10th grade for the 2021-22 school year will have another choice of schools in Nacogdoches County.

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NACOGDOCHES — A group of masked gunmen assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse in a pre-dawn raid on his home in the outskirts of Port-au-Prince on Wednesday, plunging the already troubled nation deeper into turmoil and hampering aid projects by missionaries to assist the people of the …

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NACOGDOCHES — Around 120 wild horses and burros will be up for adoption in Nacogdoches later this month.

NACOGDOCHES — Bounce houses, food trucks and a washers tournament will return to this year’s Freedom Fest, scheduled for Saturday at Festival Park.

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NACOGDOCHES — Deep East Texas Council of Governments is appealing a decision by the Texas General Land Office that left them just short of qualifying for a $100 million grant to expand broadband internet access in the region.

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Have you ever felt as though you were being watched? If so and you were a mammal roaming the 2,560-acre Stephen F. Austin Experimental Forest during fall 2019, your suspicions likely were correct.

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NACOGDOCHES — While the official estimates aren’t yet in, it can safely be said that the 2021 Texas Blueberry Festival made a mighty comeback.

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A Nacogdoches teen who investigators say was involved in an online child pornography ring faces three felonies after a wide-reaching investigation across multiple states that drew the attention of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and led to the arrest of a juvenile court judge in Wisconsin.

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NACOGDOCHES — The Stephen F. Austin State University’s newly implemented aviation program is preparing for lift-off.

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NACOGDOCHES — Former Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital CEO Scott Street and other leaders at Medical Center of South Arkansas were chided by medical staff there who unanimously voted late last month that they had no confidence in the hospital’s leadership.

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NACOGDOCHES — A Nacogdoches County man accused of being “a major distributor of narcotics” remained jailed Thursday after deputies seized more than half a pound of methamphetamine and other drugs during his arrest Wednesday night, Sheriff Jason Bridges said.

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NACOGDOCHES — Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office investigators have arrested an Angelina County resident who they believe was “moving pounds of methamphetamine” through East Texas each week and another is on the lam after an undercover investigation that took several pounds of narcotics and…

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NACOGDOCHES — From live concerts to goat yoga, a full week of blueberry-themed events will precede the June 12 return of the Texas Blueberry Festival.

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NACOGDOCHES — A 7-foot Sasquatch is among new additions to this year’s Texas Blueberry Festival, scheduled June 12 in downtown Nacogdoches.

A log truck driver from Center was killed Tuesday and a pickup driver was injured on state Highway 103, about four and a half miles east of Etoile.

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NACOGDOCHES — U.S. regulators on Monday expanded the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as 12, offering a way to protect the nation’s adolescents before they head back to school in the fall and paving the way for them to return to more normal activities.

NACOGDOCHES — East Texas Community Health Services is preparing to take its COVID-19 vaccination campaign on the road once massive shot clinics come to an end.

NACOGDOCHES — After being put on hold for 2020, planning is in full force for the 31st Texas Blueberry Festival, scheduled for June 12.

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NACOGDOCHES — During a presentation detailing how the pandemic affected the Nacogdoches County Expo and Civic Center, director Anita Scott paused to deliver the city council a piece of good news.

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NACOGDOCHES — A new documentary by Austin-based filmmaker Curtis Craven lifts the veil of the Pine Curtain and takes viewers deep into the woods of East Texas where money really does grow from trees.

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The Texas Blueberry Festival will begin with the Blueberry Bluegrass Concert in the Park from 6-9:30  p.m. June 11 at Festival Park in downtown Nacogdoches. This free outdoor concert will allow for social distancing, and organizers encourage attendees to bring blankets and lawn chairs.

NACOGDOCHES — A Texas House committee last week advanced an elections bill authored in part by state Reps. Travis Clardy and Trent Ashby that would make it a state-jail felony for local election officials to distribute an application to vote by mail to a voter who didn’t request one.

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NACOGDOCHES — Dr. A.C. “Buddy” Himes, dean of the College of Fine Arts at Stephen F. Austin State University, will retire effective May 31 after 47 years of service in both secondary and higher education.

NACOGDOCHES — A Stephen F. Austin State University student accused of accessing child pornography on the university’s computer network is facing two felony charges after an investigation by multiple law enforcement agencies.

Gov. Greg Abbott last week nominated three East Texans to serve on the board of regents for Stephen F. Austin State university.

NACOGDOCHES — A multi-route bike ride for all skill levels will be followed by a live band and fajitas April 24 at the Nacogdoches County Expo Center.

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NACOGDOCHES — Joining the Western Athletic Conference made solid financial sense for Stephen F. Austin State University despite increased travel for men’s and women’s basketball teams, Athletic Director Ryan Ivey told members of the Nacogdoches Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday.

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NACOGDOCHES — For Camille Schrier, Miss America 2020, using her position to promote STEM education is one of her most important roles. The featured speaker at Stephen F. Austin State University’s Women in STEM luncheon, Schrier will tell her journey so far as a woman in STEM in hopes of enco…

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NACOGDOCHES — There’s no aspect of life that hasn’t, in some way, been pummeled by the COVID-19 pandemic, but with a year’s worth of experience battling the plague, the local chapter of the Jaycees feel like it’s time to get back to work.

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For an organization tasked with addressing mental illness in East Texas, a pandemic has been a particularly unwelcome disruption.