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JBS and Pilgrim’s Pride will invest a total of $6.5 million in five Texas cities — including Lufkin — as an act of goodwill to help communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Angelina County Commissioners on Tuesday added a special election to the Nov. 3 ballot that gives voters the chance to vote for or against a unit road system.
The Diboll City Council nominated Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC for a designation as a qualified business and enterprise project under the Texas Enterprise Zone Program for improvements the company plans to make at the facility.
Even though the start may not be a traditional one, schools in Angelina County are beginning to reopen this week. That means that drivers should be on the lookout for students and school zones.
Many students will return to school in a nontraditional setting this year amid a worldwide pandemic. The Lufkin Daily News is offering a fun, educational resource called Kid Scoop to help out.
The Lufkin Police Department has issued a call to the community to be careful not to leave their children or pets unattended in the vehicle after writing two citations between July 19 and Aug. 7.
Lufkin police responded to an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Kwik Chek convenience store at 2215 E. Denman Ave. at 11 p.m. Monday.
An 18-year-old Nacogdoches resident is facing a felony charge in a food tampering incident in which police received a video of someone biting juice bottles before returning them to a store bin last week.
The deadline to respond to the 2020 Census was moved up to Sept. 30 by the U.S. Census Bureau on Monday while only a few Deep East Texas counties have reached their self-response rates from 2010.
NACOGDOCHES — Nacogdoches police are looking for a man caught on video biting bottles of apple juice and returning the product to a bin at Kroger on University Drive.
Getting kids ready to go back to school was tough for many families before COVID-19 hit. But now that need has compounded, as thousands of Angelina County residents are out of work.
State data on how COVID-19 has impacted local nursing homes may not be as it seems, as is starkly evident when comparing figures to those reported nationally.
Porchia Ridley and Robert Shankle distribute free face masks at Jones Park Saturday afternoon. The Porchia Ridley-Kinney Foundation partnered with Lufkin City Councilman Robert Shankle and the Hanes Corp. to provide free masks to the community. The Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council of Deep Ea…
Lufkin ISD will be offering COVID-19 testing and antigen testing to staff and their families from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday.
Employees at the Lufkin State Supported Living Center believe the facility’s current practices will result in the continued, unchecked spread of COVID-19 among residents and staff.
An Angelina County woman is suing Pct. 4 Commissioner Bobby Cheshire and Angelina County for damages to her property caused by flooding she says Cheshire could have prevented and on grounds of sexual discrimination.
Angelina County Commissioners have asked all departments to cut 10% off their 2021 budgets to bring the county closer to the No New Revenue tax rate.
ZAVALLA — The Zavalla ISD Board of Trustees voted to seek out a search firm to assist in the hunt for a new superintendent after Superintendent Ricky Oliver announced he would retire in December.
Texas’ Freestanding Emergency Rooms were granted access to care for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries during the COVID-19 public health emergency by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Express Employment Professionals hosted its third job fair this summer from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at its Lufkin and Nacogdoches locations.
The Angelina County grand jury handed up indictments to 91 people in its July session, including the indictment of a man accused of sexually assaulting a child for six years.
The Family Crisis Center of East Texas is hoping to raise $15,000 by Sept. 1 to prepare for upcoming expenses.
Local and state economic influencers gathered virtually for the Workforce Solutions of Deep East Texas’ Workforce Wednesday to talk about the state of the East Texas workforce and its future.
The San Augustine County Sheriff's Office and federal officials put an end to a large marijuana growing operation in Angelina National Forest last week.
NACOGDOCHES — The Nacogdoches County jail has been battling an outbreak of the coronavirus that has infected more than 100 inmates, sidelined more than a dozen staff members and prompted Sheriff Jason Bridges to request additional medical personnel from the state.
Hudson students will now be able to check out e-books and audio books through an app after a partnership with Hudson ISD, Kurth Memorial Library and OverDrive.
The city of Lufkin and the Angelina County Landfill have reached an agreement for the increased cost of landfill services.
The Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a three-vehicle crash Tuesday morning on state Highway 103, just east of FM 1277 in San Augustine County.
The Lufkin ISD Board of Trustees approved a memorandum of understanding with the Region 4 Education Service Center to implement Operation Connectivity in the district, providing funds for technology needs for virtual education.
The Angelina County Sheriff's Office reported Travis Melancon, of Beaumont, had been found after he went missing from a store on Saturday.
The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is asking for help with any information on the slaying of 25-year-old Randy Davenport of Jacksonville.
- State Supported Living Center employees share COVID-19 complaints
- OSHA investigating death of construction worker at Lufkin High School
- 18-year-old Nacogdoches man charged in juice bottle biting video
- GUEST COLUMN: AC decision disappointing, shameful
- Angelina County Sheriff’s Office charges fifth suspect in 2019 slaying
- Nacogdoches sheriff: Virus ‘a hard blow’ as 102 inmates, 15 staff sick
- FLOURNOY: Speak up or accept the consequences
- Angelina County has 27 new cases of COVID-19 and two more deaths
- Angelina County woman suing Cheshire, county for property damage and discrimination
- Angelina County grand jury indicts 91 people