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Stores were crowded and parking lots full late Friday morning as Black Friday shoppers hit their stride. While many woke up early to hit the deals first thing, others delayed and started their trips after a filling breakfast.

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Included in this weekend’s edition of The Lufkin Daily News are the annual Christian Information & Services Center envelopes sponsored by Lee TranServices Inc. These envelopes are included to encourage the community to donate to the agency, which feeds needy families across the county.

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With Thanksgiving now out of the way, residents of Huntington are running full-steam ahead into the Christmas season. Local events celebrating the holiday are set to begin in the coming week.

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A Lufkin man is facing the charge of first degree aggravated sexual assault of a child after police say he drugged a child with LSD in 2021. He was recently indicted by an Angelina County grand jury on this charge.

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Angelina County commissioners certified the Nov. 8 General Election results during Tuesday’s commissioner’s court meeting. Of 54,026 registered voters, 24,709 cast ballots in this election, County Judge-elect Keith Wright said.

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The Zavalla City Council is holding an emergency meeting after residents have been without water for days; up for debate is the resignation of the public works director. Teams from the Texas Division of Emergency Management and Texas A&M Public Works Response Team are on the scene providing personnel, equipment and resources to the city.

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The Angelina County Commissioners will meet at 10 a.m. today to consider a series of budget transfers, adjustment to county contracts and to certify the Nov. 8 general election. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. and is live streamed.

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A lawsuit involving a local tattoo parlor and a 19-year-old is heating up in Angelina County, even as a court in Nacogdoches County has sanctioned the parlor’s attorney for “fraudulent statements.”

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In light of the retirement of Dr. John Rudis, the Angelina County & Cities Board of Health recently appointed family practice physician Kindrell Tucker as the new medical director of the health district.

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Community members mingled with smiles on their faces Saturday at J.D's Center of Hope as they waited eagerly for the food and fun to come.

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NACOGDOCHES — A woman was fatally shot, and one person was arrested early Saturday morning.

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’Tis the season for red kettles to be in front of many retailers as The Salvation Army kicked off its Red Kettle Campaign on Friday.

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While the walls and halls of the Museum of East Texas are always decked with beautiful art, during this time of the year the creations are a bit more green — evergreen, to be specific.

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With Thanksgiving approaching, multiple individuals and organizations are gearing up to feed those in need of a meal and also offer a place to enjoy fellowship.

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A local couple is making plans to open a facility to assist teenage girls who are survivors of human trafficking.

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HUDSON — A smile was seen on every face as students from Peavy Primary School on Thursday carried bags upon bags of food they had donated from the school’s cafeteria to a Salvation Army truck waiting outside.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has started mailing ballots for the Farm Service Agency county committee elections to eligible farmers and ranchers across the country.

Parents of a Garrison Middle School student who received racially motivated verbal attacks by classmates say they’re considering litigation after students responsible received only minimal punishment.

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Organizers of this year’s Community Food Drive are hoping to provide meals for 1,250 families this holiday season — and they need some help.

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Elections Administrator Terri Jordan said she is pleased with registered voter turnout from the November General Election, though she knows turnout has been better in the past.

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The Lufkin school board on Tuesday heard about the latest steps in the transformation of Lufkin Middle School as the construction bond project continues.

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NACOGDOCHES — Stephen F. Austin State University’s Board of Regents is set to vote Nov. 29 on whether to join one of four state university systems or remain independent.

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Volunteers on Monday held potatoes, carrots and other produce inside the Christian Information & Service Center as they waited to load the food into the baskets of clients in need.

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Inflation continues to contribute to sales tax allocations in most local communities, recent data released by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts shows. Communities in Angelina County have started their fiscal year 2022-23 budgets strong with higher than average allocations.

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An Arkansas man who was stopped in Nacogdoches County with more than 5 pounds of methamphetamine in December 2020 has been sentenced to more than 17 years federal prison for drug trafficking, U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston said.