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An update from Angelina County & Cities Health District Administrator Sharon Shaw provided analysis to the COVID-19 case trends Angelina County has seen in the last few months in relation to the latest wave.

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The Pineywoods Community Academy Board of Directors voted to rescind their mask mandate at its regular board meeting Monday night.

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Lufkin police are investigating an incident in which a man was shot in the shoulder shortly after 5 p.m. in the 2200 block of Old Mill Road, according to detective JB Smith.

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East Texans can take advantage of the cooler fall temperatures during the first week of October at a variety of events offering activities for all ages. Here is a quick wrap-up:

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Lufkin attorney Todd Kassaw said Friday he plans to run for district judge of the 159th Court in the March 2022 primary election.

NACOGDOCHES — The surge of COVID infections with the emergence of the Delta variant has jail staff focused on preventing the spread of the virus among the 258 people confined at the Nacogdoches County jail this week.

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HUDSON — The Hudson City Council adopted the fiscal year 2021-22 budget and tax rate during Thursday’s meeting.

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The Lufkin City Council on Tuesday approved a contract with the Angelina Arts Alliance as a part of the city’s move away from event planning and further into marketing, city manager Bruce Green said.

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Angelina Beautiful/Clean is giving local groups and individuals the chance to make a difference in the community with its new program Adopt-A-Spot.

A virtual pre-construction meeting was held in the Lufkin Area Office Friday signaling the start of a new construction project in Angelina County that will require a road closure to through traffic for the replacement of two bridges.

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An arrest affidavit issued by Justice of the Peace Billy Ball offers insight into the capital murder case lodged against Michael Eric Rodriguez, 28, who is charged in the slaying of Lufkin residents Carol Price and Cecil Sheffield.

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Joblessness in Lufkin and Angelina County dropped in August, marking the second month it has done so, data released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission shows.

Between 2017-19, around 1.4 million Texans were facing some kind of substance use disorder; that’s nearly 6% of the state’s residents over the age of 12, according to the 2017-19 National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

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Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday announced that the Texas Division of Emergency Management, in partnership with local officials, will launch a new COVID-19 therapeutic infusion center in Livingston.

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The 74th annual United Way of Angelina County fundraising campaign kicked off Friday with a luncheon for volunteers and participating agencies at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center.

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Angelina County defense attorney Al Charanza on Friday said he plans to run for 159th District Court judge in 2022.