Angelina County getting million-dollar upgrade

By Holley Nees - email

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - After using software from 15 years ago, Angelina County is upgrading its technology.

It's coming in the form of $1.4 million dollars of upgrades. The county's information technology director says it will allow county agencies to communicate better with each other and share information faster. But, the change could mean a big adjustment for county employees. It could be as long as 18 months before the county is completely switched over.

"Our current software that we're using now, it's cumbersome, it's old and so we can't share the amount of information that we need to between our different departments," IT Director Gary Jordon said.

He says the change will allow the county to put more information online for public use, but no word yet on which specific features would be available.

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