The Texas Forest Festival got some top honors.
The annual event received six first place awards from the Texas Association of Fairs and Events. This included best overall event for the under 50,000 in attendance. Chamber President Jerry Huffman said this is such an honor.
"It says that Angelina County is really producing a great event," Huffman said. "It says our people are really committed to making the project good. We are so excited to be recognized at the state level."
Huffman said they donated $40,000 to the Angelina County Chamber of Commerce. The forest festival recently celebrated its 30th year.