Texas Health and Human Services said they’ve received more than 20,000 calls to their COVID-19 mental health support line since March 2020. They continue to receive calls every day from people who are experiencing stress and anxiety related to COVID-19.
Two of the four suspects in a burglary and theft ring that were arrested after a joint investigation by multiple East Texas law enforcement agencies allegedly stole a travel trailer, a Honda all-terrain vehicle, and hunting and camping equipment from a north Polk County hunting camp.
The study found that Northeast Texas, when compared to the rest of the state, had higher rates of mortality in 2019 for the five leading causes of death in the United States: heart disease, cancer, unintentional injury, chronic lower respiratory diseases and stroke. H
n a packed Nacogdoches city council chamber, a firm was hired to conduct a hotly debated city comprehensive plan. It’s taken fourteen months of interviews, presentations, reviews, and debate to reach this point. Colorado based DTJ Design is charging $450,000 for four studies. They are the comprehensive plan, an I-69 corridor plan, a housing needs assessment, and a downtown master plan.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke raised $7.2 million in the first 46 days of his campaign, while Republican incumbent Greg Abbott raked in $18.9 million over the last six months as his war chest topped $65 million.
In the Summer of 2021, Angelina County received half of the total allotted 16.8 million dollars awarded to them through the American Rescue Plan. That money is sitting still right now as the county determines how to use it in a way that’s eligible.