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Santa's Workshop opens today in downtown area
A train ride is just the beginning of holiday traditions in Palestine.
Santa’s Magical Workshop & Wonderland Depot opens at 4 p.m. today with a reception to kick-off the holiday season. This year, the Texas State Railroad Society has teamed up with the Main Street program to create a magical and educational experience.
Mitchell announces campaign for DA
Allyson Mitchell announced this week her campaign for Anderson County district attorney, saying she plans to deal a tough hand to crime in the community and reinstate cooperation between law enforcement agencies to best serve citizens' needs.
Great American Smokeout today
Today marks the 38th Great American Smokeout, an event held the third Thursday of November, that encourages smokers to use the date as an effort to quit smoking. Participants may choose to quit for the allotted 24 hours or — better yet — to use the date to kickstart a plan to stop smoking for good.
- Jailed man gets second warrant
Grace UMC buys former country club
Grace United Methodist Church has purchased 116 acres of new property at the location of the former Meadowbrook Country Club.
Accidental shooting victim identified
The Anderson County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a hunting shooting accident which claimed the life of an Anderson County man over the weekend.
Thanksgiving dinner set for veterans, emergency responders at VFW Thursday
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3907 will host a Thanksgiving dinner Thursday for veterans and their families as well as emergency responders.
Suspect sought in Elkhart robbery
The Anderson County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect who robbed an Elkhart grocery store Friday.
Local man dies in hunting accident
A 56-year-old Anderson County man was shot and later died from injuries sustained an accidental hunting incident Sunday in the county.
Salvation Army seeks bell ringers
The Salvation Army is alive and well in Anderson County despite that folks don’t usually hear about it until disaster strikes or they are in need.
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