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Cities, county receive February sales tax payments
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said recently that state sales tax revenue in January was $2.3 billion, up 8.3 percent compared to January 2013.
Bobby Vickery hopes to serve county as District 8 state representative
Businessman Bobby Vickery announced to the Herald-Press recently that he hopes to take his experience and skills to Austin as the District 8 State Representative.
Political forum slated Thursday
The Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce and KNET 95.7 FM/1450 AM will host a political forum Thursday for the general public.
CASA of Trinity Valley in dire need of volunteers
CASA of Trinity Valley in Anderson County is in need of volunteers to advocate for an ever-increasing number of local children in foster care.
Janice Staples announces run for reelection to district clerk spot
Janice Staples first took office as Anderson County District Clerk in 2003. Now, nearly 12 years later, she has announced plans to seek reelection and “keep doing my best” in the position.
Palestine ISD honored for financial reporting
The Palestine Independent School District's Board of Trustees heard news of receiving the Gold Leadership Circle Award for financial transparency during its meeting Monday.
Early voting begins today at courthouse annex
Early voting for the March 4 primary election began today, with Anderson County residents set to decide five local races, and several state and local races, based on party affiliation.
Anderson County man sentenced to probation in manslaughter trial
Haden Blaine Gray, 19, was sentenced to 10 years probation by an Anderson County jury Friday, after being found guilty of manslaughter earlier in the day for the death of a 17-year-old Elkhart girl.
Blankets & Bears Spring benefit dance slated March 1
Dinner, dancing and music – while giving comfort to a child in need.
Great Texas Warrant Roundup begins March 1
Representatives of law enforcement agencies and courts from more than 240 jurisdictions across Texas will combine efforts to host the fifth annual Great Texas Warrant Roundup beginning Saturday, March 1.
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