Monthly Archive: July 2011

Jul 13

Comptroller announces new hires

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced she has hired Elizabeth Rogers to be the agency’s first Chief Privacy Officer, a position that will help the agency be proactive in information privacy. “Elizabeth has the experience, know-how and commitment to help ensure that a major data issue does not happen again here.  She is one of a …

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Jul 13

Living green when everything is turning brown: tips to help your trees survive a drought

By Holly Huffman You’ve listened to the experts, taken classes and done everything from mulching to spraying to soaking to standing on your head. You might have even done a rain dance. And still, your tree — your pride and joy — looks like it might just be on its last leaf. Drought can truly …

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Jul 13

Smith County nominated

The County Treasurers’ Association of Texas (CTAT) has announced that Smith County Treasurer Kelli White is one of 4 nominees in the state of Texas for the 2011 Texas Outstanding Treasurer Award. There are 245 County Treasurers grouped into 12 Regions in the County Treasurers’ Association of Texas (CTAT) and each one nominates a Treasurer …

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Jul 13

Murdoch’s UK scandal warns the US media

By Behrouz Saba The News of the World, to most people outside the United Kingdom, is an unknown commodity. Some may have heard of it as a “British tabloid” to be dismissed along with its gossip-mongering counterparts. Yet the Sunday weekly, which is slated to have its last press run this weekend, was first published …

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Jul 13

The New Africa

By Lauri Elliott With the U.S. Federal Reserve and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) echoing the same news that the U.S. economy has weakened and that unemployment will remain high for a while, many are wondering where to turn. Lauri Elliott, CEO of Conceptualee, Inc. based in Charlotte, North Carolina and author of Redefining Business …

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Jul 13

Pine Tree Foundation names new leadership

PT Education Foundation President Jason West recently announced that Vickie Echols and Donna Pruitt will guide the organization for the new-year.  Echols will continue working with Communication for the district while serving as Director of PT Education Foundation.  Donna Pruitt, Community Resource Coordinator, will assist with special projects and continue to serve on the Foundation …

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Jul 13

Car theft serious business

Even the victims of car thieves seldom realize how serious this crime is.  Stolen vehicles can be used for transporting criminals to and from their illegal activities, to carry contraband such as narcotics, weapons, illegal aliens and slaves, for identity theft and can be sold in order to fund additional criminal activities.  July is the …

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Jul 13

Bone marrow registration drive

East Texas Medical Center (ETMC) at Tyler and Be The Match Registry are hosting a marrow registration drive from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Thurs., July 28 in the front lobby of the hospital. The drive is open to the public. To join the Be the Match Registry, you must be between the ages …

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