Aug 27 2015

Two Steps, One Sticker

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Texans are encouraged to renew their vehicle registration at Texas.gov Texas.gov and the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) are reminding all Texans that the online option for renewing a vehicle registration is still available. With the launch of the new Two Steps, One Sticker program on March 1, 2015, vehicles must first pass an …

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Aug 27 2015

Education Expenses: Tax Credits Can Help

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With the start of another school year upon us, the Internal Revenue Service reminded parents and students that now is a good time to see if they will qualify for either of two college tax credits when they file their 2015 federal income tax returns. “Getting a higher education can be costly, but tax credits …

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Aug 27 2015

Fiber

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By:Haley Kormos & Kristel Fredericks Fiber is a common buzzword in the nutrition world. It can be seen on food labels as part of the nutrition facts panel and posted on cereal boxes for advertisement purposes. There are even fiber supplements promoted on commercials, such as snack bars and drinks. So, what’s the big deal …

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Aug 27 2015

County Budget, Tax Rate Adopted

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The Smith County Commissioners Court on Monday voted unanimously to approve the Fiscal Year 2016 balanced budget and the unchanged tax rate. The budget process formally began in April. After six budget workshops and two public hearings, Commissioners approved the budget, which addressed adequate funding for law enforcement and jail operations; improvements to county roads …

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Aug 27 2015

CASA Exec to Resign

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Patty Garner announced this week that she will be resigning as the Executive Director for Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Kids of East Texas. After seven years with CASA, Patty’s last day will be Oct. 30.   “Patty is leaving because she feels like this is the right time for her to discover new opportunities …

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Aug 26 2015

Police Shoots Teen

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Story and photos by Joycelyne Fadojutimi According to police report, Longview Police Officers were investigating suspicious activity at 559 Mobberly Avenue, Tuesday at 3:42 am when the least unexpected happened. Police officers were standing in front of This Our Store when an African American young man came around the corner and produced what looked like …

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Aug 23 2015

TEXAS DPS OFFICERS ASSOCIATION ENDORSES HUGHES FOR SENATE

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Rep. Bryan Hughes has announced the endorsement of the Department of Public Safety Officers Association PAC (DPSOA-PAC). DPSOA is one of the largest organizations representing commissioned law enforcement officers in Texas and includes nearly 3300 men and women who daily pledge their lives to protect Texans across the state. This is the only endorsement they …

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Aug 23 2015

Utility Scams Target Businesses

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BBB serving Central East Texas has received reports that businesses are receiving phone calls from individuals posing as Oncor Electric Delivery Company employees. Consumers report that these individuals are threatening them with disconnection of service if payment is not made immediately. BBB reminds business owners that impostor scams are common, and advises them to check …

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