AUSTIN — More businesses and sporting events can open under Gov. Greg Abbott’s Phase 2 of the state’s ongoing plan to safely and strategically open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19.
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JASPER COUNTY — District 19 State Rep. James White reported last week a contract had been awarded to a firm that would soon begin performing repairs at the Neches River Bridge on Highway 190 at Dam B, with the goal of once again opening the section of roadway between Jasper and Woodville.
The Silsbee ISD Board of Trustees renewed a contract with a Beaumont firm for the annual financial audit during its May 12 meeting via Zoom.
Silsbee ISD released guidelines for its 2020 Silsbee High School Graduation ceremony on Friday, May 29, at Tiger Stadium. It will begin at 8 p.m.
KOUNTZE — The Hardin County Commissioners Court unanimously approved the consolidation of Hardin County voting precincts for the July 14 Primary Runoff Election during a special meeting on May 18.
HARDIN COUNTY — First responders were busy on May 17 with 4 major accidents in the Silsbee area in a 14-hour period. A total of 7 people were injured and taken to Beaumont hospitals.
For the second time in 4 days, Silsbee lost another community leader.
Public Works Director Jose Pastrana updated the Silsbee City Council on street and sanitary sewer rehab projects during the May 18 meeting at City Hall.
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- For the more than 300,000 veterans living in the Commonwealth, the coronavirus pandemic has hindered in-person doctor visits, and many are turning to telehealth.