Ray and Sonja White, owners of Ray-Ray’s (with scissors), cut the ribbon during a ceremony held by the Silsbee Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 27. Attending were family and Chamber board members. PHOTO BY DANNIE OLIVEAUX
TYLER — Gov.Greg Abbott signed on Sept. 7 Senate Bill 1 into law, which will uphold the integrity of elections in Texas.
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott announced Sept. 3 that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing approximately $286 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of September as the state continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
One dead in Sunday morning shooting
AUSTIN — A total of 666 pieces of legislation passed during the 87th Texas Legislature regular session went into effect on Sept. 1, the official first day of the state’s fiscal year 2022 and the 2022-2023 biennial budget cycle.
BEAUMONT - Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper and Jasper resident Shana Neel Clark has a new rank and a new title.
KOUNTZE — Nearly 800 new cases and 17 deaths due to the coronavirus were reported last week by Hardin County Judge Wayne McDaniel.
Nichelle Garrett, of Noonie’s Pit Shop BBQ and Catering, cuts the ribbon during a ceremony by the Silsbee Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 11. Joining in on the ribbon cutting were Garrett’s husband and Chamber board members. PHOTO BY DANNIE OLIVEAUX
LIVINGSTON – After five years of litigation, the United States District Court in Beaumont ruled this week that the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas may legally operate its Naskila Gaming electronic bingo facility near Livingston, saying that such gaming is permissible under the Tribe’s 1987 Restoration Act.
BEAUMONT – Spindletop Center will host a career fair on Thursday, Sept. 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Center’s HRD Building, at 655 S Eighth Street.