Beginning May 1, Jacksonville’s Tax Office will implement new hours from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. so that the office remains open during the lunch hour,” said Linda Little, Cherokee County Tax Assessor/Collector. “There have been numerous requests to keep the office open during the lunch hour, and these new hours will achieve this.”
Little reminds taxpayers that there are two other methods by which vehicles can be registered to avoid an unnecessary trip to the Tax Office. The internet website, www.texas.gov, contains a vehicle registration link where taxpayers can pay with a Visa, MasterCard, or Discover card. There is a small fee to use this service.
Another renewal method is to send the bottom portion of the Vehicle Registration Renewal Notice, proof of insurance, correct fee, and $1 for processing to the tax office address listed on the renewal. Mail and internet renewals are processed the same day received.
“We strive to listen to our taxpayers,” Little said, “and keeping Jacksonville’s Tax Office open during the lunch hour was a result of taxpayers’ input.”
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Country artist Jake Penrod to perform
The life and music of Country’s first superstar comes to life with Jake Penrod in Hank Williams Remembered at 3pm on Saturday, March 8 in the Nacogdoches County Civic Center.
Area women honored by mentoring program for roles in community
A group of adolescent girls honoring local women Thursday at an inaugural recognition program experienced Girl Power in it’s purest form, as honorees discussed how to create a successful future.
“Find something you love and go at it with passion, and don’t let anybody tell you you can’t do it. Ever,” said Janis Gowin.
Chase leads to aggravated robbery arrest
Sgt. Daniel Franklin of the Jacksonville Police Department commended officers Friday on their fast work of capturing an aggravated robbery suspect.
Bullard meningitis vaccines important for young adults
A meningitis vaccine clinic will be held March 20 at Bullard High School for local juniors and seniors needing the shot as part of college entrance requirements.
Commissioners set for Monday meeting
Cherokee County Commissioners will hold a public hearing 10 a.m. Monday on setting the speed limit to 30 miles per hour on County Road 1102, convene in regular session to consider approval of a related motion.
Shirts commemorating 30th annual Tomato Fest on sale now
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Tomato Fest celebrating 30 years of fun so save the date - Saturday, June 14th in downtown Jacksonville.
Jacksonville City Council set to meet
The Jacksonville City Council will meet for its regular session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at the Norman Center.
Council members will hold a closed executive session at 5 p.m. to discuss economic development negotiations.
Cherokee County arrests: Feb. 25-March 10
The Daily Progress will publish a list of arrests from the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office on a weekly basis.
Chamber Chatter: Member spotlight, upcoming events
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce welcomes the Jacksonville Soccer Association as its newest member.
BREAKING NEWS: Officers chase man with gun who attempted to rob woman
A man who reportedly pulled a gun on a woman in an alleyway in the 600 block of Austin Street on Friday morning was arrested shortly afterwards, according to officials.
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