The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at the Chamber office April 28 to welcome new member B&L Photography and Crafts.
Local residents gathered at the Cherokee County Courthouse at noon on May 6 for the National Day of Prayer.
The Jacksonville Literacy Council congratulates Yanni Gualalupe Villanueva Villalva upon graduating with her GED.
The office of Senator John Cornyn released a statement May 4 regarding Coronavirus Relief and Response Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act of 2020 funds to be received by airports in the greater Tyler area.
DPS Troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on Toll 49 at approximately 4 p.m. Thursday, May 6. The accident, occurring about a half mile east of the city of Tyler in Smith County, resulted in a single fatality.
The Jacksonville Police Department has been made aware of a phone scam involving a person or persons identifying themselves as a JPD detective.
The Bullard High School Class of 2021 recently spent a day participating in volunteer work within the Bullard area.
Texas has become the latest Republican-dominated state to advance sweeping new limits on voting, despite no evidence of any problems with last year’s vote and a coalition of state and federal officials calling the 2020 presidential election the most secure in history.
Taking charge of your personal information is one of the best defenses against identity theft.
Spring brings about new life to our landscape, along with warm, sunny days. As we begin to spend more time outside and near the water, it is important that we know how to keep our kids healthy and safe this time of year.
The U.S. Postal Service Inspector General is warning Americans about fraudulent text messages and emails that pretend to be sent from the United States Postal Service (USPS).
For the second consecutive year, McDonald’s USA, through its Black & Positively Golden Scholarship Program, is awarding half a million dollars to incoming and current historically black colleges and university (HBCU) students.
AUSTIN — Texas would allow people to carry a handgun without a license, and the background check and training that go with it, under a measure approved by the state Senate on Wednesday.
Tyler Junior College Fire Academy held graduation ceremonies for Class No. 19 Friday, April 23, in Rogers Palmer Performing Arts Center on the TJC Main Campus.
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce welcomed new member, Pollos Al Carbon Al Estilo Sandoval, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 27.
The Jacksonville Garden Club has been actively working to better the community through volunteer service and donations to other local non-profits.
A new perpetual Texas All-State Choir plaque was presented at the JHS Choir Banquet on Monday, April 26th. It features the names of thirty-nine All-State Choir members going back to 1969.
The National Day of Prayer is on Thursday, May 6. The holiday was established in 1952 and signed into law by then President Harry S. Truman. Originally created to celebrate the Christian faith, the intention of the observance is to unite Americans through faith and peace.
A Mr. and Miss Tomato Fest Pageant will kick-off the Tomato Fest week activities on Sunday, June 6.
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce held its second annual golf tournament Friday, April 30.
Buoyed by the vaccine rollout and record breaking April tax collections, the Texas economy looks to add billions more in revenue than was predicted in January.
Jacksonville police and fire departments were dispatched at 12:16 p.m. Monday, May 3, to a shooting that occurred in the 500 block of Myrtle Drive in Jacksonville.
The Cherokee District Women’s Missionary Auxiliary met on April 13 at Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary Chapel in Jacksonville.
TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the Week of May 3. Work schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure, or other unforeseen issues.
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UT Health East Texas Physicians on Monday, May 3, will open a COVID-19 Recovery Clinic at UT Health North Campus Tyler that is designed to treat patients who have recovered from COVID-19 but continue to experience lingering health issues.
Texans who can legally carry handguns wouldn't need the state's permission to do so under a bill approved by a special Senate committee on Thursday.
The Progress will publish arrests in the Saturday edition each week.
Cherokee Civic Theatre’s final play of the 48th season brings a cast of familiar and new faces to the stage along with side splitting laughter.
UPDATE: May 4
Julianna Dublin, a junior a Jacksonville High School and Ambassador Girl Scout, presented her Gold Award project idea to the club in January.
East Texas Giving Day, an 18-hour event that provides critical funding for area non-profits, raised $2,790,533 for the 256 participating organizations April 27.
Cherokee County commissioners, at the April 27 meeting, approved an interlocal agreement with the city of Jacksonville for the creation of a Cherokee County Street Crimes Unit.
Peter Spencer Lammons, Jr., 77, a former Jacksonville Indian football great who went on to play professionally for the New York Jets and Green Bay Packers, died suddenly on Thursday at Sam Rayburn Reservoir near Brookeland, Texas.
Texans who can legally carry handguns could do so without a state license under a bill approved by a special Senate panel Thursday.
Department of Pubic Safety troopers responded to a fatal crash approximately 5:32 p.m. Wednesday, April 28. The accident, involving two vehicles, occurred on Highway 110 South at Meador Cemetery Road, just south of Tyler city limits in Smith County.
Members of the Senate Higher Education Committee considered a bill Wednesday that would significantly change the state's automatic college admission standard, commonly known as the "top ten" rule.
The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division has made a second arrest in the investigation into the murder of Jordan Von Hoffman.
JISD administrators and Jacksonville Education Foundation members boarded a bus and toured the district Wednesday morning, April 28, presenting Employee of the Year and campus Teacher of the Year awards.
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The Texas Center for the Book invites book lovers statewide to register for its May 19 Read Across Texas author event featuring Texas writers Nancy Wayson Dinan and Chris Barton, moderated by KUT’s Jennifer Stayton.
The Jacksonville ISD trustees, in a unanimous decision during special meeting April 28, named Brad Stewart as the lone finalist for the position of Jacksonville ISD Superintendent of Schools.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday, April 23, it is increasing food assistance to low-income seniors, a population that has been especially hard-hit by the pandemic, by providing nearly $37 million in additional support to the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP).
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo awarded 275 Texas 4-H and FFA students with a $1,750 certificate, after participating in the 2021 Calf Scramble events held in Katy, Texas, earlier this month, as well as the 4-H and FFA Livestock Judging Contest in March.
Students would learn to recognize the signs of abuse and who to report it to as part of their usual health curriculum under a bill approved unanimously by the Senate Education Committee on Tuesday.
The city of Jacksonville, along with the members of the Jacksonville Police Department, invite the public to attend the annual Police Officers Memorial Ceremony.
NEW YORK — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its guidelines Tuesday on the wearing of masks outdoors, saying fully vaccinated Americans don’t need to cover their faces anymore unless they are in a big crowd of strangers.
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The soothing sound of guitar strings greeted patients, visitors and staff at UT Health Tyler this week, part of a new Music and Medicine partnership between UT Health East Texas and The University of Texas at Tyler.
The commercial landscape along a several-block stretch of South Jackson St, near the downtown area in Jacksonville continues to change.
The Texas House passed HB 1927 by a vote of 87-58 on April 16, with three members absent and two not voting.
- Accident on Toll 49 results in fatality
- Jacksonville police make arrest in murder investigation
- Cherokee County arrests:
- North Texas McDonald’s to treat local teachers to free breakfast
- Soccer: JC women nationally ranked for first time in school history
- Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce welcomes new member
- UPDATE: Ellis County deputies arrest second murder suspect
- Cherokee County to establish inter-agency task force
- College Baseball: Robinson to play in SCAC championship tourney
- Lindsay Davis surpasses 300 strike outs in a season mark