TJC announces New Student Orientation dates

Tyler Junior College has announced New Student Orientation sessions for students entering TJC in the fall 2019 semester. “New Student Orientation is a great introduction to life at TJC and offers our new Apaches an opportunity to register early for their fall semester classes,” said Murphy Turner, coordinator of TJC new student and family programs.

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Smith County Clerk’s Office in Annex Basement Closed

Smith County Clerk’s Office in Annex Basement Closed The Smith County Clerk’s Office’s Official Public Records Department, housed in the Annex Building basement, is temporarily closed to the public. Smith County Clerk Karen Phillips said they are working on remediating a flood that occurred in the basement over the weekend. The basement, or lower level

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Smith County Road Report

More than six miles of major roadwork was completed in February, while another 18.5 miles of road construction projects are beginning. Smith County Engineer Frank Davis gave his monthly report to the Commissioners Court on Tuesday. He said only 2.96 miles of roads were paved last month because of rain. More than 5 miles of

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TPW Commission Approves Changes to Freshwater Fishing Regulations for 2019-20

AUSTIN – On March 20, The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted a suite of changes to this year’s freshwater fishing regulations that includes modifications to the length limits and harvest regulations for largemouth bass, Alabama bass and alligator gar in certain areas. The proposed changes to alligator gar regulations also include a nighttime prohibition

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Lt. Gov. Patrick: Statement on Retired Teachers’ Security Act with a 13th Check

SB 12 will create an actuarially sound pension system and do the right thing for our retired teachers. AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued the following statement today announcing his support for Senate Bill 12, the Retired Teachers’ Security Act with a 13th Check authored by Sen. Joan Huffman, R-Houston, and Sen. Jane Nelson,

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Proposal Offers Relief to Smith County Nursing Homes

Proposal Offers Relief to Smith County Nursing Homes SB 1050 Returns Federal Dollars to Texas, Links Payments to Improving Care   (AUSTIN, Texas) State Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola) has filed legislation to establish a program that brings Texans’ own federal tax dollars back home to improve the quality of nursing home care in the state.

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TJC offers Spring Break Camp

TJC offers Spring Break Camp Contact: Elise Mullinix or Rebecca Sanders The Center for Earth & Space Science Education at TJC will offer a Spring Break Camp from 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday, March 11-15 at the science center. Campers in grades 2 through 5 will explore the solar system and the planets, as well

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Smith County Clerk’s Office was recognized during Commissioners Court on Tuesday

The Smith County Clerk’s Office was recognized during Commissioners Court on Tuesday, February 26, for receiving the 5-Star Exemplary Award for its Vital Statistics Department. County Clerk Karen Phillips said since she took office in 2011, her office has “obtained the outstanding distinction of receiving the 5-Star Exemplary Award” from the State of Texas for

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