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October 22, 2014 RSS feed / News

Early voting ends Oct. 31; 360 voted Monday

Early voting began Monday with 360 persons casting ballots in Cherokee County. Voting included 84 votes at the Cherokee Election Office, 138 W. Fifth St. in Rusk; 239 votes at the Jacksonville Public Library,502 S. More...

Is East Texas prepared to handle an Ebola outbreak?

With a national media spotlight focused on Ebola and the three confirmed cases in Dallas, regional hospitals in East Texas are taking steps to prepare for a worst case scenario in the pineywoods. More...

New home for Bacon Auto Country

The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce got “a first look” of Bacon Auto Country’s new facilities on U.S. 69 north, near Love’s Lookout on Monday. More...

Ribbon cutting in Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Friday, Oct. 10, for the newest chamber member and downtown business, Raven Jute,107 E. Commerce St. More...

Clean-up day in Rusk is scheduled Saturday

Rusk city wide clean-up has been slated for Saturday at the city barn on U.S. Highway 69 and Conley Park on Reeder Street. Dumpsters will be available from 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday. More...

Flu vaccines now available

Cherokee County Public Health Department has flu shots available. Shots may be obtained Monday-Thursday from 7 a.m..-noon and from 1-5:30 p.m. at the Jacksonville clinic, 510 E. Commerce St. More...

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