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Nacogdoches County saw four consecutive days of double-digit increases in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases this week, setting a record Thursday for the most number of confirmed cases in a day since the virus was first reported here in March.


Public celebration of Mass at all Catholic churches around Nacogdoches County has been suspended until further notice after a priest was exposed to the coronavirus during a funeral Thursday.

During one of the last cool mornings in May, an aluminum boat filled with four Stephen F. Austin State University researchers navigated a muddy waterway to a hoop net trap located under the drooping limbs of a streamside tree. As forestry graduate student David Rosenbaum balanced on the bow …

The cancellation of the Texas State Fair is the latest in a long line of events fallen victim to the COVID-19 pandemic, but county officials are making plans and keeping their fingers crossed that the Pineywoods County Fair won’t be another one.


The number of confirmed coronavirus infections jumped by 18 new cases Wednesday, equaling the total reported for the previous two days.

State Rep. Travis Clardy is calling for Gov. Greg Abbott to summon legislators back to Austin to tackle a response to the coronavirus pandemic and police reform.

In two days, the total number of coronavirus infections in Nacogdoches County climbed by 18, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 452.

While the state and nation are mired in uncertainty as the coronavirus pandemic continues to force adaptations, the people running the Greater East Texas Community Action Program know they need to begin preparing for one certainty: kids will need school supplies.

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