Housing Authority to open wait list

The Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority will open its waiting list lottery for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program and begin taking pre-applications at 8 a.m. Thursday.

Online applications will be taken at www.waitlistcheck.com/TX2875. They will not be accepted at the Housing Authority office, by fax or mail.

Pre-applications are selected with a random lottery. DETCOG will accept 1,000 applications during the lottery opening period. Applicants will be notified of waiting list status by Feb. 19, 2020 through their waitlistcheck.com login.

Preference is given to families who live or work in the DETCOG service region, veterans and their families, victims of domestic violence and families whose head, co-head or spouse is disabled.

Pre-applications can be submitted anytime day or night during the waiting list lottery opening from any computer or mobile device with internet access. Any computer or mobile device with internet access can be used to complete the pre- application. Requests for accommodations can be made by calling 409- 384-5704, Ext 5262.

There is no cost to apply for housing and a credit report is not needed to apply. Placement on the waiting list does not indicate that a family is eligible for assistance.

Public hearing set for Tuesday over CR 967

Nacogdoches County Commissioners will hold a public hearing Tuesday to address changing the speed limit on a portion of CR 967.

The county is considering setting a speed limit of 25 mph on CR 967 beginning at the entrance of CR 967 and state Hwy. 204 and continuing for just over half a mile to the exit of Cushing ISD Elementary School.

The public hearing will be held at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday in the Commissioners Courtroom, which is located on the first floor of the County Courthouse, 101 W Main St., Suite 170. It will be followed by the regular meeting of the commissioners court at 9 a.m.

SFA orchestra to perform Tuesday

The SFA Symphony Orchestra will perform works of German Romantic composers in a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The performance takes place in Cole Concert Hall in the campus’ Tom and Peggy Wright Music Building, 2210 Alumni Dr.

The headlining piece on the program is Symphony No. 4 by Robert Schumann. Conducted by Dr. Gregory Grabowski, director of orchestral activities for the SFA School of Music.

The student ensemble will also perform “Oberon Overture” by Carl Maria von Weber and Trombone Concerto by Danish composer and conductor Launy Grondahl.

The concerto performance will feature Duncanville sophomore Kahlil Burley-Wyatt, student concerto competition winner.

Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at 936-468-6407 or visit www.finearts.sfasu.edu.

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