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Athens Police Chief retires

ATHENS–Effective Aug. 28, Buddy Hill will retire as the Chief of the Athens Police Department and take an investigator’s position with the Henderson County District Attorney’s Office beginning Jan. 2021. 

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TVCC names Kite new athletic director

ATHENS–Leadership in the athletic department at Trinity Valley Community College has experienced the winds of change.

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Gun Barrel City enacts face covering ordinance

GUN BARREL CITY–In a special city council meeting, the Gun Barrel City Council convened to discuss and vote on Ordinance O-2020-023, which would require all businesses in Gun Barrel City to display a mandatory face covering notice

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AISD attacked by ransomware

ATHENS–As if the COVID-19 virus weren’t enough of a challenge, another type of virus has wreaked havoc for Athens ISD — this time in the form of a criminal ransomware attack.

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Donald Watt Robertson

Donald Watt Robertson was born in Dallas July 31, 1928 and passed from this life to the eternal July 26, 2020 – just a few days short of his 92nd birthday.

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Walter T. Weaver, III

Walter T. Weaver, III passed away July 24, 2020 at his home in Gun Barrel City, after bravely taking cancer head on.  

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Mabank ISD approves raises for 2020-21 school year

MABANK-The Mabank Independent School District approved salary increases for their staff at the regularly scheduled board meeting July 27.

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