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sales tax reBATES

Mineola sees increases but countywide is mixed bag

Wednesday, February 15

Sales taxes in Wood County saw an increase in Mineola and a decrease in Quitman in the February rebate check from the Texas comptroller’s office. Mineola saw an increase of 9.23 percent over the …

Filings few for local city, school offices

Wednesday, February 15

A few candidates have come forward to seek public office in the local school board and city council elections to be held May 6. The deadline to file as a candidate is 5 p.m. Friday and several …

Ordinance violations heard by Alba City Council

Wednesday, February 15

Saundra Burge took a turn at utilizing the public forum of the Alba City Council meeting last Monday, Feb. 6, to air her complaint about her many previous contacts with the city about abandoned cars, …

Hawkins trustees hire new athletic director

Wednesday, February 15

The Hawkins School Board returned to open meeting after two hours and unanimously approved the hiring of Scott Evans as the new athletic director during their regular February meeting last Monday. …

Commissioners accept McGee’s resignation

Wednesday, February 15

Wood County Commissioners accepted the resignation of Wood County Jail Captain David McGee at Friday’s meeting. McGee is currently in Hopkins County Jail under $200,000 in bonds charged with …