AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) continues to advise employers that individuals misrepresenting themselves as former employees or even as TWC staff may capitalize on the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and attempt to file fraudulent unemployment insurance (UI) claims. UI fraud creates waste and impacts the employer-supported fund TWC uses to pay unemployment benefits to the claimants who need them. RecognitionContinue Reading

Clifford Allen Thomas, age 69, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 in Tyler, Texas. He was born on February 3, 1952 in Snyder, Texas to John Carlton and Margie Thomas. Clifford loved to fish and watch old westerns and he really enjoyed watchingContinue Reading

Janet Arlete Fahrney, age 64, of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord on March 26, 2021. She was born on February 14, 1957 in Henderson, TX to Arden and Eleanor Alewine. She was proceeded in death by her father Arden. Janet was a beloved daughter, wife, mom andContinue Reading

Mary Ruth Strickland, age 71, of Bloomburg, Texas went to be with the Lord, Friday, March 26, 2021 in a Shreveport, Louisiana hospital. She was born on September 23, 1949 in Ida, Louisiana to E.F. and Winona Adams Hartline. Mary graduated from Bright Star High School in 1967. She putContinue Reading

Atlanta Primary Pre-K Round Up will be April 20th – 22nd! Registration packets will be available for pick up April 5th – 9th. Families will bring their completed packet to Round Up on the specified day according to student’s last name. We look forward to meeting our newest Rabbits!Continue Reading

  Burlington Stores, the national retailer delivering amazing deals to customers every time they shop, is opening a new store in Texarkana. This will bring the total number of locations in the state to  87. Burlington Stores provide fantastic values on fabulous finds for the entire family and the home. With fresh affordableContinue Reading

Press Release from Mt Pleasant Police Department On March 24, 2021, at 5:03 pm, Mount Pleasant Police received a 911 call about an individual’s welfare at 120 Jerry Boatner Pkwy. Preliminary information indicates officers responded and, upon arrival, were directed to a male who was allegedly intoxicated, armed with aContinue Reading

AUSTIN – In February, the seasonally adjusted Texas unemployment rate was 6.9 percent, up from 6.8 percent in January 2020. Texas lost 27,500 total nonagricultural jobs over the month, the first decrease in ten months. Private sector employment moved in the same direction with a decrease of 19,300 positions forContinue Reading

Yolanda Carol Davis, age 46, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord Thursday, March 25, 2021, in a Texarkana, Texas Hospital. Yolanda was born August 27, 1974, in Texarkana, Texas, to Ronnie and Ramona Scoggins. She was employed with Lifenet Emergency Services; and a member of Faith MissionaryContinue Reading

Donald E. Frame, age 76, of Nash, Texas, went to be with the Lord Thursday, March 18, 2021 in a Texarkana, Texas hospital. Don was born August 5, 1944, in New Orleans, Louisiana to E.R. and Ruth Frame. He was retired from the Texarkana Employment Commission; a member of Cross ViewContinue Reading