AUSTIN ⎯ The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is launching the “We Hire Ability” employer recognition program to celebrate and highlight Texas employers for their commitment to hiring individuals with disabilities and recognizing employers’ important role in helping to ensure a diverse and inclusive Texas workforce. In 2018, an estimated 9.7 percent ofContinue Reading

At Monday’s Texarkana College board meeting, trustees reviewed the statewide accountability report released this month by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) showing TC as continuing to rank in the top percentile for student graduation rates among all Texas community colleges. The 2021 data report shows TC students rankingContinue Reading

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

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

Bowie County I-30 – From FM 989 to Arkansas State Line, widening highway. Reconstructing and widening highway. Eastbound traffic moved to the outside lanes. SH 8 – At Sulphur River, replacing bridges. SH 93 – Between Kennedy Lane and Meadow Lane, installing sidewalks. SH 98 – At Anderson Creek, replacingContinue Reading

Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among teenagers, which is why TxDOT is urging teens to make one simple click to save their lives and the lives of others. This month, TxDOT’s “Teen Click It or Ticket” campaign aims to remind teens to buckle up in every seatContinue Reading