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The shooting death of a 30-year-old woman in November in Athens remains unsolved, but police Chief Buddy Hill said he expects to have more information on the case soon.

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Editor's note: This is the third in a series of quarterly reports this year by CNHI newspapers on the concerns and mood of voters in the battleground and heartland states that swept President Donald Trump to victory in 2016.

Athens saw its largest jump in sales-tax allocation of the year in December, according to figures from state comptroller Glenn Hegar.

The Athens Independent School District Board voted on Friday to go to a four-day instruction week when the 2019-2020 calendar goes into effect in August.

U.S. Rep. Jep Hensarling gave his final speech of his congressional career on Wednesday, when he spoke to members of the House of Representatives.

Athens ISD trustees are scheduled to discuss district officials' proposed four-day instruction week in a special meeting on Friday.

Henderson County sheriff's officials on Tuesday were investigating the shooting death of a teenage girl near Chandler.

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Athens City Council members on Monday paved the way for an election to decide on what to do with the $5,337,960 in certificates of obligation allocated for the Cain Center project.

Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said on Tuesday that officers are still seeking leads in the October 2017 assault of Deputy Noah Hickson.

Thanks to the generosity of the Women of Courage, the Henderson County Child Advocacy Center has enough money to make over rooms for children who are victims of abuse.

With a National Weather Service forecast calling for up to five inches of rain, many of the holiday events have been canceled, re-scheduled or moved to another location.

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An editorial in the Athens Daily Review on the day after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor pulled no punches about the struggle that lay ahead.

GoBus riders may get a price break if items on the East Texas Council of Governments Executive Committee agenda on Thursday are approved

Henderson County Fire Marshal Shane Renberg told members of the Seven Points/Tool branch of the Cedar Creek Lake Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday that his department is a “catch all” for enforcement.

With inclement weather forecast, the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center is postponing the Select A Fly Challenge. Initially scheduled for Saturday, the event is planned for Jan. 12, at 9 a.m. to  2 p.m.

A December deluge could be on the way to Henderson County this weekend, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Fort Worth said.

Athens Chamber of Commerce officials have begun their search for the 2018 Athens citizen of the year — an award that's been presented annually since 1966.

Gun Barrel City police are closer to identifying skeletal remains found in June in the woods near West Main Street.

With two new fast food restaurants in business on East Tyler Street in Athens, eyes now turn to the east where more construction is about to begin.

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Todd Witt, outreach education manager for the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, and Mandy Scott, the facility manager were guest speakers at the weekly meeting of the Athens Rotary Club on Wednesday.

The rainy trend continued in Athens for the third consecutive month in November with temperatures well below the same month in 2017.

Following the Athens Lighted Christmas Parade on Dec. 8, the Texan Theater will host a “Christmas Carol Singalong Night” featuring Strangebreed Worship.

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Athens artist Daniella Matchael's brush strokes have taken her to many countries, but now she's showing her creations in an exhibition closer to home.

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