Howie Hawkins, the presidential candidate for the Green Party, spoke about the response to COVID-19, the United States' economy, how the party would pay for its agenda, health care, job creation, and other topics in a wide-ranging ETN interview Tuesday.
After a long hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pollard Theater Center in Tyler will be hosting its first show of the year later this week when its members perform a play called “Daddy’s Dyin’ Who’s Got the Will.”
Administrators, staff, members, and Mineola ISD employees have been following the safety protocol since the school district’s 2020-2021 school year started on Aug. 13, and they have been able to limit the spread of the COVID virus.
Tyler ISD has started tracking its active COVID-19 cases online, and the numbers show that the school district has done a good job of slowing the spread of the coronavirus with the various CDC-recommended practices that are in place.
Unlike many other East Texas school districts, San Augustine ISD’s leadership opted to go the virtual learning route for the first few weeks of the 2020-2021 school year. Their students and teachers returned to in-class instruction on Sept. 9.
In the first few weeks of the 2020-2021 school year, White Oak ISD has faced some challenges, including the decision to shut down the high school campus for a few days because of a spike in COVID-19 cases.
Athens native Christian Stokes, who has worked as an actor/stunt man in the entertainment business for the past 20 years, visited with East Texas Now Friday afternoon about an upcoming feature film he will be in called ’Till Death” and about his journey.
s Tyler ISD was about to start the eighth day of its 2020-2021 school year, Dr. Marty Crawford, TISD’s superintendent, said their biggest challenge over the past week has been preparing for Hurricane Laura.
Livingston ISD is now in the eighth day of its 2020-2021 school year, and Dr. Brent Hawkins, LISD’s superintendent, said that one of the biggest challenges they have faced is trying to get into a routine regarding the new safety protocols and procedures.
Lindale ISD’s superintendent Stan Surratt said during his East Texas Now interview Friday morning that the first three days of LISD’s 2020-2021 school looked “pretty normal,” other than the fact that everyone was wearing masks or face shields.