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September 16, 2021


Union Pacific to close highway FM 450 for railway repairs

Motorists who normally travel FM 450 in Hallsville will need to find an alternate route on Sunday, May 22.  Union Pacific Railroad will be closing the highway to through-traffic on this date to make repairs to the railroad crossing. Traffic will officially be detoured on a signed route on US 80, Branch Street and Willow

TxDOT to demolish bridge in Hallsville

By Marcus Sandifer, Texas Department of Transportation ATLANTA — Work crews will be demolishing the existing FM 450 bridge over I-20 Sunday night south of Hallsville. This will require the closing of both I-20 and FM 450 to through-traffic. The road closures will begin at 5 p.m. onSunday, May 22, and should be back open

Editorial: Good news, bad news and where to go for it

In this journey we call life, many situations are like a ‘double-edged sword.’ There always seems to be a negative and positive. So, there is always bad news and good news. In reading the headlines of most newspapers and watching the television news’ programs, it does appear though that bad news seems to rate higher

Huge yard sales to hit US 80 April 15-17

Waskom, Marshall, Hallsville and Longview part of big yard sale route. By Becky Holland, editor@pineywoods.news EAST TEXAS – Excitement is building in the air as citizens across U.S. 80 are preparing for the biggest yard sale to hit five states – since October. April 15-17 is the Spring event for the Historic US 80 Hi-Way

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