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Jacksonville, Texas is located in Cherokee County. Zip codes in Jacksonville, TX include 75766. The median home price in Jacksonville is $130,000 which is roughly $52/per square foot. More Jacksonville information.

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42 min ago | Jacksonville Daily Progress

JEDCOa Snames new president

Five months after Darrell Prcin retired from the Jacksonville Economic Development Corporation, a new president of the organization was announced Wednesday.

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4 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily Progress

Public health department extends hours to help parents get students vaccinated

As summer break winds down for students, parents turn their eye to more practical matters, like making sure their children are on-task with state-mandated immunizations.

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8 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily Progress

JISD sets public hearing for proposed $45M budget

JISD trustees have set a 6:30 p.m. public hearing Aug. 25 to discuss a proposed $45,047,303 budget and proposed $1.395 tax rate for the upcoming school year.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Police: Body found in Cherokee Co. sent for autopsy not yet identified

According to the New Summerfield Police Department, on July 24, they began a missing person investigation for Javier Jimenez.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville native promotes comedy gigs

Just ask LaMarcus Rusk, a 1999 Jacksonville High School graduate, who hit on the idea of launching a series of intimate comedy gigs here.

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Jacksonville Daily Progress

Buoys near 1 property stir waters

A location along Lake Jacksonville has come under scrutiny recently from at least one resident because of city-placed buoys.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Frankston woman honored as 50-Year Banker

The Texas Bankers Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Texas Bankers Association, honored Jane Austin Chapman of Frankston with the 50-Year Banker Award during its 20th Annual TBA Senior Management Summit in Lost Pines on July 17. This prestigious award honors bankers with a half century or more of ser vice and dedication to the banking ... (more)

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Jacksonville Daily Progress

Godspeed, Father

The news that Father Mark Kusmirek would leave Jacksonville to accept a new assignment Aug. 1 in Longview spread quickly around town this month.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

'Christmas in July' drive benefits area foster children

Sure, December is still more than five months away, but Cherokee County residents are getting the chance to start spreading some holiday cheer a little early this year during the annual Christmas in July donation drive, benefitting the county's Rainbow Room.

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Tyler Morning Telegraph

Jacksonville car show to help boy with cancer

The "Riding for Eli" car show, sponsored by the Tiempos Viejos Car Club, will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Super Gallo Mercado, 1009 S. Jackson St. in Jacksonville.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Genesis HomeCare & Hospice opens

Just last month, Genesis HomeCare and Hospice opened an office in Jacksonville, located at 410 E. Commerce Street.

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Jacksonville Daily Progress

Longtime furniture store changes hands

For the better part of a century, Bearden Furniture Co., Inc., has been the go-to place for local residents wanting to beautify their home.

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Jacksonville Daily Progress

Crews working to repair power after storm

According to Oncor, a little more than 200 people remained without electricity mid-morning Thursday in the Jacksonville area after powerful overnight storms.

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Jacksonville Daily Progress

2014-2015 Jacksonville Leadership Institute opens enrollment

What is Jacksonville Leadership Institute? Jacksonville Leadership Institute is a program through the Jacksonville, Texas Chamber of Commerce.

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Tyler Morning Telegraph

Moving On: After 9 years of service, Jacksonville priest is going to Longview

Father Mark talks to children during Vacation Bible School class on July 17 at Our Lady of Sorrows.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

National Night Out to return to Jacksonville

National Night Out festivities will be returning to Jacksonville this year. Jacksonville Police Crime Prevention Officer Detective Tonya Harris said all Jacksonville residents are encouraged to participate this year by sponsoring or attending a National Night Out party on Oct. 7. Jacksonville had gotten away from National Night Out to go with ... (more)

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Jacksonville Daily Progress

Rusk protest highlights views concerning border issues

Several local residents, including Reklaw resident Roberta Duarte, Sharron Watson of Rusk and Josie Schoolcraft of Jacksonville, join members of the Texas Nationalist Movement-Tyler chapter; members of citizen's militia Fire Team Aquila-Longview; and other concerned Texans to lend their support of closing the country's borders and cracking down on ... (more)

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Jacksonville woman celebrates 100th birthday surrounded by family, friends

Ethel Terry, a lifelong resident of Jacksonville, celebrated her 100th birthday with an open house on July 15 at the Twin Oaks Care Facility in Jacksonville.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Detective recovers nearly $7K in case

When a Jacksonville woman became a victim of a scam, Jacksonville Police Detective Greg Compton stopped at nothing to solve the case.

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Jacksonville Daily Progress

City to continue summer mosquito spraying schedule

Next week, the City of Jacksonville will continue implementing its summer mosquito spraying program.

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