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Aug 17

Working Toward a Middle Ground-- By Erin Monroe

Posted on August 17, 2016 at 10:29 AM by City of Nacogdoches

Split political views seem to be taking over all social media platforms, topics of conversation and the news. Regardless if a person is for or against a certain topic, it is now typical that he or she fights passionately to protect their opinion and reach a desired outcome. While people tend to agree wholeheartedly with others who share the same opinions, the gap between differentiating opinions widens daily.

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Jun 28

The Magnificent Migration

Posted on June 28, 2016 at 10:06 AM by City of Nacogdoches

In a world dominated by schedules, meetings, and deadlines, the simpler things in life sometimes pass right by without so much as a second thought.  We take for granted things such as maps and GPS units to get us where we need to go.  Wouldn’t it be amazing to instinctively know how to reach a destination without ever having been there? What if maps did not exist and no one provided directions?  This is how it must be for the magnificent monarch butterfly.

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Jun 02

High Hopes to Inspire Community Action and Pride: by Amy Mehaffey

Posted on June 2, 2016 at 4:51 PM by City Nacogdoches

In recent years, local governments have witnessed citizen involvement decline, however citizens have significant input and power in shaping their local government. Studies show the average citizen is acutely aware of government shortcomings, but far less conscious of the benefits government provides. It is clear the day-to-day services of local government are all too invisible to average citizen.

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