Now Accepting Nominations for Salute to Healthcare 2021

Published Friday, September 10, 2021

Nominations are now being accepted in four categories for the Salute to Healthcare 2021, presented by St. Luke’s Health Memorial. Anyone in the community, whether working in the healthcare field or not, can nominate someone as Nurse of the Year, Healthcare Professional of the Year, Individual of Merit or Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient.


Forest Festival Provides COVID-19 Health Guidelines

Published Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The Texas State Forest Festival committee continues to work hard to ensure a safe environment for everyone during this year’s festival kicking-off Sept. 16-19.


Silver Spike Award Nominations are Now Open

Published Thursday, August 26, 2021
Since 1991, Leadership Lufkin has annually selected an outstanding graduate of the program to honor with the Jack O. (Butch) McMullen Silver Spike Award, presented by Southside Bank. Named in memory of Butch McMullen, of the Angelina and Neches River Railroad, the award is presented to a graduate of at least 10 years who has excelled in their role as a more»

Chamber Blood Drive

Published Monday, July 19, 2021

Help us save lives by donating blood at the Life Saving Blood Drive @ the Chamber on Tuesday, July 27 from 10 AM – 4 PM.


Chamber University: High Performance Teams

Published Thursday, June 10, 2021

Jeremy Yancey, Lead Pastor at Timber Creek Church, will be the featured speaker at the upcoming Chamber University, hosted by the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce, on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. The seminar titled “High Performance Teams” will begin at 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Timber Creek Coffee Company, 2021 S. John Redditt Dr., Lufkin.


National Volunteer Week

Published Friday, April 23, 2021

Lufkin/Angelina County has an array of civic and service organizations, including two Lions Clubs, three Rotary Clubs, Pilots, Business and Professional Women, a Junior League and many others. These organizations provide for a variety of needs and interests and a myriad of volunteer opportunities. As National Volunteer Week is celebrated this week, we wanted to highlight local nonprofits that have opportunities for volunteers to help those in need, earn service hours, or simply give back to the community. 



Published Wednesday, March 31, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines are available for registered adults ages 18 and up through the Deep East Texas Partnership. Clinics located in Angelina, Polk and San Augustine counties are offering shots to those who sign up to receive available vaccines. Appointments are available for the upcoming shot clinic, Thursday, April 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Lufkin’s Pitser Garrison Convention Center. There is no charge to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.  


Preparing Tomorrow’s Legacies Today

Published Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Joe Ceasar is making a big impact on Lufkin/Angelina County. Raised in Houston, now calling Lufkin home, Ceasar launched the nonprofit organization, Legacy Institute for Financial Education (LIFE), in 2014, alongside his wife, Allanah with longtime friends, Kenton and LeRonda Lockhart. LIFE is a unique experiment that is designed to address not only the lack of financial knowledge with regard to personal finance, but also to alleviate the pervasive fear of investing by those who have not been taught how to do so. With multiple programs benefiting the youth and young adults of Angelina County, LIFE is becoming a force of good in East Texas. Keep reading to learn more about Joe, LIFE, and how the community can get involved with its mission.