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City of Huntsville Announces New Paid Parking App

App will go live on Thursday The City of Huntsville is unveiling a new paid parking app, ParkMobile, which they plan to take live Thursday, September 6, 2018. Students and visitors may find that paying for a location will be more familiar, as Sam Houston State University has been using the ...

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DPS Issues Statement on Driver License Offices

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today issued the following statement regarding driver license offices to clarify misconceptions reflected in several recent news articles: The Texas Department of Public Safety is not implementing any plan for mass closures of driver license offices across Texas. As part of the Sunset review process of ...

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Marriage Licenses – July 2018

Marriage licenses executed in Walker County, Texas during the month of July 2018 Arles, Dakota Lively, Caitlin 7/14/2018 Ballestrros, Angel Schwinkendorf, Claudia 7/14/2018 Benites, Olvin Gomez, Guadalupe 7/8/2018 Bennett, Jeremy Smith, Courtney 7/27/2018 Cope, Brandon Gatling, Natasha 7/21/2018 Crawford, Jason Starling, Justice 7/13/2018 Davis, Tmothy Avila Cervantes, Nataly 7/19/2018 Dean, ...

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Visitor Center Expansion Officially Open

by City of Huntsville staff The City of Huntsville Tourism and Cultural Services Department is pleased to announce the opening of the expansion to the Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center. On July 20th, the Department hosted an official ribbon cutting and grand opening of the William H. Hodges Education Building, ...

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Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 10-12

Whether you’re in need of book bags, blackboard chalk or bell-bottom pants, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on those and certain other items during the state’s sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10-12. The law exempts ...

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Marriage Licenses – June 2018

Marriage licences executed in Walker County, Texas during the month of June 2018 Alverson, Delon Bookall, Wooneta 6/30/2018 Bowers, Logan Young, Kimberly 6/19/2018 Bundage, Billy Straughter, Vidette 6/25/2018 Comeaux, Salvador Moore, Mara 6/23/2018 Dancer, Joseph Mayfield, Heather 6/21/2018 Farris, William Russell, Autum 6/16/2019 Flanigan, Eugene Sierra, ana 6/22/2018 Hughes, Walter ...

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DPS Welcomes 80 New Highway Patrol Troopers

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw on Friday was joined by members of the Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) as the department commissioned 80 men and women as the state’s newest Highway Patrol Troopers. The graduation ceremony was held in Austin. (Click here for photos.) “It takes a special ...

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DPS Increases Traffic Enforcement for Fourth of July Holiday

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will be increasing traffic enforcement for the Fourth of July holiday from Tuesday, July 3 through Wednesday, July 4. During this period, DPS Troopers will be looking for DWI, speeding, seat belt and other traffic violations. “DPS Troopers and other law enforcement agencies will ...

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Texas Begins Operation of Texas Bullion Depository

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today the official opening of the Texas Bullion Depository, the first state-administered precious metals depository in the country. “We’re proud that the nation’s first state-administered bullion depository is now a reality — this is a big day for Texans who want to secure their precious ...

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DPS Launches iWatchTexas Mobile App

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced the launch of the new iWatchTexas mobile application (app), which the public can use to report suspicious activities or behaviors that may indicate ongoing or future criminal or terrorist activity. TheiWatch Texas program was created as a partnership between communities and law enforcement, and utilizes citizen-sourced ...

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