The Better Business Bureau serving Central East Texas cautions consumers to be wary of phony calls from individuals posing as employees of local utility companies.

May kicks off National Moving Month, the busiest time of the year for Americans to make residential moves. Unfortunately, not all moves go as planned, and even in the best of circumstances moving can be a stressful process.

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Smith County will conduct private applicator training from 8 a.m. to noon May 17 at the Smith County Extension Office, 1517 W. Front St. in Tyler. This is an opportunity to obtain the required private applicator training only; testing will not …

The Tri-County Beef & Forage Workshop will be held on April 26 at the Cherokee County Show Barn, 611 SE Loop 456 in Jacksonville. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. with the educational program starting at 9 a.m. and ending about 1:30 p.m. There is a $10 cost for the conference with a cate…

Think children are immune from identity thieves? Think again. Children have become prime target for identity thieves because, in part, they lack financial experience, meaning they have clean credit. The Better Business Bureau serving Central East Texas urges parents to use caution when filli…

Grass is generally regarded as the most desirable ground cover for the home landscape, however there are situations where it may not be the most practical landscape covering. With all the rain we have received this year, we have an opportune time to regenerate lawns and landscapes.