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“Welkom To Nederland” arch issues still need ironing out

NEDERLAND — The “Welkom To Nederland” arch isn’t quite City of Nederland property, casting a small amount of doubt into what the ultimate resolution would ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Sunday, November 7, 2021 12:28 am


Port outlines $4.3M in Port Arthur construction projects

Port of Port Arthur construction projects scheduled in the next two years should dramatically improve facility capabilities while also upgrading lighting, fencing and drainage in ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Friday, November 5, 2021 12:40 am


There is a nursing shortage. These are the local students filling that void.

Andrea Alvarez has always wanted to become a nurse. Her experiences through life, like seeing an older sister go through the process and having her ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Thursday, November 4, 2021 12:40 am


$890K closing expected for economic redevelopment project on Boston Avenue in Nederland

The Nederland Economic Development Corporation expects to close today on the purchase of the former Bank of America building at 1308 Boston Avenue and a ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Thursday, November 4, 2021 12:38 am


BRIGHT FUTURES — Nederland senior breaking the mold in welding & auto tech education

NEDERLAND — Kyli Lovett used to visit her neighbor’s house in Nederland and watch as he was welding. She was fascinated in how he could ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Tuesday, November 2, 2021 12:36 am


PHOTOS — Port Arthur families turn out for Halloween fun at Bob Bowers

Bonita Green was the first person in line, but she was far from the last person. The Port Arthur resident brought her grandkids to the ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Friday, October 29, 2021 11:30 am


Nederland staying within system for new library director

NEDERLAND — It was a couple weeks back that Molli Hall helped host Nederland High School Key Club students at the library. “Some of them, ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Tuesday, October 26, 2021 12:27 am


Incentives approved to entice fast food development in Nederland

NEDERLAND — A national fast food brand looking to break into the Mid County market checked off a major step this week, securing initial approval ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Saturday, October 23, 2021 12:10 am


STEPHEN HEMELT — Outgoing NEDC board president exits active stretch

When I caught up with Brian Swindel for a quick interview this week he seemed liked someone who was tired but satisfied with a job ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Saturday, October 23, 2021 12:05 am


Nederland school board members question need for desk shields

NEDERLAND — Micah Mosley wants to know if it is time to take down the protective shields that sit on the desks of Nederland Independent ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Thursday, October 21, 2021 12:30 pm

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