In the early years of the 20th century, Atlanta was a burgeoning town on the grow. The population in 1900 was about 1,300, rising to about 1600 by 1930. Among the prominent in town was the Hanner family.
Texarkana College welcomes 83 new Honors College students to campus this fall who represent spring 2021 high school graduates from 12 school districts in Bowie and Cass counties.
J.K. Hileman Elementary will host Meet the Teacher from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10.
Piney Grove Baptist Church will host their third annual Back to School Backpack Drive on July 31. Come by the Sanctuary at 3268 HWY 77W, Atlanta, TX between 10 A.M. and 12 P.M. or you can reserve your backpack and supplies by texting “backpack” to 903-733-4001.