Gregg County Jail
Public health officials on Wednesday reported two additional confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Gregg County and 20 new confirmed cases as community spread levels in the county remained at “substantial,” though on the decline from the previous week.
Pine Tree ISD’s Birch Elementary is trying to create a better culture on campus, and a method called Capturing Kids’ Hearts is giving it the framework to do so.
Longview restaurant leaders Wednesday said they were “heartbroken” upon learning that 28-year-old Dudley’s Cajun Cafe is permanently closed.
Gov. Abbott's office said more than 1.4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines should begin arriving in Texas the week of December 14th.
Leave the snow boots, parkas and glove warmers in the closet, the 2021 Sundance Film Festival is coming down from the mountain and straight to your living room.
Michael Schwartzer, a chief deputy Clark County district attorney, said that Shawn McDonnell, Christopher McDonnell and Kayleigh Lewis, all of Tyler, could face the death penalty in Las Vegas stemming from the 11-hour two-state rampage, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.
After being forced to close earlier this year because of COVID-19-related shutdown orders, Jason Withrow, owner of Global Graphics, knew many other small businesses in the area were suffering as well.
An effort to have a veteran with mental illness released from the Smith County Jail to get the help he needs may have proved successful over the Thanksgiving weekend.
When residents of The Enclave at Round Rock Senior Living wanted someone to help call their virtual bingo games on bingo night, so they posted a social media Tik Tok video requesting actor Matthew McConaughey.
Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 in a region that includes Gregg County remained above 15% on Tuesday for the third consecutive day, edging closer to a threshold that could mean replacing some restrictions to stop the spread of the virus.
Family, friends and co-workers are mourning the loss of Papacita’s Mexican Restaurant founder Robert Hampton, who greeted customers at the Mexican food restaurant with a “big smile and a hearty welcome.”
A blessing and dedication ceremony for the newly constructed columbarium and prayer garden at St. Matthew Catholic Church is scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday at 2905 Arrow Lane in Longview.
The Belcher Center is delaying its entire planned 2020-21 season lineup by one year to 2021-22 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, officials announced Monday.
COVID-19 hospitalizations in an area that includes Gregg and surrounding counties surpassed a threshold for the second day on Monday that could mean replacing some restrictions to stop the spread of the virus if the trend continues.
Gregg County Commissioners voted Monday to set aside up to $100,000 of coronavirus relief funds to reimburse Longview Regional Medical Center for specialized ICU beds being used to treat COVID-19 patients.
ARLINGTON — In a season of so much uncertainty, the Dallas Cowboys can count on one thing: being alone in last place in the NFL’s worst division going into Week 13.
Two pedestrians were killed Sunday after being struck by a pickup while crossing U.S. 80 in Wills Point, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus vaccine inching toward approval in the U.S. is desperately anticipated by weary Americans longing for a path back to normal life. But criminals are waiting, too, ready to use that desperation to their advantage, federal investigators say.
A community group is teaming with the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation to help other nonprofit organizations make Longview a better place to live.
Officials have identified a Longview man who was killed in a Thanksgiving night shooting at what law enforcement called a “party event” in Harrison County.
Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series about how locally-owned, small businesses in the Longview area are faring — and in some cases surviving — in the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the COVID-19 pandemic pushes more East Texans outside, it's also inspired a Christmas fervor for many looking to escape the pandemic blues — yes, bring on the holidays. The area's Christmas tree farms say they're ready.
The East Texas Alzheimer’s Alliance has created a new in-home respite program that will offer family caregivers access to free, short-term relief with the help of in-home care professionals.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way some Longview nonprofit organizations provide assistance this Christmas season, volunteers and organizers have not cut back on their holiday spirit
Heart’sWay Hospice has set its annual Love Lights at Christmas luminary ceremony 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday at its Longview office, 4351 McCann Road.
The Texas Department of Transportation is launching a statewide digital highway sign contest to find the best and most creative safe-driving message related to impaired driving (drunk or drugged driving,) distracted driving (texting while driving,) not wearing seatbelts and/or speeding.
Kilgore ISD is looking to recoup funds lost in 2019 as the result of a statewide lawsuit that significantly changed how heavy oilfield equipment is taxed in Texas.
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis raised 13 new cardinals to the highest rank in the Catholic hierarchy Saturday and immediately warned them not to use their titles for corrupt, personal gain, presiding over a ceremony marked from beginning to end by the coronavirus pandemic.
More than 20 years ago, Cassandra Taylor was renting a duplex in Tyler that had just a bed, kitchenette and little space.
The Friends of Lake O’ the Pines group is trying something new this holiday season — a drive-thru Christmas Campsite Light Tour at Brushy Creek.
The residents of Moss Bluff, Cameron and Lake Charles, Louisiana, have not had an easy 2020, with Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta devastating the area earlier this year.
ATLANTA — A panel of U.S. advisers will meet Tuesday to vote on how scarce, initial supplies of a COVID-19 vaccine will be given out once one has been approved.