CARTHAGE — Carthage city officials are considering a proposal to allow food trucks to operate within the city, but the measure has some local business owners concerned about the impacts on brick-and-mortar restaurants.
PITTSBURG — Peach lovers and curious others packed the Efurd Orchards store Friday in Pittsburg, showing no signs of the COVID-19 pandemic keeping people away.
The Public Utility Commission of Texas has rejected a plan by AEP Southwestern Electric Power Co. to add 810 megawatts of wind energy.
Former Lone Star Mayor Karl Stoemer headed south Wednesday afternoon toward Longview to shop for the makings of his own pyrotechnics show, and stopped at a Fantastic Fireworks trailer off U.S. 259 and Bar K Ranch Road.
Two East Texas bar owners attended a rally Tuesday outside the state Capitol in Austin that followed their lawsuit challenging Gov. Greg Abbott's decision on Friday ordering bars in the state to again close because of a rise in coronavirus cases.
The owner of Outlaws Longview Bar is defying a statewide order Gov. Greg Abbott issued to shut down bars beginning noon Friday because of a surge of COVID-19 cases.
The privately run Bradshaw State Jail outside Henderson said it will lay off 229 employees starting July 3 because the Texas Department of Criminal Justice plans to idle the correctional facility.
The company that runs Bradshaw State Jail in Henderson plans to lay off 229 employees as the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will idle the prison on Aug. 31 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jimmy Purcell, chief of the White Oak Volunteer Fire Department, said all 24 firefighters recently tested negative for the new coronavirus.
The city of Longview issued 26 permits for single-family homes in May, showing no sign of a slowdown from the COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying energy industry slump.
The unemployment rate in the tri-county Longview metropolitan statistical area remained stable at 12.2% in May as the COVID-19 pandemic continued, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
Amtrak said it will cut service beginning in October on its Texas Eagle route through Longview and on other long-distance trains from daily to three times a week because ridership has fallen significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A virtual fourth annual HealthyView Summit of the Longview Chamber of Commerce is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, with a keynote speech by a researcher who helps participants optimize their work environments.
Bert Kinkaid, owner of East Texas Glass Co. in Kilgore, said he considers nurses and doctors who treat patients with COVID-19 to be heroes.
Toward the end of every year, chicken producers compete for massive contracts with grocery stores and fast-food chains across America. At least, that’s how it’s supposed to work.
NACOGDOCHES — Silvopasture, a livestock production practice particularly well-suited to the piney woods of East Texas, is being shown off at Stephen F. Austin State University’s Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture.
The Longview-area residential real estate market, which had been immune so far to the pandemic-related economic downturn hitting other industries, slowed in May.
Wild Honey Creamery has gone from selling half-gallon containers of ice cream curbside to letting customers come in and cool off inside the store at 108 E. Tyler St. in Longview.
The pace of decline in the number of U.S. rigs drilling for oil and natural gas continued to slow in the past week as oil prices headed for their first loss in seven weeks.
Sale tax allocations from the state entered the second month in a row of sharp declines for area jurisdictions reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic and energy industry slump.
Oil and gas company BP announced Monday that it will slash its global workforce by 10,000 jobs as the COVID-19 pandemic slams the energy industry.
Little Mexico restaurant has vacated its home of six years at 3495 McCann Road and is moving into a building at 2517 Judson Road that formerly housed Carlitos’ Mexican Restaurant.
Wagner Tuning, a German-based engine parts company, is still coming to a facility in Synergy Park here, moving its sales office from California and establishing a U.S. headquarters that will grow to include manufacturing.