The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Social Work is partnering with Texas Health Institute in Austin to implement an initiative to crack down on the opioid crisis in Gregg, Harrison and Panola counties.
Texas Bigfoot Conference founder Craig Woolheater is bringing a new annual event to East Texas in honor of the elusive legendary monster.
Melissa Martinez has been teaching for 17 years, so when she was ready to get back on her feet after being discharged from the hospital after contracting COVID-19 this past year, she knew she had to return to education in some capacity.
The smiles were as big as the flapjacks Saturday morning at Pancakes with Santa at the Longview First United Methodist Church Faith Center.
A Longview couple visiting their missionary son in South Africa should now have a way to get home after they say their initial plans were foiled due to airline confusion and travel restrictions related to the Omicron COVID-19 variant.
Children watched intently Saturday as model trains whirled around an 8- by 42-foot track at the Gregg County Historical Museum, quickly pointing out their favorites to their parents and grandparents.
Thanksgiving and Christmas often are thought of as times of plenty, joy and celebration, as families gather around dinner tables to share turkey, ham, stuffing and other favorites.
Marshall ISD officials, students, community members and the Greater Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated the new high school ag barn and updated auditorium Thursday with a grand opening and ribbon-cutting event.
Members of a new Gregg County Sexual Assault Response Team hope it increases prevention and education to prevent assaults as well as improves communication and protocols among law enforcement.
The recent tragic loss of an 11-year-old Hallsville girl during a hunting accident has brought the community together in grief — and love, the city’s mayor said.
Hiway 80 Rescue Mission helped hundreds of children last year with its drive-thru Christmas gift distributions, and this year organizers are aiming to benefit even more East Texas families.
An East Texas medical team is assembling 600 appreciation bags for Border Patrol agents after learning about their plight during a trip this past month.
Sunbird Barbecue owners Bryan Bingham and David Segovia expanded their Longview-area business this week with the addition of a new pit that doubles their cooking space.
Plays and concerts, parties and meetings. For decades, the Longview Community Center played host to a variety of events as a downtown cornerpiece.
Interim Senior Pastor David Dykes says he views his role at Mobberly Baptist Church as a shepherd to the congregation.
As he announced his run for U.S. Congress, Smith County Judge Nathaniel Moran said Thursday in Tyler he will be a man of principle, ideas and building relationships as he seeks to represent the region at the federal level.
Ladadrian Deontae King cried at times and talked about being a member of Longview gang TYB before he was sentenced Thursday to 50 years in prison for killing Henry England Williams in 2018.
CampV and the Historic Aviation Memorial Museum will honor the 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor on Saturday by recognizing an East Texas man who was killed in the attack.
East Texans should be aware of common phone scams throughout the year and not just during the holidays, according to local law enforcement.
Smith County Judge Nathaniel Moran has filed paperwork to run for Congress to fill U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert's seat, according to Federal Election Commission records.
Options for purchasing choose-and-cut Christmas trees are dwindling in East Texas, with several area farms selling out during their first open weekend.
Several downtown Longview streets will be closed beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday ahead of the Longview Ambucs Christmas Parade.
The weekend is almost here. If you’re looking for something to do, check out this list of events and activities in the Longview area. And if you just can't wait until the weekend, a few Christmas parades will be rolling through area downtown streets beginning Thursday.
A Longview man being held on charges from the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol “presents a clear, concrete, and continuing danger to the community,” federal prosecutors said in response to his request to be released ahead of trial.
Smith County Judge Nathaniel Moran has set announcements in Tyler and Longview on Thursday to address a potential 2022 run for the seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert.
Gregg County’s seven-day rolling rate of COVID-19 infection has dropped 31% since Wednesday, according to data released Monday by the Northeast Texas Public Health District.
A hunter in Hallsville was adjusting his rifle Saturday — thinking the firearm was no longer loaded — when it went off and killed his 11-year-old daughter, according to Harrison County Sheriff Brandon “B.J.” Fletcher.
The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a press conference about the Saturday hunting accident in Hallsville involving the fatal shooting of an 11-year-old girl.
Christian radio station KVNE in Tyler and East Texas-based Hiway 80 Rescue Mission are collecting donations as part of their annual holiday drive to provide hygiene care packages for those experiencing homelessness.
Actor Matthew McConaughey on Sunday removed himself from consideration as a potential candidate for governor after months of toying with a campaign.
MARSHALL — Wiley College’s radio station has spent the past two years building listeners, teaching students to DJ and most recently adding new programing.
The Jefferson Christmas parade and Enchanted Forest lighting ceremony at Lions Park have been postponed until 6 p.m. today because of expected rain, officials announced Saturday.
The Saturday after Thanksgiving celebrates and supports small businesses, and this year, Longview merchants said they saw a steady stream of customers.
The ongoing effects of COVID-19 factored into the quarterly financial results reported in recent weeks by some of Longview’s largest public traded employers.
Representatives from AEP-Southwestern Electric Power Co. as well as local community leaders will meet next week in Hallsville and Marshall to discuss the economic impact of the upcoming Pirkey Power Plant and Sabine Mine closures.
Actor and Longview native Heath Freeman was known for making authentic, genuine connections with people .
The parking lot was packed Friday, but inside the Longview Mall, crowds were thin, and the frenzy of Black Friday shopping from years past was nowhere in sight.
The Gregg County Health Department is offering booster doses of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for anyone older than 18.