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Public health officials on Wednesday announced 92 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in Gregg County as the county’s community spread level remained the highest in a seven-county area. Hospitalizations from the virus in the region also remained above 15% for the 37th straight day.

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Despite having portions of her business shut down for weeks during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, owner Lori Wilcox says when Fountain of Youth Salon and Spa was allowed to reopen its doors, she needed a vacation.

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Recoveries from COVID-19 in Gregg County residents have shot up by more than 400 since Friday as public health officials Tuesday also announced almost 160 newly confirmed cases and one new confirmed death from the virus.

Patrick Odom’s music and personality were famous at Tyler-area senior living homes and at the Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County. Through his strumming of the guitar and singing of the oldies over the years, he brought back memories and spurred happiness for local seniors.

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The latest state data show COVID-19 patients have taken up more than 15% of hospital capacity in a region that includes Longview and Tyler for 35 straight days; however, the rate has been dropping in recent days.

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Through songs and testimony, church leaders across the community shared a message of love and unity Monday as they remembered and celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Two people were killed Saturday night in a two-vehicle crash near Henderson in which one of the vehicles caught fire, according to Texas Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Sgt. Jean Dark.

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From staff reports Sunny skies brought out Longview residents — and their best friends — outdoors Saturday to enjoy the city’s numerous parks, such as Stragent Dog Park off the Paul Boorman Trail. Those ideal outdoor conditions are expected to continue today and Monday before rain comes into…

The Kilgore City Council has given approval for the city's police department to move into Phase II of implementing a new body and dashboard camera system.

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WASHINGTON — By the busload and planeload, National Guard troops were pouring into the nation’s capital on Saturday, as governors answered the urgent pleas of U.S. defense officials for more troops to help safeguard Washington even as they keep anxious eyes on possible violent protests in th…

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Pine Tree ISD Place 1 Trustee Adam Graves is hoping voters will give him another three years on the school board. Drew Seidel is aiming for a chance to serve the district in the Place 2 position.

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The Starrville Methodist Church has 12 members. On any given Sunday, some of those members might attend another church in the area or instead a Tuesday prayer group at the church.

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NEW YORK— Francisco Lindor, Kris Bryant, Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager were among 112 players who agreed to one-year contracts Friday, leaving just 13 to swap salary arbitration figures during a slow offseason in the aftermath of the financial carnage caused by the coronavirus pandemic.