Texas lifted its mask mandate and business restrictions about four weeks ago. Spring break ended about three weeks ago. However, local COVID-19 case counts have become almost a trickle, in contrast to the spikes that occurred after Thanksgiving and Christmas, for instance.
Agriculture students at New Diana High School not only are learning about growing food, they’re also discovering the value of giving their harvest to the community.
Leaders of East Texas nonprofit organizations say they’re looking forward to holding in-person fundraisers as COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed, hoping to slowly climb out of the financial bind caused by the pandemic.
A campaign event for Longview City Council District 2 incumbent Councilwoman Nona Snoddy is scheduled noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Lear Park, 100 H.G. Mosley Parkway.
GILMER — Barbecue artists came from near and far to compete Saturday in a new event in downtown Gilmer that, with a combination of food, bands and vendors, drew almost 2,000 people.
“This is the first cougar picture I have seen, and I’ve been here over 30 years as a veterinarian,” Dr. Dwayne Collins said after studying a photo of a cougar behind three deer one mile west of Edom in Van Zandt County. “This is the first clean picture I’ve seen in over 30 years of being a v…
The Jefferson City Council voted Thursday to table a decision to name a new city administrator and also declined to allow the person in that position to live outside the city limits.
Just nine weeks after he suffered a massive heart attack before a Gladewater Rotary Club meeting, Gregg County Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace Tim Bryan told his story Friday to Rotarians in another city.
With the Greater Longview United Way’s 2020-21 fundraising campaign wrapped up and a celebration event on the horizon, the organization is looking forward to its first in-person fundraising event since the COVID-19 pandemic led to the cancellation of gatherings.
Students involved in Hallsville High School's one-act play are giving the community a last chance to see their award-winning production.
The Longview City Council on Thursday awarded a $5.4 million contract to RLM General Contractors for renovations and upgrades to Broughton Recreation Center and Park. Members also paved the way for a new Starbucks with a drive-thru on Gilmer Road.
When Julee Rachels founded Heartisans Marketplace, she never imagined the growth it would experience in its seven years. In fact, she said she was amazed volunteers kept showing up every day.
For a district that prides itself on “building something special,” the COVID-19 pandemic wasn’t going to stop Pine Tree ISD from staging its Special Education Track Meet.
President Joe Biden, in his first gun control measures since taking office, announced a half-dozen executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing a proliferation of gun violence across the nation that he called an “epidemic and an international embarrassment."
A new pop-up store set to open Friday in Longview is aimed at becoming a new source of fundraising for Northeast Texas Habitat for Humanity.
Walmart and Sam’s Club have launched an initiative to support the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, including the East Texas Food Bank, through the Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign.
MARSHALL — Alera Waite has had a love for foster animals as long as she can remember. As one of the Friends of Marshall Animals’ youngest foster volunteers, the 14-year-old took it upon herself to start a fundraiser to help her city’s new Animal Adoption Center, which is under construction.
A New York investment firm that already owns another Longview building is the new owner of the Neiman Marcus distribution facility in the Longview Business Park, according to Harrison County property records.
Attracting, retaining and re-developing businesses, workforce development programs, improving transportation and infrastructure. These are the goals of candidates seeking seats on the Longview City Council.
A series of lunchtime concerts kicked off Tuesday at the World’s Richest Acre Park in downtown Kilgore with a live performance by Covenant Olatunde.
To mark the completion of renovations to the 1913 Marion County Courthouse, a watercolor painting depicting the building has been donated to be put on display.
The Longview City Council candidate forums are live on the News-Journal's Facebook page. Thanks to M Roberts Digital for the multi-camera broadcast. Watch the forums here.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Rory McIlroy stopped by to encourage Tiger Woods as he recovers from multiple leg injuries and might have come away with some inspiration of his own.
U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert says he believes reining in the national debt as well as improving infrastructure shouldn’t be partisan or even political issues.
Online STAAR testing was abandoned within the first hours Tuesday after students across the state and in the Longview area experienced technical issues preventing them from completing the exams.
Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order banning state agencies and publicly funded entities from creating "vaccine passports" or otherwise requiring proof of a COVID-19 vaccine in order to receive services.
A three-way race for Longview City Council's District 1 will be down to two after John Sims said he is dropping his bid for the seat, although the deadline to withdraw has passed.
Sunday and Monday’s mostly sunny skies and highs reaching the 80s brought families to the playgrounds and made for great Easter Egg hunt weather in East Texas, but the spring weather will turn humid and could lead to severe thunderstorms later this week.