The city of Longview will obtain a new ladder truck for the fire department in the coming budget year, with the City Council voting Thursday night to adopt a 2020-21 spending plan that includes the expenditure.
HALLSVILLE — A special visitor showed up to greet Hallsville High School students for their first day of school Thursday, and Marshall High School students returned to a different looking campus with many updates.
Charter organizations operating most Longview ISD campuses will implement similar COVID-19 safety measures such as temperature screenings and face masks when students return to classes Monday.
Longview’s Knights of Pythias lodge has kicked off a campaign to give out signs in support of law enforcement and firefighters.
TYLER — An assembly line of volunteers — many of them members of Rotary Clubs from across East Texas — filled baggies with juice pouches, colorful fruit snacks, mandarin orange slices and whole-grain cheese crackers Wednesday afternoon.
Local health officials announced two new deaths related to COVID-19 on Wednesday in Gregg County as recoveries increased sharply for the second consecutive day.
A Spring Hill ISD staff member who was confirmed to have COVID-19 was at the high school Thursday, according to a letter sent to parents by Superintendent Wayne Guidry.
CARTHAGE — Mission Carthage normally serves 500 to 600 people indoors at the Carthage Civic Center at its annual Back to School Bash giveaway. The COVID-19 pandemic made that impossible this year, so organizers came up with a different plan with the help of Carthage ISD: drive-thru service a…
After colleges and universities had to shut down residence halls and move classes online in the spring, students are back on the LeTourneau University campus in Longview for the fall semester, with COVID-19 precautions in place.
Documents from the Texas Medical Board show a Longview doctor whose license has been suspended is accused of inappropriately touching two male patients younger than 17 during examinations at his office.
Although he’s heard people say there’s no way kids will wear a mask during school, Spring Hill ISD Superintendent Wayne Guidry is confident in his students.
Public health officials this afternoon said two more Gregg County residents with COVID-19 had died as recoveries from the virus surged for the second day in a row, increasing by 69.
A judge in Henderson County has granted immunity for two Union Pacific employees who were operating a train involved in an Athens ISD bus crash that killed one child and injured another.
Henderson ISD is at least the second East Texas school district to have students or staff test positive for COVID-19 soon after starting the year with in-person classes.
A new station is adding a bit of style and creativity to Longview World of Wonders while also paying tribute to the children’s museum longtime fundraiser.
Employees with the Longview Parks and Recreation Department installed a safety surface made of mulched tires around a swing set Tuesday at Rotary Ambucs Park.
HALLSVILLE — The new community group Together Hallsville held its first major event Sunday by handing out more than 500 hamburger meals and more than 200 backpacks full of supplies for students.
The Texas Medical Board has suspended the license of a Longview doctor after discovering he is being investigated in the sexual assault of three children.
A Jefferson High School student has tested positive for COVID-19, Jefferson ISD officials announced Monday. The student was last on campus Saturday for extracurricular activities, and district officials are working to notify students or staff members who might have had contact.
President Donald Trump was abruptly escorted by a U.S. Secret Service agent out of the White House briefing room as he was beginning a coronavirus briefing this afternoon. He returned minutes later, saying there was a “shooting” outside the White House that was “under control.”
Following another round of impassioned discussion Monday about the fate of the Confederate monument on the Gregg County Courthouse lawn, the county judge said commissioners will take action next week.
After further investigation, a former Christus EMS paramedic is now facing an additional child pornography charge for allegedly sharing many inappropriate images of children using Instagram and text messages.
With precautions in place and some concerns, White Oak ISD on Monday started the new school year and became the first district in Gregg County to welcome back students to campuses since they were closed in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.