The first of four community meetings planned by Longview ISD to gather input on a district-wide charter plan is scheduled Monday.
A five-year-old Waskom boy whose mother and her boyfriend were arrested this week by Harrison County Sheriff's Office officials on felony charges of injury to a child, has now died.
KILGORE — Landon Pierce climbed into the bucket of a West Harrison Volunteer Fire Department ladder truck with his brother, Grayson, and mother, Nicole.
Longview police on Saturday identified Barbara A. Cruea, 74, of Longview as the motorist who died after a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon in the 1300 block of West Loop 281.
Bill Holder, a Panola County native who served as the Panola Watchman's publisher for 20 years and also supervised 15 East Texas newspapers under ASP Westward, died Thursday.
TYLER — A new poll taken after the most recent presidential primary debate says Democrats in Texas prefer former Vice President Joe Biden to former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke.
Marcanthony Rojas wants to become a firefighter one day. So, naturally, he is enrolled in the Fire Protection Academy to help him achieve his goal.
The unemployment rate in the Longview metro area dropped from 4% in July to 3.9% in August, while the statewide rate held steady at 3.4%, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
Mobberly Baptist Church has scheduled its 10th annual rummage sale for 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 4 and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 5 in the Longview Exhibit Building at the Gregg County Fairgrounds, 1123 Jaycee Drive.
GLADEWATER — As costs increase to use a Longview animal shelter, two local cities hope vouchers can curtail drop-offs of stray animals from nonresidents.
The HealthyView Task Force of the Longview Chamber of Commerce is seeking people to answer a survey to give input as the chamber explores ways to improve the culture of health and well-being in the community.
The Overton Brooks VA Medical Center will mark National POW/MIA Recognition Day at 10 a.m. today in the Education Center, Room 2W62, 510 E. Stoner Ave., Shreveport.
HALLSVILLE — The city of Hallsville is growing. By every measure, the school district, new businesses and home development, Harrison county’s most eastern city is in the midst of a growth spurt, Hallsville Mayor Jesse Casey said on Thursday.
A mother and a grandmother fighting the Tatum ISD dress code that they say is racially discriminatory have hired a lawyer, and the women said the 4- and 5-year-old boys at the center of the controversy spent Thursday in in-school suspension for dress code violations.
Full participation, or a lack thereof, among Longview residents in past census counts likely has led to a steady decrease in federal funding to the city, a local official said Thursday.
Drivers who normally travel U.S. 59 between U.S. 80 and Texas 43 North will need to find an alternative route Sunday. Union Pacific Railroad will close the highway to through traffic to make repairs to the railroad crossing.
Harrison County sheriff’s officials arrested a mother and her boyfriend for injury to a child Wednesday after responding to a call of a child having trouble breathing after reportedly falling off a porch.
Tropical Depression Imelda is expected to dump 4 to 6 inches of rain in Longview through Friday and relieve the parched Piney Woods after a summer of drought, according to the National Weather Service in Shreveport. And life-threatening flash flooding also is a threat.
Kilgore ISD school board trustees consulted with the school’s attorney Monday in closed session for an update on litigation in the case Axberg v. Kilgore ISD.
JEFFERSON — The Marion County Commissioners Court approved on Monday to resubmit its application into the Texas Countywide Polling Place Program after being rejected for participation for the upcoming Nov. 5 Constitutional Amendment Election.
Students at Longview ISD will soon be able to see the inside of a body, put together a machine and see other places in the world without leaving the classroom.
Next year, Gregg County property owners will be able to go to one online source to find proposed tax rates, how they would affect residents’ tax bills and time and dates of public hearings for those rates.
A time capsule designed to preserve Longview mementos for 100 years was opened Wednesday after arriving this past week to the city's Development Services Department.
Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport will conduct its seventh annual VA Community Mental Health Summit today, and it will focus on the VA’s shift to providing meaningful health and mental health care everywhere.
The Longview Development Services Department issued 16 permits for single-family homes in August, the busiest month since builders took out 17 permits in February.
HALLSVILLE — The Hallsville city council on Tuesday unanimously adopted a reduced tax rate and balanced budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year.
Sign ordinance amendments Longview leaders say would limit digital billboards but not limit development are being reviewed by city attorneys.
Well it's Groundhog Day... again — or so the people of Carthage must think as they drive past the North St. Mary Street entrance to Davis Park.
Longview police arrested a man Sunday night minutes before his 29th birthday and charged him with forcing a woman to perform a sex act and slapping her after she refused further sex acts, according to a report.
The Women’s Philanthropy Summit will explore opportunities and obstacles for giving from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Rose Heights Community Life Center, 2110 Old Omen Road, Tyler.
The Tyler Municipal Rose Garden has been added to the nation’s top historical sites. It is now on the National Register of Historic Places, an announcement from the city said.