The Upshur County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of a body found Saturday off of Crabapple Road about a mile from FM 1404, according to a statement from Sheriff Larry Webb.
A Mineola man was killed early Saturday in a two-vehicle crash in Gregg County, according to Texas Department of Transportation spokeswoman Sgt. Jean Dark.
An exhibit that opened recently at the Longview Museum of Fine Arts honors Longview's heritage — picking up from a celebration that got cut short when the global COVID-19 pandemic shut down the city's spring-filled calendar of 150th birthday events.
The unemployment rate in Gregg, Rusk and Upshur counties was three times higher in April than it was in February as the new coronavirus global pandemic continued to cost jobs, according to a report from the Texas Workforce Commission.
Before the world ground to a near-halt because of concerns about the spread of COVID-19, single mom Jacklyn Boyce usually worked three or four jobs at a time.
Friday brought another day of increases in coronavirus cases to East Texas, as 54 more cases were confirmed across the 25-county region, with Titus County's tally again accounting for the largest portion, as it had on Thursday.
Kilgore ISD trustees met in closed session at their Monday meeting to discuss the reorganization of the board before returning to open session to make nominations and hold votes.
JEFFERSON — The Jefferson City Council on Tuesday unanimously voted to exempt hotels from penalties and interest in hotel occupancy tax collections because of the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gregg County school districts are set to receive almost $5 million in federal funding this summer related to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The attorney working with Tara Reade, the former Joe Biden Senate staffer who alleged he sexually assaulted her in the 1990s, said Friday he is no longer representing her, just two weeks after he first began working with her.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In its first-ever virtual graduation and commissioning ceremony, the U.S. Naval Academy on Friday welcomed a new class of officers into the Navy and Marine Corps as the sea services steer through the coronavirus crisis.
The unemployment rate in the tri-county Longview Metropolitan Statistical Area hit 12.3% in April as the COVID-19 pandemic spread and was triple the pre-pandemic rate of 4.1% in February.
Asbury House Child Enrichment Center and SeeSaw Children’s Place in Longview both hosted Thursday graduation ceremonies adapted for the continued coronavirus pandemic.
The U.S. Senate confirmed U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Heath, as director of national intelligence Thursday, elevating him to a Cabinet-level position in the Trump administration and creating a vacancy for his congressional seat in Northeast Texas.
The 25-county East Texas region saw a jump of 94 cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, due in large part to 61 newly reported cases in Titus County.
Two years after the elimination of Marshall Amtrak’s customer service representative position, Marshall Depot board was thrilled to announce, on Wednesday, Amtrak’s decision to restore staffing.
As Texas starts to reopen from COVID-19 closures, local summer camps are ramping up plans to welcome children, though some camps will be different from the norm.
A shooting at a Texas naval air station that wounded a sailor and left the gunman dead early Thursday was being investigated as “terrorism-related,” the FBI said, but divulged few details as to why.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas Supreme Court justice said Thursday that she and her husband have tested positive for COVID-19 after going to a drive-through testing center with symptoms including body aches and fevers.
The test kits for the state supported living center residents have been ordered and are on their way. The agency is “working on a broader plan to get the test kits for staff," a state official said.
WYLIE, Texas (AP) — The mayor of a Dallas suburb told a fellow City Council member in an email that women shouldn’t be allowed to lead prayer at public meetings because he believes it goes against teachings in the Bible.
The Senate today confirmed Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe as director of national intelligence, installing a new head of the nation's intelligence agencies at a time when President Donald Trump has ousted multiple officials.
The number of positive cases of COVID-19 continues a steady climb in the East Texas region, as partial results from a mobile testing effort last week in Longview showed 11 confirmed cases in the area and Harrison, Panola, Smith, Morris and Henderson counties all reported additional cases. In addition, Titus County saw a second death.
The Rusk County Commissioners Court appointed a new assessor/collector Wednesday and voted unanimously to approve the purchase of 225 acres outside Loop 571 and FM 323 by the Henderson Economic Development Corp.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday that five hospitals in four East Texas counties, including Gregg County, will be receiving six cases of the antiviral drug remdesivir, a medicine that can speed recovery from COVID-19.
Spring Hill ISD’s board meeting Monday was business as usual for some, but for trustee Karen Wright, it was the last of 18 years’ worth of meetings.
Harrison County Judge Chad Sims on Wednesday afternoon reported 11 more confirmed cases of COVID-19 in county residents, bringing the total in his county to 223.
At least 11 people tested positive for COVID-19 in mobile testing last week at the Longview Fairgrounds. Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt said the outcomes of 209 tests were pending.
Texas public school districts may offer summer school in their classrooms as early as June 1, according to an executive order the governor issued Monday, but at least two East Texas school districts will be waiting until July because everybody needs a brief break, they say.
Brenna Barnhill and her 2-year-old daughter, Paislee, spent part of Monday afternoon watching thin-legged pink flamingos stomp around their lagoon at Caldwell Zoo.
Tyler Weisenberger, owner of Red Rooster Tattoo on East Marshall Avenue in Longview, said he has fielded 10 to 15 calls a day from customers during a statewide shutdown to combat the spread of COVID-19.
The number of COVID-19 fatalities across the 25-county East Texas region on Tuesday topped 100, including three deaths in Harrison County and one in Panola County.
Another residential neighborhood could be coming to George Richey Road near Spring Hill High School.
The Longview Arboretum and Nature Center’s Spring Concert Series continues Thursday with a performance by the Jazz Connection with George Faber.
Harrison County Judge Chad Sims this afternoon said his county has recorded another three coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the death toll to 22.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday approved the nomination of Texas GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe to be director of national intelligence, sending the nomination to the Senate floor for his likely confirmation.
Gladewater Round-Up Rodeo organizers have canceled the annual event more than a month after declaring it would keep its June date. The rodeo had operated continuously since 1938.