Actor and Longview native Heath Freeman was known for making authentic, genuine connections with people .
Representatives from AEP-Southwestern Electric Power Co. as well as local community leaders will meet next week in Hallsville and Marshall to discuss the economic impact of the upcoming Pirkey Power Plant and Sabine Mine closures.
The parking lot was packed Friday, but inside the Longview Mall, crowds were thin, and the frenzy of Black Friday shopping from years past was nowhere in sight.
Music played, community members danced and prizes were handed out at the third annual Thanksgiving meal hosted by Longview District 3 Councilman Wray Wade.
The addition of lights and trees is being considered for Mobberly Avenue renovations in response to public input on the Longview bond project.
The Gregg County Health Department is now offering booster doses of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccines for anyone over the age of 18. The Johnson & Johnson booster vaccine is not yet available in the county.
Kilgore ISD is moving ahead with the next steps for its recently passed bond packages, which will fund the construction of a new high school and various district improvements.
Christmas parades will soon be in full swing in East Texas as holiday-themed floats, marching bands and, of course, Santa Claus make their way through crowd-lined downtown streets.
The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase traffic enforcement over the Thanksgiving holiday and following weekend, the department announced Monday.
A pleasant breeze blew through the parking lot Tuesday of the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center as families drove up to receive their Thanksgiving food boxes.
East Texas Republican leaders on Tuesday said longtime U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert has the experience to be an effective attorney general for the state, while Democrats are uninterested in having the congressman in Austin.
Dorothy Wisdom drove from Ore City to arrive at the Longview Goudarzi & Young law office around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday to pick up a free Thanksgiving turkey.
The surviving children of a 73-year-old East Texas woman killed in a 2016 crash were awarded $730 million Monday by a Titus County jury in a wrongful death lawsuit.
The Women’s Center of East Texas this past week kicked off its “Stock the Sleigh” holiday fundraiser for children of domestic violence with a modern twist.
After announcing he was considering a run for Texas attorney general earlier this month, U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert said Monday he will challenge incumbent Ken Paxton in the March Republican primary.
TYLER — A convoy of emergency and law enforcement vehicles honored UT Health paramedic David Eads with a special procession into Tyler on Monday morning.
Gregg County saw its active COVID-19 cases fall by more than 5% since Thursday, according to data released Monday from the Northeast Public Health District.
Heartisans Marketplace in Longview has received a grant from the Texas Bar Foundation to fund a new assistant program director’s position.
After U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler, recently announced his potential run for Texas attorney general, Smith County Judge Nathaniel Moran said he’s considering a 2022 run for Gohmert's congressional seat
A former staff member for U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert is seeking to represent the 1st Congressional District, which includes Tyler and Longview
Newgate Mission returned Saturday morning with its in-person Gobble Wobble fundraiser at the Paul G. Boorman Trail in Longview.
Vendors from Longview and elsewhere in the area showcased their handmade creations, crafts and delicacies Saturday during the Holiday Market, which wrapped up the season at the Historic Longview Farmers Market.
Smith County Pct. 1 Constable Curtis Traylor-Harris and two of his deputies are accused of stealing ammunition, watches, sunglasses, makeup and cash while serving an eviction notice in January in Tyler, police documents show.
After taking a year off because of COVID-19, Buckner Children and Family Services will return with its third Christmas market this holiday season.
Trinity School of Texas students on Friday saw their labor bear (canned) fruit as they loaded up items donated to the Longview Thanksgiving Food Drive.
LeTourneau University's Belcher Center will host Grammy-nominated Christian pop band Newsboys on Saturday as part of the band’s “Step Into the Light” tour, along with supporting acts Mandisa, We the Messengers, Cade Thompson and Adam Agee.
The rates of lung cancer in East Texas are the highest in the state and are directly related to higher tobacco consumption, according to Smith County Health Authority Dr. Paul McGaha.
NEW YORK (AP) — More than half a century after the assassination of Malcolm X, two of his convicted killers were exonerated Thursday after decades of doubt about who was responsible for the civil rights icon’s death.
Gregg County saw its active COVID-19 cases fall 17% since Monday, according to data released Thursday from the Northeast Public Health District.
A man was convicted Thursday and sentenced to life in prison for shooting and killing a woman on New Year’s Eve 2017 in Kilgore.
Longview ISD’s Ned E. Williams Magnet STEAM Academy held its SmartLab learning facility grand opening Thursday, demonstrating how students are putting the specialty equipment to use.
A Longview woman has a daughter with the husband of a woman she is accused of stabbing, and the two women have been in previous altercations, according to court documents.
A 29-year-old Longview man is facing a charge of indecency with a child by sexual contact after police said he climbed into bed with a girl the day after she turned 16.