A new traffic light and turn lanes will be coming to Hawkins Parkway early in 2021.
HENDERSON — As Kadee Wilkins-Clark and her fellow Longview High School students waited Tuesday for the first event of the Harvest Festival & Livestock Show, she couldn’t help but talk about her passion for pigs.
All Gregg County school districts have received an A in Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas ratings. The grades show the state determined those districts are spending tax dollars responsibly.
CARTHAGE — Luminant plans to build a new solar farm on the site of its retired Oak Hill lignite mine south of Longview and on the west side of Martin Lake Power Plant.
A former Longview High School teacher has been indicted by a Harrison County grand jury on four counts of sexual assault of a child, two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child and one count of continuous sex abuse of a child younger than age 14.
Voting is open for the people’s choice awards for the 2020 Texas Downtown Association President’s Awards Program, and voters can use social media to show support for three Longview finalists.
Public health officials on Monday reported another steep increase in confirmed COVID-19 recoveries locally, but they also reported four more confirmed deaths from the virus in Smith County.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The magnitude of the earthquake that struck off the Alaska Peninsula and produced a tsunami with small waves was revised up to 7.6, officials said Tuesday.
Longtime East Texas attorney Clifton L. “Scrappy” Holmes lived a life worth living, a colleague of more than a dozen years said Monday. Holmes, 81, of Diana, died Friday surrounded by family in his home.
For 60 years, the Bargain Box, in all its various forms, has helped the Junior League of Longview leave its mark on the city. With a changing retail landscape, though, the organization has decided it's time to finally close the doors.
ARLINGTON (AP) — Clayton Kershaw has pitched in the final game of the season for the Los Angeles Dodgers six of the last seven years. None of those were followed by lifting the World Series trophy.
Two FoodNetwork celebrity chefs teamed up with the Jacksonville fire and police departments on Saturday for a friendly competition as part of the Hassell Cattle Grilling Games, where the participants’ outdoor BBQ skills were “sear-iously put to the ultimate test!”
In 1965, Theodore Beard Jr., now 92, marched on Selma across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. A landmark in the civil rights movement, the march fought for African Americans’ right to vote. The progress of that movement is reflected decades later as Beard’s son, Longview ISD trustee Ted Beard, was …
IOLA, Wis. (AP) — They wrote it right into their business plan — an expectation that, each year, at least half the stock on which their livelihood depends would die.
The energetic 3-year-old boy toddled around the living room of his Longview home with a blanket over his head, announcing he was a ghost.
A local pastor who has helped lead Longview’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day activities says he intends to make good on $4,500 in unpaid scholarships to four students who won contests between 2015 and 2019.
Although some East Texas school districts have changed or even eliminated their remote learning programs amid high failure rates, local school leaders say they have no immediate plans to follow suit.
An abandoned cemetery, with its cracked tombstones and unmarked graves, sits hidden among the trees on isolated land between Longview and Kilgore.
A longstanding Rusk County tax may be challenged if a Kilgore man is elected to the Rusk County Countywide School Board after the Nov. 3 election.
East Texas Baptist University received a $20,000 donation from the Rotary Club of Marshall to put towards the renovation of the 8th floor of the historic Marshall Grand.
KILGORE — Kilgore cut three ribbons Saturday morning: one for the completion of the Creekside Trail, one for the Bighead Creek Mountain Bike Trail and one for the new Crescent Street Dog Park.
In both Gregg and Smith counties, early voting for the November election continues at a strong and steady pace, with thousands of residents coming out each day to cast their ballots.
The COVID-19 pandemic and leadership changes have forced the private Crisman School in Longview to shut down Oct. 30 for the rest of the school year.
The unemployment rate in the Longview metropolitan statistical area of Gregg, Rusk and Upshur counties increased to 9% in September, a 1.7% jump from August. The local figure also exceeded the Texas unemployment rate for September of 8.3%.
Suzanne Frazer and Dean Otsuki were walking the beaches of Hawaii in 2005 when they saw debris on the beach, and more alarmingly, in the water.
Rapid COVID-19 testing for consenting Longview ISD staff members could begin as early as next week after the district was named part of a state pilot program, a district spokesman said Friday.
CARTHAGE — When the annual Carthage Christmas parade was canceled recently because of COVID-19 concerns, residents were disappointed. David Britt decided to do something about it.
Public health officials on Friday reported another day of double-digit new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Gregg County residents and a new death in Smith County while recoveries remained flat.
Incumbent Republican State Sen. Bryan Hughes and Democratic challenger Audrey Spanko say they’re ready to fight for East Texans at the statehouse.
JEFFERSON — Marion County residents gathered around the newly restored county courthouse Thursday for the dedication of a new time capsule inside of the building’s cornerstone.
Kilgore Councilwoman Merlyn Holmes has been appointed as chairwoman of the East Texas Council of Governments board of directors and executive committee.