No students were injured in a Friday morning wreck involving a Pine Tree ISD bus, according to officials.
Consultants wanting to add digital signs and redevelop the site of a vacant restaurant in Longview say they’re not giving up, despite a setback from a city panel this week.
Brookly Haley and her mom, Melanie, are best friends, and while she already loves Longview, the Austin native said she still is struggling with the farewell.
Longview is joining with other cities served by AEP-Southwestern Electric Power Co. as they voice concerns about the company’s proposal to buy wind energy.
A Carthage woman received the maximum sentence allowed by law for her crime, Panola County Criminal District Attorney Danny Buck Davidson said.
The Texas Veterans Commission’s Fund for Veterans’ Assistance will present $725,000 in grants to four organizations for providing services to over 500 Tyler area veterans. The presentation will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Habitat ReStore, 822 W. Front St., Tyler.
An environmental group has filed notice it will sue the EPA if the agency does not enforce a 2016 Clean Air Act finding that the Martin Lake Power Plant threatens local health with excess sulfur dioxide emissions.
The Gregg County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of two people found dead this week in a recreational vehicle park near East Mountain.
Longview police and the Texas Rangers have asked the state attorney general for permission to withhold body and dashboard video of the Aug. 7 fatal shooting of Detravian Allison.
Harleton ISD officials said early Thursday that law enforcement officials are investigating a threatening social media post online but that the school district was never directly mentioned in the post.
TYLER — The man accused of killing 10-year-old Kayla Gomez-Orozco of Bullard in November 2016 has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
The troops are out, with Gregg County Republicans and Democrats both mounting voter registration drives on competing missions to either keep Texas red in 2020 or giving the longtime dominant party the blues.
The Longview Planning and Zoning Commission recommended Tuesday that the Boy Scout Troop 201 cabin at Teague Park receive a Local Historical Landmark designation.
If voters in Gregg County Emergency Services District No. 2 allow sales tax collection, it will ease tax burdens on property owners and help local firefighters reach their goal of 24-hour staffing, Sabine Volunteer Fire Chief Richard Sisk said.
KILGORE — The Kilgore College board of trustees is planning public hearings at noon Friday and at 6 p.m. Aug. 29 on a proposed tax revenue increase resulting from higher property values.
Gilmer City Council members were unanimous on Monday night in approving a $3.4 million spending plan for the coming fiscal year, keeping the property tax rate at slightly less than 63 cents for the fourth year in a row.
BEAUMONT — Investigators say a Union Pacific worker has died after being pinned between two railway tanker cars in Southeast Texas.
The preliminary autopsy for two people found dead in a recreational vehicle park near East Mountain is not altering the case as a death investigation, Gregg County Sheriff’s spokesman Lt. Josh Tubb said Wednesday morning.
The Texas Education Agency on Thursday released its 2019 accountability ratings for state school districts. Find a list of the letter grades and scores for local districts and individual campuses below.
When students walk into Cody Dugger’s U.S. history class today at Pine Tree Junior High School, they’ll find a first-year teacher excited about his subject.
The Greater Marshall Chamber of Commerce announced Monday the appointment of Stacia Runnels as its new executive director following an extensive two-month search.
A power outage Sunday that affected 85,000 East Texas customers of AEP Southwestern Electric Power Co. was caused by an overload on part of the power grid after vegetation came into contact with two major power lines between Longview and Hallsville, the utility said Tuesday evening.
GILMER — A newly enacted state law allowed Gilmer ISD trustees Monday to set their tax rate a dime less than initially anticipated as they approved a larger annual budget for the growing district.
The second defendant in a September 2017 racing wreck in Longview that killed two teenage girls and seriously injured a woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to three charges and was sentenced to 12 years in state prison.
Update: The Smith County Sheriff's Office said preliminary findings from an autopsy conducted on 3-year-old Madison Williams show the cause of death was drowning. The Smith County Sheriff's Office said the investigation is still ongoing.
HENDERSON — Rusk County commissioners Tuesday set their tax rate for the coming year at slightly more than 55.6 cents to partially fuel a $32.7 million spending plan for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.
CARTHAGE — The Carthage ISD board of trustees approved a $31.5 million budget and a 7-cent decrease in the district’s tax rate Monday, bringing the total tax rate to $1.21 per $100 of valuation.
The Gregg County Sheriff’s Office is continuing an investigation into the deaths of two people found Monday in a recreational vehicle park in the 300 block of Coulter Road off FM 1844 near East Mountain, sheriff’s Lt. spokesman Josh Tubb said Tuesday.
A seal coat project by the Texas Department of Transportation will close part of U.S. 259 today in Gregg and Rusk counties, requiring drivers to use alternative routes.
AEP-Southwestern Electric Power Co. staff continued Monday evening to try to find the cause of a massive power failure that affected about 85,000 of its customers Sunday throughout Northeast Texas, spokeswoman Carey Sullivan said.
KILGORE — The East Texas Oil Museum is hosting a special outreach to the people who have been part of its lifeblood since the beginning.
Gregg County voters will cast ballots using new voting machines when they consider state constitutional amendments and a sales tax referendum on Nov. 5.
Ware East Texas Montessori Academy student Luis Ramos started his first day of fourth grade Monday with a goal in mind: to learn more English this year.
Starting Oct. 1, filing a lawsuit or requesting documents in Gregg County will cost twice as much as current fees.