Public health officials on Wednesday announced a dozen new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Gregg County residents, half the number of new cases reported the previous day.
The House voted 223-to-176 to table the resolution sponsored by Rep. Louie Gohmert, who introduced it in July as a counter to the overwhelming, bipartisan House vote to remove statues of Confederate leaders from the Capitol.
Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series about how locally-owned, small businesses in the Longview area are faring — and in some cases surviving — in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Goodwill Industries of East Texas has received a federal grant of $483,332 to help recruit, train, and retain more women in quality pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs.
East Texas businessman Mike Clements has given $100,000 to Kilgore College athletic programs to benefit student-athletes, his latest donation to his alma mater.
ATLANTA (AP) — Former Atlanta City Councilman Kwanza Hall and former Morehouse College President Robert Franklin advanced to a runoff in Tuesday’s special election to fill the short remainder of the late John Lewis’ term in Congress.
The Gregg County Sheriff’s Office has received a $163,000 grant from the state related to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said Tuesday.
A new skate park under construction in Longview could soon have a new name that reflects both its variety of uses and the man who spearheaded the project.
Election websites in Upshur and Panola counties are among 80 in the state named in a federal complaint filed earlier this month by the nonprofit group Disability Rights Texas.
EDMONTON, Alberta — After a very un-Dallas Stars-like first overtime period in which they sat back and let the Tampa Bay Lightning take it to them, players and coaches in the locker room had a very distinct message.
After a recent court ruling, Longview private schools are expecting to receive thousands of dollars less than expected in federal coronavirus relief funding.
Although elections officials across the country have voiced concerns about a shortage of poll workers ahead of November’s general election, that’s not the case in the Longview area.
After tearing down the fence in July that separated burials based on race for decades, two Mineola cemeteries are coming together under one name and building a new fence that unites the two sides of land.
TYLER — Polly Hitt remembers waking up the morning of June 2, bleary eyed and thinking her glasses were dirty, before she realized the brown smudges that filled her vision didn’t come from unclean lenses, but a thick haze of rising smoke.
Duana “DJ” Couch has officially been selected as Harrison County’s new fire marshal, making her the first woman in the county’s history to hold that position.
About 500 families were provided fresh produce and other food items Saturday as part of a new monthly outreach called Project Eliminate.
On Wednesday, a teacher at Pine Tree Junior High School went to a counselor and told her a student who never thinks “outside his bubble” is now helping more around the classroom.
A Gregg County commissioner charged with election fraud will continue to serve on the court while his case works its way through the judicial system.
Editor's note: Since this story was published, the Texas Department of State Health Services has unpublished the data, citing "issues" with the numbers. The agency says it will post new data after consulting with the Texas Education Agency.
TYLER — The East Texas State Fair might be canceled due to COVID-19, but people are still coming out to the fairgrounds in Tyler for what some call the best part of the event: its unique food.
One Love Longview and the Longview Dream Center will provide fresh produce for about 500 families Saturday as part of a new monthly outreach.