News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 13, 2021

UPDATE Candidates File for May Election

City Elections News Flash

A general election for City of Longview for Mayor and City Council Districts 1 and 2 will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Candidates may file an application for a place on the ballot for Mayor, District 1 and 2 between Jan. 13 and Feb. 12.  Can...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Aspire Mentoring Program Celebrates National Mentoring Month

National Mentoring Month Logo

January is National Mentoring Month, and this year Aspire Mentoring Program has much to celebrate. The National Mentoring Month campaign is aimed at expanding quality mentoring opportunities to connect more of our community’s young people with caring adul...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Adams, Greenwaldt Named 2021 Unity Honorees

UDC News Release

The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s Unity and Diversity Committee announces Mrs. Shalonda Adams and Mr. Carroll Greenwaldt as the 2021 Unity Honors recipients.  The Unity Honors is a lifetime achievement award that recognizes residents ...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

High hospitalization rate triggers increased restrictions

COVID-19 Illustration

On Monday, Dec. 21, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) reported that the 19 counties that comprise the Piney Woods Trauma Service Area (TSA-G) are now in an “area with high hospitalization,” as defined by Governor Abb...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Municipal Court Offers Warrant Amnesty Program

Warrant Roundup

The Longview Municipal Court is offering a warrant amnesty program from Jan. 1 through April 30, 2021. Anyone with an active outstanding warrant through the court is encouraged to take this opportunity to save some money and get a fresh start.  A...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Construction begins at McWhorter, Lois Jackson, and Stamper Parks

Stamper Park

Construction is beginning at three Longview parks, which were slated for improvements as part of the November 2018 bond election. During the construction at McWhorter Park, Lois Jackson Park, and Stamper Park, some amenities will not be available for use,...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: November 19, 2020

City Encourages Residents to Monitor Usage During Winter Months

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Longview resident’s monthly sewer rates are based on average household water use during the months of November, December and January (as billed in December, January and February).Unlike the water service, a resident’s sewer water (the ...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Forgivable Loans for Longview Small Businesses

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Longview small business and nonprofit organizations that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 are encouraged to apply for a new grant program that will provide zero-interest forgivable loans of up to $30,000. Eligible applicants must demonstrate sign...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Lane Closures on Judson Road Between Hoyt Drive and Pegues Place

Road Closed

Bridge work has been completed on the east side of Judson Road (SH 502). Beginning Monday, November 23, traffic will switch to the east side to facilitate work on the second half of the bridge.  Judson Road will be closed to through traffic betwe...

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News Flash

Posted on: January 12, 2021

Residential Structure Fire

Fire News Flames

On January 12, 2021 at about 12:45 p.m. the Longview Fire Department responded to 128 E. Melton St.  for a reported residential structure fire.  When the fire department arrived they found the structure heavily involved with fire. &n...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Commercial Structure Fire

On January 10, 2021 at approximately 9:45pm the Longview Fire Department responded to 2130 Alpine Rd. for a reported structure fire.  This is the location for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.  Crews arrived and loc...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Residential Structure Fire

Fire News Flames

On Jan. 5 at about 5:41 p.m. the Longview Fire Department responded to 109 N. Lane Wells for a reported structure fire.  Crews arrived and found fire in a back bedroom of the structure.  The fire was brought under control in approximatel...

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News Flash

Posted on: January 2, 2021

Writer's Workshop Online

Get some help on your writing pieces. Set up an appointment or drop in to Writer's Workshop Onlin

Get some one-on-one help and a fresh set of eyes for your writing pieces!

Writer’s Workshop is now offered all month, by appointment only, and conducted online (email, ZOOM & Google Meet).

Contact Christian at (903) 237-1350 during business hours to sch...

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Library News
Posted on: December 31, 2020

2021 Library SRC Raffle!

LPL 2021 annual Summer Reading Club Raffle Online. Level Up From Home Entertainment Bundle!

It’s time for our annual Summer Reading Club raffle fundraiser!Upgrade your home entertainment spread this year with our Level UP! Your Home Entertainment Bundle!

This includes:

• 65” LG - UHD 4K Nano Cell, AI ThinQ Smart TV&...

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Library News
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Special Exhibit: "Citizens At Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas"

Special exhibit at the library, archival photo of women in 1920 marching for voting rights.

‘Citizens at Last’ focuses on the twenty-seven-year campaign for woman suffrage and women's voting rights in Texas.

Panel topics filled with newspaper clippings, archival photos, cartoons, and texts recount the national beginni...

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Library News

News Flash

Posted on: December 21, 2020

H.E.R.P.S. Exotic Reptile and Pet Show - January 23-24

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H.E.R.P.S. Exotic Reptiles and Pet Show will be held at the Longview Exhibit Center, January 23-24, 2021. Show hours are 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.  Attendees will have the opportunity to meet some o...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Classic Arms Productions Gun & Knife Show - January 30-31

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Classic Arms Productions will hold a Gun and Knife Show at the Longview Exhibit Center, January 30-31, 2021. Buy-Sell-Trade-Browse! Bring your gun and trade for the gun you have always wanted. There will be hundreds of displays of new and old guns, ammo, ...

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Classic Arms Production Website Longview Convention Complex News
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Food Box Distribution in Longview

Food Bank Distribution

In response to the increased need for food assistance due to COVID-19, the East Texas Food Bank will hold a drive-thru food box distribution on Friday, February 12th, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., unless boxes run out earlier.

The event will take place in the L...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 17, 2020

Construction begins at McWhorter, Lois Jackson, and Stamper Parks

Stamper Park

Construction is beginning at three Longview parks, which were slated for improvements as part of the November 2018 bond election. During the construction at McWhorter Park, Lois Jackson Park, and Stamper Park, some amenities will not be available for use,...

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Parks News

News Flash

Posted on: January 11, 2021

Aspire Mentoring Program Celebrates National Mentoring Month

National Mentoring Month Logo

January is National Mentoring Month, and this year Aspire Mentoring Program has much to celebrate. The National Mentoring Month campaign is aimed at expanding quality mentoring opportunities to connect more of our community’s young people with c...

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Additional Info... Partners in Prevention News
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Adams, Greenwaldt Named 2021 Unity Honorees

UDC News Release

The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s Unity and Diversity Committee announces Mrs. Shalonda Adams and Mr. Carroll Greenwaldt as the 2021 Unity Honors recipients.  The Unity Honors is a lifetime achievement award that recognizes ...

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 8, 2021

2021 UNITY HONOREES ANNOUNCED

UDC News Release

The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s Unity and Diversity Committee announces Mrs. Shalonda Adams and Mr. Carroll Greenwaldt as the 2021 Unity Honors recipients.  The Unity Honors is a lifetime achievement award that recognizes residents ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

GET A FRESH START

Clear up your outstanding warrants and save money during the Warrant Amnesty Program. LongviewTexas.gov/WarrantAmnesty

Television - CityView
Posted on: December 17, 2020

PARK CONSTRUCTION BEGINS

Stamper Park

Construction is beginning at three Longview parks, which were slated for improvements as part of the November 2018 bond election. During the construction at McWhorter Park, Lois Jackson Park, and Stamper Park, some amenities will not be available for use,...

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Television - CityView
Posted on: December 16, 2020

LPD NOW HIRING

The Longview Police Department is accepting applications. Find out more about the hiring process and requirements at LongviewTexas.gov/LPDjobs

Television - CityView

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 4, 2021

GET A FRESH START

Clear up your outstanding warrants and save money during the Warrant Amnesty Program. LongviewTexas.gov/WarrantAmnesty

Television - PSTV
Posted on: December 16, 2020

LPD NOW HIRING

The Longview Police Department is accepting applications. Find out more about the hiring process and requirements at LongviewTexas.gov/LPDjobs

Television - PSTV