Posted on: May 23, 2016

Please Donate Today

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Your donations make it possible to care for the stray animals in Longview. Thank you for continuing to support the important work that we do.

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Posted on: March 17, 2016

Time for Animal Control?

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Animal Control Officers enforce the Longview animal codes and offer educational and outreach programs for the safety and health of companion animals and residents. Learn more about Animal Control.

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Amphitheater feasibility study to be presented May 3

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The Longview Economic Development Corporation (LEDCO) is inviting residents to hear the results of a recently conducted feasibility study for an outdoor amphitheater that could one day bring major artists and entertainment acts to Longview. During a speci...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

The Band of Heathens to headline Longview July 4 activities

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City of Longview announced the entertainment lineup for the 2017 July 4 Fireworks and Freedom Celebration today. Austin Americana band, The Band of Heathens, will headline an outdoor free-to-the-public concert to be held just before the biggest fireworks ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

May 4 public hearing planned for Guthrie Creek Trail

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A public hearing on Guthrie Creek Trail's phase 2 and 3 is planned for 5:30 p.m., May 4, at the City of Longview Council Chambers in the Jo Ann Metcalf Municipal Building, 300 W. Cotton Street.

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Nominate Longview to Win $20K During “MEET ME AT THE PARK”

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City with the most nominations wins a grant for a local park through park improvement campaign 

The Longview Parks and Recreation Department is asking residents to vote for Longview in an online contest that could bring a grant for park improveme...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Center Street Construction Update

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Beginning Thursday, March 2, 2017, traffic will be open on Center Street from Tyler to Cotton Street. This will initiate Phase 2 road closure just north on Center Street from Methvin to Tyler. Please use caution while work is being completed. 

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

ETATT sponsors a blanket drive for Rahab’s Retreat and Ranch

ETATT Blanket Drive

The East Texas Anti-Trafficking Team (ETATT) is sponsoring a blanket drive for Rahab’s Retreat and Ranch. Rahab’s Retreat and Ranch is a voluntary, faith-based program serving victims of sex trafficking and women in the sex industry free of charge. &n...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

High Street underpass right lane closed (Tyler to Cotton)

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High Street underpass will have the right lane closed to traffic from Tyler Street to Cotton Street beginning February 28, 2017. Initially, the northbound outside lane will be closed.  Once work is completed, the southbound outside lane will be ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Keep Longview Beautiful earns 2017 Governor’s award

Keep Longview Beautiful

Keep Longview Beautiful has once again earned the coveted Governor’s Community Achievement Award given by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and Keep Texas Beautiful.  Each year this award is given to ten Texas communities with the be...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Police Establish Safe Exchange Zone

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In an effort to provide a safe place for people to meet to buy and sell items advertised through online marketplaces, the Longview Police Department has established a safe exchange zone just steps away from the police department. Located immediately in fr...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

TxDot construction begins at Loop 281 and Pine Tree Rd.

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TxDot will start construction at the intersection of Loop 281 and Pine Tree Rd. on Monday, January 16, 2017.  Barricades will reduce all approaches to one lane traffic in each direction through the traffic signal.  We suggest alternate r...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Longview Main Street Nationally Accredited

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The Texas Main Street Program of the Texas Historical Commission has recommended Longview and the Longview Main Street Program for National Accreditation to the National Main Street Center. The recommendation is based upon Longview Main Street's Report of...

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Posted on: October 3, 2016

Cotton Street will be Reduced to One-way traffic (Green to Mobberly)

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Cotton Street will be reduced to one-way traffic from Green Street and Mobberly Avenue starting October 6, 2016. The purpose of the project is to replace deteriorated utilities and pavement; and add sidewalks. Drivers wishing to travel west between Mobber...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Longview Fire Department Promotions

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On March 20th, 2017, the Longview Fire Department promoted six employees to various ranks at the Longview Fire Department Training Center. The following employees obtained the required courses, necessary tenure, and credentials allowing them to enter the ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2011

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Texas Book Festival Grant

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We're pleased to announce that we are accepting a grant on behalf of the Friends of the Longview Public Library from the Texas Book Festival to purchase new juvenile audio books! WOW! Our deepest gratitude goes to the Texas Book Festival for help...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Writer's Workshop

Writer's Workshop

Join us on Saturday, April 29th from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM for our free Writer's Workshop! We will be discussing valuable writing tips and enjoying writing exercises for all who are interested in strengthening and developing their writing skills! For...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Craft Day

Craft Day

Join us on Saturday, May 6th from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM for our free Craft Day! We will be making beautiful Egg Carton Flowers. We'll have all the supplies; you just show up! This program is for adults only. For more information, please call (903) ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

May Book Sale

May Book Sale

Join us for our next Book Sale from Thursday, May 18th - Sunday, May 21st during regular Library hours. $0.25 for paperbacks and kid’s books; $1.00 for everything else! For more info, please call Taylor at (903) 237-1346. 

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Master Gardener Series

Master Gardener Series

Looking to add dimension and intrigue to your yard? Things looking a little flat? Come learn about raised beds in landscape design from Gregg County Master Gardener, Pete Quinn, on Saturday, May 13th from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM! Quinn is an expert in the field...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Plants & Parts We Eat

Plants & Parts We Eat

On Wednesday, May 17th at 10:30 AM, a member of the Master Gardeners of Gregg County will be presenting an interactive program about vegetables & fruits and the different ways those grow on trees and plants. This program is geared towards children age...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Memorial Day Closings

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Longview Public Library and its Book Drops will be CLOSED Saturday, May 27th through Monday, May 29th.

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Family Game Night

Family Game Night

We're introducing an exciting new weekly program for our patrons: Family Game Night! Every Thursday night from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM, we'll break out classics such as Monopoly, Twister, Life, UNO, puzzles, and more! Turn off the TV, put down the iPad, and enj...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Peace, Love, and Pygmies - April 28-29

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Central States Pygmy Goat Club will hold the 2nd Annual Peace, Love & Pygmies, a NPGA Pygmy Goat Show, in the Large AG Pavilion at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex, April 28-29, 2017. The sanctioned Youth Show will take place at 6:00 p.m. on...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

LuLaRoe Mega Mall - April 29

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A LuLaRoe Mega Mall shopping event featuring LuLaRoe clothing will be held in the Activity Rooms at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Saturday, April 29, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Admission is free.

Posted on: April 18, 2017

Hollywood Comes to Longview Again - April 29

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Liz Lister - Kreative Xpressions will host Hollywood Comes to Longview Again in the Eitelman Room at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Saturday, April 29, 2017, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. The event will feature a Fashion Show for children ages 3-17...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Mudbugs and Music - April 29

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The Arc of Gregg County will hold the 6th Annual Mudbugs and Music at the Longview Exhibit Building on Saturday, April 29, 2017, 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. There will be a crawfish and Jambalaya boil, beer and frozen margaritas, a silent auction, and live ent...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Ladies Night Out - May 6

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Sierra Wallace will host Ladies Night Out in the Longview Exhibit Building on Saturday, May 6, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. The evening will feature shopping, wine, food and fun! All while supporting local small businesses and independent consul...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Business Solutions Conference - May 9

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The Longview Chamber of Commerce will host a Business Solutions Conference at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The Business Solutions Conference provides a full day of business seminars and vendor d...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Life Line Screening - May 10

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Life Line Screening will be conducting community health screenings at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex in the Robbins/Killingsworth/Cargill Rooms on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Appointments are necessary and applicable f...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Longview Trade Days – May 13-14

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The Longview Jaycees Trade Days will be held at the Longview Exhibit Building, May 13-14, 2017. Doors are open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. Vendors of all kinds come to buy, sell, trade and swap. Admission and pa...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Giants of Law Enforcement - May 16

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The Longview Centurion Club will host the Giants of Law Enforcement at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. The annual event will feature dinner, awards presentation recognizing law enforcement officer...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Run for the Wall – May 21

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The 29th Annual Run For The Wall will be held at the Longview Exhibit Building on Sunday, May 21, 2017, from 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. East Texans will have the opportunity to honor veterans and show support for soldiers during the Gregg County stop-over of ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

May 4 public hearing planned for Guthrie Creek Trail

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A public hearing on Guthrie Creek Trail's phase 2 and 3 is planned for 5:30 p.m., May 4, at the City of Longview Council Chambers in the Jo Ann Metcalf Municipal Building, 300 W. Cotton Street.

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

NOMINATE LONGVIEW TO WIN $20K DURING “MEET ME AT THE PARK”

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City with the most nominations wins a grant for a local park through park improvement campaign 

The Longview Parks and Recreation Department is asking residents to vote for Longview in an online contest that could bring a grant for park improveme...

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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Partners in Prevention to host weekly Facebook Live Update

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Partners in Prevention will begin hosting a 3 to 5 minute "PIP Weekly Update" via  Facebook Live, every Monday at 8:15 a.m., beginning April 3, 2017.

The update will be broadcast live from the PIP Facebook page. It will contain information about Partn...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

ETATT sponsors a blanket drive for Rahab’s Retreat and Ranch

ETATT Blanket Drive

The East Texas Anti-Trafficking Team (ETATT) is sponsoring a blanket drive for Rahab’s Retreat and Ranch. Rahab’s Retreat and Ranch is a voluntary, faith-based program serving victims of sex trafficking and women in the sex industry free of charge. &n...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Longview Police Make an Arrest in February Homicide on Longview Woman

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On February 12, 2017 at 4:57 p.m., Longview Police were dispatched to a Check Welfare call in the 600 Block of West Avalon Avenue. When Police arrived at the scene they were told that no one had been able to get in touch with the resident of the apartment...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Suspect in Custody Following Accident

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The Longview Police Department is investigating the reason a Colorado man led police in a pursuit around the City of Longview. The man was taken into custody after he drove off the roadway and crashed into a parking lot. The force of the vehicle then caus...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Police Establish Safe Exchange Zone

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In an effort to provide a safe place for people to meet to buy and sell items advertised through online marketplaces, the Longview Police Department has established a safe exchange zone just steps away from the police department. Located immediately in fr...

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