Posted on: May 23, 2016

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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: 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: February 28, 2017

District 6 Town Meeting scheduled for March 28

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A District 6 Town Meeting has been scheduled for 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 28, at First Church of the Nazarene, 2601 H.G. Mosley Pkwy., in Longview. District 6 Councilman, Steve Pirtle, will lead the meeting. The meeting is intended to be an informal opportu...

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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: February 23, 2017

Residents invited to give input on Downtown and I-20

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The public is invited to give their insights and development desires for Downtown Longview and the Interstate 20 corridor. A public meeting will be held on Thursday, March 2 at 6 p.m. in the Eitelman Room at the Maude Cobb Convention Center, 100 Grand Blv...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Police Chief Makes Statement About Gang Activity in Longview

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If you’re like me, you’ve probably done something like this before. We read a bold headline in the news or we see a flashy statistic on social media, and then we allow our imagination to start filling in the blanks before we take time to...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Hawkins Parkway Lane Closures

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Hawkins Parkway will be reduced to three north lanes February 13, 2017, between Eastman Road (Highway 259) and the first set of driveways at the Target/theater retail center. This closure is scheduled for 2 months, then the construction will be moved to t...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Public Libraries: A Smart Investment for Texas

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(Longview, TX)  In FY 2015, Texas public libraries generated $2.628 billion in economic benefits to the state, and offered a sizable return on investment of $4.64 for every one dollar spent according to a study released by the Texas State Library...

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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 ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Partners in Prevention named Citizen of the Year

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Partners in Prevention was named the 2016 Citizen of the Year by the Longview News-Journal on Jan. 8, 2017.

“In a year that saw many positive initiatives in response to a troubling spike in violent crime, Partners in Prevention's ability...

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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: January 12, 2017

Longview to conduct Amphitheater feasibility study

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Longview Economic Development Corporation, in conjunction with City of Longview staff, is researching the feasibility of an outdoor amphitheater along the Interstate 20 corridor to serve as a concert and entertainment venue for the East Texas area. A cons...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Longview Receives Recognition for National Night Out Participation

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The City of Longview has been recognized by the National Association of Town Watch for its outstanding participation in National Night Out 2016.  Longview ranked 14th out of 162 cities of comparable size across the United States that participated in ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Veterans Plaza finds home at Teague Park, Donations still needed

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As result of a public private partnership between the City of Longview and the nonprofit, Veterans Recognition Foundation, Longview's Teague Park is now home to a Veterans Plaza honoring the service and sacrifice of veterans and their families. Located on...

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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.

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

CERT Training Begins March 20

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Longview Fire Department is hosting Community Emergency Response Training beginning on March 20, 2017. This initial training prepares attendees to become volunteers on the local team. The training will include: disaster preparedness, fire safety, disaster...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Sunday Evening Fire Displaces Seven Occupants

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At or around 8:45 pm on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2017, fire crews responded to a one story single family dwelling at 129 Vesta St. for reported fire. On arrival, fire crews found smoke coming from the carport area of the home due to a fire in the adjacent bedroom....

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Posted on: January 11, 2011

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Adult Night Computer Classes

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We're looking to expand our computer classes, and we need your help! Specifically, we'd like to add more night classes to best accommodate our patrons' schedules. Our classes are taught by volunteers and are free to the public. If you're interested in bec...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Children's Computer Classes

Volunteers Needed!

In addition to adding some more adult night classes, we're also looking to begin offering computer classes to children! Our classes are taught by volunteers and are free to the public. If you'd like to volunteer to teach children valuable computer skills,...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Summer Interns Needed!

Summer Interns Needed!

We have a few more spots available for some exceptional teen interns this summer! You'll receive great workplace experience and have lots of fun helping with Library activities - especially Summer Reading club 2017! We accept teens ages 13-18 only, and th...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Writer's Workshop

Writer's Workshop

Join us on Saturday, March 11th 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 more inf...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Spring Geek Week

Spring Geek Week 2017

Spring Geek Week is a week every March that's packed full of free activities each day for kids of all ages! We schedule this event during Spring Break to provide area children a safe place to have fun and learn with their friends. This year's Spring Geek ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Chautauqua Festival 2017

Chautauqua Festival 2017

The Longview Public Library's 4th annual Chautauqua (”sha-tauk-wa”) Festival is happening on Saturday, April 8th from 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM! This is a FREE, family-friendly event celebrating all the rich, diverse culture that Longview has to offer,...

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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: February 3, 2017

Public Libraries: A Smart Investment for Texas

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(Longview, TX)  In FY 2015, Texas public libraries generated $2.628 billion in economic benefits to the state, and offered a sizable return on investment of $4.64 for every one dollar spent according to a study released by the Texas State Library...

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Posted on: February 5, 2017

Zonta Antique Show and Sale - March 3-5

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Zonta Club of Greater East Texas will hold the Zonta Antique Show and Sale at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex, March 3-5, 2017. The event is Zonta's largest fundraiser, raising money to support local projects benefiting women and children. The ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Salute to Healthcare Awards Luncheon - March 8

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The Longview Chamber of Commerce will hold the Salute to HealthCare Awards Luncheon at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. The event recognizes leaders in the healthcare industry. Awards will incl...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

LeTourneau Automotive Society 41st Annual Car Show - March 11-12

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LeTourneau Automotive Society will hold their 41st Annual Car Show at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex, March 11-12, 2017. Hours are 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. on Saturday and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. There will be classic and modern vehicles...

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Posted on: February 12, 2017

Longview Trade Days – March 11-12

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The Longview Jaycees Trade Days will be held at the Longview Exhibit Building, March 11-12, 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 ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Repeats are Neat - March 16-19

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Repeats are Neat Children's Consignment Event will be held at the Longview Exhibit Building, March 16-19, 2017. Shoppers get great deals on gently used, good quality children’s items. Admission to shop is free. Participants can consign ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Longview Rotary "Luck of the Draw" Draw Down - March 18

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Rotary Club of Longview will hold Luck of the Draw at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Saturday, March 18, 2017, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. The event will feature games, food, an open bar, silent and live auctions, music, and a draw down for a 20...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Roseland East Texas Oil and Gas Convention - March 21-22

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Roseland Oil and Gas will hold the Roseland East Texas Oil & Gas Convention at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex, March 21-22, 2017. Hours are 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21st and 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22nd. ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Longview Friends of NRA Banquet - March 24

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The Longview Friends of NRA 24th Annual Banquet and Auction will be held at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Friday, March 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. The event benefits the NRA foundation's fundraising for the future of shootin...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Classic Arms Productions Gun & Knife Show - March 25-26

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Classic Arms Productions will hold a Gun and Knife Show at the Longview Exhibit Building, March 25-26, 2017. 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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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Kelly Miller Circus - March 26

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Kelly Miller Circus will be held on the lawn immediately behind Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Sunday, March 26, 2017. Showtimes are 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. The Circus will feature family entertainment with extreme Aerial Acrobatics, Comedy...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Veterans Plaza finds home at Teague Park, Donations still needed

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As result of a public private partnership between the City of Longview and the nonprofit, Veterans Recognition Foundation, Longview's Teague Park is now home to a Veterans Plaza honoring the service and sacrifice of veterans and their families. Located on...

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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Partners in Prevention named Citizen of the Year

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Partners in Prevention was named the 2016 Citizen of the Year by the Longview News-Journal on Jan. 8, 2017.

“In a year that saw many positive initiatives in response to a troubling spike in violent crime, Partners in Prevention's ability to help coordinate...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Longview Receives Recognition for National Night Out Participation

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The City of Longview has been recognized by the National Association of Town Watch for its outstanding participation in National Night Out 2016.  Longview ranked 14th out of 162 cities of comparable size across the United States that participated in ...

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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: February 22, 2017

Police Chief Makes Statement About Gang Activity in Longview

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See the video here

If you’re like me, you’ve probably done something like this before. We read a bold headline in the news or we see a flashy statistic on social media, and then we allow our imagination to start filling in the blanks before we take time to...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Overall Crime Rates in Longview Drop in 2016

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The Longview Police Department has received the final crime stat numbers verified through DPS.  Looking at the overall numbers crime in Longview has decreased 3.08% from 2015.   While crimes against persons did increase, property crimes ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Longview Receives Recognition for National Night Out Participation

NNO

The City of Longview has been recognized by the National Association of Town Watch for its outstanding participation in National Night Out 2016.  Longview ranked 14th out of 162 cities of comparable size across the United States that participated in ...

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