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: 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 12, 2017

City of Longview Offices Closed for MLK Holiday

Office Closings

City of Longview offices will be closed Monday, January 16, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Longview Public Library will be closed Monday, January 16 for the holiday; however, the book drop will remain open. The Broughton Recreation Cent...

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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: January 9, 2017

MLK Citywide Celebration Includes Parade, Music Showcase, and More

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In honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The MLK Planning Committee, the City of Longview, and other community sponsors present the annual MLK Citywide Celebration with events planned leading up to Monday, January 16. Several e...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Christmas tree recycling

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The City of Longview offers recycling of natural Christmas trees. Trees may be taken to the City of Longview Compost Site at 2020 Swinging Bridge Rd. or set out curbside with other yard waste. Please allow 4 feet of room between the tree and the trash and...

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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: December 6, 2016

2017 Unity Honorees Selected

Unity Honors

The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s Unity and Diversity Committee has announced Mrs. Evalonia Barrett-Bolton and Judge William K. “Bill” Stoudt as the 2017 Unity Honors Recipients. The Unity Honors is a life time ac...

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

District 4 Town Meeting is January 17

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District 4 Councilwoman Kristen Ishihara has called a Town Meeting for 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17, at Mobberly Baptist Church, 625 E Loop 281, in Longview. The meeting will be held in the Bridge Building, Room D120. This event is intended to be an informal ...

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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: 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: December 28, 2016

Use of fireworks is not allowed within City Limits.

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While bringing in the New Year, Longview Fire Department would like to remind you that the use of fireworks and shooting guns is unlawful within the city limits of Longview.

Although citizens may consider enjoying fireworks outside of the city, it&rsqu...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Evening Fire Displaces Four Residents

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At or around 7:54 PM on December 19, 2016, Longview Fire Department responded to 907 E. Melton St, on arrival fire crews found the attic fully involved with fire as well as two rooms on fire. Earlier in the day, the occupant had experienced a leak in...

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Early morning fire leaves three occupants displaced.

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At or around 04:38 this morning fire crews responded to a structure fire at 1606 Oden Street. On arrival, fire crews found heavy fire in the attic and two of the bedrooms. The fire was called in by a citizen in the area. The home was not insured; the Red ...Read on...

Posted on: January 11, 2011

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Posted on: February 25, 2016

Resume Worskhop

Resume Workshop

Come to our free Resume Workshop on January 24th from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM to learn how to create a functional, effective resume that will catch the eye of any potential employer! For more information, please call (903) 237-1346. 

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

ETXJobs.com Job Fair - January 17

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Longview News-Journal will host ETXJobs.com Job Fair at the Longview Exhibit Bldg. on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The expo-style job fair gives employers the opportunity to meet with potential candidates and facilitates interviews and...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Texas Pipeline Safety Training - January 18

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Paradigm Liaison Services, LLC will sponsor two Texas Pipeline Safety Training programs at the Longview Exhibit Bldg. on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - Coordinated Response Exercise and Safe Digging Event for pipelines. Both programs are part of an on-goin...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Classic Arms Productions Gun & Knife Show - January 21-22

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Classic Arms Productions will hold a Gun and Knife Show at the Longview Exhibit Building, January 21-22, 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: January 12, 2017

The Benefit Extravaganza Fashion Show - January 27

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My Brother's Keeper and Tony Dixon present The Benefit Extravaganza Fashion Show at the Longview Exhibit Building on Friday, January 27, 2017, 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. The event will provide a late Christmas to children affected by violence and wil...

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Posted on: December 4, 2016

Boat and RV Show - January 27-30

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The Boat & RV Show will take place at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex, January 27-29, 2017. There will be a selection of campers, travel trailers, powerboats, luxury cruisers, and fishing boats from dealers in the East Texas area on display...

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Posted on: December 17, 2016

77th Annual East Texas Golden Gloves Regional Boxing Tournament - February 2-4

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The 77th Annual East Texas Golden Gloves Regional Boxing Tournament will be held at the Longview Exhibit Building, February 2-4, 2107. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. daily. The regional event will consist of approximately 12-18 matches nightly and will attract f...

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Posted on: December 18, 2016

Go Red for Women Luncheon - February 3

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The American Heart Association will host the Go Red for Women Luncheon at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Friday, February 3, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tickets are $50 each and may be purchased online at https://ahalongview.ejoinme.org/My...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Daddy-Daughter Dance - February 3

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The City of Longview Parks and Recreation Department will hold a Daddy-Daughter Dance in the Eitelman Room at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Friday, February 3, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The Daddy-Daughter Dance is an event for fathers to...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Bourbon & Bowties - February 4

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Longview World of Wonders will hold the 4th Annual Bourbon & Bowties at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Saturday, February 4, 2017, 7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. The event benefits Longview World of Wonders, a non-profit hands-on discovery cent...

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Posted on: January 15, 2017

ETX Builders Association Home & Design Show - February 10-12

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The East Texas Builders Association will hold its annual Home & Design Show at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex, February 10-12, 2017. Show hours are: Friday, February 10, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Saturday, February 11, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. S...

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Posted on: January 16, 2017

Kilgore to Longview Run - February 11

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The Longview Running Club, partnering with Habitat for Humanity, will hold a Kilgore to Longview Run on Saturday, February 11, 2017, 6:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The eleven mile race will begin in downtown Kilgore and finish at the Longview Rodeo Arena Small AG...

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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 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

January is National Mentoring Month

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 This January marks the 15th annual National mentoring Month, and Partners in Prevention is participating in this campaign aimed at expanding quality mentoring opportunities to connect more of our community’s young people with caring ad...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

2017 Unity Honorees Selected

Unity Honors

The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s Unity and Diversity Committee has announced Mrs. Evalonia Barrett-Bolton and Judge William K. “Bill” Stoudt as the 2017 Unity Honors Recipients.  The Unity Honors is a li...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

City Council Approves Task Force Officer

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The Longview Police Department has received the approval of the City Council to provide one officer to the East Texas Area Safe Streets Task Force. This Task Force is under the direction of the FBI. The mission of the Safe Street Task Force is to identify...

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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 30, 2016

Local Woman Arrested For Aggravated Kidnapping

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 On December 29, 2016 at 6:12 p.m., Longview Police were dispatched to a Robbery in Progress in the 2100 Block of Airline Road. When officers arrived they were told that the suspect, an older white female, entered the victim's home and k...

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