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News Flash

Posted on: April 12, 2021

Two Employees Hold Master Code Professional Designation

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Longview’s Building Inspection division is home to two of the world’s highest credentialed building safety code professionals.

Dennis Williams, building inspector master, and Terri Russell, plans examiner, have both received designation as a Master Code Pr...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Chief Appointed to Chair State Fire Commission

J.P. Steelman

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Longview Fire Department Chief J.P. Steelman as chairman of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.

The Commission develops and enforces statewide fire service standards and provides education and assistance to the...

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Additional Info... City of Longview News
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Temporary Lane Closure on Hawkins Parkway at Good Shepherd Way

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Weather permitting, beginning April 5, Hawkins Parkway, at the intersection of Good Shepherd Way, will be temporarily closed to eastbound, right lane traffic and westbound, right lane traffic between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.  Temporary lane closur...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: March 17, 2021

City Facilities, Pavilions Available for Rental

COL News Heritage Plaza

City of Longview facilities and pavilions are now available for rental, following Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Executive Order GA-34, which lifted occupancy and operating limits on business and establishments across the state. However, event hosts a...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Longview Plans 150th Birthday Celebration

HBD Longview News Release

On Monday, May 17, 2021 the City of Longview will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the adoption of its official charter.  Longview residents are invited to join in the fun with mini-celebrations across the City.

“Instead of having one big party,...

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Additional Info... City of Longview News
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Apply for Mayor Mack's Scholarship

2020 Scholarship Winners

The City of Longview is accepting applications for Mayor Andy Mack’s scholarship. Graduating seniors from Longview, Pine Tree, Spring Hill and Hallsville High Schools who are residents of Longview are eligible to apply for this one-time, $2,000 ...

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Additional Info... City of Longview News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Hub - What to know

My Shot Now News Release

The vaccination mega clinic at the Longview Exhibit Center continues to provide doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to residents across East Texas.

Registrations are ongoing at Vaccinate.ChristusHealth.org.

An appointment is required. However, in the event that s...

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Additional Info... City of Longview News
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 filed applications for a place on the ballot for Mayor, District 1 and 2 between Jan. 13 and Feb. 12.  

As of 5 ...

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Additional Info... City of Longview News
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Adams, Greenwaldt Named 2021 Unity Honorees

UDC News Release

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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 achieveme...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Municipal Court Offers Warrant Amnesty Program

Warrant Roundup

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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 fr...

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News Flash

Posted on: March 25, 2021

Chief Appointed to Chair State Fire Commission

J.P. Steelman

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Longview Fire Department Chief J.P. Steelman as chairman of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.

The Commission develops and enforces statewide fire service standards and provides education and assistance to the...

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Additional Info... Fire Department News

News Flash

Posted on: April 2, 2021

LPL Loves Local!

Silhouette of Longview Public Library Building with a location icon above it. LPL Loves Local month.

Look, we HATE to postpone Chautauqua for this year, but we’re still taking precautions to be part of a safe and healthy community!

Instead, let’s take this time to show our local businesses some love!After all, Chautauqua is about the s...

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Library News
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Virtual Gardening: Seed Propagation

Overhead view, a pair of hands tending to plants. Learn to propagate seedlings in Virtual Gardening.

Carla is back to show and tell us how to propagate and grow seedlings for a successful spring garden!

Starting April 12 there will be a limited supply of seed kits available for pickup at the front desk during business hours, or via Curbside Library Pickup...

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Library News
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Subjects From the Shelves: Beekeeping

Poster taped up between two shelf stacks filled with library books. Subjects From the Shelves.

Our shelves and databases offer TONS of access to free knowledge.So we’ve decided to start highlighting some of these various subjects in our new series: Subjects From the Shelves! 

This month: Beekeeping!

Join us on April 24 at 10:30 AM ...

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Library News
Posted on: April 3, 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 by appointment only, but available all month long to fit your schedule! Meetings are conducted online (email, ZOOM & Google Meet), or can be ar...

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Library News

News Flash

Posted on: March 31, 2021

Convention Complex Welcomes Gai Bennett as Event Coordinator

Gai Bennett

The Longview Convention Complex welcomes Gai Bennett as the new Event Coordinator. In her new role, Bennett will serve as the primary point of contact for residents and organizations reserving, planning, and hosting events at the Longview Convention Compl...

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Additional Info... Longview Convention Complex News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Hub - What to know

My Shot Now News Release

The vaccination mega clinic at the Longview Exhibit Center continues to provide doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to residents across East Texas.

Registrations are ongoing at Vaccinate.ChristusHealth.org.

An appointment is required. However, in the event that s...

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Additional Info... Longview Convention Complex News
Posted on: March 17, 2021

City Facilities, Pavilions Available for Rental

COL News Heritage Plaza

City of Longview facilities and pavilions are now available for rental, following Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Executive Order GA-34, which lifted occupancy and operating limits on business and establishments across the state. However, event hosts are encoura...

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Longview Convention Complex News

News Flash

Posted on: April 1, 2021

Registration Open for Learn To Swim Classes

Learn to Swim

Registration is now open for Longview's Learn to Swim classes for Summer 2021.

The City of Longview offers an Infant & Toddler Aquatic Program, a Preschool Aquatic Program, and Learn-to-Swim Levels 1-6 for children 6 years old and older throug...

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Additional Info... Parks News
Posted on: March 17, 2021

City Facilities, Pavilions Available for Rental

COL News Heritage Plaza

City of Longview facilities and pavilions are now available for rental, following Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Executive Order GA-34, which lifted occupancy and operating limits on business and establishments across the state. However, event hosts are encoura...

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Parks News

News Flash

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

Posted on: March 22, 2021

Temporary Lane Closure on Hawkins Parkway at Good Shepherd Way

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Weather permitting, beginning March 24, Hawkins Parkway, at the intersection of Good Shepherd Way, will be temporarily closed to eastbound, right lane traffic between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.  Temporary lane closures will continue for several weeks to a...

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Police Department News

News Flash

Posted on: March 4, 2021

DEADLINE APPROACHING

2020 Scholarship Winners

The City of Longview is accepting applications for Mayor Andy Mack’s scholarship. Graduating seniors from Longview, Pine Tree, Spring Hill and Hallsville High Schools who are residents of Longview are eligible to apply for this one-time, $2,000 scholarshi...

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Additional Info... Television - CityView
Posted on: March 25, 2021

CONGRATULATIONS CHIEF

J.P. Steelman

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Longview Fire Department Chief J.P. Steelman as chairman of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.

The Commission develops and enforces statewide fire service standards and provides education and assistance to the...

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Additional Info... Television - CityView
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

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: March 25, 2021

CONGRATULATIONS CHIEF

J.P. Steelman

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Longview Fire Department Chief J.P. Steelman as chairman of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Longview Fire Department Chief J.P. Steelman as chairman of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.

The Commission develops and enforces statewide fire service standards and provides education and assistance to the...

Read on...

Additional Info... Television - PSTV
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