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Posted on: September 24, 2019

What to Do If You See a Pet in a Parked Car

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Leaving pets locked in cars is never safe. But when the weather gets warmer, it can be deadly. High temperatures can cause irreparable organ damage and even death.

How to help a pet left in a hot car:

1. Take down the car's make, model and license-plate num...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Thank You for Your Donations

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Thank you for your generosity and willingness to donate to the Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center. You can make a monetary donation or you can also bring in pet supplies. You can make a monetary donation for our Fund for the Animals or please see be...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Longview Nonprofits Join Forces to Feed Pets

City of Longview News

Longview Community Ministries’ Food Box recipients may request a bag of dog or cat food once a month due to a new collaboration between Longview Community Ministries and Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center’s non-profit, PAWS (Pets Are Worth Saving). ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Photo Contest Underway

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The City of Longview is inviting residents to submit photos of Longview for a photo contest now until Nov. 1, 2019. Photo entries will be judged based on creativity, quality, originality, and overall impact. 

Prizes include:Best of Show - $2501st ...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Partners in Prevention’s “Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ by World” Sessions to Begin Nov. 5

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The City of Longview Partners in Prevention will begin “Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ by World” weekly sessions on Nov. 5.  Getting Ahead is part of the Longview Bridges Out of Poverty initiative.  Designe...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Ambulance Subscription Registration Opens for 2020

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Registration for the Longview Fire Department’s annual Ambulance Subscription Program for 2020 is now open!

Since 2009, the Longview Fire Department has offered an EMS Subscription Program to Longview residents in an attempt to help offset the rising cost ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Water Rescue Team Deployed

Fire News

On September 17, 2019 the Longview Fire Department activated six members of the water rescue team to be deployed with the Texas Task Force.  This deployment is in response to the tropical storms expected to make landfall in Texas this week. &...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Brent Road Re-Opened

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On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, Brent Road was opened to all traffic. Major construction actives have concluded at the creek crossing between Autumn Lane and Snoddy Road. Only minor items remain requiring limited interruption to traffic.

This street work i...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Ambulance Subscription Registration Opens for 2020

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Registration for the Longview Fire Department’s annual Ambulance Subscription Program for 2020 is now open!

Since 2009, the Longview Fire Department has offered an EMS Subscription Program to Longview residents in an attempt to help offset the ri...

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Additional Info... Fire Department News
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Water Rescue Team Deployed

Fire News

This post was updated on Sept. 20, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

On Thursday September 19, 2019 about 5 p.m. the Longview Fire Department deployed two additional personnel to assist with water related rescue due to the extreme flooding conditions along the Texas coast...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Public Safety Communications Hiring 9-1-1 Dispatcher

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Applications are now being accepted by the Public Safety Communications Division for the position of 9-1-1 Dispatcher.

Public Safety Communications (PSC) is the 9-­1-­1 emergency answering point for the City of Longview. The division provid...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Register for a STOP the BLEED Training

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STOP the BLEED is national campaign led by the federal government to better prepare the public to save lives. Victims can quickly die from uncontrolled bleeding, within 5 to 10 minutes, so the campaign raises awareness of basic actions to stop life threat...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Sign Up for CodeRED Emergency Notification and Weather Warning System

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The City of Longview is pleased to provide the Emergency Notification and Weather Warning System to the citizens of Longview. We have contracted with the Emergency Communications Network to provide these services through CodeRED.  

The Emergency N...

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Fire Department News

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Spooky Stories on Eastman Plaza

Spooky Stories on Eastman Plaza, October 29, 7:00 PM

Gather out on the Library's Eastman Plaza for a time of spooky stories told aloud while eating s'mores.

Because of the scariness of the stories, this event is recommended for ages 10+. 

In the case of inclement weather, the program will be held ins...

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Library News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Thrills & Chills Horror Movie Night on Eastman Plaza

Thrills & Chills Horror Movie Night, October 26, 6:30 PM

Pack the blankets, chairs, snacks and courage as we have a screening of “A Quiet Place” (PG-13) out on the Eastman Plaza.It’s the Library version of the drive-in! 

October 26, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM.All ages welcome, but p...

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Library News
Posted on: September 30, 2019

True Crime Crew: The Atlanta Child Murders

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True Crime Crew will meet on Thursday, October 24, 6:30 PM.A perfect club for all lovers of mystery, suspense, and true crime!

This month’s topic will cover Wayne Williams and the murders he committed 1979 - 1981. 

Please feel free to bri...

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Library News
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Genealogy Closure for Haunted Library

Genealogy will be closed October 14 - 20 for Haunted library preparation.

Pardon the dust as we close Genealogy October 14 - 20 in preparation for Haunted Library set up/tear down.

Normal operations will resume on Monday, October 21.

Please make plans accordingly. Thank you for your patience and understanding!

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Gold Rush 2019 - October 19

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The CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Guild will hold the 36th Annual Gold Rush at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Saturday, October 19, 2019, 7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. The “A Night in Old Havana” theme party will feature food, dancing...

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Website Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex
Posted on: September 21, 2019

October Pygmy Fest 2019 - October 19

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The Southern United Pygmy Goat Club will October Pygmy Fest 2019, a NPGA sanctioned Pygmy Goat Show, in the large AG Pavilion at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Saturday, October 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. The event will feature two sho...

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Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex
Posted on: September 22, 2019

Harvest Festival and Livestock Show - October 23-26

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The Harvest Festival and Livestock Show will be held at the Longview Fairgrounds Ag Pavilion and Maude Cobb Convention Center, October 23-26, 2019. There will be a Home Economics and Ag Mechanics show, along with a Jr. Livestock Show and Sale for 4-H and ...

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Harvest Stock Festival Website Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex
Posted on: October 11, 2019

8th Grade Career Inspire - November 5

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Longview Economic Development Corporation will host 8th Grade Career Inspire at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event is a career fair for local ISD 8th grade students. Admission is free ...

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Website Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Social Security & Estate Planning Community Lecture - November 5

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Staci Aldredge and Kristen Ishihara will conduct Social Security and Estate Planning Community Lectures in the Cargill/Killingsworth Rooms at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The lecture will c...

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Integrity Financial Website Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex
Posted on: September 29, 2019

Hiring Red, White & You Job Fair - November 7

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Workforce Solutions East Texas will host Hiring Red, White and You at the Longview Exhibit Building on Thursday, November 7, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. The 2019 Hiring Red, White and You Job Fair will be held simultaneously in different cities throughout...

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Website Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Methodist Preschool Teacher's Workshop - November 8

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The Methodist Preschool Teacher Conference Board will hold the Methodist Preschool Teacher Conference at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Friday, November 8, 2019, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The conference is designed to help train preschool teach...

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Methodist Preschool Teacher Conference Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex
Posted on: October 6, 2019

Patriot Challenge 3.0 - November 9

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Crossfit Longview will hold Patriot Challenge 3.0 in the AG Pavilions at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Saturday, November 9, 2019, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The functional fitness event and competition will benefit Heroes on the Water East Tex...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Black & White Party & Comedy Show - November 9

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Stars Entertainment Group, LLC will host the Black & White Party & Comedy Show at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and showtime is 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. The event will be hosted by ...

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Website Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex
Posted on: October 13, 2019

Longview Trade Days – November 9-10

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The Longview Jaycees Trade Days will be held at the Longview Exhibit Building, November 9-10, 2019. 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 an...

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Trade Days Website Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex
Posted on: October 14, 2019

Greater East Texas College Night - November 11

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Kilgore College will host the Greater East Texas College Night at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Monday, November 11, 2019, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. College Night is an opportunity for high school students and their parents to visit with repre...

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Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Paula Martin Jones Recreation Center Memberships Available

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Paula Martin Jones Recreation Center offers members the use of a cardio studio, free weights, weight circuits, locker rooms, sauna and steam room, and indoor pool. Lockers are also available for day use or long-term use. To view the Paula Martin Jones Rec...

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Parks News
Posted on: September 24, 2019

Stay Connected

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The Longview Parks and Recreation Department wants to keep you informed of events, activities and news throughout the year. We've got Social Media also! Check all the options to stay informed!

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News Flash

Posted on: October 1, 2019

Partners in Prevention’s “Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ by World” Sessions to Begin Nov. 5

PIP

The City of Longview Partners in Prevention will begin “Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ by World” weekly sessions on Nov. 5.  Getting Ahead is part of the Longview Bridges Out of Poverty initiative.  Designed for adults living in poverty...

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Partners in Prevention News
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Partners in Prevention Needs Mentors

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Partners in Prevention Mentoring Program provides youth, Kindergarten – 12th grade, with a caring, trained, adult friend to serve as a mentor to a young person needing guidance, support and encouragement.

Partners in Prevention Mentoring Program ...

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Partners in Prevention News
Posted on: September 11, 2019

The Unity and Diversity Committee Meets the First Monday of Each Month

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The Unity and Diversity Committee seeks to overcome barriers to the full inclusion of all community members by protecting human rights, challenging discrimination, and celebrating diversity and commonality. All Community members are welcome!  

Mon...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Phone Scams Ongoing in Area

LPD News

Scammers are working the phones in the area and are relentless.

The Longview Police Department won’t call you if you need to take care of a ticket or warrant.

Before you send money or give out any personal information to someone who has called you...

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Police Department News
Posted on: September 23, 2019

UPDATE: LPD Officer Involved in Overnight Shooting

LPD News

This post was updated at 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26.

The Longview Police Department has located the vehicle involved in this incident. However, they are still looking for the two individuals involved and are asking for the public's help in locating th...

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Police Department News
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Public Safety Communications Hiring 9-1-1 Dispatcher

Public Safety Communications

Applications are now being accepted by the Public Safety Communications Division for the position of 9-1-1 Dispatcher.

Public Safety Communications (PSC) is the 9-­1-­1 emergency answering point for the City of Longview. The division provides dispatch and ...

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Police Department News
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Information on New Police Station

LPD News

In 2018, Longview voters approved a bond to fund constructing, renovating, and equipping police and fire stations and relocating the fire and police training center and emergency operations center.

The following is an estimated project description, which i...

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Additional Info... Police Department News
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Prescription Drug Drop Box Available at Police Department

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Drug misuse, abuse and overdose are growing concerns across the nation and most prescription drug abusers say they get the medications from friends or family members.

To help combat this national concern the Longview Police Department and the City of Longv...

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Police Department News
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Disasters Don't Plan Ahead But You Can.

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Emergency management personnel with the City of Longview encourage residents to make basic emergency preparations and sign up for the CodeRed emergency notification system. Local emergency officials are monitoring the storm closely and participating in st...

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