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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Gov. Abbott Expands Capacity for Certain Services, Announces Nursing Home Guidance

Coronavirus Update - City Hall

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott expanded capacity levels for various services and permitted nursing homes to welcome guests with restrictions on Thursday, Sept. 17.

The announcement came alongside Executive Orders GA-30 and GA-31 as the governor continued to lift r...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Train Cars to be Removed from Stamper Park

Tank Car News Flash

The view at Stamper Park in Longview will soon no longer include the scene of derailed train cars. Dating back to the 1950’s, the Longview Fire Department has maintained a training facility adjacent to the park. In the late 1990’s, the...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

U.S. 80/East Marshall Avenue Median Improvements

US 80 Medians News Flash

The City of Longview Public Works will hold the following public meeting to gather citizen input on median improvements to US 80/East Marshall Avenue, between Eastman Road and Nansemond Way. The meeting will be conducted utilizing a video conferencing too...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

First Class Graduates from Longview Police Academy

Longview Police Academy Graduation

Close friends and family watched as thirteen cadets became the first ever graduates of the Longview Police Academy during a ceremony held today at the Maude Cobb Convention Center. The academy provided basic peace officer training for eight cadets of the ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

CANCELED Longview National Night Out Canceled

NNO 2020

On the first Tuesday of October each year, usually more than 100 neighborhoods across Longview gather for National Night Out, but this year’s local event has been canceled due to the risk associated with COVID-19. The City of Longview is asking ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Finalists Announced for the 2020 Texas Downtown Association President’s Awards Program

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Finalists for the 2020 President’s Awards Program were recently announced in Austin.  For over 30 years the awards program, sponsored by the Texas Downtown Association (TDA), has recognized outstanding projects, places, and people of Te...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

UPDATE: Work Continues on Judson Road for Trail Project

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Update on Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 11:35 a.m.:

Traffic on Judson Road between Hoyt Drive and Pegues Place is expected to switch from the southbound lanes to northbound lanes in September, as work continues on the construction of the Guthrie Creek Trail from Mar...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Bat Tests Positive for Rabies in Longview

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The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) confirmed a bat that was found by a Longview citizen outside a private residence in Northwest Longview has tested positive for rabies. The bat was picked up on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 and shipped to the D...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Information Services Department Receives Statewide Award

Information Services Award NewsFlash

The City of Longview Information Services Department and the City of Kilgore earned the 2020 Best of Texas award for Best IT Collaboration presented by Government Technology magazine as part of the annual Texas Digital Government Summit.

“Our sta...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Unity and Diversity Committee Accepting Unity Honor Award Nominations

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The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s Unity and Diversity Committee is accepting nominations for the annual Unity Honors awards.  The Unity Honors is a lifetime achievement award that recognizes residents who have demonstrated l...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Restrictions on Outdoor Events and Functions at City Facilities

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In order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the City of Longview has placed a temporary restriction on indoor public events at the Longview Convention Complex and other City of Longview operated facilities. Exceptions may be permitted for necessary governm...

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