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Posted on: October 28, 2020

2020 Longview AMBUCS Christmas Parade Canceled

General-Canceled

Due the restrictions placed on outdoor events per Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's Executive Order GA-29, the Longview AMBUCS Christmas Parade has been canceled.    

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Council Approves $23.9 Million Contract for Voter-Approved Police Station

Police Station

The Longview City Council on Thursday, Oct. 22, voted to approve a $23.9 million contract with WRL General Contractors to construct a new three-story, 74,300-square-foot police station.  

The new police station is one of a series of public safety ...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Tips and Info for a Safe Halloween 2020

Halloween

The City of Longview does not have any specific regulations related to Halloween or Trick-or-Treating. However, if residents choose to participate, they are encouraged to follow the existing guidelines for gatherings and public events as established by Te...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Curbside Recycling Unavailable Oct. 26 to Nov. 6

Rivers Recycling Interior

Curbside recycling services will not be available in Longview from Oct. 26 to Nov. 6. The change to regular recycling service is due to scheduled repairs at Rivers Recycling, the local materials recovery facility, to add equipment. During that time, conte...

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Firefighters Return Home from Assisting with California Wildfires

California Wildfires

On Thursday, Oct. 15 at about 2 p.m. the final four Longview firefighters returned home from their deployment to California to assist with the wildfires.  These employees had been in California since Sept. 28, when they were sent to relieve the i...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Election for City Council District 3

City Elections News Flash

The City of Longview Election for the District 3 Councilmember will be held Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, and early voting will begin Tuesday, Oct. 13. The election is being held in conjunction with state and federal elections and is being conducted by Gregg Cou...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Gov. Abbott Issues Executive Order To Open Bars In Qualifying Counties

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

Gov. Greg Abbott, Wednesday, issued Executive Order GA-32 opening bars and similar establishments at up tot 50% capacity in conjunction with county officials, and increasing the occupancy levels for all business establishments other than bars to 75%.

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Construction Begins on Fire Station 5 Expansion

Fire Station 5 News Release

Construction is underway to significantly expand and renovate Fire Station 5 in West Longview. Originally built in 1985, the fire station will be modernized while constructing 10,208-square-feet of new space and renovating 5,373-square-feet of the existin...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Unity & Diversity Committee Welcomes Former Nelson Mandela Bodyguard

UDC News Release

Rory Steyn, former bodyguard to South African President Nelson Mandela, presented to the Longview Unity & Diversity Committee on Monday, Oct. 5. Steyn addressed members via a video conference meeting to kick off Global Diversity Awareness Month. Steyn...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Paul Boorman Trailhead closed to allow trail extension

Boorman Trail Highway 80 Entrance

Beginning Tue., Oct. 6, the Marshall Avenue (also known as Hwy. 80) trailhead of the Paul Boorman Trail will be closed for an extended period to allow for construction of a connection to the expanded Guthrie Trail.  Most of the Paul Boorman Trail...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Ambulance Subscription Registration Opens for 2021

Ambulance

Registration for the Longview Fire Department’s annual Ambulance Subscription Program for 2021 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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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Food Distribution in Longview - Oct. 23 & 24

Food Bank Distribution

In response to the increased need for food assistance due to COVID-19, two organizations are holding food distributions at the Longview Convention Complex. 

The East Texas Food Bank will hold a drive-thru produce distribution in Longview at the Gr...

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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: 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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