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Posted on: July 16, 2015

National Night Out

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All Longview and Gregg County residents are encouraged to participate by hosting a NNO party in their neighborhood. The parties are designed to promote neighborhood alliances that strengthen our communities and preserve the quality of life in East Texas....Read on...

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Posted on: July 13, 2015

Keep Longview Beautiful Litter Index

Keep Longview Beautiful

A team of community, business and government representatives conducted the visual analysis using a scoring system ranging from 1-4, with “1” being the best to “4” being the worst. The Litter Index for Longview rated 1.75.

“The Litter Index is designed ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 10, 2015

Akin Park Trail Closed for Improvements

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(Longview, TX) Akin Park Trail will be temporarily closed for a trail reconstruction project between Delwood Drive and Eden Drive for approximately forty-five to sixty days. Barricades will be placed in the area to prohibit use while improvements are bei...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Advice from LPD on what to do in a flood or other dangerous weather situation:

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3. Bring items that may be washed away inside or to higher areas. This will help prevent "extra" items floating around in the flood waters.
4. Turn off breakers and unplug electrical devices to lessen the possibility of electrocution.5. DO NO...Read on...

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Posted on: June 11, 2015

Police Chief Dingler to Retire

Chief Don Dingler

(Longview, TX) After forty-two years of service at all levels of the Longview Police Department, Longview Police Chief Don Dingler plans to retire at the end of July 2015. Dingler began his career with Longview as a police officer in 1973. Over the years...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2015

Fire Chief encourages continued preparedness for severe weather

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(Longview, TX) In the aftermath of the tornado that caused damage in northeast Longview on April 9, Longview Fire(Longview, TX) In the aftermath of the tornado that caused damage in northeast Longview on April 9, Longview Fire Chief J.P. Steelman encourag...Read on...

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Posted on: May 15, 2015

Downtown Lane Closures on Fredonia and Tyler Streets

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(Longview, TX) Portions of Fredonia Street and Tyler Street in Downtown Longview will be closed for approximately six months beginning at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 27. The closures are related to the ongoing construction work at the R. Lacy Building at 2...Read on...

Posted on: February 18, 2015

Prescription Drug Drop Box Installed at Police Department

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Prescription Drug Drop Box Installed at Police Department

Prescription 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...Read on...

Posted on: February 9, 2015

Magnolia Lane Reduced to One Lane

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(Longview, TX) Lane closures are scheduled to begin Monday, January 12, 2015, for the Magnolia Lane Widening Project between McCann and Judson Road. The purpose of the project is to widen the section of road from two lanes to four lanes. Traffic will be...Read on...

Posted on: February 9, 2015

Green Street Closed to Through Traffic

Road closed

(Longview, TX) Green Street will be closed between Cotton and Nelson Streets beginning Monday, October 13, 2014, for construction. The purpose of the project is to reconstruct the four lane section of road between Cotton and Young and replace utilities. ...Read on...