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Posted on: May 14, 2015

Basics at Brunch

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What is "Basics at Brunch"? This is a free brunch and informative program that will be held every month at Green Street Activity Center. Elder law attorneys Kristen Ishihara, Lisa Shoalmire and John Ross will speak on a different topic every mon...Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2015

Methvin and Center Street Intersection will be Closed to Traffic

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Also, construction is shifting eastward on Methvin Street. The section of Methvin Street between High Street and Center Street will be reopened to traffic by Friday, July 10, 2015. However, the Methvin Street section between Center and Fredonia will be c...Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2015

Scam Alert

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The email asks the recipient to send money to them overseas because they have been robbed, jailed, etc. The scammers also seem to know information on the people they are calling or the "purported" victim which makes the scam that much more belie...Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2015

Traffic Delays and Lane Closures at West Hawkins Parkway

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Street work will continue on West Hawkins Parkway through the week of July 10, 2015. Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes. This project is being constructed by Cutler Repaving of Lawrence, Kansas. If you have any questions related to construct...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 18, 2015

Voters Elect New Mayor and Council

Mayor Andy Mack

(Longview, TX) Longview voters ushered in four new members to the City Council including Andy Mack as the new mayor. Unofficial election results for the City of Longview show Dr. Andy Mack, Ed Moore, Nona Snoddy, and David Wright as winners of the races...Read on...

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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

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(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...