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Posted on: June 2, 2015

Portion of Cargill Trail Temporarily Closed

Cargill Trail

Cargill Trail will be temporarily closed from the Hollybrook trailhead and south to the bridge for the removal of trees. The temporary closure will take place Thursday morning, June 4, and the trail is scheduled to reopen when the job is complete on appro...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2015

Mentoring Golf Tournament

Golf ball

(Longview, TX) The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s Mentoring Advisory Council and Friends of Partners in Prevention are sponsoring the Fifth Annual Drive to Inspire! Golf Challenge benefitting the Partners in Prevention Mentoring Program. Shot...Read on...

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Posted on: June 1, 2015

Help Us Name the New Shelter

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"This isn't your average, everyday animal shelter. Our goal is for adoptions," city spokesman Shawn Hara said. "Our goal is to increase the amount of pets that get adopted out of the center and as much as possible to reduce euthanasi...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2015

Donations Needed for Tornado Ravaged City of Van

Van, Texas after tornado

While insurance coverage will replace some of the losses, the teachers will have to start over in recreating the classrooms that they worked years to conceive. Each school year, teachers typically spend their own money to create a comfortable learning at...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2015

“In Plain Sight" Second Viewing Planned

In Plain Site movie poster

The East Texas Anti-Trafficking Team is proud to host a second viewing of the documentary “In Plain Sight”, stories of hope that are emerging from the darkness of sex trafficking. This documentary is produced by singer and song writer, Natalie Grant. The...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2015

Longview Transit to Offer Free Rides on Dump the Pump Day

Dump the Pump

As an alternative to fluctuating gas prices, Longview Transit announced today that it will join with other public transportation systems nationwide to participate in the 10th annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 18. On Dump the Pump Day, L...Read on...

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Posted on: May 18, 2015

Introducing the New LongviewTexas.gov

New LongviewTexas.gov

(Longview, TX) Welcome to the newly redesigned LongviewTexas.gov, the official website for the City of Longview’s website. The new site design includes many new navigation, features and options for staying informed of City of Longview government and ser...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: February 20, 2015

Delbert McClinton to headline Longview July 4 activities

Delbert McClinton

(Longview, TX) Plans are taking shape for the 2015 edition of Longview’s annual July 4 Freedom and Fireworks Celebration. Legendary Texas singer songwriter Delbert McClinton will headline an outdoor free-to-the-public concert to be held just before the bi...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

Lane closed

(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

Prescription Drug Pills

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

Lane Closed Sign

(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

Veterans Plaza Groundbreaking Ceremony

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(Longview, TX) The City of Longview and the Veterans Recognition Foundation will host a groundbreaking ceremony for a new veterans plaza planned for Teague Park. The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 11. Teague Park is located at 415 Am...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...