News Flash

Posted on: August 26, 2020

Be Weather Prepared for Your Pet

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Hurricane Laura is now a Category 4 Hurricane. It’s current track could bring East Texas over 4 inches of rain with winds of up to 60 to 70 miles per hour. Please be weather prepared for your pet.

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Animal Care and Adoption Center 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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Additional Info... Animal Care and Adoption Center News
Posted on: September 24, 2019

Thank You for Your Donations

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Thank you for your generosity and willingness to donate to the Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center. You can make a monetary donation or you can also bring in pet supplies. You can make a monetary donation for our Fund for the Animals or please see be...

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News Flash

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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Additional Info... City of Longview News
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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Additional Info... City of Longview News
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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Additional Info... City of Longview News
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

bat

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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Additional Info... City of Longview News
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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Additional Info... City of Longview News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Restrictions on Outdoor Events and Functions at City Facilities

Maude Cobb Exterior

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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Additional Info... City of Longview News

News Flash

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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Fire Department News
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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Additional Info... Fire Department News

News Flash

Posted on: August 28, 2020

Bookmark Design Contest

Be a part of the library's Make Your Mark Bookmark Contest. Find rules and details under Services

The Make Your Mark, bookmark design contest is back!

Ages 13+, choose from one of our themes to design the library’s next bookmark to pass out to patrons.Themes:• Christmas or Valentine’s day• Animals• Reading...

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Library News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Personal Librarian Program

Let us choose your next set of library materials in our new program Personal Librarian.

Let library staff personally pick and curate your next set of library materials!

Fill out our online form/questionnaire, and based on your guidelines, a staff member will choose up to 10 items for you to checkout.We’re happy to pick for all ages!...

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Library News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Introducing CloudLibrary

CloudLibrary will replace Hoopla as one of our new eBook services on October 1.

We’re switching our eBook service app Hoopla, and moving over to CloudLibrary!

While Hoopla has been great to keep around, it also has rising costs and limited options for checking out materials.Switching over will allow us to link with other lib...

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Library News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Writer's Workshop - Online

Get some help on your writing pieces. Set up an appointment or drop in to Writer's Workshop Onlin

Learn some useful tips/tools to become a successful writer, and get a fresh set of eyes for your writing work.

An online meeting will be set up on Google Meet for anyone looking to drop in and request some review time.We will post a link to the Google Meet...

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Library News

News Flash

Posted on: July 2, 2020

Restrictions on Outdoor Events and Functions at City Facilities

Maude Cobb Exterior

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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Additional Info... Longview Convention Complex News

News Flash

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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Parks News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Restrictions on Outdoor Events and Functions at City Facilities

Maude Cobb Exterior

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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Additional Info... Parks News
Posted on: September 24, 2019

Stay Connected

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The Longview Parks and Recreation Department wants to keep you informed of events, activities and news throughout the year. We've got Social Media also! Check all the options to stay informed!

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News Flash

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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Additional Info... Partners in Prevention News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

New Look for Partners in Prevention Programs

PIP Logo News Flash

City of Longview Partners in Prevention programs have new, updated looks, and the Mentoring Program has a new name, Aspire Mentoring Program.  These changes come as the result of an anonymous donor making a contribution earmarked for marketing ma...

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Additional Info... Partners in Prevention News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Partners in Prevention Unveils New Name for Mentoring Program

Aspire News Flash

City of Longview Partners in Prevention Mentoring Program has made the most prominent changes in its impressive 24-year history serving youth in the Longview area. The organization has a new logo and has been meaningfully renamed as the Aspire Mentoring P...

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Additional Info... Partners in Prevention News
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Unity and Diversity Committee Accepting Unity Honor Award Nominations

UDC Logo - NewsFlash-01

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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Additional Info... Partners in Prevention News

News Flash

Posted on: September 16, 2020

One arrested after call regarding gun shots

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On September 16, 2020, at approximately 3:44 a.m., Longview Police officers were dispatched to a motel in the 400 block of N. Spur 63 in reference to gun shots. Upon arrival at the scene, officers located a guest room exterior door with bullet holes that ...

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Police Department 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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Additional Info... Police Department News
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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Additional Info... Police Department News

News Flash

Posted on: September 1, 2020

UPDATE: Work Continues on Judson Road for Trail Project

roadclosed_1

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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Television - CityView

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 1, 2020

UPDATE: Work Continues on Judson Road for Trail Project

roadclosed_1

Traffic on Judson Road between Hoyt Drive and Pegues Place is expected to switch from the southbound lanes to northbound lanes in September.

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...

Read on...

Television - PSTV