Posted on: May 23, 2016

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Your donations make it possible to care for the stray animals in Longview. Thank you for continuing to support the important work that we do.

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Posted on: March 17, 2016

Time for Animal Control?

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Animal Control Officers enforce the Longview animal codes and offer educational and outreach programs for the safety and health of companion animals and residents. Learn more about Animal Control.

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

NOMINATE LONGVIEW TO WIN $20K DURING “MEET ME AT THE PARK”

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City with the most nominations wins a grant for a local park through park improvement campaign 

The Longview Parks and Recreation Department is asking residents to vote for Longview in an online contest that could bring a grant for park improveme...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

ETATT sponsors a blanket drive for Rahab’s Retreat and Ranch

ETATT Blanket Drive

The East Texas Anti-Trafficking Team (ETATT) is sponsoring a blanket drive for Rahab’s Retreat and Ranch. Rahab’s Retreat and Ranch is a voluntary, faith-based program serving victims of sex trafficking and women in the sex industry free of charge. &n...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Keep Longview Beautiful earns 2017 Governor’s award

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Keep Longview Beautiful has once again earned the coveted Governor’s Community Achievement Award given by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and Keep Texas Beautiful.  Each year this award is given to ten Texas communities with the be...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Center Street Construction Update

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Beginning Thursday, March 2, 2017, traffic will be open on Center Street from Tyler to Cotton Street. This will initiate Phase 2 road closure just north on Center Street from Methvin to Tyler. Please use caution while work is being completed. 

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Police Establish Safe Exchange Zone

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In an effort to provide a safe place for people to meet to buy and sell items advertised through online marketplaces, the Longview Police Department has established a safe exchange zone just steps away from the police department. Located immediately in fr...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

District 6 Town Meeting scheduled for March 28

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A District 6 Town Meeting has been scheduled for 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 28, at First Church of the Nazarene, 2601 H.G. Mosley Pkwy., in Longview. District 6 Councilman, Steve Pirtle, will lead the meeting. The meeting is intended to be an informal opportu...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

High Street underpass right lane closed (Tyler to Cotton)

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High Street underpass will have the right lane closed to traffic from Tyler Street to Cotton Street beginning February 28, 2017. Initially, the northbound outside lane will be closed.  Once work is completed, the southbound outside lane will be ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Hawkins Parkway Lane Closures

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Hawkins Parkway will be reduced to three north lanes February 13, 2017, between Eastman Road (Highway 259) and the first set of driveways at the Target/theater retail center. This closure is scheduled for 2 months, then the construction will be moved to t...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Longview Main Street Nationally Accredited

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The Texas Main Street Program of the Texas Historical Commission has recommended Longview and the Longview Main Street Program for National Accreditation to the National Main Street Center. The recommendation is based upon Longview Main Street's ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

TxDot construction begins at Loop 281 and Pine Tree Rd.

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TxDot will start construction at the intersection of Loop 281 and Pine Tree Rd. on Monday, January 16, 2017.  Barricades will reduce all approaches to one lane traffic in each direction through the traffic signal.  We suggest alternate r...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Longview to conduct Amphitheater feasibility study

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Longview Economic Development Corporation, in conjunction with City of Longview staff, is researching the feasibility of an outdoor amphitheater along the Interstate 20 corridor to serve as a concert and entertainment venue for the East Texas area. A cons...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Veterans Plaza finds home at Teague Park, Donations still needed

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As result of a public private partnership between the City of Longview and the nonprofit, Veterans Recognition Foundation, Longview's Teague Park is now home to a Veterans Plaza honoring the service and sacrifice of veterans and their families. Located on...

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Posted on: October 3, 2016

Cotton Street will be Reduced to One-way traffic (Green to Mobberly)

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Cotton Street will be reduced to one-way traffic from Green Street and Mobberly Avenue starting October 6, 2016. The purpose of the project is to replace deteriorated utilities and pavement; and add sidewalks.

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Longview Fire Department Promotions

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On March 20th, 2017, the Longview Fire Department promoted six employees to various ranks at the Longview Fire Department Training Center. The following employees obtained the required courses, necessary tenure, and credentials allowing them to enter the ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

CERT Training Begins March 20

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Longview Fire Department is hosting Community Emergency Response Training beginning on March 20, 2017. This initial training prepares attendees to become volunteers on the local team. The training will include: disaster preparedness, fire safety, disaster...

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Posted on: January 11, 2011

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

ETATT Blanket Drive

ETATT Blanket Drive

Please consider donating blankets to Rahab's Retreat and Ranch! This is a wonderful ministry that serves women and children who are victims of sex trafficking. We have a box set up in our foyer for your donations! This Blanket Drive is sponsored ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Chautauqua Festival 2017

Chautauqua Festival 2017

The Longview Public Library's 4th annual Chautauqua (”sha-tauk-wa”) Festival is happening on Saturday, April 8th from 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM! This is a FREE, family-friendly event celebrating all the rich, diverse culture that Longview has to offer,...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Summer Interns Needed!

Summer Interns Needed!

We have a few more spots available for some exceptional teen interns this summer! You'll receive great workplace experience and have lots of fun helping with Library activities - especially Summer Reading club 2017! We accept teens ages 13-18 only, and th...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Easter Closings

Easter Closings

Longview Public Library and its Book Drops will be CLOSED Friday, April 14th through Sunday, April 16th. Have a very happy Easter! 


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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Easter Bunny Pics

Easter Bunny Pics

Bring the kids to meet the Easter Bunny on Tuesday, April 11th from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM! You'll receive a free 4x6 photo of your visit as well. For more information, please call (903) 237-1345. 

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Easter Crafts

Easter Crafts

Join us Saturday, April 1st from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM for Easter Crafts! We will be making paper flowers and book wreaths with book paper! This event is for adults only. For more information, please call (903) 237-1351 and ask for Evelyn or Wesly.

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Writer's Workshop

Writer's Workshop

Join us on Saturday, April 29th from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM for our free Writer's Workshop! We will be discussing valuable writing tips and enjoying writing exercises for all who are interested in strengthening and developing their writing skills! For...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Genealogy Lock-In

Genealogy Lock-In

We would be so delighted if you would join us for our Genealogy Lock-In on Saturday, April 22nd from 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM. We'll lock the doors and enjoy some quiet play time while looking for that elusive ancestor! Bring your laptops, iPads, ances...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Family Game Night

Family Game Night

We're introducing an exciting new weekly program for our patrons: Family Game Night! Every Thursday night from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM, we'll break out classics such as Monopoly, Twister, Life, UNO, puzzles, and more! Turn off the TV, put down the iPad, and enj...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Taste of Longview - April 4

Taste of Longview 2017

The 35th Annual Taste of Longview, sponsored by the Pilot Club of Longview and the East Texas Restaurant Association, will be held at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sample a wide variety of foo...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

East Texas CASA Blue Jean & Ball Gowns - April 1

Blue Jeans and Ball Gowns

East Texas CASA will hold their annual fund-raising benefit, Blue Jeans & Ball Gowns, at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Saturday, April 1, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. The event will feature dinner and drinks, live and silent auctions, ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Paw-Paws Easter Bonnet Dog Pageant - April 1

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Outer Court Ministries, Inc. dba House of Hope will host Paw-Paws Easter Bonnet Contest - a Dog Pageant, in the AG Pavilion at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Saturday, April 1, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Every type of dog gets to shine - e...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

East Texas Cinderella Scholarship Pageant - April 2

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Texas Cinderella Scholarship Pageants will be hosting the East Texas Cinderella Scholarship Pageant in the Activity Rooms at Maude Cobb Convention Center on Sunday, April 2, 2017 from 9am-4pm. Admission to attend the show will be $5 for adults and $3 for ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Longview Interfaith Hospitality Network 13th Annual Gala Fundraiser - March 31

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Longview Interfaith Hospitality Network will hold their 13th Annual fund raising gala, A Child's Place to Call Home, at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex on Friday, March 31, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The event will feature d...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

NOMINATE LONGVIEW TO WIN $20K DURING “MEET ME AT THE PARK”

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City with the most nominations wins a grant for a local park through park improvement campaign 

The Longview Parks and Recreation Department is asking residents to vote for Longview in an online contest that could bring a grant for park improveme...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Veterans Plaza finds home at Teague Park, Donations still needed

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As result of a public private partnership between the City of Longview and the nonprofit, Veterans Recognition Foundation, Longview's Teague Park is now home to a Veterans Plaza honoring the service and sacrifice of veterans and their families. Located on...

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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

ETATT sponsors a blanket drive for Rahab’s Retreat and Ranch

ETATT Blanket Drive

The East Texas Anti-Trafficking Team (ETATT) is sponsoring a blanket drive for Rahab’s Retreat and Ranch. Rahab’s Retreat and Ranch is a voluntary, faith-based program serving victims of sex trafficking and women in the sex industry free of charge. &n...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Police Establish Safe Exchange Zone

LPD NEws

In an effort to provide a safe place for people to meet to buy and sell items advertised through online marketplaces, the Longview Police Department has established a safe exchange zone just steps away from the police department. Located immediately in fr...

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