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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Apply for Mayor Mack's Scholarship

2020 Scholarship Winners

The City of Longview is accepting applications for Mayor Andy Mack’s scholarship. Graduating seniors from Longview, Pine Tree, Spring Hill and Hallsville High Schools who are residents of Longview are eligible to apply for this one-time, $2,000 ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Texas to Lift Mask Mandate, Reopen 100%

Coronavirus Update - City Hall

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Effective Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will lift the state-wide mask mandate and allow all businesses and facilities to operate at 100% capacity.

The announcement, detailed in Executive Order No. GA-34, came a...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Longview Sesquicentennial Transportation Show Canceled

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“The Longview Sesquicentennial Transportation Show: A Ride Through History” that had been scheduled for May 15, 2021, has been canceled. Presented by Whataburger as part of Longview’s 150th anniversary, ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Residents Urged to Donate Blood

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Carter BloodCare is urging Texans to give blood after this past week's storms helped lead to a very limited blood supply, following a yearlong viral pandemic.

The blood program has already encouraged hospitals to impleme...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Gap Inc. to Build New Distribution Center in Longview

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The City of Longview, along with the Longview Economic Development Corporation (LEDCO), is pleased to announce Gap Inc. plans to open a new state-of-the-art Customer Experience Center in the Longview North Business Park. By delive...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Longview 150 Parade: The Grand Sesquicentennial Trek Canceled

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Due to the ongoing fight against COVID-19 in our community the Longview 150 Parade has been officially canceled. The parade was originally scheduled for April 18, 2020, but was rescheduled for fall 2020, but again changed to Apri...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

UPDATE - Vaccine Clinic Appointments Currently Filled

My Shot Now News Release

This post was updated at 2:45 p.m. on Friday Feb. 5.

As of Friday, Feb. 5, all appointments for the Gregg County Mega Vaccination Hub are currently full.

Vaccinations are being provided by appointment only. Walk-ins and waitlist appointments are not availa...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

UPDATE - Candidates File for May Election

City Elections News Flash

A general election for City of Longview for Mayor and City Council Districts 1 and 2 will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Candidates filed applications for a place on the ballot for Mayor, District 1 and 2 between Jan. 13 and Feb. 12.  

As of 5 ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Adams, Greenwaldt Named 2021 Unity Honorees

UDC News Release

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The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s Unity and Diversity Committee announces Mrs. Shalonda Adams and Mr. Carroll Greenwaldt as the 2021 Unity Honors recipients.  The Unity Honors is a lifetime achieveme...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Municipal Court Offers Warrant Amnesty Program

Warrant Roundup

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The Longview Municipal Court is offering a warrant amnesty program from Jan. 1 through April 30, 2021. Anyone with an active outstanding warrant through the court is encouraged to take this opportunity to save some money and get a fr...

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News Flash

Posted on: February 24, 2021

Residential Structure Fire

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On February 23, 2021 at approximately 4:19 p.m., the Longview Fire Department responded to 118 Sidney Street for a reported structure fire. When fire department crews arrived there was no visible smoke or fire but the sound of an activated smoke detector...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: February 9, 2021

Residential Structure Fire

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On Feb. 7, 2021 at approximately 5:45 p.m. the Longview Fire Department responded to 1900 Mary Jane Drive for a reported residential structure fire.  Crew arrived to find fire that originated in the kitchen and spread to the attic.  The ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

UPDATE - Vaccine Clinic Appointments Currently Filled

My Shot Now News Release

This post was updated at 2:45 p.m. on Friday Feb. 5.

As of Friday, Feb. 5, all appointments for the Gregg County Mega Vaccination Hub are currently full.

Vaccinations are being provided by appointment only. Walk-ins and waitlist appointments are not availab...

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News Flash

Posted on: March 1, 2021

S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays

A new children's program. Steam Saturdays is held on the second Saturday of each month, online.

Join Library staff as they perform easy experiments that you can do at home with your family.

The science behind the experiment or concept will be explained and we'll show you some resources the Library has on the subject.This month’s th...

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Library News
Posted on: March 2, 2021

Adult Craft Day Online: Easter Egg Light Catcher

Adult Craft Online, stained glass Easter egg sun catcher sitting in the window sill next to flowers

Bring some beautiful light into your Spring when we show you how to make these easy Easter Egg light (sun) catchers.
Best of all, you’ll fool everyone into thinking you made a stained glass masterpiece!
Catch the tutorial on our main FB page, Satu...
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Library News
Posted on: March 2, 2021

Music & Movement - Spring Break @ LPL

Spring Break Week at the library starts with Music and Movement online!

Spring Break week at the library starts off with Music and Movement,  on Monday, March 15 at 10:30 AM.Join Mr. Adam as he teaches all about different musical instruments, and includes fun story, singing, and dance elements to get everyone out of ...

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Library News
Posted on: March 2, 2021

Online Game Day: Among Us

Online Game Day for Spring Break week at LPL. Get details on how to play the online game Among Us!

Find the Totally Sus imposter with us during a round or two of the hit online game: Among Us.

Chat with staff and new friends online, through our Discord channel as we play online, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM.Link to Discord server will be posted on FB the morning o...

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Library News
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Online Story Time & Craft Day

Story Time and Craft Day is a part of our Spring Break Week line up!

Watch Story Time on our private Facebook Group Page at 10:30 AM.(Be sure to request membership for the group ahead of time!)

Then make it a Crafter-noon occasion because we’re offering 3 different craft kits for you to pick up at the children&...

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Library News
Posted on: March 3, 2021

The Story Lady - Online Spring Break Performer

Our online Story Time Spring Break performer is the always favorite Story Lady!

Our favorite story time teller is back for Spring Break week at the Longview Public Library! Watch the always popular Story Lady weave us an imaginative tale via FB Live on our main FB page, at 10:30 AM, Wednesday, March 17.She’ll have your kids...

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Library News
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Drive-In Movie Night at the Library!

It's Drive In movie night for spring break week! Come watch The Croods: A New Age (rated PG)

We’re pleased to bring you movie night from the socially distanced safety of the library parking lot!

New Age Cinema will set up the big screen on the Eastman Library Plaza right outside the doors.The parking lot will be marked and spaced for the...

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Library News
Posted on: March 5, 2021

Library After Hours - Spring Break Edition!

Teens playing laser tag against a dark brick wall with our Library After Hours neon logo.

We’re heading off campus for this edition of After Hours, and meeting at Laser X Texas in Longview (near Little Mexico and CiCi’s Pizza) for some laser tag rounds!We will have 30 wristbands to pass out, first come first serve.Each wristband is for 60 minu...

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Library News
Posted on: March 6, 2021

Spring Break LEGO-A-THON

Two kids play in a pile of LEGO blocks. Join us online for our LEGO marathon to show us your builds!

A spring break tradition given an online makeover!

Mrs. Mackenzie will post a Lego From Home Challenge video to our main FB page, on Mar. 20, at 10:30 AM.

Kids are encouraged to free build WHATEVER they want based on the theme. (DUPLO blocks, or other bran...

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Library News
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Book Talk & Taste: Mystery/Thriller Edition

Cheers! It's Book A' Clock Somwhere. Join us on our FB Page as we review books from our catalo

Christian and Leah are reviewing “You” by Caroline Kepnes. A hit thriller-suspense that you might have watched on Netflix this past year!Hear their review and if it was better than the show. Then listen for a "tasting" of oth...

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Library News

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Circus on Ice - March 15

Circus on Ice

Taconhy Entertainment presents Circus On Ice at the Maude Cobb Convention Center on Monday, March 15, 2021 at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $25.00/adult and $15.00/child., and will be available through Eventbrite (with a link located on the Circus on Ice ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

UPDATE - Vaccine Clinic Appointments Currently Filled

My Shot Now News Release

This post was updated at 2:45 p.m. on Friday Feb. 5.

As of Friday, Feb. 5, all appointments for the Gregg County Mega Vaccination Hub are currently full.

Vaccinations are being provided by appointment only. Walk-ins and waitlist appointments are not availab...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Food Box Distribution in Longview

Food Bank Distribution

In response to the increased need for food assistance due to COVID-19, the East Texas Food Bank will hold a drive-thru food box distribution on Friday, March 12th, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., unless boxes run out earlier.

The event will take place in the Long...

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Posted on: March 7, 2021

Summit Volleyball Tournament East Texas Series #3 - March 12-14

Summit Volleyball

Summit Volleyball will hold a Youth Volleyball Tournament - East Texas Series #3, at Maude Cobb Convention Center, March 12-14, 2021, 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. each day. Age groups are 12 years and under to 17/18 years and under. Team registration/entry is on...

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News Flash

Posted on: January 8, 2021

Adams, Greenwaldt Named 2021 Unity Honorees

UDC News Release

The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s Unity and Diversity Committee announces Mrs. Shalonda Adams and Mr. Carroll Greenwaldt as the 2021 Unity Honors recipients.  The Unity Honors is a lifetime achievement award that recognizes ...

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News Flash

Posted on: February 3, 2021

Groundbreaking Held for New Police Building

Police Station Groundbreaking

City officials, police personnel, and others gathered Wednesday, Feb. 3 to break ground on a new police building, funded by voters as part of the 2018 bond package.

The groundbreaking was held on the site of the new facility, across South Street from the c...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

UPDATE - Vaccine Clinic Appointments Currently Filled

My Shot Now News Release

This post was updated at 2:45 p.m. on Friday Feb. 5.

As of Friday, Feb. 5, all appointments for the Gregg County Mega Vaccination Hub are currently full.

Vaccinations are being provided by appointment only. Walk-ins and waitlist appointments are not availab...

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Additional Info... Police Department News

News Flash

Posted on: March 2, 2021

TEXAS REOPENS TO 100%

Coronavirus Update - City Hall

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Effective Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will lift the state-wide mask mandate and allow all businesses and facilities to operate at 100% capacity.

The announcement, detailed in Executive Order No. GA-34, came a...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

TRANSPORTATION SHOW CANCELED

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“The Longview Sesquicentennial Transportation Show: A Ride Through History” that had been scheduled for May 15, 2021, has been canceled. Presented by Whataburger as part of Longview’s 150th anniversary, the show had been envisioned a...

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Additional Info... Television - CityView
Posted on: January 4, 2021

GET A FRESH START

Clear up your outstanding warrants and save money during the Warrant Amnesty Program. LongviewTexas.gov/WarrantAmnesty

Television - CityView

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: March 2, 2021

TEXAS REOPENS TO 100%

Coronavirus Update - City Hall

Effective Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will lift the state-wide mask mandate and allow all businesses and facilities to operate at 100% capacity. LongviewTexas.gov/CV19

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Effective Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will lift the state-wide mask mandate and allow all businesses and facilities to operate at 100% capacity.

The announcement, detailed in Executive Order No. GA-34, came a...

Read on...

Additional Info... Television - PSTV
Posted on: January 4, 2021

GET A FRESH START

Clear up your outstanding warrants and save money during the Warrant Amnesty Program. LongviewTexas.gov/WarrantAmnesty

Television - PSTV