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Posted on: January 21, 2022

City, County Host Historical Marker Workshop

Historical Landmark

The Longview Planning and Zoning Division and the Gregg County Historical Commission will hold a Historical Marker Workshop at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 9, at the Development Services offices at 410 S. High St.

The workshop will cover topics such as how...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Railroad Crossing Closed for Repair

Train on Train Tracks

The railroad crossing on East Cotton Street between Pickle Street and 2nd Street will be closed from Saturday, Jan. 29 to Sunday, Jan. 30.

The closure will allow Union Pacific Railroad to make repairs to the track.

Please plan to use an alternate route duri...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Candidate Files for May Election

City Elections News Flash

A general election for City of Longview City Council Districts 5 and 6 will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2022.  Candidates may file an application for a place on the ballot for District 5 and District 6 between January 19 and February 18. &nbs...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Recycling Facility Closed Jan. 24 - Feb. 20

Rivers Recycling Interior

Rivers Recycling, the third-party materials recovery facility that processes the recyclables collected by the City of Longview, will be closed for four weeks beginning Jan. 24 and continuing through Feb. 20.

Residents are encouraged to continue to place re...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Visit Longview Plans Discover Longview Tour

Discover Longview Tour

Visit Longview Texas will host a Discover Longview Tour highlighting some of Longview's top dining and attractions on Friday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The tour costs $40 per person, but discounts are available for customer facing employees.  ...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Council Appoints City Manager Appointment and Approves Reorganization Proposal

Rolin McPhee Portrait

Longview City Council appointed a new City Manager and approved a reorganization of departmental structure during their Jan. 13 Council Meeting. The changes were proposed following City Manager Keith Bonds' announcement in November that he plans ...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Howard, Gardner Named as the 2022 Unity Honorees

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The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s Unity and Diversity Committee announces Ms. NaTusha Howard and Mr. Jerry Gardner as the 2022 Unity Honors recipients.  The Unity Honors is a lifetime achievement award that recognizes reside...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Longview Celebrates National Mentoring Month

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January is National Mentoring Month, and Partners in Prevention’s Aspire Mentoring Program (AMP) is celebrating!  

The public is invited to attend a “Celebration of Mentoring” to be held in the City Hall Council Chamb...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: December 21, 2021

Donations Sought for Homeless Resource Day on Jan. 27

Homeless Man

The City of Longview is encouraging the community to assist with Longview’s Homeless Resource Day, which is a collaborative effort of the City of Longview and various nonprofit organizations to provide homeless individuals access to available se...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Mobberly Avenue Complete Street Demonstration

Mobberly Avenue

A portion of Mobberly Avenue between Myrle Avenue and Oakdale Avenue will be temporarily reconfigured from Jan. 14 to Jan. 31 to demonstrate the roadway's planned Complete Street redesign.

The Mobberly Complete Street Project will consist of reduc...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Police Chief Mike Bishop Announces Retirement

Chief Mike Bishop

Police Chief Mike Bishop announced today that he plans to retire from the Longview Police Department at the end of January 2022 after thirty-two years of service, including six years as chief.

After serving in the U.S. Air Force, Bishop originally joined t...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: December 10, 2021

Lane Closure and Traffic Shift on McCann Road between Glencrest Lane and Lehigh Drive

Road Closed Sign

Bridge work has been completed on the east side of McCann Road (Spur 63). Beginning Sunday, Dec. 12, traffic will move to the east side of the road to facilitate work on the second half of the bridge.  McCann Road will experience additional delay...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: December 21, 2021

Municipal Court Offers Warrant Amnesty Program Beginning in January

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The Longview Municipal Court is once again offering its warrant amnesty program from Jan. 1 through April 30. Anyone with an active outstanding warrant through the court is encouraged to take this opportunity to save money and get a fresh start.  ...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Fairmont Street Reconstruction and Closure from H.G. Mosley to Toler Road

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Beginning at 8:00 am Monday, August 9, Fairmont Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic, westbound only. The closure is needed to facilitate the reconstruction of Fairmont Street. One-way westbound traffic is anticipated to continue for one year.&am...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: August 19, 2021

Notice of 2021 Tax Year Adopted Tax Rate for City of Longview

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The City of Longview adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax.

The tax rate will effectively be raised by 5.33 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home ...

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City of Longview News

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Cold Weather Safety Tips

Smoke Detector

As winter time approaches so does the need to remind everyone of some important tips to stay safe this year.

Make sure to have your chimneys cleaned and inspected for damage such as cracks or missing parts.  Check for foreign objects such as falle...

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Fire Department News

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

True Crime Crew: Bring Your Own Murder Edition

The Longview Public Library will hold a True Crime Crew meeting for a Bring Your Own Murder edition

Start doing your research and homework. Because this True Crime Crew meeting is all about what YOU want to bring to the table!

In this Bring Your Own Murder (BYOM) edition, present research on a True Crime case that you think the group will find interestin...

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Library News
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Trivia Day at the Library!

Colorful speech bubbles read Trivia @ The Library, November 20.

Show off your smarts, compete against your friends, and play to win a prize and the Trivia crown! 

Free to attend, no signup or registration fee required.

Teams of 1-6 members.Ages 18+.

It will be a general mix of trivia and categories.

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Library News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

New Device Tech Help Day

Hand holding smart devices. Schedule an appointment for New Device Tech Help Days

Did you receive a new smart device for Christmas and don’t have any clue how to use it?The Longview Public Library is here to help!

We’ll be offering one-on-one sessions where staff can show you the basic operating procedures of your de...

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Library News
Posted on: December 30, 2021

Longview Public Library 2022 SRC Raffle - Book A Getaway Travel Package!

Time for the 2022 Library SRC Raffle! Win the Book A Getaway travel package with a $10 ticket!

Book A Getaway with this year’s SRC Raffle prize: a $1,500 travel vacation package through Evan’s World Travel!

Stay for a weekend in Las Vegas. Embark on a cruise to Mexico in the summer. Take the family to Universal Studios for Spring...

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Posted on: December 31, 2021

Classic Arms Productions Gun & Knife Show

Gun and Knife show

Classic Arms Productions will hold a Gun and Knife Show at the Longview Exhibit Center, January 29 and 30, 2022. Buy-Sell-Trade-Browse! Bring your gun and trade for the gun you have always wanted. There will be hundreds of displays of new and old...

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Longview Convention Complex News
Posted on: December 31, 2021

HERPS Longview Exotic Reptile and Animal Show

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H.E.R.P.S. Exotic Reptiles and Pet Show will be held at the Longview Exhibit Center, January 22-23, 2022. Show hours are 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet some of...

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Longview Convention Complex News
Posted on: December 3, 2021

Rahab's Retreat and Ranch Annual Dinner Fundraiser

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This event will include dinner, speaker, entertainment and an auction to raise funds for Rahab’s mission to support victims of sex trafficking and sexual abuse.  Individual tickets are $35 and tables start at $500.  For tickets...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Fall Trail Updates

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Restrooms will still be available for use at parks. Park Maintenance will also ensure leaves are blown off all trails two times a week during the winter season.

Parks News
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Broughton Recreation Center Closes for Renovation

Exterior of the Broughton Recreation Center

The Broughton Recreation Center will be closed until early Fall 2022 as crews complete a $5.7 million renovation of the recreation center and the adjoining park.

The renovation was funded by voters in 2018 as part of a $24.7 million parks package, and incl...

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Parks News

News Flash

Posted on: January 13, 2022

Coalition for Drug-Free Youth Hosts Event on Current Drug Trends

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Partners in Prevention’s Coalition for Drug-Free Youth welcomes Assistant Special Agent in Charge Wade Sparks from the DEA Dallas Field Division to speak on Current Drug Trends.  The information presented will help equip adults to ident...

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Partners in Prevention News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Howard, Gardner Named as the 2022 Unity Honorees

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The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s Unity and Diversity Committee announces Ms. NaTusha Howard and Mr. Jerry Gardner as the 2022 Unity Honors recipients.  The Unity Honors is a lifetime achievement award that recognizes residents who ha...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Longview Celebrates National Mentoring Month

National Mentoring Month Logo

January is National Mentoring Month, and Partners in Prevention’s Aspire Mentoring Program (AMP) is celebrating!  

The public is invited to attend a “Celebration of Mentoring” to be held in the City Hall Council Chambers, 300 W. Cotton St., on Thu...

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Partners in Prevention News

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Longview Police Investigate Shooting

Police News Arrest

The Longview Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at The Gilmer Apartments located at 701 Gilmer Road.  At approximately 2:54 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 16, Longview Police were dispatched to the scene in reference to a shooting....

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Police Department News
Posted on: December 14, 2021

Police Chief Mike Bishop Announces Retirement

Chief Mike Bishop

Police Chief Mike Bishop announced today that he plans to retire from the Longview Police Department at the end of January 2022 after thirty-two years of service, including six years as chief.

After serving in the U.S. Air Force, Bishop originally joined t...

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Police Department News
Posted on: December 21, 2021

Municipal Court Offers Warrant Amnesty Program Beginning in January

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The Longview Municipal Court is once again offering its warrant amnesty program from Jan. 1 through April 30. Anyone with an active outstanding warrant through the court is encouraged to take this opportunity to save money and get a fresh start.  ...

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Police Department News

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

PROTECT PIPES, PETS, & PLANTS

There are below freezing temperatures in the forecast. Be sure to protect your pipes, pets, and plants.

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

TEMPORARY RECYCLING CHANGE

Between Jan. 24 - Feb. 20, Curbside Recycling will be taken to landfill while the third-party recycling plant closes for maintenance. Find out more at LongviewTexas.gov/Trash

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

DONATIONS NEEDED

Homeless Man

The City of Longview is encouraging the community to assist with Longview’s Homeless Resource Day, which is a collaborative effort of the City of Longview and various nonprofit organizations to provide homeless individuals access to available services. Th...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

CLEAR YOUR OUTSTANDING WARRANTS

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The Longview Municipal Court is once again offering its warrant amnesty program from Jan. 1 through April 30. Anyone with an active outstanding warrant through the court is encouraged to take this opportunity to save money and get a fresh start.  ...

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