News Flash

Posted on: May 23, 2022

Reservations Open June 4 for Safety City Rentals

Safety City News Release

Longview Parks and Recreation will begin accepting reservations for Safety City on Saturday, June 4. Reservations will be available for two-hour blocks from either 10 a.m. to noon or 1 to 3 p.m. daily.

Safety City is a child-size city with buildings, stree...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Memorial Day Event at Teague Park Featuring Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

Teague Park Memorial Wall

The City of Longview, Gregg County, and the Boy Scout Troop 201 Alumni Foundation will host A Day of Thanks and Remembrance, a community-wide Memorial Day event, May 30, at Teague Park in Longview.

The event will include a main ceremony featuring Texas Gov...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Mayor Mack Names Scholarship Recipients

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On Thursday, May 12, Mayor Andy Mack announced the 2022 Mayor Mack's Scholarship recipients.

  • Carolyn Hale (Hallsville Independent School District)
  • Joshua Sanders (Longview ISD)
  • Cambrie Salser (Pine Tree ISD)
  • Landan Coe (Spring Hill ISD)

Applicants wer...

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Additional Info... City of Longview News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Downtown Longview Wine Swirl Returns June 11

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Downtown Longview will host its second Wine Swirl on Tyler Street from 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 11. The event brings wineries from across Texas to Downtown Longview to provide wine tastings and meet new potential customers. The Wine Swirl also includ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Unofficial Results for General Election and Special Bond Election

City Elections News Flash

The results for the May 7 General Election and Special Bond Election will be posted here on Saturday, May 7.

Unofficial Results for District 5 General Election

Unofficial results are as follows:

  • Bernd "Dutch" Deblouw: 48 votes with 4.77%
  • Michelle Ga...
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Additional Info... City of Longview News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Anthony Boone Named Longview Police Chief

Acting Chief Anthony Boone

On Thursday, April 28, the Longview City Council unanimously confirmed Anthony Boone as Chief of the Longview Police Department.

“I’m honored to have spent my career in service to my family, friends, and neighbors, and humbled by the fa...

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Police Department News
Posted on: March 11, 2022

Closures on Page Road Between Loop 281 and Lois Lane

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UPDATE: This post was updated at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16.

On Friday, March 18, Page Road, between Delia Drive and Lois Lane, will be closed to through traffic for the day.  In the afternoon, Page Road will be re-opened to one lane of traffic...

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City of Longview News
Posted on: March 25, 2022

Downtown Live Returns April 1

Downtown Live Spring 2022 Logo

Downtown Live will return to Heritage Plaza beginning Friday, April 1, at 5 p.m. This free concert series is celebrating its 10th anniversary promoting Downtown Longview and raising money for community projects.

There is no charge to attend Downtown Live, ...

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Downtown Live Lineup 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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