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 3, 2017

Public Libraries: A Smart Investment for Texas

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(Longview, TX)  In FY 2015, Texas public libraries generated $2.628 billion in economic benefits to the state, and offered a sizable return on investment of $4.64 for every one dollar spent according to a study released by the Texas State Library...

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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 18, 2017

Ishihara and Williams File for City Council

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A general election for City of Longview City Council Districts 3 and 4 will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017.  Candidates may file an application for a place on the ballot for District 3 and 4 between January 18 and February 17.  Candida...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Partners in Prevention named Citizen of the Year

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Partners in Prevention was named the 2016 Citizen of the Year by the Longview News-Journal on Jan. 8, 2017.

“In a year that saw many positive initiatives in response to a troubling spike in violent crime, Partners in Prevention's ability...

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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: January 9, 2017

Longview Receives Recognition for National Night Out Participation

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The City of Longview has been recognized by the National Association of Town Watch for its outstanding participation in National Night Out 2016.  Longview ranked 14th out of 162 cities of comparable size across the United States that participated in ...

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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: December 6, 2016

2017 Unity Honorees Selected

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The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s Unity and Diversity Committee has announced Mrs. Evalonia Barrett-Bolton and Judge William K. “Bill” Stoudt as the 2017 Unity Honors Recipients. The Unity Honors is a life time ac...

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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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