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April 12, 2021

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Reward Increased to $4,000 for Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender from El Paso

The reward for Marco Antonio Toscano, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $4,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of September. Toscano, 34, is wanted for failure to register as a sex offender and a parole violation.

Walmart to reduce opening hours in order to restock shelves

Temporary Changes to Our Hours to Better Serve Customers March 14, 2020By Dacona Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Walmart U.S. “I could not be prouder of our associates and what they continue to accomplish for our customers. I don’t think any of us have been through an experience like this, and we

Juays Photography Covid-19 Response

Positive Case of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Gregg County

The Northeast Texas Public Health District has identified a positive case of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Gregg County. The test result was confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) within their testing facilities in Atlanta, Georgia. The patient has traveled within the continental United States, has mild illness, and has continued self-isolation

Update from SWEPCO – 4pm 5/30/17

As of 4 pm today, SWEPCO has restored power to approximately 74,000 customers, down from a peak of 103,000 customers after Sunday’s storm. Approximately 29,000 customers remain without power. Sunday night’s storm packed winds of up to 60 miles per hour and downed power lines and trees across SWEPCO’s East Texas and Louisiana service territory.

Longview – CERT Training Begins March 20th

This CERT training is open for anyone who would like to take it. The class is free and you have to attend every class to get your certificate. Once you have your certificate you can apply to join a CERT team where ever you live. The teams close by are, Longview/Gregg County CERT, Henderson CERT,

Longview Police Chief Make Statement About Gang Activity in Longview

If you’re like me, you’ve probably done something like this before. We read a bold headline in the news or we see a flashy statistic on social media, and then we allow our imagination to start filling in the blanks before we take the time to get an understanding of the facts. But, there is

Use of fireworks is not allowed within City Limits.

While bringing in the New Year, Longview Fire Department would like to remind you that the use of fireworks and shooting guns is unlawful within the city limits of Longview. Although citizens may consider enjoying fireworks outside of the city, it’s important to consider the dangers fireworks can cause. Each year thousands of people, often

Animal Adoption Event – We need you!

It’s perfect time of year to bring home a cuddly new member of your family. The Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center is offering discounted adoption rates during their “Home of the Holidays” adoption event now through December 23. “We are almost at full capacity, so we are really in need of loving adopters looking

Longview Christmas Parade December 1

“A Blue Christmas” will roll through Downtown Longview during the annual  Longview AMBUCS Christmas Parade at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, December 1.  Starting at the intersection of Green Street and Whaley Street, the parade route travels west along Whaley Street, turns south onto Horaney Street, turns east along Methvin Street, and concludes at the intersection of

GREEN Machines Parade will visit schools to development environmental awareness

City of Longview and Keep Longview Beautiful are partnering to promote continued ecological education with students. Three parades are planned in the Longview, Pine Tree and Spring Hill school districts to improve student awareness and recognition of the effects litter, illegal dumping and recycling have on our community. Five (5) City vehicles that assist in

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