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Longview ISD votes to outsource custodial services

Longview ISD votes to outsource custodial services

Longview ISD trustees voted Monday to outsource custodial services to Dallas-based GCA Services Group beginning June 1, a move that will impact 94 employees. The vote tally was 4-2 with one abstention.
Judge denies bond reduction for man charged in shooting

Judge denies bond reduction for man charged in shooting

A Gregg County judge on Monday denied a bond reduction request for a man involved in an April shooting on Beaumont Street.
East Texans displaced as result of early morning house fire

East Texans displaced as result of early morning house fire

Two East Texans are displaced after an early morning fire caused heavy damage to their home.
Williams easily retains Longview City Council seat

Williams easily retains Longview City Council seat

Incumbent councilwoman Kasha Williams rode a wave of South Longview support to her second term in office Saturday, steamrolling two would-be challengers looking to unseat her.
Officials report several thousand attendees at AlleyFest

Officials report several thousand attendees at AlleyFest

Jerry Trice wasn’t about to let a broken foot stop him from volunteering at AlleyFest, where he’s helped out more than 30 years.

Longview man arrested after reportedly strangling family member

An alleged act of family violence turned into an arrest for an East Texas man Saturday night.

ETX man jailed for falsely trying to claim lotto prize

A Longview man is behind bars after trying to falsely claim a lottery prize in Smith County.

LETU baseball wins first ever conference title

The record-breaking season for the LeTourneau University baseball team added another chapter to the lore with a 6-4 win over Concordia in the finals of the American Southwest Conference Baseball Championship Tournament in Austin.

Alleyfest draws thousands to downtown Longview

Thousands gathered in downtown Longview today for Day 2 of Alleyfest. The Annual festival combines art, food, music, and games for the kiddos.
Brown wins PTISD School Board race

Brown wins PTISD School Board race

It was a battle between two new-comers in one Longview School District.  The race for Place six on the Pine Tree I.S.D. School board was between Amy Brown and David English.

37th annual Alleyfest!

The 37th annual Alleyfest kicked off Friday afternoon in Longview and the fun will keep rolling all weekend. City officials say the event is even more special this year because Alleyfest has teamed up with Historic Depot Days.
New compost site to become ‘regional’ facility

New compost site to become ‘regional’ facility

As Longview officials took time Thursday to recognize the opening of the city’s new compost site, its coordinator praised a recent change that will make the site a “regional compost facility.”
Longview sales tax trend improves

Longview sales tax trend improves

Longview sales tax receipts generally increase each May, but this one tops that of the previous six.