Monthly Archive: December 2011

Dec 08 2011

Students earn awards

Seven Tyler ISD middle school students earned awards in the Tyler/Smith County Fire Prevention Poster Contest. The Tyler Fire Marshal’s Office, along with the Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office, hosted the competition, which required students to submit a poster highlighting an important fire prevention theme. “The Tyler/Smith County Fire Prevention Poster Contest provides a great …

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Dec 08 2011

ArtWalk to feature 24 artists

Downtown Tyler will be a beehive of Christmas season activities Thursday, and chief among them will be the quarterly ArtWalk hosted by the Downtown Tyler Arts Coalition. Twenty-four artists from a variety of disciplines will exhibit their art at several downtown buildings and venues. The ArtWalk and other events are all set for 4-8 p.m. …

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Dec 08 2011

Toyota named Corporation of the Year

The National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.®, (NMSDC®) presented Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) with the prestigious “Corporation of the Year” award at a black-tie awards banquet to cap its four-day conference and business opportunity fair in Atlanta, Georgia. NMSDC’s Corporation of the Year award is the most sought-after honor for …

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Dec 08 2011

Limited edition ornament sales begin

The 2011 edition of limited-run, collectible Christmas ornaments has arrived in Downtown Tyler. Each year, Tyler Main Street (a department of the City of Tyler dedicated to downtown revitalization) issues a new ornament depicting an historic downtown Tyler building. This year’s ornament features Liberty Hall in its early days at Liberty Theater. The 2011 edition …

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Dec 08 2011

Smith County awarded

Smith County is one of few government entities nation-wide to receive the 2011 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award from the National Purchasing Institute. This prestigious award is earned by those entities that demonstrate excellence, innovation, professionalism, productivity and leadership in their procurement practices. “We have worked with the Commissioners Court to implement a lot …

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Dec 08 2011

Merritt announces candidacy

Former State Representative Tommy Merritt has officially announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for State Representative, District 7. Merritt served in the Texas Legislature from 1997 – 2011.  During his tenure, he was Chairman of the House Committees on Public Safety and Energy Resources.  He also served on the committees for Transportation, Local & …

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Dec 08 2011

Santa is coming to the Longview Public Library

He’s making a list, checking it twice.” And he’s coming to Longview Public Library. That’s right Santa Claus will be stopping by the Longview Public Library’s Children’s Department! He and Mrs. Claus will be here one day only this year: Wednesday, December 14th. They’ll be here at 10:30am so make sure you bring those wish …

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Dec 08 2011

Later-life marriages

By Jason Alderman Couples who marry as young adults usually don’t bring a lot of financial baggage to the table. But what if you’re getting married in your 40s, 50s or later – after divorce, children and years of building assets have complicated your economic situation? Do you and your spouse-to-be have a game plan …

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