Category Archive: News/Features

Aug 10 2016

OTB Opens

Adds 150 Jobs, Still Hiring By Keisha Roland On the Border (OTB), a casual restaurant chain featuring Tex-Mex standards such as fajitas, burritos & grilled meats officially opened its location at 200 W Loop 281, located in front of the Longview Mall JC Penny’s parking lot. The restaurant marked the event with a Longview Chamber …

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Aug 03 2016

Pursuing Happiness in Philadelphia

By Jamie Stiehm Philadelphia — Few in the Democratic Convention multitude knew, but Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love is known for Sisterly Affection. I wonder if Hillary Clinton, the first woman nominee, knows the city’s Quaker name. We shall see round midnight after an exhilarating but grueling four days. I saw three young black …

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Aug 03 2016

Philadelphia Vs. Cleveland: Divided We Stand

By Patrick Buchanan Wednesday was the best night of Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Joe Biden, Tim Kaine and Barack Obama testified to her greatness and goodness and readiness to be president. And all saw in the Republican Convention in Cleveland a festival of darkness and dystopia. Nor is this unusual. For, as the saying goes, the …

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Aug 03 2016

Home Sales Up

Texas home sales and prices experienced strong gains in the second quarter of 2016, according to the 2016-Q2 Texas Quarterly Housing Report released today by the Texas Association of Realtors. “The last few months have been one of the strongest starts to the summer selling season in the history of Texas real estate,” said Leslie …

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Aug 03 2016

CASA Says Thank You

Volunteers are key to CASA’s work in the community. For this reason, Shelly Smith the executive director is grateful to her eleven new volunteers’ picture above. Lindsey Stock is CASA’s Volunteer Advocate of the Month. Stock a Longview native is a 34-year-old mother of two young sons ages 17 and 9. She has been a …

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Aug 03 2016

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF GREGG COUNTY NAMES INTERIM DIRECTOR

(Longview, Texas) – The Boys and Girls Club of Gregg County has named Shawnda Havard Parker of Longview as interim director, following the retirement of B’Ann Boiles, who served as executive director since 2011. “The club has plans to launch a national search for a permanent executive director in the coming months,” said Boys & …

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Jul 27 2016

The Soaring Balloons

Hot air balloon flights began Friday morning over the City of Longview and continued each morning through Sunday at the East Texas Regional Airport. While driving to work, one could see crowds of people gathered at different locations enjoying the spectacular hot air balloons flying across the city. Many were snapping photos with their cell …

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Jul 26 2016

The American Dream Moved to Canada

We’re witnessing accelerating advantages for the affluent and compounding disadvantages for everyone else. By Chuck Collins Does your family aspire to the American Dream of a decent paying job, a few weeks of paid vacation, a home of your own, and the hope of retiring before you die? Maybe try Canada. Our country has historically …

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