Sep 01 2014

$3 Million to roads

The Smith County Commissioners Court voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2015 County Budget on Tuesday. The budget includes a slight tax rate increase from .323564 to .33, which is projected to generate $915,884 in additional revenue that will be dedicated solely to road projects. For the average-priced home of $144,817, the annual increase in …

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Aug 31 2014

“United We Win”

WASHINGTON, D.C. Voto Latino and Global Grind launched United We Win, a campaign to mobilize diverse communities to register to vote to create meaningful change.With the support of community leaders like Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and CEO of PolicyLink, United We Win seeks to create long-term dialogue between the Latino and African-American communities, who are …

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Aug 30 2014

Justice Thomas to speak

United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas will be the featured speaker at The University of Texas at Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 16. Sponsored by Drs. Lawrence L. Anderson and Svetislava; J. Vukelja, Rod and Merle Mabry/UT Tyler, and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Z. …

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Aug 29 2014

Longview native hand picked

A Longview, Texas native and 1999 Pine Tree High School graduate, is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a hand-picked crew charged with bringing the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier into service. Petty Officer 1st Class Rajard Roberts, who enlisted 15 years ago, is an aviation ordinanceman aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford (CVN …

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Aug 27 2014

Tickets now on sale for T-Bone Walker Blues Fest

Organizers of the T-Bone Walker Blues Fest have announced that reserved seat tickets for the event are now available on the festival’s secure website at www.tbonewalkerbluesfest.com. The festival will be held September 12-13 at Longview’s Maude Cobb Convention Center and will feature music by nationally touring blues musicians such as Jimmie Vaughan, Rick Derringer, Lurrie …

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Aug 26 2014

LANDMARKS OF LONGVIEW: Gregg County Historical Museum slates an architectural home tour

The Gregg County Historical Museum is proud to present the 15th Annual Landmarks of Longview Architectural Tour. In honor of the spirit of generosity from longtime Gregg County and Longview contributor, this year’s Heritage Award will be presented to Linda Ryan Thomas. This year, our tour will also recognize, in memoriam, the inspirational founder of …

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Aug 25 2014

TB&T raises $200K

Texas Bank and Trust invited the community out to give Buckner their best shot at the 15th Annual Texas Bank and Trust Sporting Clays Challenge. A total of $204,000 was raised to help support Buckner programs in Longview. “Thank you to everyone who came out and made this year’s sporting clays challenge our most successful …

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Aug 25 2014

I am not Sybrina Fulton

My 15-year-old son is a hulking 6’6. He wears a hoodie and listens to hip hop. But I’ve never had to explain to him that his neighbors might find him threatening. I’ve never told him that police officers might assume that if he’s hanging out on the sidewalks of our city he’s up to no …

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