Tag Archive: East Texas

Sep 02 2015

Breaking Poverty

Front: Pam Whitehead, Carmisha Mayfield, Shay Davis. Back: Karen Turner, B.R. Whitehead, Natasha Bush, Jessica Green, Latoya Lockett

Story and photo by Joycelyne Fadojutimi/ETR The problem of poverty is complex and more so in rural areas like east Texas. According to Center for American progress, there are more women in poverty then men in America and all over the world. Currently 37 million women are living in poverty in America, the richest country …

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Aug 30 2015

Strategies for Mold Prevention


By Michelle Agbayni Mold – it’s not a fun subject, but it’s a serious one – even in the summertime. Flash flooding from summer storms can cause standing water around buildings. Flooding and leaks are the leading causes of mold in homes, and recent studies show that approximately fifty percent of all homes have been …

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Aug 28 2015

Find the Secrets of Longview in the Discover Longview Tour

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Discover the secrets of Longview in a comfortable guided bus tour of the wonderful attractions and beauty of the Longview area!  The Longview Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau has scheduled the final 2015 Discover Longview tour for Friday, September 11. These tours are a great tool used by anyone in the Hospitality Industry …

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Aug 28 2015

Employees Recognized


Kasey Quezada worked as a secretary for the Smith County Adult Probation Department before deciding to go back to school and become a probation officer. On Monday, Ms. Quezada was recognized in Commissioners Court for 20 years of service to the county. Her supervisor, Brenda Culpepper, said 20 years represents a lot of life. “She …

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Aug 27 2015

Two Steps, One Sticker


Texans are encouraged to renew their vehicle registration at Texas.gov Texas.gov and the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) are reminding all Texans that the online option for renewing a vehicle registration is still available. With the launch of the new Two Steps, One Sticker program on March 1, 2015, vehicles must first pass an …

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Aug 27 2015

County Budget, Tax Rate Adopted


The Smith County Commissioners Court on Monday voted unanimously to approve the Fiscal Year 2016 balanced budget and the unchanged tax rate. The budget process formally began in April. After six budget workshops and two public hearings, Commissioners approved the budget, which addressed adequate funding for law enforcement and jail operations; improvements to county roads …

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Aug 27 2015

CASA Exec to Resign


Patty Garner announced this week that she will be resigning as the Executive Director for Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Kids of East Texas. After seven years with CASA, Patty’s last day will be Oct. 30.   “Patty is leaving because she feels like this is the right time for her to discover new opportunities …

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Aug 26 2015

Police Shoots Teen


Story and photos by Joycelyne Fadojutimi According to police report, Longview Police Officers were investigating suspicious activity at 559 Mobberly Avenue, Tuesday at 3:42 am when the least unexpected happened. Police officers were standing in front of This Our Store when an African American young man came around the corner and produced what looked like …

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