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Oct 09 2015

Holiday Hiring Tips


The holiday season accounts for approximately 20 percent of annual retail sales, and it will be here before you know it. According to the National Retail Federation, holiday sales in 2014 generated $616.1 billion, the highest it has been in several years and a four percent increase over 2013 figures. It’s no surprise then, that …

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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 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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Jul 03 2015

Recognized for Service

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Smith County Commissioners recognized 14 employees for their years of service on Tuesday. Two of the long-time employees, Kenneth Butler and Charley Miller, work for the Road and Bridge Department. Butler, 51, has been working as a mechanic since he was 17 and has worked for Smith County for 20 years. “I like tearing things …

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Dec 16 2013

SWEPCO preparing for winter storms

AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) is preparing for winter storms across its service territory, with highest impact in Arkansas, where heavy accumulations of ice and snow are expected. SWEPCO has assembled over 350 total resources from Oklahoma, Alabama, Missouri, Louisiana and Texas to assist with storm recovery efforts. SWEPCO’s power outage report number is …

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Oct 17 2013

Standing with Wendy Davis: A champion for public education

The Texas American Federation of Teachers this week endorsed State Sen. Wendy Davis in her run for Texas Governor. “When we offer to stand with a candidate and work for their election, we spend an enormous amount of time looking at their positions on education issues to ensure they will be effective leaders in developing …

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Sep 24 2013

Danger ahead: our disappearing pensions

How’s your 401(k) doing? Working Americans ask themselves this question — and angst about the answer — a great deal these days. And why not? For most Americans, retirement reality has turned chillingly stark: Either you have a robust set of investments in your 401(k) or you’re facing some really rocky happy years. A generation …

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Aug 03 2013

Mother Teresa of global retail: Washington, D. C. should tell Walmart goodbye and good riddance if it won’t agree to pay its workers at least $12.50 an hour.

Want to see pure altruism in action? Go to Washington, D.C. — not to the federal government’s marble buildings, but to the real city, where ordinary folks live. There you’ll find a business organization that wants nothing more than to serve the people, help improve lives, and be a generous neighbor. That selfless organization is …

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