Tag Archive: holiday

Oct 09 2015

Rediscovering The Real Columbus

Christopher Columbus

Columbus Day is a national holiday. But it’s also a good time to confront the mythology about the heroic explorer who “discovered” America. Journalism should provide facts and help us to uncover truths. Yet, when it comes to Christopher Columbus, many reporters and pundits hold on dearly to myths. Meanwhile, historians who deal in documentation …

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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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Sep 04 2015

City Holiday Schedule


City offices will observe the following holiday schedule on Monday, September 7 for Labor Day. Solid Waste The Tyler Solid Waste office and the Tyler Recycling Center will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7.  The collection schedule is as follows: Holiday Garbage Collection Monday, Sept. 7: NO COLLECTION Tuesday, Sept. 8: Garbage and Recycle routes …

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Dec 13 2013

Organizations Collaborate for Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive

East Texans are invited to help “Stuff-A-Bus” with non-perishable food items as part of a coordinated community food drive effort. Longview Transit, in partnership with Longview ISD, Pine Tree ISD, and Spring Hill ISD, will conduct the Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive benefiting Longview Community Ministries, Hiway 80 Rescue Mission, and Newgate Mission. Buses will be located …

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Dec 10 2013

Behavioral health care needs in Texas are no myth

Holiday blues and a spike in suicides are often assumed to occur during the holidays. But, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the supposed uptick in depression-related issues is just a myth. The challenges facing Texas’ behavioral health care system, however, are not a myth. They include: • An insufficient workforce to …

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Dec 04 2013

Holiday Stress: ETMC to offer free seminar for a joyful holiday season

ETMC will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum Tuesday, Dec. 10, at noon in the ETMC Pavilion in Tyler on holiday stress presented by Brenda McBride, licensed counselor with ETMC Behavioral Health. “December can be a trying time of the year for people because of all the expectations,” said McBride. “The stress of buying, events, family …

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Nov 26 2013

Giving Thanks Indeed: Longview Clergy Coalition leads the way

The Longview Clergy Coalition recently held a prayer rally at the Gregg County Court House. St. Mary’s Catholic Church’s Father Gavin Vaverek offered up opening prayers followed by the Reverend Lewis Thompson, Jr. who read aloud relevant scripture and led in a prayer thanking Jesus for the cross and for His spiritual blessings. Others of …

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Sep 02 2013

10 interesting facts about Labor Day

Happy Labor Day to all American workers! While you’re either happy or sad to see summer come to a close, it’s customary to enjoy a picnic or barbecue on this ‘free day off’. But how much do you know about the origins of Labor Day? Here are ten interesting facts that just might help you …

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