Tag Archive: LEDCO

Nov 14

Kicking off demolition: Transformation to take place

Many people, some living and others dead have waited for a long time to see this day come to Longview-equipping South Longview to become a destination. On Tuesday, Longview Economic Development Corporation (LEDCO) and the City of Longview gathered at the biggest eyesore sight in Longview, the old Holiday Inn on I-20 and Estes Parkway …

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Nov 06

LEDCO staff member elected

Kelly Kinsey, Youth Career Development Director of the Longview Economic Development Corporation (LEDCO) in Longview, Texas was recently elected to serve on the board of directors for the Career and Technology Association of Texas (CTAT). She was elected to the State board by East Texas area Career and Technology directors/ teachers at the CTAT Area …

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May 03

Longview recognizes history as train town

In coordination with Union Pacific Railroad, a presentation will be held to recognize Longview as a “Train Town USA” city. The ceremony will take place at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 3, at the Longview Train Depot, 903 Pacific Avenue. The celebration is part of Union Pacific’s 150th Anniversary. Longview’s history is directly tied to the …

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May 22

Culinary Arts courses slated for Longview HS

The Longview Economic Development Corporation, Kilgore College and the Longview Independent School District are pleased to announce the development of an Associate of Applied Science degree in Culinary Arts at Kilgore College. Working closely with these entities and an advisory committee, Kilgore College officials designed curriculum to meet training needs in the Longview area.  The …

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Aug 02

Seminar: Surviving the talent exodus

January 1st, 2008 was an important date for the American workforce. It marked the date when tens of thousands of Baby Boomers began retiring from the workforce each year. Most organizations are not prepared for the coming perfect storm caused by this exodus, the relatively small numbers of Generation X to replace the leaving Baby …

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May 24

Changing of the guards

Just-elected Kasha Williams and Wayne Frost (a returning councilman from District 4) recently took the oath of office at a specially called meeting of the Longview City Council.  Williams defeated opponents Victoria Wilson and Wray Wade to replace outgoing District 3 council member Ms. Sidney Bell Willis, who served on the Council for nine years. …

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Apr 28

Leadership Class, the Arc celebrate project

Leadership Longview graduating class of 2010-2011 recently finished their class project at the Arc of Gregg County. The Class took an overgrown backyard and turned it into a vegetable, herb and flower garden. In addition, they built a patio for those who cannot work in the dirt to sit and enjoy the beauty and bounty …

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