Tag Archive: Tyler

Aug 21 2015

UTT to Sponsor Book Fest

The University of Texas at Tyler, in collaboration with Smith County Area Libraries Together and Tyler Area Partners for Literacy, will once again host the East Texas Book Fest. This year’s two-day event will be Friday and Saturday, Aug 21 – 22 at the Harvey Hall Convention Center in Tyler. “The 2015 East Texas Book …

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Aug 13 2015

Painting Party Slated

On Aug. 20, the Tyler Senior Center is hosting a painting party for those 50 and better from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Join special art instructor, Jan Widner of Jan’s Arts Academy and create your own masterpiece. Instruction, supplies and canvas will be provided for a fee of $25 per person. Light hor d’oeuvres and …

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Aug 09 2015

Tyler Tests New Water Purifying Chemical

ETR Report The City of Tyler has long utilized a combination of chlorine and ammonia (called chloramines) to clean its drinking water. The additives have done such an excellent job that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has endorsed them for all municipalities, especially those that (like Tyler) use surface waters. Still, it is standard …

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Aug 09 2015

Attention Renters: Be on the Lookout for Phony Rental Listings

By Mechele Mills BBB is warning renters to be on the lookout for phony ads on craigslist and other internet services when looking for a rental property or apartment. Bogus ads for rental properties across the country are cropping up. These ads are aimed at stealing money from unsuspecting renters. In most cases, the perpetrator …

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Aug 07 2015

Back-to-School Celebration

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BCFS Health and Human Services hosts annual trip to encourage youth to stay in school BCFS Health and Human Services celebrated the end of summer with 90 youth, enjoying a day of rollercoasters, zip lines and boat rides at Kemah Boardwalk for its third annual Back-to-School Bash on Friday, July 31. BCFS operates a resource …

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Aug 07 2015

Teachers: Tyler Ranks High in National Poll


Tyler – A new report released by the GoodCall research team shows that Tyler recently ranked as the 28th best place in the U.S. for teachers to live and work. The rankings were based on data collected from the U.S. Census Bureau, the National Center for Education Statistics and Indeed.com. Tyler made the list due …

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Aug 01 2015

VIOLATION: Notice of Acute Surface Water Turbidity

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) sets minimum water quality standards for public drinking water. One of these standards is a turbidity limit. Turbidity by itself has no health effects. However, turbidity can interfere with disinfection and provide a medium for microbial growth. Turbidity may also indicate the presence of disease-causing organisms. These organisms …

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Jul 31 2015


George T. Roberts, Jr. Heat is a killer. A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected and will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Heat advisories are announced by local weather reports. To protect your health you must be aware of the dangers of heat exhaustion and heat …

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