Tag Archive: Upshur

Feb 28

Rep. David Simpson endorses Medina

Texas State Representative David Simpson announced his endorsement today of Debra Medina in the race for Texas Comptroller. The Longview legislator cited his long history of working with Medina on issues in Austin saying, “She knows what it is to wrestle with burdensome regulations and taxation as an entrepreneur, and what it takes to raise …

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Sep 17

Soil testing deadline extended

The deadline for the Gregg/Upshur County Soil Test Drive has been extended to Fri., Sept. 20, 2013 to allow gardeners and forage producers’ ample opportunity to turn in samples of their soil(s) for fertility analysis. The Gregg/Upshur Soil and Water Conservation District has graciously teamed up with the Gregg County A&M AgriLife Extension Service for …

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May 22

local photographer awarded

The Longview Convention & Visitors Bureau participated as a sponsor in the 2013 “We Pine for East Texas” Photography Competition sponsored by the Texas Forest Trail Region. The contest celebrates the natural and cultural treasures of East Texas to encourage travelers and locals alike to explore this heritage rich region of Texas. The Longview CVB’s …

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Apr 04

Gregg County gets job boost

By Jimmy Isaac The Gregg County job market got a boost of longevity Tuesday when Kilgore-based General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies and New Zealand-based Windflow Technology announced a 10-year agreement to manufacture two-bladed, 500-kilowatt wind turbines in Longview and Kilgore. The companies announced the agreement at power-eng.com. Windflow Technology manufactures two-blade turbines. General Dynamics is a …

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Sep 30

FEMA

Disaster assistance has been made available in Harrison, Smith and Upshur counties to help survivors of the historic wildfires begin the process of recovery. The Texas Division of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) added Smith County to the list of counties eligible for assistance on Friday, said County Judge Joel Baker, …

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Mar 17

EOC reaches out to college students

The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) of the Texas Association of Developing Colleges (TADC) will be holding weekend seminars to prepare upcoming college students for the challenges awaiting them in higher education when they start classes in the autumn of 2011. Director of Programs Marilyn Richardson reports that the busy, income tax period of mid-February through …

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