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East Texas prepares roads for another winter storm

When the snow and ice hit East Texas Friday, many were surprised to see how bad some of the roads were. With a possibility of snow coming again this week, people are wondering if last week's mess taught anyone a lesson.

City of Tyler Water Utilities now offers e-billing

In response to requests from Water Utilities customers wanting to go green and not receive a monthly paper statement, the Tyler Water Utilities Department is now offering e-billing as an option for their customers.

Dover Baptist Church rebuilds after arson

Melba Allen has been going to Dover Baptist Church in the Lindale area for much of her life. Last year, Dover Baptist fell victim to a string of East Texas church arsons.

DPS says: “Just say no to telemarketers”

The Department of Public Safety is warning Texans to be wary of any private charitable solicitations by telemarketers on behalf of the department.

Longview mom arrested for child endangerment

On Friday at approximately 11:10 p.m., police responded to a 911 call at 110 South Access Road. Upon arrival, officers were directed to room #223. Officers knocked several times on the door to the room however no one answered the door.

Space heater sparks overnight fire

The Tyler Fire Department responded to a two-alarm structure fire at 11:59 p.m. The fire occurred on Feb. 3, 2011 in the 1600 block of N. Confederate.

Tyler police: Avoid driving on icy roads

The Tyler Police Department is currently working numerous calls for service due to the inclement weather.

Man robs Tyler pizza parlor

On February 3, 2011 at approximately 8:12pm, Tyler PD dispatch received a call about an aggravated robbery that had just occurred at 405 W. Front at Mazzio’s Pizza.

UPDATE: ERCOT ends rolling blackouts

ERCOT is urging all consumers who can reduce their energy consumption to do so at this time.

Volunteers invited to help clean up Teague Park

TX) Volunteers are invited to help make the Teague Park pond and surrounding area cleaner during the Waterway Cleanup. The annual event begins at 9:00 a.m., Saturday, February 19, 2011, at Teague Park, 415 American Legion Blvd.