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ETX nurse wins gold in skydiving competition

Whitehouse resident Matthew Greene won a gold medal last week in the intermediate four-way formation skydiving competition at the 2013 U.S. Parachute Association National Skydiving Championships.

Small business owner to seek Tyler District 4 seat

Small business owner and community volunteer Eleno Licea announced, Tuesday, his intent to run for the Tyler City Council District 4 seat.

Police arrest Longview men in drug bust

Two Longview men were jailed Monday night after police said they found an assortment of illegal drugs during a traffic stop.

Older homes dwindling in Gregg County

When Gary and Bolivia Andrews were looking for a Longview home four years ago, they couldn’t find the character they wanted in a new house.

Jefferson funeral home marks 110 years

With origins in a turn of the century furniture store, after 110 years in business, Haggard Funeral Home is the oldest running business in Jefferson.

Cleanup begins after Friday downpours, burn bans lifted

A large oak tree leaned over the koi pond in Robert Beasley’s front yard on Monday, where it fell when it crashed about 10 p.m. Friday.

Smith County lifts burn ban

Smith County has lifted it's burn ban. The decision was made during the regularly scheduled commisioners court meeting on Tuesday morning.

Boil water notification for select Jacksonville residents

The Craft-Turney Water Supply Corporation is having to perform an emergency main line regulator repair on CR 3108, also known as Southshore Drive, in Jacksonville. The water will be off for the duration of the day, Tuesday.

Rains Co. inmate escapes custody, location unknown

According to the Rains County Sheriff's Office, and inmate in the Rains County Jail has escaped.

Boil water notification for select Nacogdoches Co. residents

Due to a line repair in the area of 3911 FM 226, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the water system, Woden Water Supply Corporation PWS 1740020, to notify customers north of FM 2259 and all connecting county roads, of t