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Union Grove ISD to host hog hunt for scholarships

Union Grove ISD is hosting its first annual scholarship foundation hog hunt. The hunt will begin Friday, March 22 at 4:00 p.m., and end on Sunday, March 24 at 2:00 p.m.

Jacksonville Police targets gambling machines

The Jacksonville Police sent a notice through the Chamber of Commerce ordering a local store to shut down sweepstakes machines and remove them from their building.

Tyler Pounds on list of airport control towers to close

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday the list of airport control towers closing due to sequestration, which includes Tyler Pounds Regional Airport.

Road connecting Toll 49, I-20 opening soon

CH2M Hill, the engineering company running the project, has tentatively set a date and time for Segment 3B, connecting Toll 49 to Interstate 20, to open.

Smith County CR 230 opened following repairs

Local officials have announced the reopening of a once faulty bridge in Smith County. According to Smith County, CR 230 in Arp has bene put back in commission as of Friday morning. The roadway had been closed for bridge repairs.

City of Tyler announces Recycling Center changes

Starting Monday, March 25 the City of Tyler’s Recycling Center will be open six days a week to enhance accessibility for area residents. The center will be open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m.

Perry, some lawmakers want state's gold back in Texas

Call it the Rick Perry gold rush: The governor wants to bring the state's gold reserves back from a New York vault to Texas.

Longview restaurant burns down

A popular Longview restaurant was destroyed overnight when a fire occurred in the kitchen.

TX authorities take down double-murder suspect

A former Colorado inmate who was a white supremacist gang member is now the focus of the investigation into who murdered the state's prison chief.

Tyler man arrested on parole violation, assault with a deadly weapon

Early Thursday morning, the Smith County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Marshal Service arrested a fugitive in the 23,000 block of Pine Drive in Smith County.