The City of Longview has begun the process to search for and hire a new Fire Chief. As the head of the Longview Fire Department, the Fire Chief is responsible for 167 staff members, 8 fire stations, and a $15.9 million budget.
Sometime during the early morning hours of July 22, 2010 an unidentified thief(ves) stole three motorcycles from outside of the 1400 and 1500 buildings at Deer Cross apartment complex, located at 3000 South First Street in Lufkin.
The Longview Police Department, in conjunction with the Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association, will be hosting the 19th annual Citizen Police Academy beginning Thursday September 9th and concluding on Thursday October 21nd.
The historic Longview Junction Train Depot will undergo a major restoration effort thanks to federal funds totaling $2,169,461. In addition to the federal funds, the City of Longview is required to provide $450,000 as a local match.