Local News + Statewide News

City of Tyler celebrates opening of Fire Station 5

As part of the City of Tyler’s plan to boost emergency response times and meet the needs of the growing community, the Tyler Fire Department celebrated the opening of the new Fire Station 5 on July 11, 2012.

ETX center holding annual Americans with Disabilities Act update Thursday

East Texas Center for Independent Living in conjunction with the Tyler Area Builders Association is hosting their Annual Americans with Disabilities Act Update on Thursday, July 26, 2012 from 8:30 am to 12:00 noon at the ETCIL offices located a

Longview ISD instructor wins excellence award

Vicki Tramel, Culinary Arts Instructor in the Longview ISD Culinary Program at Longview High School, Longview, TX is the recipient of the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation’s 2012 Educator Excellence Award.

Lufkin school district's longtime chief financial officer retires

The Lufkin Independent School District will have to replace its longtime chief financial officer, after he retired from the district last week.

Lufkin man breaks multiple car windows, hurts child

A man is behind bars after injuring a child when he broke out the window of a woman's car Wednesday morning.

Two hospitalized in 3-vehicle wreck near Mineola

Two people were taken to the hospital this morning following a three-vehicle wreck near Mineola.

City of Tyler moves forward with downtown parking garage

During their regularly held meeting on Wednesday, July 11, the Tyler City Council unanimously voted to authorize Walker Parking Consultants/Engineers, Inc.

Tyler Pounds Regional Airport receives grant to help reconstruct runway

During their regularly held meeting on Wednesday, July 11, the Tyler City Council unanimously voted to accept a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) totaling $7,605,000 for the new Taxiway Kilo construction and environmental ass

Consumer Alert: utility bill payment scam

A new identity theft scam that is sweeping the country claims that Americans can get federal financial assistance to help cover the cost of their utility bills.

Council approves system to improve traffic for north Tyler

The Tyler City Council took a decisive step forward in their effort to improve traffic flow today when they voted unanimously to expand the City’s adaptive control system (ACS) to a section of the NNW Loop 323.