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Longview police: Please stay off roads

Longview police this morning are asking residents to stay off the roads unless necessary due to dangerous driving conditions as snow continues to fall in East Texas. Longview police spokesman Sgt. Shane McCarter said officers had responded to four wrecks overnight, but that there were no road closur

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 14:46:00

Longview MLK march promotes unity in East Texas

LONGVIEW - People from across East Texas are honoring Dr. King at the annual Longview MLK March. For years, people have spent the holiday marching from the Broughton Recreation Center to Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church. Marchers tell us the event serves to unify people of different races and b

CBS19.TV - 2018-01-16 18:27:02

Texas Rangers Winter Caravan stop in Longview postponed

Old Man Winter threw a curve at the Texas Rangers today, and the team's scheduled stop in Longview as part of the paper 2018 Winter Caravan has been postponed due to snow and ice in the area. Rangers' spokesperson Kate Munson said there is a possibility a Longview visit will be rescheduled, and if s

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 18:30:00

Forum today for Longview City Council candidates

Candidates in a special election for a seat on the Longview City Council are set to take part tonight in a public forum at the Longview Chamber of Commerce, 410 N. Center St. Wray Wade and Lonnie Murphy will answer questions during a 6 p.m. forum conducted by the News-Journal and the chamber. The tw

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 07:12:00

East Texans preparing for possible snowy weather

LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) - If you're an East Texas native, you've probably heard it before. The local news stations forecasting snow. But nothing ever seems to happen. "We don't get it often, but when we do it seems like we are all ill prepared," said East Texan Todd Wallace. Our East Texas Storm T

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-01-16 05:09:39

Asbestos work needed at 3 Spring Hill ISD buildings

LONGVIEW, Texas (Longview News-Journal) - Spring Hill ISD will need to perform asbestos abatement on three buildings, Superintendent Steve Snell said. The district is considering estimates on abatement for the fifth-grade building at Spring Hill Intermediate School and the old intermediate school bu

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-01-15 15:33:26

Body of Lake O' the Pines drowning victim recovered

MARSHALL, Texas (KETK) - The body of a Marshall man who drowned Friday afternoon at Lake O' the Pines was recovered by divers and search crews on Monday. Felicia Murray said in a news story in the Marshall News Messenger the body of her brother John Mitchell, 50, was recovered by search teams about

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-01-16 01:46:29

Longview Police Department searching for missing teen

A Longview teen has been missing since Friday. Tyler Givens, 15, of Longview was reported missing by his mother. A Run Away report was filed yesterday with the Longview Police Department. Detectives are searching for the teen boy. He is a black male and attends Pine Tree High School. If you have a


UT prof to talk Jerusalem with League

The modern history of Jerusalem will be discussed during the Oak Ridge League of Women Voters' Lunch With the League on Tuesday. Erin Darby, assistant professor of Religious Studies at the University of Tennessee, will be the guest speaker. The meeting will be from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Oak Ridg

ROANE COUNTY NEWS - 2018-01-16 19:23:00

Oak Ridge free income tax service opens Jan. 30

The Oak Ridge Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) office will open Tuesday, January 30. The VITA program is an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) initiative to help taxpayers by providing trained volunteers to prepare and electronically file individual tax returns at no cost to the taxpayers, a press

OAKRIDGETODAY.COM - 2018-01-16 15:00:31

'The new leprosy': Report lays bare opioids' impact on Appalachian communities

Most Appalachian communities don't call it "the opioid epidemic." But they know what it's done. They see its impact on families, on jobs, on crime rates. They see multiple generations addicted, a pervasive sense of hopelessness, a stigma that lingers even if an addict gets "clean." From January to J

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-01-15 13:00:00

1 killed, 2 hurt in McMinn County crash

ATHENS, Tennessee (WDEF) - The driver of a car that crashed in McMinn County just before midnight on Saturday blames an animal for the wreck. It happened on County Road 580 south of Athens, near the airport. She told troopers that she swerved to avoid an animal and shot off the road. Her 2016 Dodge

WDEF - 2018-01-15 20:04:39

East Tennessee schools close ahead of forecast snowfall on Tuesday

Many East Tennessee school systems - including Knox County Schools - announced they will be closed on Tuesday as forecasts called for snowfall. Sign Up: Get weather forecast, alerts and school closings texts on your phone. The region could see between one to three inches of snow between 10 a.m. Tues

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-01-15 16:00:51

Four-county chase ends in numerous charges

A chase that spanned four counties ended with a man in jail on numerous charges. On Sunday, at around 9:57 p.m., a Bradley County Sheriff's Office patrol deputy initiated a traffic enforcement stop on a vehicle that was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes on Highway 64. The vehicle failed to

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2018-01-16 17:00:00

Snow day: Which games are on and which are off?

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Snow is once again changing up the high school sports schedule. East Tennessee is expecting one to three inches to fall Tuesday afternoon and evening. Many schools had snow days, which forces them to push athletic events to another day. Here are the games we know

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-01-16 16:47:29

Western Sizzlin will host 'Dine Out Day For United Way' Tuesday

Helping the community is a dish best served ... well, any way you like it. Western Sizzlin in Athens is seeking to fill community needs and hungry bellies through its first-ever "Dine Out Day For United Way." Tomorrow (Tuesday, Jan. 16), Western Sizzlin will donate $1 to the United Way of McMinn & M

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2018-01-15 17:00:00

BREAKING: Woman charged with murder in Baldwin County

MAGNOLIA SPRINGS, Ala. (WKRG) - A Magnolia Springs woman has been arrested and charged with murder in Baldwin County. According to the jail log, 43-year old Jolie Hoefling was booked Monday around 7:00 p.m. and being held without bond. She has been charged with murder and abuse of a corpse. Hoefli

WKRG - 2018-01-16 15:31:17

Dead body found south of Magnolia Springs

MAGNOLIA SPRINGS, Alabama - The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a dead body was discovered in a wooded area around County Road 49 in the Magnolia Springs area. According ... This item is available in full to subscribers. MAGNOLIA SPRINGS, Alabama - The Baldwin County Sheriff's

GULFCOASTNEWSTODAY.COM - 2018-01-16 16:40:26

BREAKING: Death Investigation Underway in Baldwin County

BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) - Baldwin County Sheriff's Office is investigating a body found near 10803 County Road 49 in Magnolia Springs. Around 4:36 p.m. deputies responded to find a 48-year old white male deceased in a wooded area a few feet from a driveway. The investigation into the cause of de

WKRG - 2018-01-15 03:12:26

Loxley Police Investigate Chevron Burglary

LOXLEY, Ala. (WKRG) - As of 9:00 a.m. Monday, a Chevron in Loxley is temporarily closed for business following a burglary, according to Loxley Police. The gas station, located at Highway 59 and County Road 64, has a boarded door and police tape surrounding the entrance. News 5 is working to find o

WKRG - 2018-01-15 17:20:58