Downtown Kilgore will be buzzing with activity on Saturday, as several events and shopping festivals are planned.
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Texas will close the books on its current budget cycle with an extra $725 million in the bank — which is welcome news as Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar had predicted in January that the state would suffer a $1 billion shortfall due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mother’s Day has almost arrived. As an adult, you can fully appreciate all your mother has done for you, so, on this occasion, you may be happy to give Mom flowers, candy, jewelry or something similar. But Mother’s Day is here and then it’s gone. Is there a longer-term gift that can make a r…
Last year during quarantine, Dana Joiner looked around and saw all of her Liberty City neighbors turning to hobbies like growing vegetables, making crafts and cooking jam.
Poodle skirts and pompadour hairdos were the style of the evening Thursday as the Kilgore Area Chamber of Commerce’s fifth annual Texas Tea honored local businesswomen who are marking their mark in East Texas.
A regular meeting of the Gregg County Commissioners’ Court will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 29 in the Commissioners Courtroom on the third floor of the Gregg County courthouse, 101 E. Methvin St. in Longview.
Have you ever dreamed of owning your own business and being your own boss? Thirty million Americans have and are. American small businesses produce almost half of our great country’s gross domestic product and employ almost half of its workforce.
What’s the biggest financial mistake you can make? Choosing the wrong investments? Waiting too long to save for retirement? Underestimating the costs of retirement? All these are reasonable answers, but the biggest mistake you might make is not looking at your financial picture holistically …
The Kilgore City Council earlier this month amended its ordinance governing banners and temporary signs with a goal of providing clarity on how and where they can be used.
More than 30 nonprofit organizations in Gregg County are participating in the online East Texas Giving Day fundraiser, which is set Tuesday.
A proposed bill in the Texas House could “decimate” city and county budgets across the state and is threatening economic development projects, according to area officials. Those projects at risk include a planned Gap Inc. distribution center in Longview that would generate millions of dollars in sales tax revenue.
On April 22, we observe Earth Day, an occasion that has inspired millions of people over the decades to take steps to clean up our world. Of course, your physical surroundings are important, but you also operate in other “ecosystems” — social, cultural and political. And you’ll need to consi…