The Gregg County Commissioners Court will consider accepting the resignation of Pct. 4 Constable Danny Craig II during its Monday meeting.
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TxDOT is urging motorists to make safety a priority when they’re behind the wheel, especially in areas where oil and gas activity often brings increased traffic and large trucks to rural areas and adjacent communities.
One of Gregg County’s assistant district attorneys announced her candidacy for the County Court at Law No. 1 judge seat today in the same week sitting Judge Kent Phillips said he will retire at the end of his term.
Employees of the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office and juvenile detention will receive a $5,000 bonus for their work during the pandemic.
Gregg County officials are asking residents to remove valuables from their vehicles and make sure they are locked after an increase in burglaries in North Longview and the county.
Lacey Akers has been reunited with her Sabine High School class ring after 15 years, and it was a post on the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office Facebook that brought them back together.
Kilgore City Council’s Tuesday meeting featured the presentation of multiple service awards, as well as an official ratification of the appointment of Mark Henderson as Chief of the Kilgore Fire Department.
COLLEGE STATION — As Texans make plans to celebrate the Fourth of July with picnics, grilling, camping or fireworks, the Texas A&M Forest Service encourages everyone to be careful with any outdoor activity that may cause a spark.
AUSTIN – The Fourth of July holiday weekend is quickly approaching and those enjoying Texas waterways are finalizing their plans. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is reminding everyone to be safe this holiday weekend by following basic boating safety precautions while on the water.
AUSTIN — The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will be increasing the number of Texas Highway Patrol Troopers on the road from Friday, July 2, through Monday, July 5, as part of Operation CARE (Crash Awareness Reduction and Effort) and Operation Holiday. DPS Troopers will be on the roa…
A Gregg County judge has awarded $575,000 in a combination of compensatory and punitive damages to the victims of a 2016 aggravated kidnapping which targeted the director of the Kilgore College Rangerettes and her daughter.
Deputies arrested two men Monday after a Rusk County traffic stop led to the discovery of several kinds of drugs and a parts kit for an AR-15 style "Ghost Gun."
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) kicked off its annual “Talk.Text.Crash” campaign this week in an effort to reduce crashes caused by distracted driving.
The Kilgore City Council reviewed a proposal for an extensive overhaul of the city’s public safety facilities, including police headquarters, at Tuesday’s city council meeting.
The mayor of an East Texas town as well as three other Longview-area men have been charged after police said they tried to solicit sex online with investigators posing as minors.
A partnership with a California nonprofit organization has brought new details in the case of unidentified human remains found almost two decades ago in Gregg County.
Six people were in the Gregg County Jail on Tuesday after a multiagency operation targeting organized crime in the Liberty City area.
An East Texas nonprofit organization that provides housing for children in state care is seeking the community’s help in a search for a new location after learning it will not be able to extend its stay at its current property.
Despite a drop in the number of traffic crashes throughout the year, 2020 saw a spike in the number of fatalities overall and deaths of people in Texas from not wearing a seat belt. That’s why TxDOT is reminding everyone that buckling up is the best defense in a crash.
A two-year, $2.3 million construction project to replace utilities, restore pavement and create an attractive entry into downtown Kilgore begins this week, the city said.
Kilgore College hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the new Kilgore College Fire Academy burn building, located at 2100 County Road 174 East in Overton.
Kilgore police responding to reports of gunshots at an apartment complex Thursday also arrested a woman in a separate stabbing incident, officials said Monday.
A man who fired several gunshots at a Saturday night event in Overton hit a victim in the hand and was then beaten up by observers, Rusk County Sheriff Johnwayne Valdez said Monday afternoon.
Kilgore police will take part in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s national Take Back Day on Saturday to help residents dispose of unused, unwanted and expired prescription drugs.
The southbound lane of Fritz Swanson Road just south of the Texas 31 intersection has been closed to traffic because of a sinkhole, Kilgore police said Monday night.
Kilgore College celebrated its fire and police academies Wednesday for earning national and state honors, with college President Brenda Kays saying the programs have "set the standard in the state."
The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding the public the waiver on expiration dates for driver licenses (DLs) and identification cards (IDs) ends on April 14. Customers who need to renew are urged to make an appointment or renew online today.
The East Texas Police Academy (ETPA) at Kilgore College continues to be among the most productive of the 129 law enforcement academies statewide whose numbers are reported in a recently published Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) report.
When longtime and well-loved City of Kilgore employees Edgar Rachal, Josie Atchley and Danny Downing announced their intention to retire, their coworkers knew a great deal of experience would go with them.