While lawmakers never quite reached the $5,000 teacher raises they tried to sell the public on, local districts are doing what they can to ensure teachers are seeing their biggest raises in years.
Tyler Junior College formally announced its newest team of Apache Belles.
Tyler Police Officer Johnny Green was recognized with the Blueprint Blue Ribbon Award recently at a City Council meeting for his intense commitment to helping others in need and his dedication to the residents of Tyler, according to a news release from the city.
A new viral giving campaign to help teachers has swept the nation, and one local business is making teachers’ dreams come true.
This happy smiling girl is Ruby. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society’s Pets Fur People in Tyler. Ruby is 2 years old and a bit shy. Because of her shyness Ruby has been at Pets Fur People since she was a puppy. Once Ruby feels comfortable with you she is very affectionate and…
In the market for some new wheels? Whether you’re looking for your first car or something more family-friendly, buying a used car, while more economically friendly, can be a hassle if done incorrectly. Last year, the Better Business Bureau received more than 14,000 complaints regarding used …
Texas Railroad Commission permits and completions for East Texas counties
Every year I get numerous phone calls from East Texas pond owners who lose partial or all their farm pond fish population to oxygen depletion. Oxygen depletion is not the only cause of fish die-offs in Texas ponds, but about 85% of the time it is the most common cause of fish kills. Pond own…
BULLARD — Carolyn Welty, a senior at The Brook Hill School in Bullard, plans to study international business in college. She says being a business owner could be in her future.
Some people say a uniquely different invention of George Arthur Spencer on his property in the Cross Roads community near Athens looks like an alien antenna. Spencer jokes that it is a feeder for giraffes.
MARSHALL, Tx- Animal Control in Marshall, Texas is stepping things up when it comes to catching dogs roaming the streets.
SHREVEPORT, La. - It looks like we'll be sweating through another weekend in the ArkLaTex, but that is expected in mid August.
The Canadian province of Alberta is occasionally billed as the "Texas of Canada” for its immense land size, cowboy culture and copious amounts of oil. A recent study, however, concluded that Texas has fared better than its northern cousin during the recent oil and gas downturn.
SHREVEPORT, La. - Scorching temperatures continue as parts of the ArkLaTex are under a Heat Advisory. The National Weather Service in Shreveport says that advisory will remain in effect through Wednesday evening.
State budgets are relatively “fixed,” or pre-committed every year, which causes elected officials to find ways to spend less in certain areas or tax more to meet preexisting mandates, a new analysis by the Urban Institute says.
Despite a drought in new wind development proposals over the last decade, about $8 billion could flow into ongoing wind energy projects in Wyoming, providing one possible solution to the state’s precarious revenue outlook.
The toll of 10 dead children means the city is on pace for its worst summer in years. And police have made an arrrest in only one of the cases, leaving parents at wits' end and politicians promising change.
A bill co-sponsored by Florida Sen. Rick Scott that would penalize pharmaceutical companies that have received federal research grants for charging “unreasonable prices” for prescription drugs has secured a key endorsement.
Meteorologists say July was the hottest month measured on Earth since records began in 1880.
The number of households receiving federal benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or food stamps, is at its lowest level in nine years, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), which administers the program.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Baghdad's main commercial district has seen more bombings than its residents can count. Death visited almost daily during times of war — most horrifically, a 2015 suicide bombing that ripped through two shopping malls, killing over 300 people.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The United Methodist Church, America's second-largest Protestant denomination, faces a likely surge in defections and acts of defiance after delegates at a crucial conference voted Tuesday to strengthen the faith's divisive bans on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT clergy.
SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — Tony Foulds has a routine when he visits the memorial for 10 American airmen killed in World War II.
AGUA CALIENTE, Guatemala (AP) — The latest caravan of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. has crossed peacefully into Guatemala, under the watchful eyes of about 200 Guatemalan police and soldiers.
TOKYO (AP) — One of two crew members recovered after two U.S. warplanes collided and crashed off Japan's coast early Thursday is dead and five others remain missing, the U.S. military said.