President Trump has signed a bipartisan $2 trillion economic relief plan to offer assistance to tens of millions of American households affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Its components include stimulus payments to individuals, expanded unemployment coverage, student loan changes, differe…
Smith County residents could face fines or time in jail for not following the mandatory stay at home order issued by Smith County Judge Nathaniel Moran on Thursday.
Smith County is now under a “stay at home” order as cases of the coronavirus continue to rise.
As large events and parties have to be postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus, a local business has the ability to bring levity and happiness while people practice social distancing.
Robyn Renick knew her good friend and neighbor Kristen Beddingfield needed something to boost her sagging spirits.
As local medical professionals are on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, community members are rallying by donating supplies to assist healthcare workers.
A Tyler man who has tested positive for the coronavirus wants to share some good news with the community and help alleviate concerns.
While many people need to work from home as the coronavirus spreads, some do not have the proper technology available to work remotely.
Trane Technologies and the United States Postal Service in Tyler are making adjustments as an employee from each institution tested positive for the coronavirus.
Whitehouse ISD said it will conduct a special meeting of the school board on Monday via teleconferencing.
The confirmed coronavirus cases in Smith County remains at 21 as of Thursday, according to a daily update.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, after conferring with top doctors across the nation has issued an executive order that will affect anyone who travels to Texas from an airport in New Orleans and the tri-city area of New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Federal authorities say finding and prosecuting those who exploit fears about the coronavirus to defraud others is a top priority.
A Lindale man was booked into Gregg County Jail for a murder charge Wednesday for his alleged involvement in the death of a Tyler man who was found in December on the side of a road near Overton.
The City Council approved a motion to move the runoff date for primary elections from May 26 to July 14.
Harrison County has as reported a positive case of COVID-19.
City, county and local health officials offered more details about the logistics of the region’s coronavirus response plan.
Four generations of women stood together, separated by a glass window at a local Tyler nursing home enjoying each other’s company as the coronavirus pandemic has made in person visitation impossible.
The Northeast Texas Public Health District has announced five additional coronavirus cases in Smith County late Wednesday, which brings the total to 21 cases.
More information has come to light after confirmation of a coronavirus case at Trane Technologies led to a shutdown of the Tyler plant.
A 91-year-old man was confirmed as the first coronavirus death in Smith County Wednesday by the Northeast Texas Public Health District.
The city of Hideaway has ordered a shelter in place beginning Thursday after a resident died from complications of the coronavirus.
An employee at Tyler’s main post office has tested positive for the coronavirus.
A new title and abstract company has opened an office in Tyler, bringing locals the option to complete closings and real estate transactions online.
Through President Donald Trump’s approval of a major disaster declaration for Texas, federal emergency aid is now available to add to recovery efforts in the areas affected by the coronavirus.
The Salvation Army in Tyler is seeing more demand for its services and is asking for donations.
The first coronavirus death has been reported in Smith County by the Northeast Texas Public Health District during a press conference at noon.
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Kindergarteners and preschoolers across Bullard ISD were filled with joy as they went into their front yards and were greeted by their smiling teachers holding handmade signs and shouting hellos from their open car windows.
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As more services move online to encourage social distancing, one program is seeing a surge is growth. TheraNow is an online physical therapy platform recently started by Tyler medical professionals that uses telehealth technology to deliver therapy with videoconferencing. Because of the rece…
Dr. Stephen Spain, who runs a family practice clinic in Tyler, has identified at least 3 of the 14 coronavirus cases in Smith County.
The confirmed number of coronavirus cases in Smith County is at 14, one which led to Trane Technologies temporarily close its Tyler plant which employs about 1,450 people. Those working alongside this person have been under self-quarantine but they have not presented symptoms, according to a…
A Tyler woman who collided head-on with a car injuring a woman and two children, has been indicted on two charges of intoxication assault with a vehicle.
Tyler woman indicted for murder
A Tyler man has been indicted by a Smith County grand jury on a charge of murder for allegedly killing his girlfriend and leaving her body in the trunk of her vehicle.
A Tyler man, who was involved in an hours-long standoff at a Tyler motel in December and was found with drugs and a stolen firearm, has been indicted on an unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon charge.
A Whitehouse man accused of stabbing another man to death at a residence in January has been indicted on a murder charge.
TYLER, Texas — Trane manufacturing plant in Tyler has closed their location for deep cleaning of workstations and common areas after an employee tested positive for the coronavirus.
A Denton man, who allegedly led law enforcement on a multi-county pursuit and committed property theft in December, has been indicted on assault, theft and evading arrest charges.
Two former caregivers at a special-needs home in Tyler have been indicted by a Smith County grand jury for alleged physical and verbal abuse of a nonverbal teen with autism.
Smith County Judge Nathaniel Moran announced that he will not be enacting a shelter in place order in Smith County at this time.
Based on guidance from federal, state and local health officials and under orders issued by Gov. Gregg Abbott, until further notice, Tyler’s City Council will conduct meetings utilizing online live streaming.
The Tyler Independent School District Board of Trustees praised teachers and administrators across the district for their massive effort to shift operations to distance learning at a moment’s notice.
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In an effort to protect inmates and detention officers, non-violent offenders have been released from the Smith County Jail.
A video was making the rounds on Facebook and YouTube since Wednesday of a man walking around a North Carolina Walmart claiming he tested positive for the coronavirus and was supposed to be home but he was out shopping.
After being out of her normal work, cosmetologist and single mom Lindsey Griffith now has a new source of income as a bakery clerk at the Brookshire’s store in Flint.
When Farrel and Zach DeBaltzo started up a homemade meal delivery service two short weeks ago, they didn’t imagine that it would lead them to delivering a free meal to a nurse that has been swamped in the midst of an international coronavirus pandemic.
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