Masks, social distancing and higher vaccination rates have kept influenza levels low in the Longview area, officials say.
Guests at the new Prime 102 steakhouse in the People's Petroleum Building in Tyler are raving over a 40-ounce tomahawk steak, authentic Japanese Wagyu and a flaming beef carpaccio appetizer on Himalayan salt bread.
Attention German shepherd lovers: Meet Sadie – a one-year-old female German shepherd. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society’s Pets Fur People in Tyler. Sadie weighs about 75 pounds and has been spayed, is current on starting vaccinations including rabies and has been microchipp…
Editor’s note: This is the third in a Black History Month story series.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs expect Patrick Mahomes to be ready for offseason workouts following surgery on his toe, and they are optimistic that offensive tackles Eric Fisher and Mitchell Schwartz could be available for the start of training camp.
The city of Tyler Parks and Recreation and Tyler Trees Committee handed out hundreds of free tree seedlings on Saturday morning to promote tree-planting and maintain East Texas’ wooded environment.
Grassroots America will host its “Liberty Education & Action” meeting on Tuesday at Traditions Restaurant, located at 6205 S Broadway Ave in Tyler.
To foster an appreciation for reading, Tyler ISD is partnering with community members for Read Across Tyler, an interactive read-aloud virtual event to celebrate March as National Reading Month.
As of Friday, Smith County reported no COVID-19 related deaths since Thursday, keeping the county’s overall death toll at 278.
A story on page 1A in Friday’s print edition about school board elections incorrectly stated information regarding the Lindale ISD school board election. It should have said Lindale ISD has Place 3, Place 5, Place 6 and Place 7 open for election.
Following Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to end the statewide mask mandate, Tyler ISD Superintendent Marty Crawford said Friday the district will continue with their current policies, including the requirement of wearing a face mask on campus buildings.
Gov. Greg Abbott’s visit to Tyler on Friday to discuss social media legislation authored by State Sen. Bryan Hughes was met with both support from leaders and residents as well as opposition.
During a visit to Tyler on Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott teamed with state Sen. Bryan Hughes to promote proposed legislation that they say will improve free speech for Texans on social media.
A group of Tyler ISD fifth-grade student council members gathered together, full of ideas and inspiration, with the desire to make a difference in Tyler.
A Lindale woman was arrested Friday morning after police say a “bogus call” claimed she was shot in the back.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made national headlines three days ago when he issued an executive order lifting the mask mandate in Texas and increased capacity of all businesses, concert venues and facilities back to 100 percent.
A Tyler woman will spend nearly six years in federal prison for possessing and selling methamphetamines.
A Canton resident won $1 million after purchasing a scratch-off ticket at a local convenience store.
Dozens of customers came either for drive-thru orders or carry-out options Thursday to celebrate the home of the original chicken sandwich coming to Jacksonville.
Tyler ISD students will not have to make up days when school was closed as a result of winter storm-related cancellations in February.
Zoe Lee, sixth grader at Tyler ISD’s Caldwell Arts Academy, got to decorate masks with paint and markers with her classmates on Thursday to celebrate Youth Art Month — an activity that helped the class reflect on last year and how 2020 has affected their lives to this day.
Tyler ISD approved the certification of unopposed candidate Andy Bergfeld Thursday for single member District 7.
Gov. Greg Abbott will host a press conference at the Plaza Tower in downtown Tyler today to discuss social media legislation.
A former Lindale ISD assistant coach was sentenced to 10 years of probation after he pleaded guilty to being in an improper relationship with a high school student.
As of Thursday, Smith County reported five COVID-19 related deaths since Monday, bringing the county’s overall death toll at 278.
A Cajun seafood restaurant will soon be coming to the Broadway Square Mall in Tyler.
Both UT Health East Texas and Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System will continue to require mask-wearing at their facilities.
An East Texas man accused of shooting a Henderson County Sheriff’s Office deputy early Thursday morning was charged with attempted capital murder.
Two Tyler men accused of using social media to sell drugs were arrested Wednesday morning after a year-long investigation led by the East Texas Anti-Gang Unit.
Moody Chisholm resigned as UT Health East Texas president and CEO after serving in the role for about two years, the health system announced on Wednesday.
People danced and enjoyed food from a taco truck, ate freshly-cut brisket and cracked open some seasoned crawfish at Tuesday evening’s Texas Independence Party.
With the announcement of Gov. Greg Abbott ending the statewide mask mandate, businesses and schools are now left with the decision to either enforce their own mask policy, or follow the Abbott’s orders and not require a face mask.
The Texas Education Agency announced updates to their public health guidance and decided each school board has full authority to determine their local mask policy.
Thanks to a collaboration with UT Health and Jacksonville ISD, school employee Sharon Crowe received her COVID-19 vaccination on Wednesday, and she is now looking forward to being able to protect her mother.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced an end to the statewide mask mandate on Tuesday, giving universities and colleges across the state the opportunity to implement their own mask policies.
COVID-19 vaccinations will now be available to Texas school and child care workers, according to an announcement from the Texas Department of State Health Services on Wednesday.
RUSK — The Cherokee Civic Theatre in Rusk held their matinee showing of “1601” on Sunday, Feb. 28.
The man who police say was involved in a crash that killed a pedestrian in Jacksonville turned himself Tuesday night.
Tobie Herring, a lance corporal with the United States Marine Corps, gave his dad and younger sisters one of the best gifts on Monday — a family reunion.
The cities of Winona, Troup, Bullard and Lindale have all canceled or are planning to cancel their May 1 elections this month due a lack of contested races.
After being trapped in harsh conditions, a 60-pound, 6-month-old tiger named Elsa arrived at her new home in Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch in Murchison last week to live a happier and safer life.
Following Gov. Greg Abbott’s announcement on Tuesday afternoon, East Texans can choose if they want to wear a face mask beginning on March 10 once the statewide mandate is lifted.
A retreat on a nearly 600-acre lot outside of Tyler to serve Catholics in East Texas and worldwide is being planned according to documents obtained by the Tyler Morning Telegraph.
The Smith County Commissioners Court approved the Emergency Rental Assistance Program on Tuesday and an amended agreement with PATH to administer the program for Smith County.
The Jacksonville Police Department is searching for a man they believe caused the death of a 64-year-old Jacksonville man who was crossing the street this past weekend.
This year, on March 2, marks the 185th anniversary of Texas Independence Day.
Almost one year before her 15th birthday, she faced a harsh reality: she wasn’t going to have a quinceañera — a traditional ceremony where family and friends gather to celebrate that a girl now turns into a young woman.
With five continuous days of sub-freezing temperatures, February's winter storm continues to leave an impact on East Texas plants.
As she got into bed at 8 p.m., she put her phone on “do not disturb” mode, a setting that had become a nighttime ritual for her. The setting blocked all notifications and phone calls from creating an alert on her phone, so Ruby Dalia Abarca didn’t get any messages about the fire at her business.
Voters will choose between two candidates for the District 5 seat on Tyler City Council in May.