Our Melissa McTee has your tylerpaper.com news update. A case of the Zika virus has been identified in an Upshur County resident, but the virus was not contracted locally, Texas Department of State Health Services spokesman Chris Van Deusen said. Van Deusen said Thursday that the case was travel related but could not provide more details. As of Thursday, 168 Zika cases have been recorded in Texas, all contracted through travel. Enrollment at Tyler Junior College is up for the first time since 2011. Officials reported student enrollment was 11,492 - a 5.1 percent increase over last year, according to college's 12th-day enrollment totals, which is the day during the fall and spring semesters when schools take their official census. A three-wheeled electric vehicle could be on the road later this year in the U.S. and Canada. Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corp. of Vancouver, British Columbia, officially unveiled the one-seat Solo on Friday. The Solo could go on sale as early as November pending approval by U.S. and Canadian regulators. It costs around $15,500. Two hundred people have already put down a refundable deposit of 193 dollars to get the car. Those who put down deposits now can expect delivery after the first quarter of 2017. The company eventually hopes to sell the Solo globally. You can find these stories and more on tylerpaper.com Thanks for watching check for more video updates throughout your day.

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