Tyler Junior College is exploring the idea of a name change.The colleges accrediting agency has questioned whether the word "junior" serves as a disadvantage to students earning bachelor's degrees now offered at TJC.
coworkers turned friends are remembering a victim of a Tyler house fire.Chris Anderson worked for Goodwill Industries of East Texas for two decades. He died following a house fire on North Grand Avenue.
In Smith County, a policy change has increased the amount of money that bail bondsmen owe if a defendant doesn't show up for trial. District Attorney Jacob Putman put the policy in place when he took office in January.
This week, East Texas elections offices will ask hundreds of voters for proof of citizenship. This comes after the Texas Secretary of State says thousands of Texas voters were flagged as non-U.S. citizens, during a joint investigation with the Texas Department of Public Safety.
When it comes to celebrities, photographer, Blair Caldwell, has worked with Normani from Fifth Harmony, Quincy Brown from Star, and Diggy Simmons. But, before making his move to Los Angeles, he was a student at Robert E. Lee High School.
The number of people seen vaping in the City of Tyler may soon drop.On January 23, The Tyler City Council approved a change to the city's smoking ordinance that bans vaping and the use of other electronic cigarettes in public places.
The trial continued Thursday for a man accused of shooting at Smith County deputies during a high-speed chase in 2016.Juan Alberto Quiroga, 20, is on trial for a first degree felony charge of aggravated assault against a public servant.
The investigation continues into what caused an industrial fire at an Athens business.On January 15, multiple crews battled the blaze at Dallas Manufacturing Company. The business is owned by parent company Central Garden and Pet and manufactures pet beds.
Sometimes it’s best to let nature take its course, but when the safety of rural roads becomes an issue preventative measures can be taken. Smith County has a new plan to tame the growth of roadside vegetation in order to improve driver’s visibility.
State representatives are packing their bags and heading to Austin for this year’s meeting of the Texas State Legislature. With regular sessions only taking place every other year, Matt Schaefer, State Representative for the Smith County area says there are a lot of decisions to be made.