-A group of East Texas college students are taking a hands on approach to learning more about the current state of the Texas electorate.Students of all ages and majors are participating in the first state wide political poll to be conducted at The University of Texas at Tyler.
The next phase in a plan to help improve fire crew’s response times in time in the City of Tyler is underway. On Tuesday, the city’s Half Cent Sales Tax board approved just over $7 million worth of funding for the construction of two new fire stations.
In September 27 of 2017, Michael Stanczak, then a senior at Palestine High School, was punched in the face multiple times by a teammate, resulting in severe injuries, and ending his momentarily dreams of playing football.
The latest camp that city officials have worked to clear out can be found in a wooded, but private are behind the Super One off East Gentry Parkway. Green says they first started asking people to leave in January.
More renovations are in the works for Tyler parks The city council has approved a $50,000 contract with the C.T Brannon Corporation to provide the architectural design and engineering plans for re-purpose projects at Fun Forest and Woldert Park.
Tyler residents will see a slight tax increase this upcoming fiscal year. On Sept. 12, the Tyler City Council voted to adopt a .4452 cent increase to the current property tax rate which is .24 cents per $100 valuation.
The city of Longview is moving forward with plans for a centralized public transportation hub. At the September 12 meeting, city council will vote on whether to approve a bid totaling just over a million dollars, to fund improvements to the city's public transportation services.
The legacy of an East Texan who had a love for sports and an even bigger love for his community was carried on today. With burgers on the grill, and game day on their mind, residents gathered in Lin dale to carry on the legacy of Jesse Rodriquez.