ETHBA hosts annual Longview Parade of Homes

If you’d like to get some ideas of what to do for some remodeling, or take the plunge and design a new home, well, this could be the weekend to do it.

  States scale back vaccine orders as interest in shots wanes

More than 150 million Americans — about 57% of the adult population — have received at least one dose of vaccine.
  • COVID-19

Pfizer aims for full FDA approval of vaccine

That gives Pfizer and German partner BioNTech a shot at winning the first full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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State reports more than 2,600 COVID-19 cases in Texas public schools for week

Oil well batteries found in back of stolen Burkeville pickup

  Rep. White bill to upgrade 911 service passes House vote

Gregg County Sheriff’s Office seeks public help in homicide investigation

Smith County jury convicts gang member accused of assaulting officer, drug offenses

A member of a Tyler street gang was given a prison sentence of nearly 50 years after being convicted of charges related to drugs and assaulting a police officer.
  • National

NASA Mars helicopter heard humming through thin Martian air

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California released this first-ever audio Friday, just before Ingenuity was set to soar on its fifth test flight.

2 Livingston women arrested after toddler found on street

Report: Livingston woman high on meth, bath salts tries to burn home

  East Texas teachers share struggles, successes during appreciation week

  Sen. Hughes voting bill passes in House, heavy with amendments

Tyler motorcyclist dies in 2-vehicle crash on Loop 49

Henderson man dies in Panola County crash

First Alert Weather Day Sunday morning, evening

  Two women are working to get vaccine demand up in rural East Texas

  • National

  US job growth slows sharply in sign of struggles

With viral cases declining and states and localities easing restrictions, businesses have added jobs for four straight months, the Labor Department said Friday. Still, the unemployment rate ticked up to 6.1% from 6% in March.

SPORTS

More medals come home to East Texas after day 2 of UIL state track meet

Texas linebacker Jake Ehlinger found dead in Austin

Texas linebacker Jake Ehlinger, the younger brother of former Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger, has been found dead near the Austin campus.

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  Longview Cultural Arts District new mural promotes unity

  East Texas nurses share what job means to them during appreciation week

  Women’s Fund of Smith County celebrates mothers, women in first meeting since pandemic

  Bureau of Land Management adopting horses this week

  Oncor requesting rate increase of $98 million, their highest ever

Oncor customers could see an increase after the company asked for a nearly $98 million rate increase. That's a 30 percent increase from what they requested last year.
  • National

Summer of the road trip: Vacations are back

The U.S. Travel Association says 72% of Americans will make at least one trip this summer.

White supremacist from Tyler pleads guilty to federal charges of assault, conspiring to illegally sell firearms

Fatal crash closes Toll 49 between Broadway and Paluxy in Tyler

  Andy Woods Elementary holds ‘Parents and P.E. Day’

  LETU professor discusses economy, interest rates