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1982 Movie Filmed in Upper East Side of Texas

The Warner Brothers film, “The Long Summer of George Adams,” was filmed mostly in Nacogdoches County and some in Kaufman County.
January 18, 2020

Robert Hamilton Settled in Red River Area of Texas

December 15, 2019

Lucy Pickens Portrayed on Confederate Currency

On December 2, 1862, the Confederate government issued $100 notes bearing a portrait of the renowned Southern beauty Lucy Pickens.
December 2, 2019

Encore Multimedia Recipient of Longview's Small Business of the Year Award

Encore Multimedia, a premier marketing firm serving Central East Texas and beyond, was honored as the recipient of the 2019 Small Business of The Year Award by the Longview Chamber of Commerce.
May 3, 2019

Good News Announced For Broadband Infrastructure

Jorge D. Ayala, Regional Director for the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), visited East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOG) offices recently to join in announcing its award of $375,000 to ETCOG to support the development of a regional broadband strategic plan for 14 counties in East Texas.
April 24, 2019

Champions for Children Adds New Program to Address Autism Needs

Smith County Champions for Children recently added the Autism Education and Resources program to its programs and services.
April 8, 2019

Frontier Airlines Brings Low Fares to Tyler Pounds Regional Airport

Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines announced the addition of Tyler, Texas as a new city in the Frontier network, with non-stop service from Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (TYR) to Denver International Airport (DEN) starting in July.
April 5, 2019

ArtsView's Board Names New General Manager and Theatre Programs Facilitator

The ArtsView Children’s Theatre Board of Directors named Michelle Norris as the organization’s next General Manager and Lindsey Sigler as Theatre Programs Facilitator.
April 5, 2019

UT Tyler Launches "100 Communities" Engagement Initiative

University effort seeks to align UT Tyler resources with community needs.
April 3, 2019

Al Dexter, Jacksonville native, born May 4, 1905

Perhaps little known, but ultimately influential, Clarence Albert Poindexter (better known as Al Dexter) was born in Jacksonville May 4, 1905.
March 24, 2019

Julie Seymore Receives Designation of Certified Economic Developer

Julie H. Seymore, Executive Director of the Canton Economic Development Corporation in Canton, Texas earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), a national recognition that denotes a mastery of skills in economic development, professional attainment and a commitment to personal and professional growth.
January 23, 2019

Telegraph History in Texas Originated in Marshall

The statue in downtown Marshall of two men receiving a telegraphed message recognizes this early Texas advancement.
December 30, 2018