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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

Fredonia (and Nacogdoches) Set the Stage for Texas' Independence

Fredonia was a geographical experiment that pre-dated and even caused the split between Mexico and what would become the Republic of Texas.
December 15, 2018

Give Yourself a Break From Holiday Stress

There’s help for those who feel overwhelmed by the holidays — both before they arrive and after they pass. County Line Magazine turns to Scott Martin with the East Texas Stress Reduction Clinic in Tyler for guidance.
November 28, 2018

Lee Harvey Oswald's Other Victim Became a Texas Hometown Hero

On November 22, 1963, the day JFK's fateful motorcade journeyed through the Dallas streets, Tippit was on routine patrol as a Dallas police officer. Within an hour of the president's assassination, Tippit's chance encounter with the alleged assassin cost him his life -- but also helped narrow the search that eventually led to the arrest of the key suspect, Lee Harvey Oswald.
November 21, 2018