The unemployment rate in the Longview Metropolitan Statistical Area dropped in October to its lowest rate since May 2008, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
Union leaders at Lone Star Tubular Operations, along with business leaders in the city of Lone Star, were cheering the news Wednesday that the United Steelworkers had ratified a four-year contract with U.S. Steel.
A line stretched across Marshall Place as cars packed the parking lot, Wednesday, in anticipation of Ollie Bargain Outlet’s grand opening at the former Marshall Mall.
A cultural delight is in store as a new restaurant, “A Taste of India,” opens up in Marshall, offering fine Indian cuisine inside of the Pony Express Mart and Travel Center at 304 I-20 East.
You’ll always want to base your investment decisions on your own needs and goals. But there may be times when you might consider adjusting your portfolio because of risks and opportunities. Now may be one of those times.
After searching for a permanent location for its East Texas Distribution Center for several months, RASA Floors, a warehouse distributor of flooring products, announced today it would open its 11th permanent location at Marshall Gateway Park.
Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., a privately held national retail chain of craft and home decor stores, will open its doors in Marshall with a ribbon cutting and official grand opening on Monday, Aug. 6 at 9 a.m.
It’s still summer, but we’re getting close to a new school year. One day, though, “back-to-school” will mean “off to college” for your children. Will you be financially prepared to help your kids cope with the costs of higher education?
June is a popular month for weddings. If you are planning on tying the knot this month, it’s an exciting time, but be aware that being married might affect you in unexpected ways – including the way you invest. If you and your new spouse both earn fairly high incomes, you may find that you a…
Marion County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday hosted an open house event to show off the organization‘s new location in downtown Jefferson, which boasts a New Orleans style outdoor courtyard as well as new office space.
Mother’s Day is almost here. If you’re a mother with grown children, you might receive flowers, candy, dinner invitations or some other type of pleasant recognition. However, you might find that you can get more enjoyment from the holiday by giving, rather than receiving. The longest-lasting…
Longview Orthopaedic Clinic Association (LOCA) recently opened its Marshall location at North Park Plaza Shopping Center, 1806 East End Blvd, in an effort to ease the convenience and accessibility of first class care for Marshall residents.
Tax season is finally over. Of course, how much you pay in taxes depends on a variety of factors, many of which you can’t control. But you might give some thought to how you can manage your investment-related taxes.
Marshall News Messenger staff members brought home a trove of excellence in journalism awards from the statewide Texas Associated Press Managing Editors’ contest in Corpus Christi this past weekend.
JEFFERSON — The Marion County Chamber of Commerce recently underwent a face-lift of sorts. The chamber is settling in to its new location and building as it strives toward its updated vision statement with a new leader at the helm.
Bear Creek Smokehouse recently made a return trip to the Rachael Ray show, promoting their brand and the East Texas barbecue they have come known for.
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is trying to find out what President Donald Trump meant when he made remarks linking the recently renegotiated South Korea-U.S. free trade agreement with talks on denuclearizing North Korea.
The Historic Jefferson Railway’s train is once again taking on passengers now that the locomotive is back up and running just in time for the spring and summer seasons.
Schlotzsky’s held its VIP opening to select members of the community Wednesday. Director of Operations Sjon Barron said the anticipation for the franchise’s opening today had reached a fever pitch.
Hallsville Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Hallsville’s newest home-cooking restaurant, Miss Minnie’s Place, located beside City Hall.
Hallsville city aldermen voted on Tuesday to hire a former Daingerfield city manager as the town’s first city administrator, Hallsville Mayor Jesse Casey said on Wednesday.
HALLSVILLE — East Texans have a new home-cooking spot to stop those hunger pains with the opening of the new “Miss Minnie’s Place” in downtown Hallsville.
In nearly 11 years, Blue Frog by Shawne has seen many forms in downtown Marshall, according to owner Shawne Somerford. This weekend, the local restaurant is undergoing another.
Downtown Marshall’s first Second Saturday of the year kicked off on Saturday with downtown shops hosting specials to attract local shoppers.
HALLSVILLE — Seniors came from across East Texas to cut a rug at Hallsville’s newly renovated Gold Hall Community Center on Friday, their first time to break in the new dance floor at the building after new rates priced them out of the event.
What kind of lifestyle do you hope to have in retirement? Do you have a strategy to get there? If you don’t have confidence in your plan, it may be time to engage a financial professional. But how do you choose the one who’s right for you?
Four East Texas cities have landed spots on a list of the top 100 best communities in the state to start a small business, according to a online marketplace for student loan refinancing.
Ellis Home and Garden in Marshall has pushed back its store closing date, thanks to a flood of recent shoppers and merchandise still left on the shelves, the store's General Manager Keith Green said Monday.
The first Marshall News Messenger's ETXjobs.com Job Fair & Expo of the year will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Marshall Visual Art Center, 208 E. Burleson St.
Since November, Patterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has been making changes to its facility, or as the banner upon its façade promises, "Building for the future of Marshall."