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Don’t Be Surprised By Retiree Healthcare Costs

Retirement isn't cheap. Even though you're no longer drawing a paycheck, you still must pay for housing, food, utilities, transportation and healthcare, to name just a few expenses. As prices continue to escalate, it's not surprising that the ages at which people expect to retire – and when they actually...

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Early Voting Begins Today

The locations and times for early voting are as follows:

Greater Longview United Way Kicks Off 2014-2015 Campaign

The Greater Longview United Way (GLUW) recently kicked off its 2014 - 2015 campaign. Holding its year-opening function at the Maude Cobb Convention Center the GLUW briefed interested locals on next year's goals while feeding them hamburgers and popcorn. GLUW Executive Director Aliceson Howell pointed out that this year's kick-off is...

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Check your facts about Mortgages

When shopping for a home mortgage make sure you obtain all the relevant information:
  • Research current interest rates. Check the real estate section of your local newspaper, use the Internet, or call at least six lenders for information.
  • Check the rates for 30-year, 20-year and 15-year mortgages. You may be able to...

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Get Vaccinated: Flu vaccinations are not just for children

The Basics Everyone age 6 months and older needs to get a flu shot (vaccine) every year. The seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and others from the flu. For many people, the seasonal flu is a mild illness. But for some people, the flu can:
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Good Shepherd Medical Center opens NorthPark

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) hosted a happy throng when the new Good Shepherd NorthPark Emergency Department opened. North Longview now has another facility offering residents convenient, accessible, expert health care. District 7 State Representative offered a prayer for the healing of this area's patients when they come to this state-of-the-art,...

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