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Mission Statement

The Smith County Communications Office strives to promote transparency by providing the public with the most accurate, accessible and up-to-date information possible while promoting the county's brand and message of "Striving for Excellence."

Contact Us

Located on the first floor of the Smith County Annex Building
200 E. Ferguson, Suite 100
Tyler, Texas 75702

Phone: 903-590-4607
Email: Casey Murphy


County News

Archived News
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    Election Day Information

    The Smith County Primary Run-Off Election is Tuesday, July 14, 2020.

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    Longtime Commissioner Andrew Melontree Sr Passes Away

    Former Smith County Commissioner and community leader Andrew Melontree Sr. passed away July 2, 2020, at the age of 89. He served Smith County for 20 years.

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    Smith County Employee Recognitions

    Charley Miller and Clint Benson were recognized in Commissioners Court Tuesday, June 30, for their 20 years of service to Smith County.

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    Commissioners Sale Road Bonds at Historic Rate

    The Smith County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, June 23, voted to approve the sale of the third tranche of voter-approved road bonds at an historically low interest rate after receiving seven competitive bids.

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    FY21 Budget Includes Proposal to Lower Taxes

    On Tuesday, June 23, the Smith County Commissioners Court held its initial workshop to discuss the first working draft of the Smith County budget for Fiscal Year 2021.

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    Grand Jury Selection Set for July 16

    Smith County has sent out grand jury selection summons and is asking those who receive them to fill out an online questionnaire before reporting for jury duty on July 16.

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    County Road Projects Completed

    Three Smith County Road Bond projects have recently been completed throughout the county.

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    Primary Run-Off Election Information

    Smith County is preparing to hold the Primary Run-Off Election, which will decide several local Republican and Democratic party races, including the run-off elections for the Republican nominees for the District Judge of the 114th District Court and the Constable for Precinct 4, as well as the Democ