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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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    CR 140 Closing for Construction

    Spruce Hill Road, also known as County Road 140 in Flint, will close Tuesday, May 26, at the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 2493 for construction. The Texas Department of Transportation is reconstructing and widening FM 2493 – from Gresham to Flint -- so CR 140 must also undergo construction,

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    Tax Offices in Noonday and Troup Reopen

    The Smith County Tax Office Substations in Noonday and Lindale opened back up to serve the public on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

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    COVID-19 in the Smith County Jail

    News from the Smith County Sheriff's Office on COVID-19 in the Smith County Low Risk Facility.

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    Smith County Road Project Underway

    Smith County began work on Wood Springs Road in Lindale on Monday, May 4, 2020.

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    Smith County Offices Open to the Public

    Most of Smith County’s offices opened back up to the public on Friday, May 1, after the local and state “Stay at Home” Orders expired April 30.

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    Montgomery Man Wanted for Arson in Smith County

    The Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office has secured an arrest warrant for a 39-year-old Montgomery County man for allegedly setting someone’s vehicle on fire Thursday, April 23, 2020.

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    Smith County Donates to Mustard Seed Ministries

    Smith County donated surplus computer equipment this week to Mustard Seed Ministries that will be refurbished and given to local school children.

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    County Voucher Program to Deliver Necessities

    Smith County and NDMJ Transportation are teaming up to use the County’s Voucher Program to deliver food, water, medication and other necessities to elderly and disabled citizens who do not have transportation.

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    Smith County Extends "Stay at Home" Order

    On Tuesday, April 7, 2020, Smith County Judge Nathaniel Moran extended his local “Stay at Home” Order for all Smith County residents until April 30, 2020. This extension mirrors the time period of Governor Greg Abbott’s GA 14 Order, which began on March 31, and mandated “Stay at Home” restrictions s