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."
Located on the first floor of the Smith County Annex Building
200 E. Ferguson, Suite 100
Tyler, Texas 75702
Email: Casey Murphy
The Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office is seeing an increase in house fires and offers tips for residents to stay safe this winter and holiday season.
Tara Yarbrough was recognized in Commissioners Court on Tuesday, November 26, for 30 years of service to the Smith County Tax Office.
New voter registration certificates have been mailed out to the registered voters in Smith County.
Lubbock County Sheriff’s Officials will give a presentation about their mental health program during the Smith County Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee meeting in Tyler on Thursday.
Deedi Holmes was recognized during Commissioners Court on Tuesday for her 20 years of service to Smith County.
Smith County officials have held three Smith County Courthouse Citizen Input Meetings throughout the county this month, and plan to hold one in Tyler on Monday, November 18.
Early voting in Smith County Elections continues through November 1.
Smith County Tax Assessor-Collector Gary Barber has mailed out 186,000 total property tax statements. The bills are due upon receipt, and must be walked in or postmarked by January 31, 2020, to avoid delinquency.
On October 18, Smith County Commissioner Jeff Warr attended a settlement conference in Cleveland, Ohio, relating to the nationwide opioid lawsuits pending in the federal multi-district litigation docket.
Retired Smith County Clerk Mary Morris was honored in Commissioners Court October 22, for her 45 years of service to the county.
A local company is donating 41 fruit trees to the Smith County Juvenile Services Department.
Smith County Commissioner Cary Nix was honored by the County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas for completing an advanced course on county government.
October 11 Update: The Smith County Burn Ban has been lifted.
The second phase of road improvements to County Road 168 are scheduled to begin on October 2.
County Road 1113 – Lake Placid Road – opened back up to traffic Thursday, after being closed for nearly three months for a bridge replacement.
Smith County Commissioner JoAnn Hampton and representatives from the Smith County Elections Office will be at Texas College from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 24, to register students to vote.
The Smith County Commissioners Court approved an interlocal agreement with the City of Overton on Tuesday, September 17, to take its stray dogs into the Smith County Animal Shelter.
The Smith County Veteran Services Office has seen a dramatic increase in office visits from local veterans in the past year, and attributes that to community-wide meetings held throughout the county last summer.
The Smith County Commissioners Court voted on September 10, 2019, to issue a burn ban for the county.
The Smith County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, August 27, adopted the Fiscal Year 2020 Smith County Budget and Tax Rate.