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Gilmer, Texas is located in Upshur County. Zip codes in Gilmer, TX include 75645, and 75644. The median home price in Gilmer is $114,900. More Gilmer information.

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23 hrs ago | KETK

New Upshur County dog shelter open and full

A fledgling Upshur County animal shelter is at its 30-dog capacity about one month after opening behind a pet hospital in Gilmer.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

Storm causes major power outage

A thunderstorm Wednesday night caused power outages to thousands of area meters served by the Gilmer-based Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative and Shreveport-based Southwestern Electric Power Company.

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Gilmer Mirror

'Christmas in July' as Gilmer bond rating improves two notches

The city of Gilmer has received an unexpected two-step improvement in its bond rating for general obligation debt, a move which could save the city interest when it borrows, City Manager Jeff Ellington told the city council Tuesday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Storms cause 9,500 power outages for Upshur-Rural Coop

A thunderstorm Wednesday night caused power outages for 9,500 meters served by the Gilmer-based Upshur-Rural Electric Cooperative, but service was restored to the overwhelming majority by Thursday afternoon, the utility said.

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Gilmer Mirror

Longtime newspaperman Vic Parker joins Mirror

Longtime East Texas newspaperman Vic Parker this week assumed the duties of editor of The Gilmer Mirror, replacing Mac Overton, who had been at the post for more than 22 years.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KLTV Tyler

Trees and power lines down across East Texas

More than 25,000 East Texans were without power Wednesday night after storms moved across the area.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

Duoline Technologies Announces The Promotion Of Eric Nichols To Operations Manager

DuolineA Technologies, an industry leader in solving oilfield corrosion problems through innovative products and services, announces the promotion of Eric Nichols to Operations Manager.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

Two die in 2-car collision

TWO PEOPLE DIED IN A TRAGIC 2-CAR COLLISION on rainslick Hwy. 154 Thursday morning.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

First Baptist Church-Gilmer hosts blood drive to maintain treatments...

It is a time for splashing in local lakes, and traveling to see sites and loved ones.

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Gilmer Mirror

Alan Morris thanks Gilmer first responders

I am writing to thank the Gilmer first responders for the thoroughly professional assistance provided to my wife, Dianne, and I, after our car accident on Thursday, July 17, at the intersection of US 271 and Hwy 300.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

KETK

DPS: 2 dead, 3 injured in Upshur Co. collision

The Department of Public Safety has released the preliminary report in Thursday's double-fatal crash involving students at an East Texas School.

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KLTV Tyler

Identity of teen killed in Thursday morning wreck released

A Smith County justice of the peace says that Harmony High School senior Brody Stuart was driving on Highway 154 west of Gilmer when another car hydroplaned and struck his car around 8:05 a.m. Brody was taken to a Tyler hospital where he died in surgery.

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Gilmer Mirror

Mirror Editor reflects on role, introduces successor to readers

WELL, ONE MORE issue and The Mirror will have a new editor, my successor Vic Parker.

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Gilmer Mirror

'Factions' cited as problem for Republican Party at meeting here

The Upshur County Republican Executive Committee elected officers and named three new committee members at its organizational meeting for 2014 in Gilmer Saturday afternoon.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

KETK

Gilmer Rotary Club raises money through 'Flag Project'

Every year the Rotary Club distributes flags to families and businesses around the city.

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Tyler Morning Telegraph

Flower Power: Success blooms for florists

Sharon and Ray Thompson , owners of Hawkins Flowers, pose with employee Carol Harrell in front of their flower shop in downtown Hawkins.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

FBC to host blood drive

The First Baptist Church of Gilmer will be hosting a Blood Drive on July 23, from noon until 8 p.m., in the education building located next to Gilmer Lumber Co.

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Gilmer Mirror

Case promoted to Gilmer police chief

Mirror Photo / Phillip Williams MARK CASE, right, a longtime officer and lieutenant in the Gilmer Police Department, was promoted to chief Tuesday evening.

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Gilmer Mirror

'Save the Habitat Save the Hunt' Banquet to be on July 18

National Wild Turkey Federation "Save the Habitat Save the Hunt" Banquet will be on July 18 at the Gilmer Civic Center.

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Gilmer Mirror

Are you a Good Driver?

I AM a better driver than you are. It doesn't matter who is reading this, I am better at driving.

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