TSTC EMT students ended their semester with a mock 'mass casualty incident'.
The South Branch of the Abilene Public Library will be temporarily closed beginning Monday, August 25, 2014 for plumbing repairs. We plan to re-open as soon as the work is complete.
As the academic year begins, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding all drivers to watch out for children walking to and from school or waiting for school buses. Drivers must also follow all traffic laws related to school buses and school zones.
Jared Mosley, who recently completed his 10th year as the director of athletics at Abilene Christian University, announced Friday that he is resigning to become the CEO and president of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
For-profit teacher certification companies, which graduate almost one in four of the state's new educators, are flourishing in Texas. But as the industry continues to grow, so do questions about the state's ability to control the quality of training the programs provide.
Should students be expected to pitch in for the cost of college? Should parents be expected to pay for part or all?
Students could be packing some health risks with them as they return back to the classroom.
After a week of defiance, press conferences and an unusual rally to mark his booking on felony charges, Gov. Rick Perry’s legal team makes its first courtroom appearance on Friday.
The Abilene Police Department has been hot on the trail of two different groups creating counterfeit money here in the Key City. Big Businesses and locals have fallen victim to the fake money in circulation, eating the cost of those losses. Now only one suspect remains after police arrested three others.
A "home" on the South side of Abilene is passed by thousands each day, but many of them do not realize how it impacts what comes out of their faucets.
Limited personal identification data belonging to some patients who were seen at physician practices and clinics affiliated with Community Health Systems and Abilene Regional Medical Center over the past five years was transferred out of our organization in a criminal cyber-attack by a foreign-based intruder. The transferred information did not include any medical information or credit card information, but it did include names, addresses, birthdates, telephone numbers and social security numbers.
Jones County Deputy Stephanie Fenner has been indicted by a grand jury.
Several people woke up recently to find graffiti sprayed on their garages and sheds, as well as on several trash cans belonging to the City of Abilene.
Amid frustration that Texas has lagged behind in taking advantage of money that became available in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010, state officials announced the largest conservation land purchase in Texas history.
Complaints have been coming in from citizens concerned about trash spotted along the sides of Winters Freeway.
OSHA is investigating the oil field accident that killed two and critically wounded another near Colorado City Wednesday.
According to CNN, Ebola patient and ACU Alumnus Dr. Kent Brantly has been released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta along with American aid worker, Nancy Writebol, 59.
Are you excited for cooler weather, holiday decor, and all things fall? Or are you enjoying summertime still?
Immigrants who purchased health insurance through the federal marketplace could lose their coverage next month if they cannot verify their citizenship records.
A 13-year-old boy was killed Wednesday, August 20, around 8:30 a.m. in a one vehicle accident along County Road 4153, just one mile southeast of Hermleigh.
Sidewalks, tornado sirens, and an animal hospital were all apart of the discussion, as the committee listened to different pitches including everything from updating the civic center to finding more ways the zoo could rake in more money.
Higher education student spending accounts for over sixty million dollars for the Abilene economy each year.
Due to a loss of pressure in the water system, the City of Stamford has issued a boil water notice.
The City of Abilene is still accepting applications for the 2014-15 City University program. Applications can be obtained on the City’s website, www.abilenetx.com, as well as at City Hall on the first floor at the Customer Service Center and at all three (3) City libraries. Interested citizens may apply through September 8th.
The doors of the Allsup’s on South 14th are closed, gas pumps are turned off, and the inside is now empty of goods.