The City of Cisco says they are growing fast as new businesses continue to pop up.
The Old Main Building on McMurry's Campus Opens its Doors after three and a half years of renovation.
Higher education student spending accounts for over sixty million dollars for the Abilene economy each year.
A new study is linking heart deaths to a common antibiotic.
Three were electrocuted Wednesday while working at an oil field near Colorado City.
Due to a loss of pressure in the water system, the City of Stamford has issued a boil water notice.
Cattle ranchers are being encouraged to act quickly to apply for federal disaster aid available for Texas cattle ranchers in an effort to help rebuild and recover from drought losses dating back to 2011.
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.
A Baird resident passed away Tuesday from injuries he received during a motorcycle accident on August 17.
Despite a last-ditch protest from a state lawmaker, Texas’ only radioactive waste dump is poised to get permission to dramatically expand its capacity, take in new types of waste and reduce its financial liability should its owner suddenly close up shop.
More families in Abilene may be struggling financially, that at least appears to be the case if you look at Abilene school. 17 campuses in the Abilene district are now "title one" schools, this means they qualify for assistance due to the high number of low income students.
As new students arrive on campus, upperclassmen prepare for the welcoming.
Law officials from Scurry County conducted an active drill to prepare themselves in case of a school shooting.
On The Way Home Ministry is in the process of beginning an adult education program with hopes of helping break the cycle of poverty in Taylor County.
Before he entered the Travis County Jail on Tuesday to be booked on two felony charges, Gov. Rick Perry reiterated that his indictment was "nothing short of an attack on the constitutional powers of governor."
The ARK Domestic Violence Shelter has unveiled a new Adopt-A-Room Program.
Texans for Public Justice, the liberal-leaning group that filed the complaint that led to Gov. Rick Perry's indictment last week, has a history of messing with Texas politicians. Critics have accused Texans for Public Justice of doing Democrats' dirty work, but Director Craig McDonald said the group is solely focused on accountability and ethics.
City Manager Larry Gilley has announced his retirement from the City of Abilene, effective October 17, 2014, after more than twelve years of service. Mr. Gilley was appointed City Manager for the City of Abilene in June 2002.
The City of Abilene Recreation Division is providing a free after-school program for City of Abilene residents beginning on Monday, August 25.
On Tuesday morning, Taylor County commissioners unanimously approved a proposed tax rate of .52 per $100 valuation to help feed into the total proposed 2015 budget of $57,182,813.
The Texas Department of Transportation will conduct a Public Meeting on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. The meeting will be held at the TxDOT Abilene Area Office, located at 1350 N. Arnold Blvd., Abilene, TX 79603.
Are you bothered when you see a mom nursing her baby in a public place? Is it her right, or should she cover up?
A tractor trailer crash resulted in a four vehicle accident Tuesday morning, including one of the vehicles splitting the initial wrecked tractor trailer in half.
Among the millions who have cause for concerns after a national data breach, there are locals right here in Abilene and Brownwood.
The city of Sweetwater is looking to stay ahead of the drought by completing a water well project.
New research shows major strides are being made in the fight against heart disease and stroke.
The City of Weinert is now going to Stage 6 water restrictions, the final stage, due to decreasing water supply.
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.
The City of Abilene is asking citizens to participate in the current bond advisory process by submitting ideas and suggestions via email and on social media.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is increasing DWI patrols through September 2, which includes the Labor Day holiday weekend. DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. The enhanced patrols that target impaired drivers are funded through a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).
Police have taken a man in to custody for threatening police after he screamed at children and daycare workers fro outside the building.
20-year-old Cameron Murdock has been arrested for allegedly beating and choking his boyfriend, along with another victim, on May 31st at the Pebble Creek Apartments.
People are quick to voice their opinions when they feel there has been some sort of injustice. But do you think protesting is productive?
The Abilene Zoo is looking for nature-lovers with time and talents to share.
Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.26/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy.com's survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.
There is a lot we don't know about how the prosecution of Gov. Rick Perry will take shape. The governor said he was acting within the power of his authority as he vetoed public integrity unit funding. But a grand jury came to a different conclusion. Here are five things to remember about this case and its history as things move forward.
The City of Abilene decided to close one of their recreational facilities because of the amount of money it would cost to repair the structure.
An Abilene was arrested after being accused of throwing a machete at his wife during an incident early Sunday morning.
Three passengers are dead after a small plane crashed around midnight in Eastland County, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
New Abilene Christian University freshmen began moving into their dorms all day Saturday, followed by an orientation.
Seniors hit the stage at the Abilene Civic Center Saturday for the 4th Annual Senior Citizen Talent Show.
Several War Hawks traveled to Sachse to attend the funeral of Billy Cole III.
The massive grass fire in Maryneal has been contained.
A grand jury indicted Gov. Rick Perry on Friday on charges of abuse of power and coercion as part of an ethics inquiry into his veto of funding for the state’s public integrity unit
Dozens of Dyess airmen and their families were treated to the ultimate Dallas Cowboys experience with the help of two local companies.
The Abilene Community Theatre held a garage sale Saturday to help purchase a new air conditioner for its second building.
Women with no insurance or Medicaid were given the opportunity for a screening at the Abilene Taylor County Public Health District.
Are Portable Signs in Abilene Here to Stay?
Some Brown County senior citizens hope to get commissioners to approve a tax freeze.