The following is a list of schools, businesses and events that have been delayed, closed or canceled due to weather.
The roads are covered with ice, and so is your car, if its parked outside and not in a carport..... But instead of turning to Google for deicing tips, here are the DOs and DON'Ts that will come in hand tomorrow morning.
Abilene ISD and Wylie ISD have both decided to close schools for Friday, December 6.
With freezing weather upon us, there are a few steps that can save a lot of money and headaches when it comes to protecting your home.
The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) today approved by resolution financial assistance in the amount of $677,050 to the City of Cisco (Eastland County) consisting of a $475,000 loan and $202,050 in loan forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to finance waste-water system improvements.
Three candidates for Texas governor have taken different positions on red light cameras, a controversial traffic enforcement tool employed by dozens of Texas cities. While supporters of the cameras insist they reduce accidents, critics argue that they actually trigger more collisions and that cities employ them to collect millions in fines.
As freezing rain and sleet move into the Big Country, TxDOT crews in the Abilene District are monitoring and treating roadways for icy conditions while Brownwood District crews prepare for the winter storm.
As winter weather arrives, conditions can become dangerous rather quickly and unexpectedly. The following are tips on have to keep safe during winter weather provided by the Red Cross and AAA.
The push to curb grade inflation at Texas public colleges and universities will be back in the next legislative session, state Rep. Scott Turner, R-Frisco, said Wednesday.
In an effort to continue promoting security and safety within the Brownwood Independent School District, Woodland Heights Elementary will be conducting a mock emergency scenario and school evacuation at a pre-determined time on Tuesday, December 10th.
A man who had been recovering from gunshot wounds was arrested Wednesday, December 4, for allegedly physically assaulting his wife back in October.
State Representative Susan King has scheduled meetings with voters and tax-payers.
Much of the Big Country will be either under a winter storm warning by noon Thursday, with the rest under a winter weather advisory.
This time of year most of us look forward to treats, and staying cozy at holiday gatherings. But medical professionals say it's especially important to stay active--even if it means braving the cold weather.
Winter Storm Warning in effect from noon today through Friday afternoon for much of the Big Country.
Preparation for a cold front involves taking care of a number of things, including your pets. Local veterinarians say there are things you can do to make sure your pets aren't miserable these next couple of days.
Christmas always brings lots of lights, and downtown Brownwood will be lit up as floats drive through the streets tomorrow night.
The residents came out today to practice for their big concert tomorrow at the Paramount Theater, downtown. While the residents love being involved others at DRI say it's simply beautiful.
Crime Stoppers is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to the arrest of Chad Reyes through 12/11/13.
A major winter storm expected to hinder travel and bring super cold temperatures...
Nelson Park was buzzing with children enjoying the sunshine. Supermarkets were also busy today with people stocking up for the cold weather.
New government estimates show just how big a role fertility treatments are playing on the frequency of multiple births.
Cattle Baron Cafe was at the brink of shutting their doors at the beginning of the year when social media and the community came to the rescue.
In an effort to better serve the state’s seniors and disabled citizens, the Texas Department of Transportation is hosting workshops to inform the public and gather input on the growing transportation needs of local communities.
Disability Resources, Inc. is proud to announce that Dove Award winning contemporary Christian artist Wayne Watson will perform at the 7th Annual Big Country Christmas Concert benefiting DRI.
A year after Texas was slated to increase Medicaid payments to primary care physicians under the Affordable Care Act, the state has received federal approval to implement the change.
Customers of the Morton Valley Water Supply Corporation, and the people of Ranger, are being asked to conserve water for the remainder of the day Wednesday due to accidental damage to the main water line.
The Community Foundation of Abilene awarded a $3,100 grant to support more than 1,000 Special Olympics Texas athletes in the area.
Customer service is clearly a high ranking factor in customer satisfaction, but how important is it to people of the Big Country when it comes to choosing where to do business?
The City of Abilene Recreation Division is offering a fun-filled winter break camp to thrill and challenge youngsters during their school vacation.
The Mérida Initiative, a $1.5 billion U.S. aid package whose beneficiaries include Mexico, has faced its share of criticism. But in Ciudad Juárez, many say they see the positive results of the initiative every day.
Mostly sunny skies to start off Wednesday morning, becoming partially cloudy to mostly cloudy later in the afternoon.
50 HSU students pair up with 50 elementary school students for a Christmas Bash.
Tonight downtown Abilene was packed from street to street. Families came out to enjoy the night's lineup. And with that, came a night of spending. For downtown restaurant owners, it was music to their ears.
SNAP benefits were cut on November 1st, leaving many families struggling to fill the gap this week.
Researchers are now saying that being healthy and overweight is only a myth.
Morton Valley Water Supply customers were without running water most of Tuesday after the company made improvements and repairs on its main line.
The City of Abilene welcomes Derrick Neal to the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District as the new Health Administrator.
A stolen vehicle is recovered at the old Taylor County Courthouse.
The line-up for the 2014 Outlaws and Legends Music Fest has been announced.
Due to a shut down in the water system in order to make repairs, residents who are served by the Morton Valley Water Supply Corporation (MVWSC) are asked to boil their water until further notice.
A group of Abilene volunteers made a big donation Tuesday to help children for Christmas.
The Abilene Community Band will be holding its annual Christmas Concert on December 10 at the Paramount Theater in Downtown Abilene.
Greg Abbott will launch a series of education policy roundtables Tuesday, debuting what his campaign said would be a "major issue" for the campaign of the leading Republican candidate for governor. The lineup of events could hint at policy initiatives he is expected to announce in January — including a possible focus on online learning and charter schools.
Abilene Christian University is presenting its third-annual Christmas Slam Tuesday night, Dec. 3 at Moody Coliseum. Festivities begin prior to the start of ACU women's basketball game vs. Texas A&M-Commerce at 5:30 p.m. and will continue through the men's home opener against Hillsdale Baptist.
Temperatures Tuesday will be unseasonably warm, reaching a high near 80 degrees.
For the second time in 6 years, Abilene High and Cooper High Schools are in different classifications. With Abilene High's football team moving up a conference number, some fans are questioning if this could be the end to the infamous rivalry game.
Abilene High School is moving up to 6A for the 2014 school year while Cooper High School will be 5A.
Researchers say a new blood test could detect colon cancer and prevent thousands of deaths each year.
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree for one newly sworn-in justice in Eastland.