“Texas Democrats applaud President Obama for taking initiative to find a solution to our broken immigration system."
The corrections officer who was attacked by an inmate is back on the job Friday.
A new affordability initiative, which launches next summer in ACU’s Graduate School of Theology, is the latest in a series of efforts to build upon that commitment.
An event that provides truckloads of clothing, food, blankets, and more to the homeless and poor in Abilene is scheduled to take place this Friday.
The McMurry University Chanters and Wind Ensemble will be performing a Christmas Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, December 4.
The historic giraffe feeding bridge will be demolished Friday morning to make way for the new $3.8 million Giraffe Safari exhibit.
Abilene Christian University's Christmas Vespers performance will fill First Baptist Church Abilene with the sounds of Christmas music, poetry, and prayer.
The Texas Center for the Missing has issued a Houston Regional Amber Alert for the Galveston Police Department, who are seeking the location of a missing six-month-old child, Jerome.
McMurry University student Charles Hughes, a junior English major from Eastland, Texas, has been named the winner at the college level in the annual Texas Educational Theatre Association's (TETA) Playfest playwriting competition.
“It is deeply disturbing that the President has chosen not to enforce the law of the land."
Timing Down the Rain and Looking At How Much
S. 2965 supports heroes facing danger on the front lines of the Ebola fight in West Africa.
U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement after the President announced he is suspending the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Secure Communities program.
Last night President Obama announced a package of executive actions that could temporarily shield more than four million undocumented immigrants from deportation.
The Tige Boats presence continues to grow with the addition of North Point Watersports. Located in Mooresville, North Carolina, North Point Watersports has proven their dedication to service and satisfaction by being named “Best of Lake Norman” in 2014.
The Abilene Police Department Training Academy is proud to announce the graduation of Class 52.
"Today, our immigration system is broken -- and everybody knows it."
Another border battle rages on as millions of dollars worth of illegal drugs are crossing into Texas using our Highways. The war on drugs has cost many their lives and unfortunately Abilene may serve as a pathway for smuggling.
Three women apart of the American Legion Auxiliary are working hard, by themselves, to bring appreciation to people. They do projects big and small. So small to handing out cards to cafeteria workers, janitors, and bus drivers that say "You're making a difference in a child's life." Bigger projects that involve sending care packages to deployed military in places that many might know we have military stationed. All of this out of the kindness of their hearts.
Thanksgiving is drawing near, but this year you might be thanking your local Denny's, Crackel Barrel, or even Golden Corral instead of grandma for rolls, turkey, and stuffing.
Attorney General Greg Abbott pledged quick action regarding President Barack Obama's announcement on immigration.
An unlikely Big Country resident will be en route to the Emerald City soon, but she's not following a yellow brick road.
As a former teacher and substitute, Earles jumped at the opportunity to get back in the classroom.
President Barrack Obama addressed the nation tonight and laid out a concrete, detailed immigration plan that revolves around the idea of treating undocumented immigrants with humanity and respect while still demanding they get right with the law.
Hendrick Cancer Center honored Lung Cancer Awareness Month by hosting an inaugural program designed to help smokers quit.
The City of Abilene will now provide sanitary sewer service to Buffalo Gap.
We always warn you when the Better Business Bureau alerts about a scam, but today we have some good news from the BBB.
Taylor County Sheriff's Office narcotics agents arrested the lead conspirator on Tuesday, involved in a methamphetamine trafficking ring in the Abilene area.
The Abilene Zoo is helping young children learn about animals with a hands-on approach.
The CDC finds that just because your not dependent to alcohol doesn't mean you're drinking habits aren't damaging your health.
Two people are now indicted after a south-side Abilene murder that happened in June.
Abilene Police are looking for more information after a second pizza delivery worker was robbed within a week.
Be a part of the JOY! Santa Claus is arriving at Mall of Abilene on Saturday, November 22 courtesy of Suddenlink.
Most City of Abilene offices and community service centers will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday with the exception of those providing life safety services such as fire and police protection.
Recycling Numbers Improve
The maintenance building at the Grove Apartments was burglarized overnight Wednesday.
City Council approved the rezoning of a residential area to allow a new location for a second Firehouse Fitness gym in south Abilene.
A new website based in Russia is streaming video live from thousands of private webcams around the world, including images of babies and hospital patients.
City Council approved for the Abilene Police Department to receive 12 new vehicles.
A Brownwood organization's expanding operations is in need of volunteers in preparation for the Christmas season.
City Council members are asking those who attend the next City Council meeting to bring canned and/or non-perishable food items to donate to the Food Bank of West Central Texas.
On Thursday, November 20, 2014 Mayor Shmulen Rifman from the Negev region of Israel will be visiting the Big Country and Panhandle of Texas to meet with potential business partners.
Florida State University students huddled together in the aisles of a packed campus library early Thursday after a gunman opened fire, injuring three.
Everyone knows that summer temperatures are cooler in the shade, but trees can help cut winter energy costs, too.
As we are approaching the time of year where everyone is thinking of giving back and recognizing what they are grateful for, The Alliance for Women and Children A-Teen’s program is doing something about it.
"Border security is one of my top priorities and clearly is a major concern for Texas voters."
President Barack Obama will unveil his long-awaited immigration plan Thursday evening, changing rules governing deportations that could affect millions of undocumented immigrants and setting off an explosive battle with Republicans.
The Texas Department of Transportation offers its new “Roadcents” Web app to reduce air pollution and keep vehicles well-maintained.
Margie Royall was just beginning to see memories being made in her home in Tye. With Christmas trees up and more decorations lying on the ground that will never be put on display Margie is left in shock. Wondering where to pick up the pieces to continue her and her son, David's, life.
The Center for Contemporary Arts in Abilene is hosting a monthly event for those who want to enrich their lives with art and culture without spending countless hours at stuffy galleries or boring museums.