Louie Herbert Hall Sr. was the first African-American sheriff in Texas, and served as sheriff of Stephens County for 8 years.
City of Abilene's Spring Break Camp for kids is fun, and takes stress off parents.
The owner of Big Johnson Liquor and Beer in Abilene is taking a unique stand against Russia's actions in Ukraine, and is encouraging others to follow suit.
Funeral services have been planned for Bolton Layne Day and Billy Edward Jones, two Brownwood teens killed in a crash early Sunday morning just outside of Ballinger.
Dry conditions and winds helped spark several grass fires Tuesday around the Abilene area.
KRBC is committed to helping you find a job, so every day on First at Five we feature a Job of the Day. Today's job is a full-time Sleep Number Store Manager.
An old industrial building on 600 Pecan Street, located just a few blocks south of the courthouse, will be transformed into record storage for Taylor County.
The Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District is now offering Expanded Primary Health Care (EPHC) Services for Women at the Sears Clinic location, 2250 Ambler Avenue. EPHC delivers comprehensive health care services to women that qualify for the program at no cost.
It's easy to overspend at the grocery store, if you're not careful. But we want to know how you save at the check out.
The Brownwood City Council amended and approved an ordinance Monday to allow a longer stay for some at area RV parks.
The city of Coleman now has a new Executive Director of the Coleman Economic Development Corporation and the Coleman Community Commission. Doug Frazior will begin his duties on April 1, 2014.
The fire broke out around 5 in the afternoon in Clyde.
City Council is considering dropping the requirement of home builders to put sidewalks in front of new developments.
Make-up counter inside Dillard's is closing.
Sheriff Ricky Bishop would like to make the public aware that beginning March 12, the Sheriffs' Association of Texas fundraiser letters will be arriving in Abilene mailboxes.
Jacob E. Walters, 20, was arrested Thursday, March 6, on drug charges thanks to the assistance of two citizens who helped block his escape after he lead an Abilene police officer on a foot chase.
Information has been released regarding the circumstances of the accident that killed two Brownwood teens early Sunday morning.
The Brownwood City Council approved City Manager Bobby Rountree’s recommendation of Emily Crawford for the Assistant City Manager position.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols from March 7 – March 23, which coincides with one of the busiest Spring Break periods in Texas. During this effort, DPS troopers will focus on DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. The enhanced patrols that target intoxicated drivers are funded by a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) grant.
Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 3.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.24/g Sunday..
A new app will help keep track of your caffeine consumption -- and answer a key question: Do you really need another cup of coffee?
TxDOT construction and maintenance update March 10-14
A well-known Abilene attorney passed away late Saturday morning.
Two young Abilene men were arrested early Friday morning after they allegedly robbed a man at a south Abilene apartment complex over $5.
A woman says she was held at gunpoint at a central Abilene motel early Friday morning.
The cold and dreary Saturday didn't stop the Lake Brownwod State Park from holding a grand opening 5K run for its new trail.
The Texas Department of Transportation launched its month-long DWI Hangovers Don’t Go Away campaign.
After we reached out to the the Taylor County Sheriff's Office on a story that ran on our airwaves, they conducted an internal investigation to see exactly what happened when 25 year old diabetic Jason Hood in Wednesday morning. Despite his mother bringing them insulin, it was still not given to him.
Lake Patrol Officers say they see more crime around the lake when the levels are low.
The Abilene State Park has multiple activities planned for Spring Break, and all are focused on the theme of water conservation.
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Democrat Wendy Davis said last summer that she would quit doing private legal work for her public sector clients if she ran for governor. But months after she kicked off her campaign, the Fort Worth senator continues to represent them.
Brady Dale Holder has been arrested for two counts of second degree felony arson.
Abilene began a new year with higher employment rates than in 2013, according to the January 2014 unemployment numbers released Friday.
For the 11th year in a row, Hendrick Medical Center has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals About 700 hospitals or approximately 15 percent of hospitals in the United States have applied for and received this award.
The Smiles for Life campaign has begun, which means that dental patients in the Abilene area have a unique opportunity to whiten their smile and help children in need.
Friends of Lake Brownwood State Park will host the Nopales Ridge 5K Trail Run fundraiser on Saturday, March 8 to celebrate the grand opening of the park's first bike trail.
Do you buy the same food every grocery trip? If so, researchers say that can be dangerous for your health.
25-year-old Jason Hood claims he passed out while in jail due to his inability to obtain insulin while there.
The Rattlesnake Roundup is expected to attract around 50,000 people to Sweetwater and many businesses are looking forward to the busy weekend ahead.
Two men accused of a stabbing outside an Abilene Restaurant last November have been indicted.
The Brownfield building in Snyder is set to be torn down after being up for sale for five years.
Abilene PD's Special Operations Division arrested Tyler N. Tufts Wednesday after executing a search warrant at his apartment, seizing guns and drugs during the search.
For the first time in 40 years, ACU will not be hosting Spring Break Campaigns. According to ACU’s student-run newspaper, The Optimist, the interim vice president of Student Life and Dean of Students, Dr. Jan Meyer, says the cancellation was due to misunderstandings and a late start.
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The 50th Annual Lone Star Fair & Expo and Rattlesnake Round-Up will be held March 14, 15, and 16 at the Brownwood Coliseum located at 500 East Baker Street.
The trail opens this Saturday along with a grand opening 5K celebration.
Hamlin Hospital and other small town hospitals say that policy changes now being enforced by the affordable care act have lead to heavy budget strains, resulting in layoffs and other budget cuts.
Abilene's First Responders get trained on how to treat a mechanical heart.
Arrive Alive Tour in town to show college students the dangers of texting while driving.