The rain chances diminish over the week somewhat, but temperatures will still remain lower than earlier in the month.
The Novice ISD school board discussed the budget for the up-coming school year, despite closing after the last year, including a raise for the superintendent.
School is just around the corner, but getting in and out of school may prove difficult for some AISD students.
Knox City will soon need a new police chief.
A local organization needs your help mentoring a growing number of Big Country youth.
When Anson High students and staff head back to school next week, they'll have a completely new gym floor to welcome them.
A scan of the heart arteries is the best way for doctors to tell which patients will develop health problems in the future.
Abilene High and Cooper High are kicking off the school year and football season with a celebration for parents and fans alike.
In 2001 No Child Left Behind set a goal for public school students' passing rates on standardized tests to be at 100 percent in both reading and math by 2014. The Texas Education Agency announced this month that only 44 percent of Texas schools met this year's goal.
A man is run off the road and then threatened by another man who claimed to be from the district attorney's office.
70's recording artist Michael Martin Murphey will join the Hardin Simmons University Orchestra for a special performance.
Tuesday will see cooler temperatures and more chances of rain.
Visitors say bees are a huge problem at Abilene's new water park.
Mayor Norm Archibald is working with mayors in Midland and San Angelo to create a future water source to share.
Abilene may be getting more water resources from two west Texas cities.
Construction crews are on the last phase of work to repave roads in Cisco.
Eastland is getting one step closer to allowing the sale of alcohol in the city.
The city of Abilene wants to demolish a rundown Abilene motel that has long been abandoned.
The Grace Museum is spending this week preparing for one of their largest fundraisers of the year.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife department is investigating what's behind hundreds of dead fish washing onshore in Anson.
While it is true that mosquitoes in the area and across the state have
tested positive for the West Nile virus, according to the Mayo Clinic
and other health officials, the likelihood of having any serious
symptoms after contracting the virus is fairly low.
Law enforcement will work thousands of overtime hours this month to crack down on drinking and driving during the Labor Day holiday. TxDOT's "Drink. Drive. Go to Jail." campaign began August 17 and runs through Labor Day.
Abilene Christian University has received an official invitation from the Southland Conference to join its league and move to NCAA Division I affiliation in all sports.
The 58th Annual Abilene Fire Control Conference will begin Monday, August 20, at 7 p.m. at the Abilene Civic Center, 1100 North 6 Street, and last through Thursday.
Even though the price of gas continues to rise, Texas gas prices still remain lower than the national average.
Some slightly cooler temperatures and chances of rain are heading out way.
With school starting soon, many people in Abilene took advantage of the tax-free shopping this weekend to save money on school supplies.
A local theater was searched after receiving a bomb threat Friday.
Despite the rain, people were making music to raise money for the community.
To say that local growers are excited about the possibility of showers in the forecast would be an understatement.The drought negatively affects everyone, from businesses to consumers, but those who feel the pinch first are the farmers.
Taylor County Public Health Officials say it will be difficult to confirm a common link to a recent outbreak of Salmonella reported in Abilene, but have been able to associate 35 of the 64 cases to the Abilene Country Club. However the club is only a "potential source" and officials say it's almost impossible to trace back the bacteria to one specific food or location.
A truck crashed into a house, sending a two-year-old to the hospital.
A rollover on highway 84 sparked a grass fire Friday afternoon.
Another Abilene nurse has been arrested in connection to a death at Abilene's State Supported Living Center.
There was a brief gun scare at the Abilene State Supported Living Center this Friday.
The Abilene HEB made great strides today in helping end local hunger.
A body was found in Sweetwater Friday in a local park.
The trial has concluded for the 18-year-old who accidentally shot a friend while playing a game of Russian Roulette.
Even though the number of people killed each year in traffic crashes in Texas has decreased by about 21percent since 2003, there still were on average 250 people killed every month in 2011.
On August 16, a Brown County Jailer was treated at the
Brownwood Regional Medical Center after being assaulted by a maximum security
Texas may have reached a milestone in July, reporting two straight years of job growth. But, the unemployment rate inched up again last month, from 7 percent to 7.2 percent, while economic growth remained relatively consistent.
The HSU women's soccer team is offering soccer tips to anyone who wants to improve their game.
McMurry University students in the School of Business will have a unique learning opportunity beginning this fall with the creation of a $1 million Student-Managed Investment Fund.
The annual sales tax holiday
weekend is scheduled for this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August
17 through 19.
Friday will see increasing clouds throughout the day with isolated showers and storms.
Abilene businesses and students express their thoughts and opinions on what the move could mean for the community.
Abilene's lake levels are hitting record lows. And if the climate conditions continue, we may be seeing things get even worse.
Losing a child is a mother's worst nightmare -- a nightmare that became a reality for one Brownwood mom.