Ebola Patient and ACU Alumnus, Dr. Kent Brantly To Be Released From Hospital
Returning students, faculty and staff can mean a lot for local retailers, and, in Brownwood, Howard Payne University students have a big impact.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Abilene High's Steve Warren, Cooper's Todd Moebes, and Wylie's Hugh Sandifer accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
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.
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.
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.
Federal health officials have been keeping a close eye on the mosquito borne virus called chikungunya as more cases are reported nationwide. Now a new vaccine is in development to prevent the illness.
The following release from Dr. Kent Brantly, the Abilene Christian University graduate who has been recovering from the Ebola virus, was distributed by Samaritan’s Purse.
31-year-old John Morales of Abilene has been indicted after an underaged girl gave birth to what DNA evidence showed to be his child.
Eastland County Water Supply District has completed the repairs to the water line that supplies the City of Eastland.
Identity theft can happen anywhere, including here in Abilene, and a recent arrest serves as proof.
According to an arrest affidavit, 28-year-old Dusten Rawls is accused of breaking into a home while the owners were away on August 3.
In Texas, there is a traffic crash about every 20 minutes involving a driver under the influence of alcohol. The Texas Department of Transportation hopes to lower this staggering statistic with the launch of its annual Labor Day “Drink. Drive. Go to Jail.” campaign, which reminds drivers and motorcyclists to avoid drinking and driving or else face severe consequences.