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The slippery roads have caused numerous accidents Monday, including this one that happened just about a mile south of Abilene along HWY 83/84.
Efforts to ban double dipping by longtime politicians went nowhere in the last legislative session. That could change now that the two leading candidates for governor have expressed support for banning the controversial practice.
Brownwood ISD announced Monday that the mock emergency and evacuation drill for Woodland Heights Elementary which was scheduled for Tuesday, December 10th has been canceled due to the cold weather.
Many HIV patients in Texas are ineligible for subsidies on the new federal health care exchange. Add the state's decision to not expand Medicaid, and the bulk of those patients are missing out on expanded health coverage.
The Abilene Cultural Affairs Council is collecting books for the children’s hospital at Hendrick Medical Center.
Coffee Club: We're talking dream vacations!
An arctic cold front moved through the Big Country early Monday morning, bringing temperatures back down to below freezing.
Average gasoline prices have fallen almost 3 cents statewide in the past week. In Abilene, prices hover right around $3 per gallon.
The 4th Annual Tour of Trees is helping people at the Chatfield Assisted Living in Brownwood get into the Christmas spirit.
December 8, 2013 the city of Lawn has issued a boil water notice due to frozen pipes.
A Tye Local Walks To Abilene Every Morning For The Services Love and Ministry Provide To The Homeless
An electrical fire in south Abilene puts a family out of their home.
The Memory Men Chorus is offering a great way to show your appreciation during this holiday season with a live Christmas card!
Dallas and Fort Worth Districts are discouraging travel to the Metroplex, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.
Many parts of the Big Country shut down due to the weather conditions, but some places braved the cold and ice to stay open.
The ACU Roller Hockey Team says these icy conditions are perfect to slide the puck around on...
Westbound I-20 at mile marker 361 at Ranger Hill in Eastland County is open and traffic is moving.
Coffee Club: Are you changing your weekend plans because of the winter weather?
An Abilene Allusp's was robbed at gunpoint on December 5.
A car and a pickup collided at the intersection of Ambler and Pine Friday 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.
Coffee Club: We all know about smart phones, but what about a "smart bra"?
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.
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.
Nelson Park was buzzing with children enjoying the sunshine. Supermarkets were also busy today with people stocking up for the cold weather.
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.
The City of Abilene Recreation Division is offering a fun-filled winter break camp to thrill and challenge youngsters during their school vacation.
Coffee Club: Chick-fil-A is changing up recipes for some its most popular menu items in hopes of offering healthier options.
Mostly sunny skies to start off Wednesday morning, becoming partially cloudy to mostly cloudy later in the afternoon.
SNAP benefits were cut on November 1st, leaving many families struggling to fill the gap this week.
The City of Abilene welcomes Derrick Neal to the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District as the new Health Administrator.
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.