The salt component used to keep us safe on the roads during the icy weather can also harm us. KRBC's Shannon Valladolid found out if salt pollution is a problem here in the Big Country.
A local store in Buffalo Gap say that they did well over the holiday season, especially for it being the first holiday season for the store.
One person was taken to the hospital after a two vehicle wreck in South Abilene.
Text, drive, go to jail... if only that was the worst possible consequence. New statistics show distracted driving is going to continue growing as a leading cause of death across the nation.
Flu season hit the big country hard this year and it's taking it's toll on students. School officials are saying that they have seen around three times as many absences this school year due to the flu or flu like symptoms.
2015 can be the year of green-living if you take up the resolution to be more Eco-friendly.
Hundreds of crashes over the span of a few days is usually bad news, but local body repair shops are cashing-in big time on the Big Country's misfortune after last week's winter weather.
Man and beast are working together at the Taylor County Coliseum as riders and their horses compete to see which team cuts cattle like champs.
An Abilene native saved a woman from a burning building in Irving, Texas.
December's icy conditions have delayed some cotton farmers from harvesting their crop.
Dyess Elementary is the first of eleven schools in Abilene ISD to receive construction work and security upgrades.
A business that offers pet sitting gained extra profit because of the winter weather conditions.
Lots of sunshine for the Big Country today. Could the same be said for the rest of the week?
When New Year's roles around and it's time for resolutions, cookies, cakes, and pies are often the first things to go as people commit to eating healthy by cutting out sweets, but a local bakery says they're not dreading a drop in sales.
Abilene Regional Airport is back open today after it closed due to hazardous weather yesterday. However, some flyers are still stuck in Abilene. The runways are open and planes clear for take off, but delays and cancellations are still occurring.
Local hotels were reaching their max occupancy due to the winter blast this week. Several guests were going to stay another night in Abilene to be safe.
Icy roads made for a dangerous commute along I-20 this morning. At least three eighteen wheelers were involved in accidents near Clyde.
While some people are spending the first day of 2015 home from work, emergency responders haven't taken a day off. Since the icy road conditions and winter weather started, emergency crews have been working around the clock.
Drivers who lose control of their vehicles and maybe go sliding through a red light say they hope that the law enforcement will be understanding and not give tickets unless there is an accident.
The old saying goes "step on a crack and break your mother's back", but be warned... step on some black ice and you could break your own.
Flu season has taken America by storm. The elderly, children, and even healthy, vaccinated adults are falling ill to this year's strain in staggering numbers. Big Country residents are no exception.
As you bundle up to stay warm in this winter weather, some Abilene organizations are asking for your help to do the same for those less fortunate.
The big item of discussion at the Tuesday morning Taylor County Commissioners Court meeting was the possibility of the federal government putting a cap on how much inmates are charged for phone calls.
Ohio woman travels over one thousand miles to meet her boyfriend for the first time.
Lower gas prices have led travelers to decide it is cheaper for them to drive this holiday season than to fly to their destinations.
Even though it didn't quite happen on Christmas Day. Jack Frost visited parts of the Big Country overnight Friday and into this morning and left a tin blanket of snow.
Saturday marked four years since 13-year old Hailey Dunn from Colorado City went missing. Her disappearance made national headlines and started a search that lasted more than two years.
Despite threats from the group that hacked Sony pictures. An Abilene drive-in theater aired the film, "The Interview" on this Christmas night. Town & Country Drive In movie posted on its website Tuesday. Despite being able to order the movie online a few people braved the chilly wind to catch the movie.Due to threats from hackers, Sony pictures decided to make the comedy available starting Christmas at a limited number of theaters.
Homeowners are looking for answers after their dog was shot in an alleged home break-in.
Changes to our Big Country forecast are quickly approaching!
A senior citizen couple have died after a one vehicle car accident
Corporate businesses may be convenient and efficient, but they can also be hurried and impersonal. A small-business initiative on social media is prompting consumers across the nation to shop local.
Traffic was being diverted on South 1st & Sayles after a multi-car wreck.
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas....minus the snow and cold temperatures.
A family is now without a home just days before Christmas. The Ranger and Eastland communities have come together to help a family in need.
Have any last minute gifts to grab? This weeks weather conditions won't slow you down!
Sleigh bells are ringing and bringing in the dough for those who are typically without work. 'Tis the season for getting, gifting, and shopping for days. 'Tis the season for seasonal employment.
The holidays aren't happy, Christmas isn't merry, and tidings aren't good if you're stranded or alone. A local non-profit is turning community into family as they begin preparations for this year's city-wide feast.
A local artist is bearing it all by displaying a haunting portrayal of self-interpretation through life's journey on the walls of a local gallery, offering viewers a glimpse into her perspective of the world.
Half a million dollars will be used to on new surveillance equipment for the Abilene Police Department.
Bacteria, viruses, parasites, and mold... dark forces could be hiding in your turkey, casserole, dressing, or even dessert if you're not careful preparing this year's holiday feast.
Rose Park Recreational center hold winter camp for kids.
Local law enforcement is on high alert after the FBI warned of an ISIS threat to Memphis.
Temperatures are about to take a dip, down into the upper 30s!
Stephanie Fenner and her lawyer went before a judge requesting more time to gather information.
Temperatures will take a slight dip before warming back up for Christmas.
A minor traffic violation turned into much more for Abilene Police, after one of their squad cars took the brunt of a suspect's assault
A football star wants to make sure the kids of Abilene are warm this Christmas. Former running back for the Colts, Dominic Rhodes partnered with Mission Abilene to bring gifts to kids in need.
It's going to be a warm holiday season!