The following is a list of all schools, businesses, and events that have been delayed, closed or canceled due to weather.
Westbound I-20 at mile marker 361 at Ranger Hill in Eastland County is open and traffic is moving.
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.
The roads are covered with ice, and so is your car, if its parked outside and not in a car port, but instead of turning to Google for de-icing tips, here are the DOs and DON'Ts that will come in hand tomorrow morning.
Abilene ISD and Wylie ISD have both decided to close schools for Friday, December 6.
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.
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.
Preparation for a cold front involves taking care of a number of things, including your pets. Local veterinarians say there are things you can do to make sure your pets aren't miserable these next couple of days.
A dance that is sure to bring out the locals.
Cattle Baron Cafe was at the brink of shutting their doors at the beginning of the year when social media and the community came to the rescue.
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.
Customer service is clearly a high ranking factor in customer satisfaction, but how important is it to people of the Big Country when it comes to choosing where to do business?
The City of Abilene Recreation Division is offering a fun-filled winter break camp to thrill and challenge youngsters during their school vacation.
Morton Valley Water Supply customers were without running water most of Tuesday after the company made improvements and repairs on its main line.
The City of Abilene welcomes Derrick Neal to the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District as the new Health Administrator.
A stolen vehicle is recovered at the old Taylor County Courthouse.
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.
The Abilene Community Band will be holding its annual Christmas Concert on December 10 at the Paramount Theater in Downtown Abilene.
Greg Abbott will launch a series of education policy roundtables Tuesday, debuting what his campaign said would be a "major issue" for the campaign of the leading Republican candidate for governor. The lineup of events could hint at policy initiatives he is expected to announce in January — including a possible focus on online learning and charter schools.
Abilene Christian University is presenting its third-annual Christmas Slam Tuesday night, Dec. 3 at Moody Coliseum. Festivities begin prior to the start of ACU women's basketball game vs. Texas A&M-Commerce at 5:30 p.m. and will continue through the men's home opener against Hillsdale Baptist.
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree for one newly sworn-in justice in Eastland.
One Abilene employer is using the phrase "attitude adjustment" on a sign in front of his restaurant, as a sign to his customers better customer service will be served up soon.
In order to enjoy all that yummy Thanksgiving or Christmas food again, it’s important to remember to handle leftovers safely. Follow these tips for safe leftovers.
Some Texas Republicans would like to change a rule that allows Democrats to block bills favored by the majority of the state Senate. They have a new ally, at least on the idea: Democrats in the U.S. Senate.
Abilene High School will be one of the biggest schools in Texas sports and other extra-curricular activities next year.
Abilene Christian University will kick-off the Christmas season Monday, December 2, with a family event that will feature a concert, a holiday movie, and even a visit from Santa.
Although Texas lawmakers loosened physician supervision requirements for advanced practice nurses in the 2013 legislative session, some health providers argue they should have allowed them to practice independently, too. With recruitment campaigns in states like New Mexico, which has more lenient laws, some of these nurses see an incentive to leave the state.
A missing Lubbock teen that was last seen on November 17 has now been listed as “missing and endangered” by police as of Monday morning. Police believe the teen, Zoe Campos, may have connections in Abilene.
The Abilene Downtown Association and all of its members invite you to join us in the Annual “A Silver Celebration” giving tree.
CityLink Transit’s annual “Food For Fares” campaign begins Monday Dec. 2, 2013, and will run through Saturday Dec. 7, 2013.
The 2014 realignment is just a couple short months away and with the addition of Class 6A things are changing in the Big Country.
Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 2.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.12/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.
Abilene firefighters are still investigating what caused fire in a vacant home on the 2800 block of Simmons Street.
An Abilene man was arrested Friday night after police say he was driving drunk with two child passengers.
Friends and family gathered at the River of Life Church in Eastland for a candlelight vigil remembering Joseph Woodall.
Get ready to Mingle & Jingle at ACU's Christmas celebration on Dec. 2
The Texas Department of Public Safety discontinued the Amber Alert on Sunday at 4 pm.