Living in a sunny climate can have its advantages. Solar panels are a fairly new form of electricity. Taylor grand apartments are using them to power their clubhouse. Susan Wilson works the front desk.
Rio Grande City Mayor Ruben Villarreal is among the few public officials on the border welcoming the presence of National Guard troops to deal with the surge of illegal immigration.
Brownwood Independent School District could soon lower taxes if a proposed rate of $1.25 per $100 valuation is passed on August 25th.
Abilene Fire Training Prepares Volunteer Firefighters
Brittany and Dayne get soaked for ALS!
For Josh Hale's birthday instead of asking for presents he asked to build a lemonade stand.
A breast cancer survivor opens up specialty store for women who have had a mastectomy.
A 76-yewar-old woman has been transported to the hospital after a major accident along Willis and South 21st.
The Chick-fil-A along Southwest drive has finished installing the new drive-thru, and it is now operational.
Hear the entire original statement given Tuesday by Taylor County Judge Downing Bolls regarding insurance payments for county employees.
It has been confirmed by DPS that McMurry football player Billy Cole III was killed Tuesday night in a Callahan County crash along I-20, just 3 miles East of Putnam.
The 2014 Relay for Life proved to be another successful event with Brown County raising more than $54,000 to support the fight against cancer. Sponsors of the event raised $19,000, while 38 teams raised $35,000. Ten teams each raised more than $1,000. The top fundraising team for the event was “Team Cade,” who raised over $5,000.
Due to rain and mud the City of Abilene Recreation Services Division was forced to cancel the August 8th Movie in the Park. The Division will now show “The Nut Job” at the Movie in the Park on Friday, August 15th at 9:00 p.m.
Owners of an Abilene car lot, along with several employees, have helped police catch a car thief.
Attorneys on both sides of the courtroom fight over an abortion regulation that could shut down most of the state's remaining clinics will present their closing arguments on Wednesday.
Health professionals in Abilene want people suffering from serious depression to know help is available in the Key City.
A deputy says a vehicle crossed the median on I20 in Callahan County, causing a head-on crash.
Taylor County volunteer firefighters are facing a new and changing landscape, requiring them to have bigger, better equipment, and a place to house that equipment.
We all know dental hygiene is extremely important, but sometimes our brushing habits could do more harm than good.
Teleperformance is preparing to hire 300 agents for its call center operation in Abilene, Texas, as the global outsourcing giant presses ahead to garner a larger chunk of contracts emanating from the Obama administration's healthcare law.
Residents of the city of Ranger, and anyone who uses water supplied by the Morton Valley Water Supply Corporation (MVWSC), are asked to begin conserving water immediately beginning Tuesday, August 12.
Firefighters are have successfully knocked down a fire near FM 707 and HWY 277.
Thousands of dollars worth of equipment have been stolen from a northwest Abilene job site.
Brownwood ISD taxpayers will see their property tax bills drop if the proposed tax rate gets ratified on August 25. Deputy Superintendent Kevin Gabaree reported to the school board Monday night that the district's proposed tax rate of $1.2547 per $100 valuation represents a five cent drop in the total tax rate.
The Abilene Fire Department responded to a fire Tuesday morning in the 800 Block of Highland.
Some residents in Jones County teamed up to prevent the illegal immigrants crossing the border from moving into an empty facility in Anson.
The school board approved the return of final exams for high school students, accounting for ten-percent of a student's grade.
The Food and Drug Administration has been reviewing the safety and effectiveness of Antibacterial products containing the chemical triclosan and triclocarban.
The City of Abilene Recreation Division will close Rose Park Pool to the public on Friday, August 15. Rose Park Pool will re-open in May of 2015.
A new business in Abilene is making it possible to get some of your favorite local foods delivered to your front door.
A 7-year-old boy who was pulled from the swimming pool at the Brownwood Country Club Thursday afternoon has passed away according to friends and church members.
The Abilene Police Officer’s Association will be asking the City of Abilene for some changes during the regular council meeting on Thursday, August 14, as part of their usual contract renewal negotiations.
Stage 1 water use restrictions will go into effect for the those receiving water through the City of Eastland on Monday, August 18.
Former Abilene Gold Exchange Co-Owner Charles Camp turned himself in Monday morning and has been booked on charges of firearm smuggling and money laundering.
Abilene Crimestoppers of the Week, Theft
Lots of People Take Advantage of Tax Free Weekend
An all-day supply drive outside the H-E-B parking lot on Saturday helped gather school supplies for students in the Big Country.
The city of Brownwood hosted for the second time a fundraiser on Friday benefiting the NRA Foundation.
This week drivers have seen portions of Fisk Street barricaded for repairs to utilities; however, these repairs are not part of the Fisk Street construction project which will begin in the coming weeks, according to City of Brownwood officials.
A two vehicle accident has left one person dead and two others injured.
Many Abilene Stores Have 'Help Wanted' Signs on Their Windows
In a statement released by Samaritan's Purse, Dr. Kent Brantly gives thanks for prayers and his recovery.
Law enforcement officials and motorists are breathing a sigh of relief after the new 54 inch tall traffic barrier on Ranger Hill stopped what might have been a fatal accident on Thursday.
Abilene Regional Medical Center is attempting to recruit around 60 new and experienced nurses.
An Abilene man is behind bars after allegedly stealing a utility vehicle and a 16-foot trailer.
A new survey finds obstacle and adventure races are now more popular than ever.
According to the FEMA website, clothes dryers cause around 2,900 house fires each year resulting in an estimated 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss.
The father of the 2-year-old boy who drowned in an above-ground pool at a private residence on County Road 380 around 1:30 p.m. in Anson on Wednesday, June 4, has been indicted by a Jones County Grand Jury.
Brown County emergency personnel responded to a near-drowning at the Brownwood Country Club swimming pool at approximately 3:40 p.m. Thursday.
Abilene ISD parents seeking assistance in applying for free or reduced school meals can come to One AISD Center on Saturday, Aug. 9.