A new restaurant is opening in Abilene soon, and the owners are determined to make a positive impact on the local community from day one of operation.
A small town in the heart of Texas is digging through boxes and dusting off decorations to create a decked out display in memory of Christmas past.
School security breaches are becoming more prevalent across the nation, so Abilene ISD is taking every precaution to ensure local children will always be able to pursue their studies safely.
Every athlete from ACU deserves extra praise from the bleachers this holiday season after they spent their time, effort, and money to provide Christmas for local children in need.
Art supplies can be expensive, so because of that Abilene High School AP art students are putting together an silent auction art show this week to raise money for new art supplies.
The Abilene Philharmonic performed in their annual Christmas concert tonight and their featured guest was a not so stereotypical ex NFL football player.
Retail gasoline prices across Texas have dropped by a dime, settling this week at $2.50 per gallon.
People were able to get all of their homemade Christmas gifts at this year's Craftapalooza.
Pine trees growing along the railroad track are being cut down to make way for a sturdier, more diverse crop of trees, but the City of Abilene is making sure their wood doesn't go to waste.
Save a life while providing presents for children in need? You won't find a more generous deal this time of year. That's the general idea behind Meek Blood Center's latest donation campaign.
If you're feeling congested this winter, it may not be a cold.. We'll explain in today's Smart Woman report.
An Abilene man will make a case in front of a jury of his peers after being indicted by a grand jury on aggravated assault charges.
A man wanted by the United States Marshals lead Abilene Police on a frantic foot chase in a west side neighborhood.
An Abilene man will be face his day in court after a Grand Jury indicted him on charges of sexual assault.
Holland Medical High School is offering a select number of AISD high school seniors a special, hands on medical program.
A local graduate gets to leave his signature mark inside a historic building in downtown Abilene.
A man was indicted for several charges by the Taylor county grand jury today
Fond memories filled the heads and warmed the hearts of Big Country residents who took part in the 24th annual Christmas Lane 5K.
The Hamby waste water treatment plant project is on track.
Crews worked to get a truck out of a ditch after it rear ended the back of a car stopped at a stop light west bound on South 1st Street.
It's that time of year that no one looks forward to. But health officials are warning The Big Country to get vaccinated before the flu is at it's peak.
The City of Abilene has an answer for numerous complaints from residents about a strange odor coming from their faucet water
After his tragic death in July, Dr. Russell Reynolds' family was honored with a plaque Friday night as a tribute for the impact he made on the Comanche community.
With the rise of prices on meat at grocery stores, some hunters are taking their game to a wild game meat processor.
Abilene residents ran, walked or trotted for this years Turkey Trot
Millions of eyes from all across the country were gazing upon the wonders of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, but one family from Colorado City was looking intently for their loved one.
Over 200 meals were served for the Thanksgiving holiday to all in need of one.
The University Baptist Church's fate is still being decided. A meeting last night determined however, that it will not be historically preserved.
As soon as Thanksgiving leftovers are packed away people turn their attention to Christmas. A Big Country organization is providing presents for residents who can be an afterthought on the holidays.
Mission: Thanksgiving has brought Big Country residents together in the spirit of giving for thirteen years, but community support this year has been more abundant than ever.
It was pun'kin chunkin' time on the campus of Cooper High today, and local physics students got to go medieval on some gourds.
Hendrick Medical Center is holding its annual fundraiser to collect money for the families of patients who need hospice, or end-of-life care.
About 300 Turkeys and pre-packaged meals were given to Texas active duty service members and their families.
Zeke, a one year old Dutch Shepherd, made his first physical arrest today.
Thanksgiving is drawing near, but this year you might be thanking your local Denny's, Crackel Barrel, or even Golden Corral instead of grandma for rolls, turkey, and stuffing.
Attorney General Greg Abbott pledged quick action regarding President Barack Obama's announcement on immigration.
An unlikely Big Country resident will be en route to the Emerald City soon, but she's not following a yellow brick road.
President Barrack Obama addressed the nation tonight and laid out a concrete, detailed immigration plan that revolves around the idea of treating undocumented immigrants with humanity and respect while still demanding they get right with the law.
The Center for Contemporary Arts in Abilene is hosting a monthly event for those who want to enrich their lives with art and culture without spending countless hours at stuffy galleries or boring museums.
Certain key copying websites can provide a way for thieves to get a hold of your key by snapping and quick picture.
The Abilene Police Department is giving residents a new option to contact 911 that could allow texting to save lives.
Condoleezza Rice spoke at the Abilene Civic Center as part of a fund-raiser, and to inspire Big Country citizens to reach their full potentials.
Seniors at the Rose Park Center in Abilene got treated to musical stylings from one of Nashville's own.
Veteran's Day was last week, but Abilene's Golden Corral wants to keep the respect for veterans and active duty military alive by joining their national corporation in celebrating Military Appreciation Day.
Early winter flurries caused dozens of wrecks across the Big Country on Sunday. Several people involved in those wrecks were taken to the hospital.
Family and friends of Robert Harrington, the Abilene man killed in a motorcycle accident late September, gathered at the crash site on Saturday to protest.
West Texas Innovation at Work and Abilene ISD partnered up to start a pilot entrepreneurship class.
The West Texas Veteran's Affairs Health Clinic is attempting to turn over a new leaf by addressing concerns from local veterans.
The Chief of Police position in Bangs, Texas has been unfilled for months, but the mayor says he's close to making a hire.
Trading Star Trading Co. has two new books on their shelves about our former president George H. W. Bush.