BLOCK fest returned to Woodson early childhood center Friday. The researched-based exhibit helped to raise awareness of early math and science learning.
APD dispatch says locals will soon be able to text 911.
Ringo Drilling employees were laid off last week, but other companies are looking to hire them.
City Council supports new housing improvements to build affordable housing complexes in North Abilene
Sweetwater community helps victim when her house was on fire on Sunday.
Abilene locals are not pleased with icy road conditions
A homeowner woke up to his house on fire Monday morning.
A Roscoe father and son are displaced after an early morning fire destroys their home.
The first operational B-1 bomber, equipped with the integrated battle station upgrade arrived at Dyess Air Force Base last week.
Red Flag Warnings and Extreme Fire Danger Levels are in effect Thursday for a majority of the Big Country due to high winds and low humidity... but what precautions should you take during these conditions?
On mornings when temperatures are extremely cold, it's good to warm up your car but it may attract thieves.
Construction on Lamar Street in Sweetwater continues despite the cold weather.
Members of The 9th Bomb Squadron arrive home on Sunday morning after 6 months.
Residential housing market in Nolan County on a steady incline due to growing economy
Small-dead fish have been washing up around Lake Sweetwater over the past week. Tests have been conducted and results show that the cause is golden algae.
Tuesday night's fire in Colorado City completely destroys two homes and heavily damages another.
A committee has been formed to propose Abilene Middle School standardized dress code.
The recent dry and windy weather is starting to cause concerns with local farmers. Taylor County is currently in a moderate drought but without any rain, the spring and summer seasons could be at risk for a more severe drought.
A winery and events center plans to set up shop in Abilene now that City Council has approved an old building for rezoning.
A Coleman woman was killed and another man was inured in a one vehicle wreck in Western Coleman County
Family, friends and strangers pray for Eastland County Victim and celebrate her birthday.
Eastland county girl recovers in Cook Children's Medical Center after being kidnapped, sexually assaulted and stabbed Sunday.
The Cold Blast has made its way to Abilene, causing some road issues and leaving many folks wishing for some warmer weather.
Two people were killed in a car crash four miles outside of Sweetwater Friday night.
The New Year brings revisions to the Texas gun laws.
Police are searching for a robbery suspect near the 7-eleven at South 14th on Winters Freeway
One person is dead after a car wreck in Jones County
A car crashes into a home at the 700 block of Stevenson and the driver is no where to be found.
Man involved in roll-over wreck on State Loop 438 on Monday was pronounced dead on Tuesday.
A family was evacuated from their home late last night after a propane heater caught fire.
New state of the art Flying J Travel Center and Truck Stop will begin breaking ground in Cisco in early 2014.
US 84 over pass at 1-20 will undergo updates, TxDOT says.
Children from Hendrick Home for Children go caroling around Abilene
Texas ranked by a car insurance survey as the number four state for worst drivers.
It was only a few months ago that Royce Curtis was called out of retirement to serve as the interim principal at Bonham Elementary School in Abilene. Today, teachers and students there bid him a farewell as they prepare to welcome a new principal next year.
Every year, the people of the Big Country donate toys and join in on the season of giving. One toy helps to make Christmas that much better for hundred of children who away from their families.
People all across the state tried their luck tonight at a chance to win the second largest Mega Million jackpot in the last year-and-a-half. Never has a Texan won the Mega Million jackpot, but it could happen tonight.
During our icy stint last week, a lot of businesses either closed early or didn't open up at all. It kept employees off the dangerous roads, but affected their pay. Now, with Christmas right around the corner, employees in the hourly boat are attempting to make up for the money they would've earned.
After a weekend full of ice, sleet and snow on the roadways, Phoenix Collision has a busy day in their body shop.
Updated Road Conditions from around Abilene and the Big Country can be found at BCH.com
While some chose to stay inside today in order to avoid the nasty roads, a few more than expected, decided to do exactly the opposite. So why'd people in Abilene choose to brave the icy roads?
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.
Tonight downtown Abilene was packed from street to street. Families came out to enjoy the night's lineup. And with that, came a night of spending. For downtown restaurant owners, it was music to their ears.
For the second time in 6 years, Abilene High and Cooper High Schools are in different classifications. With Abilene High's football team moving up a conference number, some fans are questioning if this could be the end to the infamous rivalry game.
Award Winning Christian Artist, Wayne Watson to perform at Big Country Christmas Concert.
Schlotzsky's owner closes store on Judge Ely due to lack of customer service, but plans to re-open December 9th.
Gearing up Black Friday isn't an quick and easy task, especially when you're an independent store owner. Just like the retail chains, smaller businesses prepare for the shopping holiday weeks, sometimes months, in advance.
For offenders of nonviolent crimes, it can be tough to shape up and not fall back into bad habits once given a second chance. For some men in Taylor County in that situation, there is a facility that specializes in helping to get their lives back on track.
This weekend's winter storm led to dozens of accidents across the Big Country. For the drivers, that's an unfortunate expense. But for some business owners, each wreck adds to their profit.
Icy and slushy roads and freezing temperatures make some locals excited for Christmas while worrying others.