City Council members are asking those who attend the next City Council meeting to bring canned and/or non-perishable food items to donate to the Food Bank of West Central Texas.
On Thursday, November 20, 2014 Mayor Shmulen Rifman from the Negev region of Israel will be visiting the Big Country and Panhandle of Texas to meet with potential business partners.
Florida State University students huddled together in the aisles of a packed campus library early Thursday after a gunman opened fire, injuring three.
Everyone knows that summer temperatures are cooler in the shade, but trees can help cut winter energy costs, too.
As we are approaching the time of year where everyone is thinking of giving back and recognizing what they are grateful for, The Alliance for Women and Children A-Teen’s program is doing something about it.
"Border security is one of my top priorities and clearly is a major concern for Texas voters."
President Barack Obama will unveil his long-awaited immigration plan Thursday evening, changing rules governing deportations that could affect millions of undocumented immigrants and setting off an explosive battle with Republicans.
The Texas Department of Transportation offers its new “Roadcents” Web app to reduce air pollution and keep vehicles well-maintained.
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.
It's been one year since changes were made at Ranger Hill on Interstate 20.
On Tuesday, an aggravated robbery on North 7th Street left an Abilene man injured after he was struck in the head with a hammer. After he was hit and threatened, two men stole his Playstation.
Certain key copying websites can provide a way for thieves to get a hold of your key by snapping and quick picture.
After thousands of years of eating gluten products, doctors are trying to figure out what's causing many to cut the substance from their diet.
A former Abilene High School employee is no longer employed with the school district allegations of inappropriate behavior, the Abilene Independent School District confirmed Wednesday.
Officials say that a cigarette may be the cause of a grass fire on an I-20 frontage road on exit 299 near Clyde.
A jury has decided that Demarko Brown is guilty for the murder of Natosh Boyd.
After four weeks of arguments and testimony, State District Judge Jim Bob Darnell has called a mistrial concerning Dr. Thomas "Mike" Dixon. Dixon has been accused of hiring David Neal Shepard to kill Dr. Joseph Sonnier in 2012.
Randy Rodriguez lost his battle with brain cancer on Saturday, November 15th.
A relocated Walmart is now open in Breckenridge. A brief ribbon-cutting ceremony was held early Wednesday morning.
The stars are big and bright in the United Way of Abilene store front – and they are energy efficient, too.
The Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District will hold an Immunization Clinic Saturday Dec. 6 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
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.
The memory of a Comanche man who did so much for his community was honored today.
Seniors at the Rose Park Center in Abilene got treated to musical stylings from one of Nashville's own.
City of Abilene officials say repairing roads is a top priority, and it is a topic being discussed in this year's bond advisory meetings.
Entrepreneurs create a wearable way to protect against the flu, but doctors say its not enough.
The special prosecutor pressing criminal charges against Gov. Rick Perry will not be disqualified from the case over questions around the oath of office he took.
Standing in the shadows of Hufford Field in Coleman and Piper Stadium in Hamlin are stately rock walls that have stood the test of time, but why are they there?
The Brownwood's Women's Club will host their annual Glitz, Glamour, & Gals event Tuesday evening at the Depot Civic and Cultural Center.
Texas Farm Bureau Thanksgiving Meal Report shows decrease in prices for 2014.
Brownwood Fire Department was called to a house fire in the 2800 block of Avenue C early Tuesday morning.
Tuesday marks the second day in the trial for a man facing murder and aggravated assault charges. The victim's son took the stand Tuesday morning. He was also hurt in the incident.
The Taylor County Commissioners voted 4-1 in favor of speed limit on Peppergrass Lane.
OSHA is investigating the tragic fatality that took place at a rig site controlled by Reserve Drilling, near Big Spring, Texas, Sunday November 16.
The Taylor County Courthouse has a lot on their hands after recent theft incidents and the loss of their cleaning staff.
Organizations that support Veterans can now apply for more than $6 million in grants through the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance.
The Abilene Zoo has a new Alligator Snapping Turtle, and he needs a name.
One person is sent to the hospital after a wreck on South 14th and South Clack.
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), cooking is the leading cause of home fires on Thanksgiving Day.
Sixth annual State Farm® Distracted Driving Survey digs deeper into drivers’ cellphone habits.
The Abilene High Eagles will continue their march in the Class 6A football playoffs against Frenship on Friday.
Comptroller-Elect Glenn Hegar announced Monday the reorganization of the Executive Team and the appointment of several senior staff members to the office of the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA).
In order to de-ice roads and ensure the public's safety, TxDOT used 60 tons of salt, 40 tons of bottom ash and 3,000 gallons of brine water.
A homeowner and her daughter-in-law are still in shock and fear nearly one week following a home invasion in north Abilene.
Disguised as the IRS, legitimate businesses or family members, scam artists are targeting many throughout the Big Country.
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.
A planned pipeline hopes to battle enduring drought conditions.
Volunteers gathered today at the Taylor County Sheriff's Office to put care packages together for people who won't be with the families.
Kissing in the name of science, why researchers had couples pair up.