Returning students, faculty and staff can mean a lot for local retailers, and, in Brownwood, Howard Payne University students have a big impact.
The City of Cisco says they are growing fast as new businesses continue to pop up.
The Old Main Building on McMurry's Campus Opens its Doors after three and a half years of renovation.
Higher education student spending accounts for over sixty million dollars for the Abilene economy each year.
A new study is linking heart deaths to a common antibiotic.
KRBC's Ariana Lubelli shares the story of a child or siblings in foster care here in the Abilene area.
As new students arrive on campus, upperclassmen prepare for the welcoming.
Law officials from Scurry County conducted an active drill to prepare themselves in case of a school shooting.
On The Way Home Ministry is in the process of beginning an adult education program with hopes of helping break the cycle of poverty in Taylor County.
Identity Theft Still A Big Problem
Are you bothered when you see a mom nursing her baby in a public place? Is it her right, or should she cover up?
Abilene High's Steve Warren, Cooper's Todd Moebes, and Wylie's Hugh Sandifer accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Among the millions who have cause for concerns after a national data breach, there are locals right here in Abilene and Brownwood.
The city of Sweetwater is looking to stay ahead of the drought by completing a water well project.
New research shows major strides are being made in the fight against heart disease and stroke.
People are quick to voice their opinions when they feel there has been some sort of injustice. But do you think protesting is productive?
The City of Abilene decided to close one of their recreational facilities because of the amount of money it would cost to repair the structure.
New Abilene Christian University freshmen began moving into their dorms all day Saturday, followed by an orientation.
The opposing sides arguing over the new sewage system in Buffalo Gap are not backing off of one another. One side is putting signs across town voicing their opinion, while the other side is saying that even with the help of a lawyer, they're still fighting a losing battle.
Are Portable Signs in Abilene Here to Stay?
Some Brown County senior citizens hope to get commissioners to approve a tax freeze.
Federal health officials have been keeping a close eye on the mosquito borne virus called chikungunya as more cases are reported nationwide. Now a new vaccine is in development to prevent the illness.
Many people's favorite season is approaching! Whether it be dove or deer hunting, or just fishing, be sure to follow proper procedures.
An Abilene pastor saw a need to help the hungry and wanted to help. In the beginning, Reverend Izaiar Lankford used his own money to buy the food. However, now that his weekly soup kitchen has grown, donations make it possible.
89 year old James Garrett wanted people to know that the celebration is more than the sailor kissing the nurse in Time Square. The celebration was felt all over the country, including the Key City.
An Abilene High football player receives a donation to help with his recovery after waking up from a 3 month coma.
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.
Local doctors say they're seeing an increase in deliveries. KRBC's Nora Hartfeil spoke with a local doctor about the reason behind the so-called boom.
Do you ever sign up for store credit cards when you're asked at the checkout if you "want to save 20% on your purchase today by signing up?"
Brownwood Independent School District could soon lower taxes if a proposed rate of $1.25 per $100 valuation is passed on August 25th.
With the bond passing in May, new wings and programs have been added to Sweetwater's hospital. With the new additions it also means that new staff needed to be added. With that they brought on a female family doctor to help make female patients more comfortable.
Abilene Fire Training Prepares Volunteer Firefighters
Brittany and Dayne get soaked for ALS!
Minutes after the community found out Cory was in need of a handicap lift, several people came forward to donate.
Two third grade teachers express their excitement over the first day of school at Abilene Christian Schools.
Billy Cole III was killed in a two car accident as he was on the way from the DFW area to Abilene for the opening football practice. He is remembered for his zest for life, and work ethic on the field and in the classroom.
A breast cancer survivor opens up specialty store for women who have had a mastectomy.
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.
Health professionals in Abilene want people suffering from serious depression to know help is available in the Key City.
Callahan County Citizens EMS Is In Need of Donations, Locals Want To Help Because Of The Endless Help That They Give.
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.
More Than Three Months Later and Cory Almanza Is Awake After A Horrific Car Wreck That Left Him In A Coma.
The Food and Drug Administration has been reviewing the safety and effectiveness of Antibacterial products containing the chemical triclosan and triclocarban.
Protesters showed up at the Jones County Courthouse to show their disapproval of the possibility of housing immigrants in the vacant detention center in Anson.
Abilene Crimestoppers of the Week, Theft
Lots of People Take Advantage of Tax Free Weekend
The city of Brownwood hosted for the second time a fundraiser on Friday benefiting the NRA Foundation.
Many locals hope Ely's Pit Stop BBQ will help the town bring in more people from the surrounding areas.