Black Friday is less than an hour away but many shoppers are already in full swing hunting down the lowest prices. Many stores, however, are keeping shoppers at bay until at least midnight, and even more won't be opening until 5 or 6 in the morning. The Mall of Abilene at least is already seeing plenty of shoppers. "I was
You might have noticed that the prices of meat at your local grocery store have gone through the roof. That's because the shortage of cattle has caused inflation in stores. Some Big Country residents are finding a cheaper way to buy their meat, by processing it through meat wholesalers like, Stephens Wild Game Processing. "What it's causing people to do
A crisp morning greeted hundreds of people as they laced up their sneakers in Abilene to start their Thanksgiving holiday by running, walking or trotting for the 11th Annual Turkey Trot. The event is hosted by the Abilene Runner's Club along with the West Texas Rehabilitation Center. Many adults took part in the 5k, while children had their own 1-mile
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. Seventeen year old Colorado City cheerleader Taegan Harris got the opportunity many of a lifetime to dance along side legendary rock band, "KISS." Her grandmother Debbie Harris says
Four lively Abilene women make up the Granny Squad. "We all get along. We each have talents that are not all the same," says Kathy Sutton, an Abilene woman. They use their creative skills to brighten the lives of others. Right now, they're making a quilt that will be raffled off at an auction benefiting the West Texas Rehabilitation Center.
Most of Abilene was able to enjoy a warm holiday feast for this Thanksgiving day, and the Salvation Army made that possible for people who would have other wise not had one. Over 200 free meals were served to anyone in need of one today at the Salvation Army location, 1726 Butternut Street, and the reception was outstanding. Ryan Anderson,
Whether by treadmill, spin class, or brute force, more Americans are making the Thanksgiving Day workout a part of their Holiday ritual. At one Planet Fitness in New York, the number of members exercising on Thanksgiving has doubled from three years ago. "It was almost not even a point to be open it was so quiet," Chrysanthi Laskaris, Planet Fitness
Abilene Fire Department respond to structure fire in south Abilene on Picadilly Street around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday. At least on is being treated for smoke inhalation on the scene. The cause of the fire is still under investigation at this time.
ABERNATHY, TX -- 18-year-old Garrett Royal was hunting mule deer in Hale County Tuesday evening when the shot he fired unexpectedly hit a 47-year-old farmer from Cotton Center. "You have a better chance of winning the lottery than managing to somehow shoot a bullet out in space and hitting just right to turn the bullet and then hit a man,"
By Anthony Mirhaydari (CBS NEWS) -- Things are looking up for shoppers and retailers this holiday shopping season. The economy is creating jobs at a pace that hasn't been seen since the dot-com bubble was still inflating. Crude oil prices have plunged, pushing gasoline prices to levels not seen since 2010. Stocks are at record highs and home prices continue
The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has been a tradition for 88 years. This video from NBC News highlights some of the history of the event.
(NBC NEWS) -- Heavy snow that disrupted travel plans for many Americans left at least 428,000 homes and businesses without electricity on Thanksgiving morning. Power outages were reported from West Virginia to Vermont early Thursday — including 110,000 customers in Maine, 30,000 in Massachusetts and 195,000 in New Hampshire at 10a ET. Central Maine Power said it was bringing in
Hundreds of people laced up their sneakers Thursday morning in Abilene to start Thanksgiving by running, walking, or trotting. The 11th Annual Turkey Trot hosted by the Abilene Runner's Club drew about 1,700 participants, according to an event organizer. For some, attending the event is a family tradition. "We've done this four years in a row now, and we really
Thanksgiving is here, and if you plan to skip the cooking or just need a place to grab a bite to eat, there are some restaurants that will be open for business. Cracker Barrel, Golden Corral, IHOP and Buffet King are among the Abilene eateries gearing up for the big day. Grandy's in Abilene will be open from 8 a.m.
Anyone in need of a warm meal and a place to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday will have a couple of options in Abilene. The annual community Thanksgiving meal put on by the Veterans Service Office is scheduled to take place from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Abilene Civic Center, 1100 N. 6th St. The meal is for veterans,