Abilene Shopping Scare It seems like every day we hear about the economy taking a hit... Now, Big Country shoppers are experiencing the economic slowdown first hand. Just take a look at this list of stores that recently shutdown or will soon. From fashion hot-spots like the Gap to low-price superstore Steve & Barrys. - Gap Outlet Store - Goodys - Steve & Barrys - Dunlap - Steinmart Steinmart corporate officials say the decision is made for a store to close when sales expectations are not met, and current economic conditions pose a challenge for retailers. Steinmart will close by the end of January, 2009, and Steve and Barrys has yet to announce its closing date. Local business owners say if more people would participate in the decennial census, it would help them to meet consumers needs. The Abilene Industrial Foundation is beginning a campaign to encourage all residents to respond to the 2010 Census by accurately completing the questionnaire. In 2001, 67% of the Big Country participated. They want more to partake in the upcoming census in order to know and meet the needs of the Abilene community.
AISD List of Pre-Commencement Events
Abilene ISD has released a list featuring major events leading up to the commencement exercises for the Class of 2013 on Saturday, June 1.
Webcast: Record-Breaking High Possible for Friday
Near record high temperatures expected for Friday afternoon after a mild start to the day. The foretasted high in Abilene is 102, while the record...
KTAB AM Forecast: Friday, May 17th, 2013
Unseasonably Hot Today and This Weekend
KRBC AM Forecast: Friday, May 17th
A few clouds out there this Friday morning should burn off to become mostly sunny by the afternoon with record shattering heat along with humidity...
Puddles Breed Dangers for West Nile Virus: How You Can Prepare
Puddles are the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes, so experts say if you want to help out in getting rid of the West Nile Virus,...
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