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Posted on: February 27, 2020

North 18th Street Bridge Found Unsafe, Closed Until Further Notice

Image alerting residents to bridge closure at North 18th over Catclaw Creek

The bridge over Catclaw Creek at North 18th Street has been found unsafe and closed until further notice. All drivers and area residents are urged not to travel over the bridge until it is fully repaired.

North 18th from Park Avenue to Kirkwood Drive has b...

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: February 19, 2020

Registration Opens March 2nd for 2020 Summer Camps

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Registration opens March 2nd for the City of Abilene’s Parks and Recreation’s summer camps. 

To learn more about each camp session, check out our latest Adventure Guide at www.abilenetx.gov/364Adventure-Guide

Our summer camps ar...

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

TSA PreCheck® Mobile RV Enrollment Event at Abilene Regional Airport

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The IdentoGo TSA Pre✓®   Mobile RV will be coming to Abilene Regional Airport from Monday, February 24th through Friday, March 6th, 2020. The Mobile Enrollment Center will be located curbside, in front of the terminal at ABI.

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Medical Professionals Encouraged to Join the Greater Abilene Medical Reserve Corps

A line of Medical Reserve Corps volunteers lined up to help citizens during a public health emergenc

The Greater Abilene Medical Reserve Corps (GAMRC) is looking for members of Abilene’s medical and first responder community to join their ranks!

GAMRC is a part of the national Medical Reserve Corps, which works to help local communities during a public he...

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Abilene WIC Giving Our Kids & Families a Great Start

Four women sitting and smiling, each with their infant child

A newly published study shows once again how beneficial Abilene's Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program, and those across the country, are in saving babies and helping grow healthy toddlers and young children.

The study, published in the Journal of th...

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Click Home for the Holidays

Click Home for the Holidays

If you can read this, you're here! The City of Abilene is happy to introduce our new website with more ways to serve our community.

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Abilene Street Projects

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Learn about Abilene's current Street Projects, from the Bond Program passed in 2015 to the Street Maintenance Fee on Your Abilene Investment: Streets.

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Posted on: December 14, 2019

So-Called Flushable Wipes Still a Problem Despite Progress

Sewer Worker Extracting a Brown Mass of Clumped up Flushable Wipes from an Underground Pipe

The City of Abilene has been working this past year to educate our community about the harm of pouring fats, oil and grease down the drain, and it's had a big impact. In 2018 grease was the primary instigator in approximately 83% of overflow incidents. As...

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Welcome to the Storybook Capital of America!

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In 2015, the 84th Legislature of the State of Texas designated Abilene as the official Storybook Capital of Texas for its efforts to celebrate literary works for children. Since then, the Storybook Capital’s draw has expanded across America.

The ...

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: August 1, 2019

How the Railroad and a Handful of Men Changed the Future for Abilene & Buffalo Gap

A Union Pacific train passes over T&P Lane near downtown Abilene

Abilene owes its genesis to the Texas and Pacific Railway, and a group of ranchers and land speculators. Before the coming of the railroad, the Abilene area had been inhabited by nomadic Native Americans and United States military personnel, and later by ...

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