The Abilene Reporter-News is the primary daily newspaper of the city of Abilene and the surrounding Big Country area.
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In 1888, the Progressive Committee was formed to attract businesses to the area, and in 1890 renamed itself as the Board of Trade. On June 17, 2017, Abilene elected its first African-American mayor, Anthony Williams. Abilene...On Catclaw Creek: A Profile of a West Texas Town (Abilene, Texas: Reporter Publishing, 1969), Katharyn Duff and Betty Kay Seibt. The population was 117,063 at the 2010 census. ft. single-family home is a 3 bed, 2.0 bath property. Many developments have begun in these three areas within the last few years with a citywide focus on the reinvigoration of downtown Abilene.[37]. [45][46][47], The United States Postal Service operates the Abilene Post Office and the Abilene Southern Hills Post Office.[48][49]. As of the 2010 census, Abilene had a population of 117,063. In the late 20th century, Abilene succeeded in gaining branches of Texas State Technical College and Cisco Junior College. By the end of 2005, commercial and residential development had reached record levels in and around the city.[15]. One is Iris Abilene Camp Barkeley founded by Norm and Angel Poorman, affiliated with Heidi Baker,[57][58][59] and the other is the Transformation School of Supernatural Ministry (TSSM) founded by Amy Black.[60][61]. Eventually, a landowner north of Buffalo Gap, Clabe Merchant, known as the father of Abilene, chose the name for the new town. Its plaque reads: "No man entering a house ignores him who dwells in it. 70 Homes For Sale in Wylie, Abilene, TX. Another group was formed, the Young Men's Booster Club, which became the Abilene Chamber of Commerce in 1914. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in October. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a myriad of new concerns and stressors for all of us.
The petroleum industry is prevalent in the surrounding area, also. [64], The Abilene Regional Medical Center was built by a group of physicians in 1968 as the West Texas Medical Center. Abilene was incorporated soon after being founded in 1881,[1] and residents began to set their sights on bringing the county seat to Abilene. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. The City of Abilene would like to advise residents and those who frequent the downtown area that a bat found on September 2, 2020 in the 1100 block of North 2nd Street between Cedar and Cypress Streets has tested positive for rabies.