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Second Star Portraits officially opened its doors in Copperas Cove this past June by owner Crystal Zabka. Last Thursday, the Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce welcomed one of its newest members by having Zabka cut the ribbon on her new business. She was also presented with a plaque and her f…

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After about two years in the industry, Killeen native Titus Reason recently opened a business in Copperas Cove called The Drop Skuad, a CBD dispensary.

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Lions, tigers and bears — oh my! Copperas Cove Five Hills Ambassador Dawn Hale quickly grabbed the paper bag full of feed as a camel extended his long neck and his tongue as he reached for a snack. Little Miss Five Hills Braelyn Liles shrieked as each animal approached Hale’s pick-up truck b…

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A restaurant bringing a blend of flavors inspired by African countries, France and Spain has opened in Copperas Cove, and the owners celebrated with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday afternoon, signifying their official membership in the Copperas Cove Chamber and Visitors Bureau.

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Copperas Cove High School senior Emma MacDonald is this year’s DECA school chapter president and District V vice president of media, charged with promoting and growing the DECA program. MacDonald traveled to Austin to train at the annual leadership retreat with officers from all 11 districts…

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Recently appointed Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau President and CEO Silvia Spires has hit the ground running in her new position, reaching out to area business owners and working on her plan to increase tourism here with the help of concentrated social media marketing.

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The annual Rabbit Fest held by the Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce got underway following an opening ceremony by Copperas Cove Mayor Bradi Diaz and Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce Interim President Ross Oliver at Copperas Cove City Park on Thursday.

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Lakeshia Henderson and Shekora Green were among the first customers in the drive-through line for last Friday’s grand opening of Simply Good Burgers in Copperas Cove, a business that first opened last year as a food truck in Killeen.

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After getting final authorization in March to hold the annual Rabbit Fest, the Copperas Cove Chamber & Visitors Bureau has been working diligently to book entertainment, activities and vendors.

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After living in Copperas Cove since 1999 and being actively involved in the community for the past two years as the president and CEO of the Chamber and Visitors Bureau, Alicia Menard announced Tuesday that it is time to make a permanent move out west.

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Fubar Sports Bar, located in the Frontier Plaza in Copperas Cove, is now open without restrictions, thanks to Gov. Greg Abbott lifting the statewide mask mandate and business restrictions in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

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As businesses were forced to close during the pandemic, some reopened at 25%, up to 75% and back down to 50% as the roller coaster continued. Copperas Cove High School DECA members worked with local businesses to offer solutions to these real-world challenges and the perseverance paid off.

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Miniature Miss Five Hills Josslynn Coombs dropped to her knees and admired the orange and red fiery sunset in a painting that depicted an oil well pumping crude oil in a Texas pasture. The work of art was one of many on display in Frames and Things with support of the Five Hills Art Guild fo…