Three city of Belton employees tested positive for COVID-19, Bell County Judge David Blackburn said. They all worked in the same building and became symptomatic over the weekend.
Bell County is now reporting 324 confirmed cases of the coronavirus as of Thursday, 10 more than its last update on Wednesday, according to the Bell County Public Health District website.
The Harker Heights Public Library is launching its Summer Reading Club and there is plenty of time to register and log your reading hours. Pair this with the virtual Silent Reading Party or the local Mystery Book Club and you’re in for a summer of reading fun. If you’re looking for some exci…
A Bell County grand jury on Wednesday indicted two Killeen men after police said they were involved in a three-vehicle crash earlier this year that injured multiple people.
HARKER HEIGHTS — The local bookstore Barnes & Noble in Market Heights has reopened its doors after its temporary closure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in late March.
Bell County leads its neighboring counties in the number of COVID-19 tests performed, according to data from local health districts and the state of Texas.
As the state is slowly reopening, so are some Killeen facilities. And according to Killeen City Manager Kent Cagle, more will open starting June 1.
A Copperas Cove resident has been charged with deadly conduct after a bullet went through a home in Copperas Cove on Saturday, according to Copperas Cove police.
Texans can now eat in shopping mall food courts, go bowling, drink in bars, eat in restaurants, watch rodeos, get their hair fixed — and get steaming mad about their property taxes.
The Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 board of directors approved one new business item during its virtual meeting Wednesday morning that lasted about 30 minutes.
BELTON — A Killeen woman accused of attempted arson faces an additional charge for allegedly beating a Bell County corrections officer on Jan. 30.
The attorney for a family of a Killeen man who was shot and killed during a no-knock raid last year said he has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Killeen and three Killeen Police Department officers who he said fired their weapons during the incident.
The city of Belton and the United Way of Central Texas have partnered to create a grant program to help struggling residents with their municipal utility bills.
The Temple Tuesday Morning store appeared to survive the first wave of store cuts announced Wednesday morning.
Killeen police recently arrested a woman who had a warrant after a search of her residence in January turned up what police said were pills and a green leafy substance.
One new coronavirus case was added to Coryell County's total Wednesday, bringing the total to 225, according to Robert Harrell, Coryell County emergency management coordinator.
Three judges from the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decided against the family of a man who was shot and killed by a Bell County deputy in Harker Heights more than three and a half years ago.
There are two dominant ways medical experts around the world are testing people for the coronavirus.
Bell County’s number of new COVID-19 cases plunged down to five additional infections while four more residents recovered from the virus Wednesday, according to local health officials.
Sidney Fincher, a 69-year-old Copperas Cove resident, was killed Monday after being struck by a vehicle heading south on Farm-to-Market 2657 near Oakalla in Burnet County.
Bell County is now reporting 314 confirmed cases of the coronavirus as of Wednesday, five more than its last update on Tuesday, according to the Bell County Public Health District website.
The Killeen Fire Department put out a shed fire Wednesday morning, the department said.
Baylor Scott & White Health announced Tuesday plans to reduce its work force by 3 percent throughout the system.
UPDATE: 7 p.m.: NWS says Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Salado, or near Harker Heights, moving southeast at 40 mph, starting at 6:26 p.m.
The Killeen Independent School District will provide free school supplies to students, with some exceptions, for the 2020-2021 school year, according to a release by district spokeswoman Taina Maya.
A Copperas Cove man was riding a bicycle on a road south of Copperas Cove in Burnet County around 9 a.m. Monday when he was struck and killed, according to Sgt. Deon Cockrell, a spokesman with the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Phoenix Morgaine doesn’t want to move, but a “for rent” sign has been in the front yard of her Belton home for more than a month. Her landlord already had left a notice to vacate in her door at the start of April. On May 19 she was served with an eviction citation. As the coronavirus pandemic swept across Texas, her pet-sitting business almost fully stopped, and she was making a third of what she normally earned.
Certain local new businesses in Killeen will have a simplified zoning classification.
As local health officials Tuesday said Bell County had at least 309 COVID-19 cases after identifying 31 new infections over the Memorial Day weekend, Belton Mayor Marion Grayson announced a city employee tested positive for the virus this week.
A Tomball firefighter with Central Texas connections is now set to lead the Belton Fire Department.
Temple resident Kenneth Harlan was shocked when he received his proposed property appraisal.
As local health officials said Tuesday Bell County had at least 309 COVID-19 cases after identifying 31 new infections over the Memorial Day weekend, Belton Mayor Marion Grayson announced a city employee tested positive for the virus this week.
Texas A&M University-Central Texas will be using $659,162 of coronavirus aid money for emergency aid grants for its students, according to a news release from the university.