Nesting is the new normal in Bell County amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Temple Health and Bioscience District board will be working with Newmark Knight Frank of San Antonio to map out Temple’s health ecosystem, which includes strategic planning for interconnected stakeholders that offer complimentary missions.
Just as COVID-19 is affecting public health and government today, polio became more than a disease.
Residents who live or drive in South Temple might soon see a new — yet old — connective street open up.
Sausage, preserves, bread, kolaches and bacon — especially the bacon — were flying off shelves and out of cases Saturday at Green’s Sausage House, about 10 miles east of Temple.
With social distancing comes cabin fever, and it is taking a toll on people. But while the weather is getting nicer, outdoor opportunities keep decreasing.
As the new coronavirus crisis continues, grocery stores are beginning to get a handle on the surge in shopping that kicked off when the crisis began. While many stores are still limiting the number of purchases on many items, Killeen shoppers are saying they have finally been able to find so…
With the sunny weekend almost behind us, high rain chances are expected early in the week while temperatures remain moderately warm, with highs in the mid-to-upper 70s through the week and lows in the high 50s range, according to the forecast from the National Weather Service station in Dall…
As Killeen city officials are taking steps to prevent the coronavirus from spreading to city employees and the public, they are taking action on the city’s finances — both present and future.
Temple ISD Superintendent Bobby Ott took Joe Greene — a Temple-raised Pro Football Hall of Famer — around his former high school campus Monday, discussing ways the district could properly showcase the campus’ history.
Bell County superintendents are recognizing the importance of their Class of 2020 students — at a time when students are looking for messages of reassurance coming from their administrators.
Temple residents traveling near Temple High School will soon experience a series of traffic changes and detours as the city begins a year of construction in the area.
On Friday the city of Temple and the Temple Independent School District will begin a joint improvement project on North 31st Street to connect the road and the northbound frontage road of Interstate 35. Both entities will pay for their own shares of the project, which totals more than $8.15 million.
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted everyone’s lives in recent weeks. It won’t impede the construction of Lake Belton High School, though.
The $106 million campus is still on schedule to open in August, Belton Independent School District spokeswoman Elizabeth Cox told the Telegram.
David Bennett, the district’s facilities and construction director, said the campus is 92 percent completed.
A Salado couple is ecstatic to be back in the comfort of their own home after spending 14 days in isolation on Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego.
Janice Means, 83, and Victor Means, 86, returned home late Tuesday evening, but their journey back to Texas after testing negative for the COVID-19 virus didn’t come with ease.
The city of Temple wants a new police chief who is an engaging and visionary leader that will lead with integrity and passion.
Among the qualities city officials seek in a new chief are that he will be transparent with the public, support community policing initiatives and create partnership with communities.
The in-person interviews for the three finalists were postponed because of the Bell County shelter-in-place directive caused by the spread of coronavirus. Interviews will be rescheduled in the future.
After a brief dry spell, rain may be on its way for a couple of days, with the best chances coming on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
Three more additional cases of COVID-19 — all involving Killeen residents — moved the Bell County count up to 28, health officials reported Saturday.
As concerns over the coronavirus continue to grow one local organization is working from home to do its part.
Several auto dealerships across the city report a decline in business this spring in the face of international pandemic known as COVID-19, but many remain hopeful they’ll weather the difficult days ahead and continue to provide vehicles for the Killeen area and employment for their staffs.
Bell County now has 28 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, COVID-19, according to Bell County Public Health District. Three new cases were reported in Killeen on Saturday for nine total cases in Killeen, four men and five women. One case is in Harker Heights.
Three more additional cases of COVID-19 — all in Killeen — moved the Bell County count up to 28, officials reported Saturday.
The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood area was $1.80 on Saturday.
It’s not every day that someone thanks a police officer after arresting them, but that’s just one of the Killeen assistant police chief’s many interesting experiences during her 30-year career.
In some parts of the U.S., authorities say gun shops aren’t essential businesses and should close during stay-at-home orders meant to slow the coronavirus. In other places, officials are stopping background checks for concealed carry permits. Elsewhere, city leaders have invoked emergency powers allowing bans on gun sales.
A stretch of the Interstate 14 expressway between W.S. Young Drive and Trimmier Road in Killeen may soon be appropriately dubbed “Seafood Row.”
Killeen police attempted to make a traffic stop Thursday night on a person in a vehicle who had an active warrant from Austin Parole, according to KPD spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez, but the vehicle escaped at a high rate of speed and the person was not apprehended.
While STARRY nurtures children, strengthens families, and restores hope through counseling, family support services, foster care, and adoption, it is currently focusing on its services for fathers.
Benjamin Clardy had been studying in Venice, Italy, for almost two years when the coronavirus pandemic emerged.
A man was arraigned on a charge of possession controlled substance less than 1 gram Friday, stemming from a traffic stop in September.
Open Carry Texas founder CJ Grisham, a Temple resident, filed a federal civil lawsuit Thursday against the city of Olmos Park, its police chief and three officers in connection to his March 27, 2018, arrest during a gun rights protest.
Some Bell County school districts have experienced an increase in student meal pickups with campuses closed due to COVID-19.
The many hair dressers and barbers who work a the dozens of hair salons and barbershops that dot Killeen have been out of a job for the past week, and tensions are growing as it is still unknown when they will be able to get back to work.
With a goal of protecting patients, staff and families from the coronavirus pandemic, medical clinics within the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System, including the Temple VA, are suspending routine medical visits indefinitely.
Nightly closures of Indian Trail at Interstate 14 in Harker Heights will start Sunday night, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.