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Archive for September 2017

Recreation Division Survey

The City of Abilene Recreation Division is conducting an online survey to help our staff, Parks and Recreation board, and public officials enhance the quality of life in our communityThe City of Abilene Recreation Division is conducting an online survey to help our staff, Parks and Recreation board, and public officials enhance the quality of…

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City of Abilene Announces Director of Human Resources

The City of Abilene is pleased to announce that Brenda Alexander has been named the new Director of Human Resources after serving as Interim Director for Administrative Services since June of this year. City Manager Robert Hanna is very confident in the appointment of Alexander. “During the time that she has served as Interim, I…

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Senior Games 2017

The City of Abilene is hosting the 2017 Senior Games on Thursday, October 5th through Sunday, October 8th.The Senior Games promote physical and mental health and fitness among Texas Senior Citizens by encouraging them to maintain healthy lifestyles and social relationships, to participate in sports and recreational activities with other seniors, and to provide an…

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2017 Heels & Wheels Duathlon

The City of Abilene Recreation Division Heels & Wheels Duathlon is fast approaching! This year’s event will be held on Saturday, September 23 at Nelson Park, with the race starting at 8:30 A.M. This duathalon is run-bike-run which features a 2 mile run, followed by a 12 mile bike ride, followed by another 2 mile…

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Protecting you I.D. after a data breach

Scammers have all kinds of techniques to collect personally identifiable information . Once they have it, they can effectively become you, using your identity to open accounts, file taxes, or obtain medical coverage. How the Scam Works:With enough information about you, a scammer can take over your identity and commit a wide range of crimes.…

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Debut of Wildcat Stadium surpasses all expectations

ABILENE – When last Saturday night’s game against Houston Baptist had come to an end with ACU on the right side of a 24-3 final score, director of athletics Lee De Leon spotted ACU president Dr. Phil Schubert on the turf at brand new Anthony Field at Wildcat Stadium and wrapped him in a bear…

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R.E. Dye Partners with TSTC for $102,285 Job Training Grant

– Texas State Technical College has partnered with R.E. Dye Manufacturing Corporation of Breckenridge to train 51 workers using a $97,568 Skills Development Fund grant. The Breckenridge Economic Development Corporation provided a matching amount of $4,717, bringing the total to $102,285.Dale Robertson, manager of the Office of Employer Initiatives at the Texas Workforce Commission, presented…

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Nonprofit wants to re-purpose Lincoln Middle School into community space

A nonprofit in Abilene wants to re-purpose a vacant historic building in Abilene and bring it back to life. The vacant building on South 1st street was once known as Abilene High School and then Lincoln Middle School.Abilene Heritage Square wants to turn the historic building into a community space.{{more}}Former council woman Laura Moore said…

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