Skies cleared up just in time to bring a bit of sunshine for the second day of Homestead Heritage’s 35th annual post-Thanksgiving Homestead Fair.
Parking spaces and hotel rooms will become scarce as hen's teeth next weekend, when 1,000 farmers and ranchers gather in Waco for the Texas Farm Bureau's 89th annual meeting.
It looks like live Texas Christmas tree sales will be getting a boost this year, said a Texas A&M AgriLife expert and others associated with the industry.
Sure, shoppers swarmed Walmart, Target, Kohl's and other big boxers on Black Friday, but small and independently owned shops around Waco also had good stories to tell.
The city of Waco is expected to name a design consultant soon for the former Lions Park site and get a public input process underway.
Painting giant Sherwin-Williams will spend at least $20 million adding 200,000 square feet of space to the Waco distribution center it opened locally in 2018.
If family, music (including Wade Bowen), comedy and art are cause for some to give thanks, this weekend will provide opportunities to extend the gratitude beyond Thanksgiving Day.
A legal struggle between Oncor Electric Delivery and a Waco businessman has been resolved, leaving Live Oak Classical School supporters free to build a sports complex in South Waco.
Texas lawmakers and experts who study the state’s power grid aren’t thrilled with a proposal by state energy officials aimed at preventing future widespread outages such as the one during the 2021 winter storm.
The Salvation Army serving Waco and McLennan County is seeking donations of pies, cookies and other desserts for its Thanksgiving meal on Thursday.
A traditional Thanksgiving meal will cost more this year than last, with inflation and a low turkey population abetting the price increase.
A divided Waco Independent School District board voted Thursday to approve Frisco-based CORE Construction to build the new Tennyson Middle School, over protests about a perceived snub of local builders.
A weekly concert series will arrive at Waco's Bridge Street Plaza next spring, paid for in part by a $90,000 Levitt Foundation grant.
PHOTOS, VIDEO — TSTC lineworker students competed in the school’s first-ever Lineman Rodeo on Wednesday, like speed climbing and changing out insulators, all while carrying 30 pounds of gear.
Tyson Foods Inc. has issued a recall notice for 94,000 pounds of ground beef products sold under store brands at H-E-B supermarkets in Texas, including Waco stores.
The city of Waco may scrap plans for a hotel across the street from Baylor University’s riverfront basketball arena set to open in a little more than a year.
Glass recycling is nothing new there, but a new program is giving the public more opportunities to take part, while directing some of the proceeds to the United Way.
A Southeast Texas real estate developer and two medical doctors say they have raised $20 million in private capital to purchase the long-disused Veterans Affairs hospital in Marlin and convert it into a mental health and behavioral health facility.
Texas may be the nation’s energy capital, but Texans aren’t getting a break on their energy bills — and many are feeling the squeeze.
The three-bed two-bath midcentury home at 2300 Skyline Drive ticks every box on a familiar list: gray exterior, white interior, subway tile patterned linoleum, two ovens, marble countertops, pull-down faucet, walk-in shower, induction cooktop, crown molding and a past career as a vacation rental.
The National Retail Federation is bullish on holiday spending, according to its annual prognostication.
A multinational beverage giant has bought Balcones Distilling, which has brought widespread attention to its hometown of Waco since it pioneered the Texas craft whiskey industry 14 years ago.
The Texas Legislature will start deliberations in January enjoying a nearly $30 billion budget surplus. But Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said Wednesday he still dreads delivering his session-opening report.
Eight businesses interested in Waco and McLennan County would invest more than $2 billion combined getting operational, McLennan County commissioners learned Tuesday.
SpaceX has scored another set of double booster landings following a Florida launch for the military. Elon Musk's company launched its mega Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time in more than three years. Thick fog shrouded NASA's Kennedy Space Center as the rocket blasted off at midmorning. After peeling away two minutes into flight, both side boosters flew back to Cape Canaveral, landing just a few seconds apart. The core stage was discarded at sea, its entire energy needed to get the Space Force's satellites to their intended extra-high orbit
Howmet Fastening Systems is pursuing a grant from Waco and McLennan County as it pledges to expand its plant, install $9.1M in new equipment and create 17 new full-time positions.
The Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's Dia de Golf will arrive Wednesday at Topgolf, the climate-controlled driving range on Creekview Drive near Interstate 35.
The event highlighted what the company's sprawling complex at 2000 Texas Central Parkway has become since Holt Cat opened in 2020.
Spending remained strong in the Waco area, helping fuel continued economic expansion through last month despite high inflation numbers.