The Waco Police Department is on track to soon buy and install an acoustic gunshot detection system and automated license plate readers.
“The farm is actually part of a group of folks here in McLennan County that are working towards a more regenerative food system.”
Two Waco general contractors have submitted bids to build a veterinary hospital and education center for Cameron Park Zoo, the second project in an expansion well past its initial budget.
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.
PHOTOS, VIDEO — Waco parks employees get in the spirit as they decorate the city’s Christmas tree at Heritage Square last week.
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.
Hewitt City Council Member Charles “Charlie” Donald Turner died unexpectedly at home Tuesday after decades of service to Hewitt, where he spent 19 years as mayor and led efforts to build the Hewitt Public Library and modernize the city’s utility system.
Whoever replaces former District 4 Waco City Council Member Kelly Palmer will serve just shy of four months before the next election for the seat.
The city will spend $3.2 million to buy the land spanning Flat Rock Road at Skeeet Eason Road, and spend another $3.5 million on design and construction of park facilities.
The EPA has threatened to fine the Leroy-Tours-Gerald Water Supply Co. for arsenic levels in drinking water that have exceeded a federal standard as long as it has been enforceable.
McLennan County commissioners upheld the results of the Nov. 8 election after canvassing the votes Wednesday, a day after a bipartisan committee reviewed concerns about mail-in ballots in the Precinct 2 commissioner race.
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.
McLennan County elections officials are reexamining mail-in ballots in the Nov. 8 race for Precinct 2 county commissioner at the request of the losing candidate, but say they expect no change in election results.
The Suspension Bridge will remain closed until spring after engineers found a crack in a retaining wall under the bridge is more than a superficial flaw.
An era of detours and dust along Interstate 35 in Waco is winding down a year-and-a-half early, and officials marked the occasion with a ribbon-cutting Wednesday.
Four veterans graduated Wednesday from the McLennan County Veterans Treatment Court program, and the program received a $750,000 grant to assist participants with long-term recovery goals, officials said.
The Republican's wide victory appeared it might not quite match the advantage he won during the Republican primary in March, when he unseated Barry Johnson with 70% of the vote.
Patricia Miller, the first woman to hold the Precinct 2 seat on the McLennan County Commissioners Court, will retain her position for another four years after defeating a Republican challenger Tuesday for the second time.
Itasca Republican Angelia Orr will be the first to represent the newly redrawn District 13 in the state Legislature after besting Marlin Democrat Cedric Davis in a district that includes part of McLennan County.
Despite a pending misdemeanor case tied to her service as mayor of Beverly Hills, Lucyann Sanchez-Miramontez won Tuesday to be the next justice of the peace for Precinct 5.
Results with 100% of precincts reporting statewide as of 11:30 p.m. Wednesday | 100% of vote centers reporting in McLennan County races
Crawford Independent School District voters approved a $10 million bond issue Tuesday that will pay for renovation of space at the old Crawford High School to create new middle school classrooms and ease enrollment pressures on the elementary school.
The Bellmead Police Department has opened registration for its first Citizens Police Academy to help residents better understand their police.
Tuesday marks Election Day for the 2022 in local, state and U.S. midterm elections, and officials expect solid turnout at McLennan County’s 34 polling locations.
The following are races listed on the McLennan County Elections Office ballots for Nov. 8. Not all voters in the county are eligible to vote in any given race. For more information visit https://www.co.mclennan.tx.us/1194/November-8-2022-General-Election.