Bankrupt! Prisoners deposited without withdrawal at Bank of America

The Brown County Jail is nearing capacity, and Bank of America is closing its downtown Brownwood location. County officials are looking in to paying fees to adjacent counties to house overflow inmates, but Oscar Rodriguez of Bank of America wants to lease its vault to Brown County for housing prisoners.  “The bank really hasn’t made any…

Abilene Literacy Rate Dips as Library Discusses Moving to the Mall

The Abilene Library Advisory Board has sent a recommendation to the Abilene City Council to consider moving the Abilene Public Library’s south branch to the Mall of Abilene. The move could benefit both the library and the mall as malls nationwide are finding themselves scrambling to find new tenants. Abilene resident Baxter Leopold suggested consolidating all…