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Posted on: February 23, 2024

WS Young Drive and Little Nolan Road signal in flash mode beginning Friday

Signal will turn to normal mode on Tuesday

The City of Killeen’s Transportation Division will activate the traffic signal at W.S. Young Drive and Little Nolan Road on Friday, Feb. 23. 

 

The signal will be in flash mode starting Friday, with traffic on W.S. Young Drive se...

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Posted on: February 18, 2024

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Harris Avenue and 12th Street

Notice was issued due to private contractor hitting water main

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Posted on: February 17, 2024

Warming Center to open Saturday and Sunday nights

City partners with Families in Crisis to provide shelter from cold

The City of Killeen has partnered with Families in Crisis to provide an enhanced overnight warming shelter at the Friends in Crisis shelter (412 East Sprott Street) for those in need tonight and Sunday night.

 

The warming center will open on Satur...

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Trimmier Road lane closure planned for Feb. 20 and Feb. 21

Closure is so private contractor can install water services

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 16, 2024) – The outside northbound lane of Trimmier Road, from Turtle Bend Drive to Bacon Ranch Road, will be closed to through traffic Tuesday, Feb. 20 and Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 7a.m. - 5p.m., weather permitting.

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Skylark Field to receive $1.5 million grant

Competitive grant issued as part of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Airport Terminal Program

Skylark Field (ILE) will be awarded a $1.5 million grant under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Airport Terminal Program, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg recently announced.

 

Skylark Field is the City of Killeen’s genera...

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Harris Avenue and 12th Street

Notice issued due to private contractor hitting water main

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

UPDATE: W.S. Young open

Crews remain on site

UPDATE:As of 5:20 p.m. North W.S. Young from Veterans Memorial Boulevard to Rancier and all streets along that path are open to all traffic. Closure was due to reported gas leak in area.

Crews remain on site, but traffic is clear. PREVIOUS RELEASE...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Mayor Debbie Nash-King addresses crime statistics in State of the City

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Statistics show remarkable decrease

Mayor Debbie Nash-King delivered her second State of the City address on Wednesday, February 13 at City Hall, addressing several big topics, including the decrease in crime in the city over the past two years.

The crime reduction highlights include:

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Old 440 FM lane closure planned for Friday, Feb 16

Closure is so contractor can perform service core locates

The northbound lane of Old 440 FM road between Leader Drive and Kathey Drive will be closed on to through traffic on Friday, Feb. 16, from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, weather permitting, weather permitting.

 

The closure is so a contractor can perform serv...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

North W.S. Young closed north of Veterans Memorial

All traffic being diverted

North W.S. Young Drive from Veterans Memorial Boulevard northbound to Rancier Avenue and southbound from Azalea Drive to W.S. Young is currently closed as of 11:25 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 15.

All traffic is being diverted and motorists can expect delays near ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Coach Drive closure planned

Closure is for pavement work

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 14, 2024) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Transportation Division will be closing Coach Drive from Chestnut Drive to Silverhill Drive starting Thursday, Feb. 15 through Tuesday, Feb. 2...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Trimmier Road lane closures planned for Thursday, Feb. 15

Closure is so contractor can install fiberoptic services

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 14, 2024) – The outside southbound lane of Trimmier Road from Central Texas Expressway to Bacon Ranch Road will be closed to through traffic Thursday, Feb. 15 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., weather permitting. 

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Killeen offices closed for Presidents Day

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Trash services will not be affected

City of Killeen offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 19 in observance of Presidents Day. All offices will reopen for normal business hours Tuesday.

 

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

 

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Posted on: February 11, 2024

Killeen Firefighters put out residential building fire, following lightning strike

No injuries reported

KILLEEN, Texas (February 11, 2024) – Killeen Firefighters put out a structure fire on the 1600 block of Van Zanten Drive after a general alarm call reported at 5:26 this morning. The first fire department unit arrived within four minutes and found fire co...

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Posted on: February 10, 2024

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Rimes Ranch Drive

Notice was due to a watermain break

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Veterans Memorial and 2nd Street intersection closure extended through Feb. 15

Original dates were Feb. 6 – Feb. 9, now extended from Feb. 12 – Feb. 15

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 9, 2024) – The closure of the south intersection of South 2nd Street and West Veterans Memorial Boulevard has been extended. The original dates were from Feb. 6 - Feb. 9 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The closure w...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Wright Way

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Wright Way

Notice was issued due to leaking isolation valve

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Two months out: Final townhall planned for total Solar Eclipse

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Eclipse event is on April 8, and the last townhall will be Mar. 7; Family Fun Packages available

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 8, 2024) – The City of Killeen, Central Texas College’s Mayborn Science Theater and the Greater Killeen Chamber will host a final community townhall on Thursday, Mar. 7 to discuss the upcoming total solar eclipse.&...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Trimmier Road lane closures planned for Thursday and Friday, Feb. 8-9

Closure is so contractor can install water services

The outside northbound lane of Trimmier Road from Turtle Bend Drive to Bacon Ranch Road will be closed to through traffic starting Thursday, Feb. 8 through Friday, Feb. 9, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, weather permitting. 

The shut down is so a ...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Rimes Ranch Drive

Notice issued due to a break in the water line.

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

E. Hallmark Avenue Lane closure planned Wednesday and Thursday, Feb 7-8

Closure is to install sewer services

The outside eastbound lane of Hallmark Avenue from Bishop Drive to Trimmier Road will be closed to through traffic Wednesday, Feb. 7 through Thursday, Feb. 8, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, weather permitting.

 

The closure is so a contractor can ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Wright Way

Notice issued due to a leaking isolation valve.

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Veterans Memorial and 2nd Street intersection to close Tuesday through Friday

Closure is to install water services

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 5, 2024) – The south intersection of South 2nd Street and West Veterans Memorial Boulevard will be closed to through traffic starting Tuesday, Feb.6 through Friday, Feb. 9 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, weather permitting.

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Posted on: February 3, 2024

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Goodhue Drive and Wheeler

Notice was due to private boring contractor hitting the water main

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Posted on: February 3, 2024

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Wagon Wheel Drive

Notice was due to a water main break

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Goodhue Drive and Wheeler Avenue

Notice issued due to private contractor hitting water main

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Transfer Station to close fourth Saturday of each month

Closure is for monthly maintenance

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb 1, 2024) – The Killeen transfer station will be closed the fourth Saturday of the month, starting Feb. 24. 

The monthly closure is for maintenance. Those with questions or concerns may call the station at (25...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Killeen election to be held May 4

Voters will elect mayor and three councilmembers

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 31, 2024) – The City of Killeen will hold municipal election May 4 to elect a mayor and three at-large city council seats.

Early voting for the City of Killeen municipal election is scheduled from April 22 through April 30. E...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024 | Last Modified on: October 30, 2020

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Wagon Wheel Drive

Notice issued due to a break in the water line.

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Massey Street, Elkins Avenue and Duncan Avenue

Notice issued due to a leaking isolation valve.

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Posted on: January 26, 2024

City milling and overlay project work continues

Work to continue on three roads starting Monday

The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Transportation division will be performing milling and overlay on Monday, Jan. 29 – Friday, Feb. 2, weather permitting. 

 

The roads being worked on are:&n...

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Posted on: January 26, 2024

City of Killeen and Fort Cavazos partner in program to benefit veteran employment

The two entities enter into a U.S. Army Partnership for Your Success (PaYs) agreement

KILLEEN, Texas (January 26, 2024) – The City of Killeen and Fort Cavazos are scheduled to sign a partnership agreement on Jan. 30, as part of the U.S. Army Partnership for Your Success (PaYS) program at 4p.m. at Killeen’s City Hall (10...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Mayor Debbie Nash-King to deliver State of the City address on February 13

Event will be livestreamed on City website and government cable channel

KILLEEN, Texas (January 23, 2024) - Mayor Debbie Nash-King will deliver Killeen’s annual State of the City address on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 4p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber (101 North College Street). The community is encouraged to attend.

Ma...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

‘Motown in Downtown’ returns for third straight year

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This will kick off 2024 Downtown Events Series on Feb. 24

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 18, 2024) – The City of Killeen will hold annual Motown in Downtown Music Festival on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 4p.m. to 8p.m. on East Avenue D at the Santa Fe Plaza.

This will be the third year for the City’s Motown i...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on East Trimmier Road

Notice issued due to contractor work

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Belt Loop and Westcliiff Road

Notice was issued due to break in water main

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

Developer fees collection process audit

Review of Development Services’ controls over fee collections

City Auditor Matthew Grady has conducted an independent review of the Development Services Department’s developer fees collection process.

 

The objectives of the audit were to (1) assess the internal controls over Development Services&am...

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

City of Killeen remembers former Councilmember Elizabeth Blackstone

Former Councilwoman Elizabeth Blackstone photo

Killeen flags to be lowered in her honor on Jan. 29 - Jan. 31

KILLEEN, Texas (January 18, 2024)  The City of Killeen is honoring and celebrating the life of former councilmember Elizabeth Blackstone, who recently passed away.

 

Blackstone was 75 and served on the Killeen Council f...

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

Killeen partners with Families in Crisis to provide Warming Centers

Warming Center Opening flyer with Killeen website and thermometer

This center will be available with enhanced services from Thursday through Saturday nights

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 18, 2024) – The City of Killeen has partnered with Families in Crisis to provide an enhanced warming center at the Friends in Crisis shelter (412 East Sprott Street) for those in need overnight only from Thursday, Jan. 18 &a...

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

Killeen named nation’s most affordable and fastest growing city

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Ranking comes from data collected by GoBankingRates

KILLEEN, Texas (January 18, 2024) – Killeen has again been recognized for its growth and affordability, being named the most affordable, fastest growing city in the United States by GoBankingRates.com.

The rankings were based off a study of the l...

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Posted on: January 17, 2024

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Belt Loop and Westcliff Road

Notice issued due to water crews having to isolate the water main to make repairs.

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Posted on: January 17, 2024

Killeen mayor to host annual Black History Month observance

Event consists of performance and official proclamation presented to local organizations

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 17, 2024) – Mayor Debbie Nash-King will honor Black History Month during a reception at City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 4p.m.

 

The event will take place in the City Hall chamber on the first floor (101 North College ...

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Posted on: January 16, 2024

Killeen partners with Families in Crisis, Skyline Baptist Church to provide Warming Centers

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These centers will be available with enhanced services overnight on various days this week

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 16, 2024) – The City of Killeen has partnered with Families in Crisis to provide an enhanced warming center at the Friends in Crisis shelter (412 East Sprott Street) for those in need overnight only from Wednesday, Jan. 17 &...

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Posted on: January 16, 2024

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on East Trimmier Road

Notice issued for properties due to work being performed by a contractor

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Posted on: January 15, 2024

WS Young Bridge closed due to weather

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Currently no time available for reopening

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 15, 2024) - #RoadAlert: The North WS Young Bridge is closed from East Veterans Memorial Boulevard to Atkinson Avenue until further notice due to weather.

Please also know that trash collection is still scheduled for today, but pickup t...

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Posted on: January 14, 2024

Warming Center opens at Killeen Arts and Activities Center Monday and Tuesday

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This is an enhanced warming center, as food will be provided and it will be open all day both days/nights

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 14, 2024) – The City of Killeen will open the Killeen Arts and Activities Center to provide an enhanced warming center for those in need all day Monday, Jan. 15 and Tuesday, Jan. 16.

 

The Arts and Activities...

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Posted on: January 13, 2024

Killeen partners with Liberty Christian Center to open Warming Center Sunday night

Warming Center opening

Plan for rest of week to be released as it is confirmed

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 13, 2024) – The City of Killeen has partnered with Liberty Christian Center to provide an emergency, overnight warming center for those in need on Sunday, Jan. 14. Transportation will be provided from the Main Library downto...

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