KHABDAH AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (KXAN) - -An Austin based U.S. Army reservist wants to keep up his work serving the nation.
Sgt Brandon Edwards is a member of the 980th Engineer Battalion. Originally from Robinson ner Waco, Edwards spent May making a big decision.
Even though he is currently deployed to Afghanistan, he decided to re-enlist for another six years.
He took the oath of service at the Kandahar airfield, in a recent ceremony.
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The Austin Humane Society reopened to the public Friday after closing its doors for six weeks.
The freezing and near-freezing rain that swooped into Central Texas overnight prompted numerous school closings and delays and made for a harrowing morning commute on Friday.
A man is charged with murder in the shooting death Wednesday of a woman at a North Austin auto repair shop, police said Friday.
A man is expected to survive after being stabbed in the head at the Salvation Army shelter in Downtown Austin at about 3:45 a.m. Friday.
It's the first criminal charge following a yearlong criminal investigation into the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
With freezing temperatures pushing through the region, heating systems will likely be working overtime, which can bring rising energy bills.