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Sweetwater Fire Department was called to the scene of a truck fire north of Roscoe on US 84 Sunday night. SFD arrived at the scene as the truck was fully involved and engulfed in flames. Roscoe VFD was on scene as well. The driver was not injured. The cause of the fire is unknown.

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As the numbers come in for Black Friday, online sales records were smashed. Despite in-store sales being down 52 percent, online shopping came in at $9 billion.  $3.6 billion was spent on smartphones alone. 

Adobe Analytics, an e-commerce tracker, has posted numbers for Black Friday sales. Preliminary data indicates that Black Friday hit a new record for online spending over last year. In tracking online transactions for 80 of the 100 top retailers, consumers spent $9.0 billion over last year, a…

The Health Department announced this week that there are 159 active COVID-19 cases in Nolan County. 

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Brittany Hanley did not have to look far for motivation when she enrolled in Texas State Technical College’s Emergency Medical Services program.

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Consumer spending was up a slight 0.5 percent as COVID continues to grip the retail market. It was the weakest showing since April when the pandemic first erupted. 

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The Chamber of CommerceSweetwater and Nolan County will be hosting a ribbon cutting for a local business, T & M Imports on Wednesday, December 2 at 10 a.m.

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According to the Sweetwater Nolan County Health Department, COVID cases are up from Wednesday, November 18, when it was 92 to Friday, November 20 where then current case count is 128.

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A Food Handlers Course by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Nolan County. Food Safety: It’s In Your Hands is scheduled for Tuesday, December 1 starting at 2 p.m. at the Extension office at 100 E 3rd., Suite 305 in the 3rd floor Conference Room.   

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Sweetwater High School is showing their support for the Mustangs. The Mustangs play the Celina Bobcats for the Area Championship Friday night. 

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President Donald Trump has fired Christopher Krebs, the Director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security (CISA) in the Department of Homeland Security. 

Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher C. Miller announced that the U.S. will withdraw thousands of additional American troops from Afghanistan and Iraq by January 15, 2021, just 5 days before President-elect Joe Biden is scheduled to take the Oath of Office.

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Will Hancock has landed his dream job. The Texas State Technical College Computer Networking and Systems Administration student will begin working for Bangs ISD as an information technology specialist while completing his graduation requirements. He credits TSTC with helping him find the car…

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Chris Bibb and Vickie May of Texas National Bank stand with local students Rihanna Salinas, Derick Torres, Kate Hall (not pictured Gabby Pena). TNB recognizes students with their Good Grades Pay programs.  

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The U.S. surpassed 11 million coronavirus cases on Sunday, according to Johns Hopkins University. It was only six days prior that the country recorded 10 million cases. There were 1,266 deaths reported on Saturday alone.

On Thursday, November 12, the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department  reported 71 active positive cases. By Friday, November 13, the Health Department updated that report with 10 additional cases, putting the current total at 81

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The Pope has called Joe Biden to congratulate him on winning the U.S. election. Biden, a lifelong Roman Catholic, spoke by telephone to the Pope on Thursday. This phone call came, despite President Donald Trump's refusal to concede, claiming without evidence, that the election was stolen fro…

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Central Florida is building the first aviation facility for flying cars, straight out of the Jetsons. The hub will be completed in five years in Orlando's Lake Nona area. The aircraft will take passengers from Orlando to Tampa and can run 185 miles on a one hour charge.

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The Chamber, Sweetwater and Nolan County are presenting Sweetwater's Annual Parade of Lights on December 7 at 6:30 p.m.

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On Monday, November 9, the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department reported 40 active positive cases of COVID-19. Three days later, on Thursday, November 12, the Health Department reported 71 active positive cases. 

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Sweetwater will be hosting the Texas DECA District 9 Competition. The Distributive Education Clubs of America (or DECA) is the High School Business organization that prepares students for success in their chosen career pathway. Volunteers are needed to judge submitted business proposals and …

Today, on Veterans Day, the Sweetwater Reporter would like to thank all of our Nolan County veterans for their service.

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Joe Biden has won the 202 Election and will be the President-Elect, according to the Associated Press as of 10:39 a.m.