Many folks in the Killeen area are hitting the road this holiday season, and if you have plans to travel or if you're looking to avoid the road construction while traveling around town, the City of Killeen has released a list of area road closures you may need to be aware of.

So whether you have some travel plans or you're just looking to avoid road construction areas, here is where the Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division is working to install a 20-inch natural gas line.

The following are the scheduled closures for the next two weeks:

- Dickens Drive, from Westcliff Drive to Winchester Drive, on Monday November 22 and Tuesday, November 23, including overnight.

- Hidden Hill Drive, from Schwertner Drive to Whitmire Drive, on Monday November 22 and Tuesday, November 23, including overnight.

- Acron Drive, from Prairie Drive to Mountain View Drive, on Monday November 22 through Wednesday, November 24, including overnight.

- Shoemaker Drive, from Willowbend Drive to Sherman Drive, on Monday November 22 through Wednesday, November 24, including overnight.

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- Lazy Ridge Drive, from Westcliff Road to Whitmire Drive, on Monday November 22 through Wednesday, November 24, including overnight.

- Dickens Drive, from Westcliff Drive to Winchester Drive, on Saturday, November 27, Monday, November 29 and Tuesday, November 30 – including overnights.

- Sherman Drive, from Willowbend Drive to Shoemaker Drive, on Saturday, November 27, Monday, November 29 and Tuesday, November 30 – including overnights.

- Jerome Drive, from Westcliff Road to Ridglea Court, on Saturday, November 27, Monday, November 29 and Tuesday, November 30 – including overnights.

- Marlin Drive, from Remington Drive to Winchester Drive, on Monday, November 29 through Wednesday, December 1, including overnight.

Roads will be open only to local traffic and all work is weather permitting.

Please pay close attention to traffic control devices that will be in place to guide vehicles around the work zones and closures. Also, please make sure to use extra caution in road construction areas and to obey the traffic control devices.

Toys For Troops Returns to Make Christmas in Central Texas a Merry One

Operation Phantom Support and these fine sponsors are once again collecting toys to help Central Texas military and first responder families in need have a joyous holiday.

If you want to help make some Christmas magic happen, please donate a new, unwrapped toy or gift at one of these fine Central Texas drop-off locations.

Top 20 Restaurants Central Texans Wish Would Come to Temple

A while back, I asked the good people of Temple if they could picture a good restaurant to fill the lot on North General Bruce Drive where the soon to be torn down Long John Silver's stood.

This was before it was announced that a Dutch Bros. Coffee location would open there (which was one of the places I predicted as a contender in our article).

So now Dutch Bros. is open in that spot, but the responses to my survey were interesting because they paint a picture of just how diverse Temple's population is. People recommended some familiar restaurants with locations in the surrounding area, but also a few I'd never even heard of.

Here are the top 20 results of the survey. Let's see what the good people of Temple are craving!

Why Texas Shouldn't Be Sore About Tennessee Getting the World's Largest Buc-ee's

The world's largest Buc-ee's is about to be built!

...in Tennessee. Yep, the Volunteer State is about to be home to a Texas icon that's bigger and better than any Buc-ee's here at home, and while that may rub you the wrong way, here are some reasons we might actually have reason to celebrate.