The City of Ballinger has subscribed to an Emergency Alert System with Nixle. If you would like to receive up-to-the-minute updates from the City of Ballinger, Police Department and Fire Department by email and cell phone.
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You choose the information you want, delivered at no cost, by text message, email, and the web.
To quickly opt-in for Text Messages
Text COBTX to 888777.
You may also text Zip Code “76821” for more options.
Click “Add New Location” to add addresses in your town or around the country. Do your relatives live out of the area? Keep track of what’s happening near your loved ones and the places you work, live, or visit.
Click “Settings” tab
Select a location from the left-hand menu and subscribe to receive messages from each agency by checking the “Subscribe” option. Adjust which messages by priority level are sent to your email and/or cell phone. Please note you must opt-in to receive messages from non-public safety agencies.