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Congressman Bill Flores on WTAW

U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-TX) of Bryan discussed new legislation, the upcoming lame duck session, what it would mean if the U.S. does not control ICANN, and more during his weekly Washington update on The Infomaniacs on Thursday, September 22. Click below to hear Congressman Bill Flores visiting with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia. BillFlores092216

Bryan Mayor Jason Bienski on WTAW

City of Bryan Mayor Jason Bienski discussed Tuesday night’s special meeting where the council wrapped up the 2017 fiscal year budget by ratifying the tax rate, flooding fixes, RELLIS updates, and more during his regular appearance on The Infomaniacs on Wednesday, September 21. Click below to hear Jason Bienski visiting with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia. JasonBienski092116

Texas A&M Police Looking for Two Theft Suspects

Texas A&M University police are asking for your help in locating two suspects involved in the theft of parking permits. Last month, an investigator discovered TAMU parking permits for sale on Craigslist. The individuals were contacted and identified as Bryan residents Amanda Gallegos and Tiffany M. Taylor. During the investigation, investigators seized seven parking permits, […]

Man Arrested in NYC Blast

NEW YORK (AP) — The Afghan immigrant arrested in the bombings that rocked a New York City neighborhood and a New Jersey shore town is now facing five counts of attempted murder of a police officer. Saturday night’s bombing in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood injured 29 people, but federal charges against Ahmad Khan Rahami have […]

Highway 21 Updates

Construction continues on Highway 21 between SH 6 and Texas Avenue. Bob Colwell from the Texas Department of Transportation said the project of installing two-way left turn lanes was delayed four months due to utility conflicts. He said it should be complete by January 2017. Also due for completion at that time is the northbound […]

College Station’s Jeff Kersten on WTAW

Jeff Kersten, College Station Assistant City Manager, discussed the city’s budget, the new police facility, funding increases and decreases, sales tax revenue, and more during his appearance on The Infomaniacs on Friday, September 16. Click below to hear Jeff Kersten visiting with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia. JeffKersten091616

Bryan Council Approves FY 17 Budget And Passes First Reading On Tax Rate

The Bryan city council gave final approval to the fiscal year 2017 budget during Tuesday’s meeting. While criticism continued from the public for two members walking out last week, there were no public comments Tuesday night about the budget. The council voted 6-0 on the budget. Rafael Pena was absent. Preceding the budget vote, two […]

Strengthening Families of the Brazos Valley Hosts Town Hall

Strengthening Families of the Brazos Valley, a new project with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, is hosting a town hall meeting to raise awareness about drugs and the impact it has on the community. Laurie Naumann, Project Manager, said recent drug-related youth deaths sparked the idea for this meeting. “We thought a town hall would be […]

Bryan Fire Department Receives Two Grants

The Bryan Fire department is the recipient of two grants, which will provide funding for more firefighters and new equipment. The FEMA Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant provides $849,078 to fund the addition of six firefighters, including salary and benefit costs, for two years. Fire Chief Randy McGregor said the addition […]

College Station Mayor Nancy Berry on WTAW

College Station Mayor Nancy Berry is joined by Dave Coleman, Water Services Director, to discuss budget updates, impact fees, water rate increases, and more during their appearance on The Infomaniacs on Wednesday, September 14. Click below to hear Nancy Berry and Dave Coleman visiting with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia. NancyBerry_DaveColeman091416

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