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Celebrate the Arts 2015

Celebrate the Arts is an annual event hosted by The Arts Council to pay tribute to individuals and organizations that have made a lasting local impact in the arts. The event, which includes entertainment, food and a raffle, also recognizes six award recipients for their work in helping the arts thrive in the Brazos Valley. […]

Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. Gay and lesbian couples already can marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court’s ruling on Friday means the remaining 14 states, in the South and Midwest, will have to stop […]

Kyle Field Topping Out Ceremony

Even with one of the wettest stretches in Texas history, the Kyle Field redevelopment project has stayed on track. Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp 1,300 construction workers Wednesday night at a topping out ceremony, which marks the last piece of steel being installed. “We thank you for the 3 million plus man and woman hours […]

Pink Alliance Reveals Surviving & Thriving Speaker

Pink Alliance, the Brazos Valley’s advocate for breast health and cancer support, is hosting their 13th Annual Surviving and Thriving luncheon on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at the College Station Hilton. Tuesday night, Pink Alliance held a special reception to announce this year’s Surviving and Thriving guest speaker, Joan Lunden. Patricia Gerling, Pink Alliance President, […]

Two Arrested in CS Burglaries

College Station Police arrested two men early Sunday morning they say were involved in burglaries at two apartment complexes. Two witnesses reported a burglary of their apartment around 1 a.m. at 2818 Place on Harvey Mitchell Parkway and described a vehicle and two subjects whose presence they found disconcerting. About 3 hours later another witness […]

Skate Park Public Meeting

The City of Bryan Parks and Recreation Department is holding a public meeting Wednesday, June 24th. Director Darrell Lovelette says they’re looking for feedback on the new skatepark in Williamson Park. “We are looking at a medium-sized skate park, and hopefully we get both skaters and bikers there to give their input and other members […]

CSPD Looking for Armed Robbery Suspects

College Station police are looking for two suspects in an armed robbery that took place this morning in the Carino’s parking lot. The victim, a food delivery driver, told officers two black males, in their late teens dressed in hooded sweatshirts confronted him. One had a large revolver that he pointed at the victim and […]

Prepare Your Pet for Bill

As Tropical Storm Bill makes its way inland, emergency preparedness is important for your family, including your pets. Leiha White of Aggieland Humane Society reminds pet owners, microchipping is the easiest way for your lost pet to be returned home. She also said using a buddy system is a good idea. “Have a neighbor that […]

Community Juneteenth Celebrations

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth,┬áthe oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Below are links to local Juneteenth celebrations: Lincoln Recreation Center George Bush Library and Museum Brazos Valley African American Museum City of Bryan and Mounce Public Library Click below to hear WTAW’s Chelsea Reber visit […]

Startup Aggieland Company Opens at Post Oak Mall

Lynx Toys is becoming the inaugural “storefront” operation in Post Oak Mall’s new student retail incubator. It marks the first time in Texas that any mall has allocated free retail space for student startups. Co-founders, Madison Jones, Matt Kinsel, and Jared Knowles, began the project last October as part of Texas A&M’s Startup Aggieland organization. […]

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