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Brazos Valley Fair

Fiona Tizard-Meyer, Senior Manager of the Brazos Valley Fair, discusses the upcoming fair on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs on Monday, October 12, 2015. Click below to hear comments from Fiona Tizard-Meyer visiting with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia. FionaMeyer101215

Cain Hall Offices Moving Out For Future Demolition and Replacement

Various Texas A&M student services departments began moving out of Cain Hall this week. That’s as plans progress to demolish and replace the office building as part of a development north of Kyle Field that will also lead to a hotel and parking garage. The offices of the Dean of Student Life, Disability Services, Residence […]

Axis Pipe and Tube Community Appreciation Event

A local manufacturer has made a big splash in the local economy, and this week, they took the time to say thank you. Axis Pipe and Tube, located in north Bryan, held a community appreciation tour and lunch at their facility on Wednesday. Several city and county officials were in attendance, including County Judge Duane […]

Ice House on Main Redevelopment

An iconic building in Historic Downtown Bryan is getting a makeover. The Ice House on Main was built in 1912 as the Bryan Ice Company. Throughout the years, the 20,000 sqaure foot building has been home to furniture manufacturing, a nightclub and more. Advent GX is redeveloping the building into multi-use development including special event […]

Aggieland Humane Society Update

Aggieland Humane Society received a grant from the Texas Friend Animal License Plate program. With the money, Leiha White said they can expand their Pitbull Wellness Packages to surrounding counties. They will start with Burleson County this Thursday. The Pitbull Wellness Packages allow you to get your dog micro-chipped for free and receive a voucher […]

College Station Keeping Eye on San Antonio Water Project

The city of San Antonio is working on a water project that caught the attention of local water services. The San Antonio City Council approved a contract last October with a joint venture named Vista Ridge to supply water from an aquifer in Burleson County. Water Services Director Dave Coleman said the city of College […]

Brazos Valley Food Bank Updates Expansion Plan

There has been a change in the Brazos Valley Food Bank’s expansion plan. Instead of expanding their current location, Executive Director Theresa Mangapora said they plan to buy the Kristen Distributing Company’s warehouse on Independence Avenue off FM 2818 in Bryan. “It’s on five acres, where we were only at three acres. And the building, […]

Texas A&M Students Launch Radio Station

There’s a new radio station in town, and it is run entirely by students at Texas A&M. With the help of Bryan Broadcasting, students in the Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications department launched Fusion FM, a divergent rock station. Ben Downs, General Manager of Bryan Broadcasting, said their hope is to give people real-life, commercial […]

Real Estate Center Names New Chief Economist

The Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University has named Dr. Jim Gaines as their new chief economist. Gaines joined the staff in 2005 and is the Center’s most quoted research economist in state and national media. Gaines said he is still learning his new role. “First is to coordinate the research efforts at the […]

United Way Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley Vice President Lindsey LeBlanc visits with WTAW’s Chelsea Reber about the new and improved website for Volunteer Brazos Valley. LindseyLeBlanc091415

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