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First Positive Coronavirus Case of Inmate at Brazos County Detention Center

The Brazos County Sheriff’s office reports the first positive coronavirus case of an inmate. According to a news release, a man was arrested by College Station police on Sunday and booked into the Brazos County Detention Center. The suspect said he might have COVID-19 and had been receiving medical treatment. Sheriff’s office personnel said protocols […]

B/CS Biocorridor Manufacturer Is Selected To Produce A Possible Coronavirus Vaccine

The biocorridor’s FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies (FDB) facility will be producing a possible coronavirus vaccine. Thanks to the Brazos Valley economic development corporation for sharing the announcement from FDB and New York City based Tonix Pharmaceuticals. Tonix CEO Dr. Seth Lederman believes its horsepox vaccine can be modified to protect against COVID-19. FUJIFILM’s College Station facility […]

Brazos County Health District Coronavirus Update, June 2

Update, June 2, 2020 Brazos County has surpassed 500 total cases of coronavirus. With 14 new cases and no new recoveries, the health district reports 299 active cases. One person was discharged from the hospital, but two more were admitted, bringing the total number of hospitalizations to 16. Brazos County has a total of 501 […]

Runoff Election For Vacant College Station Council Seat Postponed Until November

College Station voters will not fill a city council vacancy created last November, until the November general election. During a special meeting Monday night, the council chose not to take action on scheduling a runoff election on August 18th. Following a 45 minute executive session, the six member governing body came out of the private […]

Bryan ISD Students Will Have Eight More Class Days Next School Year

Bryan school district students will be in classes eight more days next year. That’s after the Bryan ISD school board on Monday approved starting classes August 17th…two days sooner than originally planned. And the school year will end May 28th…two days later than originally set. The board also cut five teacher in-service days and increased […]

Grant Recipients Announced From Brazos Valley COVID-19 Relief Fund

Update, June 1, 2020 from United Way of the Brazos Valley and Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley: The Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund is pleased to announce the grant recipients for Phase III Round II of funding. During this round of funding, the Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund is granting $143,150 to […]

UPDATE: Texas A&M System Regents Approve Reopening Plan

The Texas A&M system board of regents Friday morning approved a reopening plan for its universities and agencies. Click HERE to read and download the reopening plan. The regents unanimous vote followed a 70 minute executive session, followed by more than 20 minutes of comments from chancellor John Sharp, vice chancellor of academics James Hallmark, […]

Bryan’s Boys & Girls Club Center To Reopen June 1

Monday marks the return of in-person activities at the Boys and Girls center in Bryan. CEO Tiffany Parker says the board and staff decided to keep the Caldwell center closed, and limit the Bryan center to 75 children out of a normal capacity of 150. The Bryan center will be open weekdays from eight until […]

CHI-St. Joseph Health Has No Downsizing Plans

The business comeback from the pandemic has started at the Bryan based CHI St. Joseph health system. A St. Joseph spokesperson tells WTAW News at this time no layoffs are anticipated. According to a St. Joseph statement, the system continues to identify additional ways to reduce costs, such as staffing to current volumes. The amount […]

B/CS Restaurant Owners Discuss The Return Of Dine In Service On The Infomaniacs

WTAW’s Scott DeLucia visits with Bryan/College Station restaurant owners about the return of dine in service on The Infomaniacs. Click below for the May 28, 2020 visit with Christopher Lampo with Christopher’s World Grille: Listen to “Reopening B/CS restaurant dine in service with Christopher Lampo” on Spreaker. Click below for the May 22, 2020 visit […]

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