Recap of Six Arrests This Week

An employee of the private company Texas A&M hired to do campus maintenance is accused of stealing copper from the energy utilities department on west campus. 44 year old Errol Jones of Normangee was caught on security video taking copper last week from a secured area where he had access as an employee of Secure […]

Bryan Animal Center Online Report

A web feature that tugs at your heart is only goal of a new video produced by the city of Bryan. “Waiting For a Place to Come Home” is also hoped to inspire readers to go to the Bryan Animal Center. City Secretary Mary Lynne Stratta says dogs and cats have three options. On WTAW’s […]

CS Council Considering First Update on Drilling Regulations Since 1991

For the first time since 1991, the city of College Station is updating its regulations on allowing oil and gas drilling. Mayor Nancy Berry, on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs, says the proposal includes tripling the fees for each drilling permit, from $2,000 to $6,000 dollars. The proposal also requires drilling companies to pay for road maintenance […]

Bryan Council Learns Same Person is Selling and Buying Land for Biocorridor Development

A small change in a contract opened the door at the last Bryan city council meeting for two opponents of assisting developers of a hotel and conference center in the biocorridor. The council, acting as the city’s commerce and development board, is selling land to The Traditions, which in turn will sell to those involved […]

Stripes Convenience Store Expansion Plans in B/CS

Two more convenience stores are coming to College Station. At this week’s city council meeting, zoning changes were approved to build the first Stripes store at Wellborn Road and William D. Fitch. This is in addition to the Bryan location Stripes acquired from the former Chick’s chain. Stripes director of engineering and construction Michael Choate […]

Status of Bryan Call Center’s Economic Incentives

We’ll know next spring whether this month’s layoffs at a Bryan based call center results in reduced economic development incentives. Almost four years ago, the Research Valley Partnership announced Penncro Associates was coming to town with plans to hire 550. RVP CEO Todd McDaniel says they’re one of the largest primary job employers in Brazos […]

Congressman Bill Flores on WTAW

U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-TX) of Bryan discussed his recent trip to Afghanistan, Chuck Hagel’s resignation, and what can be done in session before the end of the year on The Infomaniacs, Wednesday, November 26. Click below to listen to Congressman Bill Flores’ discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia. BillFlores112614

College Station Mayor Nancy Berry on WTAW

College Station Mayor Nancy Berry visits with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia about the updated oil and gas ordinance and the Citizen’s Advisory Committee on The Infomaniacs Wednesday, November 26. NancyBerry112614

College Station Police Resolve Standoff

News release from College Station police: On November 26, 2014 at approximately 1050 hrs, officers with the College Station Police Department responded to the 8800 blk of Burgess Lane in regards to a report of a male possibly in crisis in that area. It had been reported that the subject, later identified as a 38 […]

Bryan High Football Fans Invited to BLUE Friday!

It’s being called BLUE Friday and not BLACK Friday in Bryan. The theme is promoting the Bryan High football team’s first appearance in the regional playoffs in 25 years. City and school officials are hoping for a crowd of Vikings fans wearing blue lining Oakridge Street from the fieldhouse to Briarcrest. The buses are leaving […]

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