Downtown Bryan Update

Sandy Farris of the Downtown Bryan Association visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the schedule for First Friday, how to enter for the annual MonuMetal competition, a proposed fundraising project at the Queen Theater, and proposed changes to this September’s Texas Reds Festival.

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary March 5

Today’s kommentary sets up this week’s visit to Bryan/College Station by an east Texas girl who is thanking law enforcement officers for what they do.   From the Bryan police department’s Facebook page: Brazos County Law Enforcement welcomed Savannah Solis today. This amazing 10 year old girl has been showing her love and affection for […]

Have You Seen Her?

News release from College Station Police: The College Station Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a juvenile reported as missing on March 2, 2015. The missing juvenile is believed to have left home voluntarily and could still be in the local area or possibly may have travelled to Houston. She is described as follows: […]

State Senator Charles Schwertner on WTAW

Brazos County state senator Charles Schwertner of Georgetown discussed a letter sent to the President about Medicaid funding, health care in Texas, using a budget surplus to pay down debt, and more during his call to The Infomaniacs, Thursday, March 5. Click below to listen to Senator Charles Schwertner’s discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.  

Congressman Bill Flores on WTAW

U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-TX) of Bryan discussed Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress, the passage of a “clean” DHS funding bill, and more during his weekly Washington update on The Infomaniacs Thursday, March 5. Click below to listen to Congressman Bill Flores’ discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.

Open House Thursday to Review Bryan’s Health and Wellness District Plan

If you live and/or work in the area of 29th and Villa Maria, the city of Bryan invites you to an open house Thursday afternoon to learn more about a draft plan for a health and wellness district. Director of Strategic Projects Lindsey Guindi says stakeholders…who come from residential neighborhoods, businesses, and St. Joseph Health […]

Single Stream Recycling Pilot Program

The City of College Station is testing out a new way to recycle. The Single Stream Recycling pilot program has been implemented in the Emerald Forest neighborhood and is being evaluated. Three hundred residents received a bin, which they can dispose all recyclable items along with cardboard and paperboard materials. The items will be sorted at the […]

United Way of the Brazos Valley Accepting SECC Funding Applications

News release from United Way of the Brazos Valley: The Local Employee Committee of the State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) is accepting applications from local charitable organizations for the 2015 Brazos Valley Area SECC Campaign. The application deadline for an organization in the Brazos Valley campaign area is Wednesday, March 25, 2015 before 5 p.m. […]

More National Figures Are Coming To Texas A&M

More national figures are coming to Texas A&M University. A new professional development organization, MSC Bethancourt, is hosting former first lady Laura Bush and CNN Top Ten Hero Razia Jan for a program on education next Wednesday evening, March 11. There is an admission charge. Click HERE for more information from the MSC box office. […]

Busy Time of Year at the Brazos Valley Food Bank

The Brazos Valley Food Bank has several projects underway…in addition to the daily responsibility of collecting and distributing. Friday and Saturday they’ll be at Brazos Valley Recycling, where there’s free compost for making cash and food donations. Director Theresa Mangapora says they’re also preparing for additional needs for food donations and volunteers during spring break. […]

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