Congressman Bill Flores on WTAW

U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-TX) of Bryan discussed his observations after returning from a trip to Iraq to see progress of American troops training Iraq’s military forces, nuclear dealings with Iran, the possible opening of a US embassy in Cuba, and more during his weekly Washington update on The Infomaniacs Wednesday, July 1. Click below to listen to […]

Bryan Council Refunding $615,000 To Business That Overpaid Sales Taxes

The state comptroller’s office will be getting a check for more than $615,000 dollars from the city of Bryan. That’s after the city council approved going into reserves to cover an overpayment made by an unidentified business between 2010 and 2014. City Manager Kean Register says this happens from time to time, but never for […]

New Employer For Brett Giroir

Former Texas A&M Health Science Center chief executive Brett Giroir has a new employer. Dr. Giroir posted on his Twitter account Tuesday that he’s joining the Houston-based Texas Medical Center as part of their healthcare technology accelerator and their health policy institute. Giroir stated his big policy issues are improving the Veterans Administration health system, […]

Update on Million Dollar CS Traffic Signal Improvement Project

Two months ago, the Texas A&M System announced a $1 million dollar contribution to improving traffic signal operations in College Station. An update was recently given about the technology that city manager Kelly Templin says can change with the volume of vehicles. Senior researcher Dr. Tim Lomax of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute says the […]

Bryan Police Update

Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about holiday weekend topics, reminders when children are home alone, and locations of increased traffic enforcement.

John Raney Announces Reelection Bid

News release from John Raney Campaign: State Representative John Raney (R-Bryan-College Station) announced he will seek reelection to the Texas House of Representatives. Representative Raney was first elected to represent House District 14 in 2011. He currently serves on the Committees on Higher Education, House Administration, and Appropriations, where he also serves on the sub-committee […]

UPDATE: Still No Cause of Townhome Fire in North College Station

Tuesday morning update from the College Station fire department: · College Station Fire Department and Bryan Fire Department units responded to 923 Spring Loop at 20:48 hours for a reported structure fire. · First arriving unit on scene within four minutes at 20:52 and advised smoke showing from a single story structure and would be […]

Tire and Rim Theft Suspect Caught After Victim Calls CS Police

College Station police caught and arrested one of two men seen taking tires and rims off a truck parked in a driveway early Tuesday morning. The victim, who lives on Brussels Drive about one block east of Edelweiss Park, called about 3:30 a.m. and stayed on the phone with 9-1-1 dispatchers until officers arrived. 29 […]

CS Council Receives Bond Requests for $62.5 Million in Streets and Parks

For the second time in as many months, the College Station city council has heard recommendations about what to include in a possible bond issue this November without giving any direction. Staff recommendations include $60 million dollars of street and other transportation related projects and $2.5 million for park repairs and improvements. The only council […]

Brazos County Issuing Marriage Licenses to Same Sex Couples

After hearing from state officials, the Brazos County Clerk’s office has started issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples. County Clerk Karen McQueen says she’s not going to force employees to issue a license if they’re not comfortable because there’s enough workers in her office…in her words…”to get the job done.” McQueen says the state […]

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