Chamber of Commerce Announces Annual Banquet Guest Speaker

News release from the Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce: Bryan/College Station, Texas — “We are excited to announce today that Gerald W. Parker, Jr., D.V.M., Ph.D., M.S. Vice President Public Health Preparedness and Response Principal Investigator Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing (CIADM) has agreed to speak at our Annual Banquet on November […]

Bryan Police Update

Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the department receiving a grant, locations of increased traffic enforcement, reminders of what to do when you’re stalked, Halloween safety, Friday’s cookout and dessert auction to benefit United Way, and two officers receiving honors from the local chapter of the Sons […]

Owner of The Eagle Selling Its Direct Mail Subsidairy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Berkshire Hathaway’s media unit is selling its marketing company to a Wisconsin group, so it can focus more on its newspapers. Warren Buffett’s company announced the sale of World Marketing Inc. to businessman Robert M. Kraft on Tuesday. Terms were not disclosed. Terry Kroeger, who leads BH Media, says the direct […]

New Rules for Texas Oil & Gas Drilling

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The Texas Railroad Commission has amended rules for disposal well operators amid concerns that high-pressure injections can trigger earthquakes. As of Nov. 17, disposal well operators must research U.S. Geological Survey data for a history of earthquakes within 100 square miles of a proposed well site before applying for a permit. […]

Nearly 20 Burglaries & Criminal Mischief Reports to CS Police

12 home and vehicle burglaries were reported across the twin cities Monday. Ten were in College Station, with six vehicle burglaries at two locations. Three RVs were broken into “smash and grab” style at the Lock & Roll Storage at Harvey Road and the freeway. At the District on Luther, while investigating a single burglary, […]

Missing Children Found.

Update: At 12:45 a.m. Tuesday College Station Police said the brothers were reunited with their parents. A press release said an investigation into their disappearance remains open. Original Story News release from College Station police: On Monday, October 27, 2014 at approximately 1815 hrs, officers of the College Station Police Department were dispatched to a location […]

United Way Update

Lynn Yaeger of the B/CS Prenatal Clinic and Alison Prince of United Way of the Brazos Valley visit with WTAW’s Bill Oliver.   Click HERE to be directed to The Prenatal Clinic website.

Kayakers Rescued in Robertson County

News release courtesy of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department: A Robertson County game warden was contacted by the local sheriff’s department regarding a 911 call from two kayakers stranded on the Brazos River. They had gone two nights without food or water. Their cell phone went dead during the call, so not much information […]

Review of 2014 Brazos Valley Fair

Organizers at the Brazos Valley Fair are happy with the move from September to October. Senior Manager Fiona Meyer says attendance was up all three days and the total number was just over 18,000; an increase of 2,300 over last year. Financially, the fair is expected to land in the black, which Meyer says is […]

Bryan PD Motorcycle Officer Escapes Serious Injury

A Bryan policeman on his motorcycle escaped serious injury Monday morning after he was hit by a crossing motorist. This was at William Joel Bryan and Coulter, in front of the Sue Haswell Park pool. The unidentified officer was going east when the driver of a southbound full sized SUV stopped then pulled out and […]

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