Texas A&M Finds Missing Radioactive Material

Five days after it was expected, Texas A&M University officials know the whereabouts of a package containing radioactive materials. According to the university’s interim vice president for marketing and communications, Shane Hinckley, the package arrived as scheduled last Thursday. But it was delivered to the wrong location. Hinckley says the package wound up at one […]

New Driving Laws Includes Additional Requirement for Texas Teen Drivers

There is a new requirement for Texas teens applying for a driver license. Starting September 1, 2015 applicants who complete a teen driver education course must also complete the Impact Texas Teen Driver program. DPS Trooper Jimmy Morgan said the two hour program consists of several videos about the dangers of distracted driving. “It is […]

DPS Doubles Reward To Catch Bryan Man on State’s Most Wanted Fugitive List

News release from the Texas Department of Public Safety: The reward for Roy Edward Arevalo Jr., 19, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $10,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of September. Arevalo, who has ties to the […]

Blue Bell’s Oklahoma Plant Resumes Production

News release from Blue Bell: Blue Bell Creameries began production at its facility in Broken Arrow, Okla. today, one day after its products returned to stores in select areas. “We are pleased to be producing ice cream in Broken Arrow,” said Blue Bell CEO and President Paul Kruse. “We are humbled by the incredible customer […]

United Way Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince and vice president of community impact Lindsey LeBlanc visit with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the organization’s four investment initiatives and invites everyone to the community campaign kickoff September 9 from 4:30 until 6 p.m. at Hub Collaborative in College Station.

Texas A&M Police Draw Weapons While Investigating A Welfare Concern Call

News release from Texas A&M University Police: At approximately 11:46 a.m. today, the Texas A&M University Police Department (UPD) receive a 911 call from an individual regarding a welfare concern. The caller reported that a family member allegedly threatened to kill his girlfriend, a SSC Service Solutions employee who works on the Texas A&M campus. […]

Aerial Inspection of BTU Power Lines Takes Place This Week

News release from the city of Bryan: Bryan Texas Utilities will be conducting an aerial inspection of various elements of the BTU power system beginning Tuesday, September 1. The contractor hired to do the work will be using a helicopter to inspect parts of the BTU transmission system. Work is expected to conclude on Friday, […]

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests Nearly $1.4 Million to Strengthen Workforce and Job Creation in Brenham

Courtesy of United States Department of Commerce WASHINGTON – U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Jay Williams was in Texas today to announce that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a nearly $1.4 million grant to the Economic Development Foundation of Brenham in Washington County, Texas, home of “Blue Bell” ice cream, […]

Arrest Recap Includes Northgate Stabbing, Mall Robbery, Stealing Electricity, & Going 135 MPH On The Freeway

There was a stabbing in front of the Northgate promenade on Church Saturday night after the bars closed. The victim was treated and released from a local hospital for a wound to the chest. A Bryan man, 23 year old Jorge Puente Jr., was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. College Station police […]

Rep. Kyle Kacal Named To Statewide Advisory Council

Brazos County state representative Kyle Kacal has been named to represent the Texas House on an advisory council addressing rural health and economic development issues. Kacal says this will help him promote legislation in future sessions and in communicating rural issues with urban lawmakers. Speaker Joe Straus, who appointed Kacal, says the council is housed […]

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