Kristen Distributing Expanding Into Former Gunler Property

A local business expansion includes the purchase of buildings and land vacated earlier this year in north Bryan. Kristen Distributing CEO Mark Kristen says he has purchased what was the short lived Gunler Foods plant off Highway 6 north of 2818. Kristen purchased two buildings and 32 acres from the bankruptcy court divesting the assets […]

Senator Schwertner Pre-Files Proposal to Stop Diverting State Fuel Tax Revenue

Brazos County state senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) wants to keep all the money generated by the state’s fuel tax for highways. He has pre-filed legislation to stop diverting $620 million dollars a year for other things. Schwertner calls it “truth in taxation”, that he believes “when we have a dedicated tax, it should go to […]

Texas Reds Review to City Council

The Bryan city council has its first report of the first Texas Reds festival managed by the Downtown Bryan Association. Executive director Sandy Farris says 10,000 attended the two day event. Based on electronic ticket sales for wine, beer, and the kids zone, people came from 84 counties and 14 states. How many of the […]

Another Student Housing Complex Coming to 2818 & Holleman

What looks like Houston rush hour traffic around FM 2818 and Holleman is going to get worse. Rezoning has been approved by the College Station city council to put up 20 buildings of student apartments on 32 acres at the southwest corner of the intersection. Councilwoman Blanche Brick was told by the developer’s engineer, Veronica […]

Suspect Sought in Bryan Armed Robbery

News release from Bryan police: On November 18, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. officers responded to Sammy Food Mart located at 3500 E. 29th St. for an aggravated robbery that had just occurred. A black male entered the store, brandished a knife and demanded money. The suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. […]

Inspectors Find Fake Food Handler Cards

Not as common as forged drivers licenses are fake food handler cards, which are required by restaurant workers among others. Inspectors with the Brazos County health department occasionally find them. That happened recently at a College Station restaurant. Environmental Health director Don Plitt says one of the two fake cards belonged to someone who longer […]

Reward Offered in Slain Blinn College Student Case

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) _ A $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to an indictment or arrest in the slaying of a Central Texas college student. Brenham Washington County Crime Stoppers on Tuesday announced the reward for tips over the fatal shooting of Trey Alan Kurtz of Houston. The body of the 20-year-old Blinn […]

Bryan Mayor Jason Bienski on WTAW

Bryan Mayor Jason Bienski discussed the return of the Brazos Boot to Bryan, Tradition’s retirement community, the Downtown Bryan Association’s recap of the Texas Reds Festival, and more during his regular appearance on The Infomaniacs, Wednesday, November 19. Click below to listen to Mayor Jason Bienski visit with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.

Congressman Bill Flores on WTAW

U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-TX) of Bryan discussed his recent election to the Republican Study Committee, his plans on future leadership, executive actions, and more during his weekly Washington update on The Infomaniacs, Wednesday, November 19. Click below to listen to Congressman Bill Flores’ discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.

Brazos Boot Back in Bryan

Three members of the College Station city council were at Tuesday’s Bryan council meeting to deliver the Brazos Boot, the travelling trophy which in the past was kept by the winner of the Bryan High-Consolidated football game. The Vikings 56-44 win was the first over the Tigers since 2004. Bryan High, which has won its […]

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