Silver Taps Next Tuesday Remembering Three Aggies

News release from Texas A&M University: Silver Taps will be held at Texas A&M University Tuesday (Dec. 2) to honor the memory of three students who have died since the last ceremony was held. Those to be honored Tuesday with a Silver Taps ceremony include Christian Amadeus Taylor, a senior biochemistry and genetics major from […]

CS Council Acts on Real Estate, Zoning, & Traffic Items

The College Station city council has sold another large piece of property. 63 acres along Rock Prairie Road west of Lick Creek Park was purchased by TDI-Brooks Development, LLC. for $1.55 million dollars. The price was the highest of 12 offers for land acquired by the city in 1992 but in 2011 the council directed […]

TxDOT Open House Set Regarding More Freeway Construction

More freeway construction taking place in north Bryan. There will be an open house at the TxDOT district office the Thursday after Thanksgiving related to rebuilding freeway on and off ramps from the William Joel Bryan/Boonville exit north to Highway 21. The open house is from 4-6 p.m. December 4th. No formal presentation will be […]

United Way Update

WTAW’s Bill Oliver visits with Alison Prince of United Way of the Brazos Valley and Ron Crozier of Twin City Mission.

Blinn College Update

Blinn College trustees have taken the next step towards moving some administrative offices off the Bryan campus. President Dr. Sylvia McMullen says a $1.37 four million dollar construction contract has been awarded for remodeling the Tejas Center at Texas and Villa Maria. The move of student support services to the new location is expected next […]

Outdated Vehicle Registration Leads to Four Drug Arrests

A drug bust conducted by College Station police had a “Breaking Bad” theme. One of four people arrested had a wallet bearing the name Heisenburg and a caricature of actor Bryan Cranston, who portrayed the methamphetamine-making professor. The wallet was in a silver case belonging to 21 year old Matthew Hayhurst of Bryan. According to […]

TxDOT Closes Two Highways in Grimes County

Weekend rains in Grimes County has closed a second highway. The TxDOT district office in Bryan has blocked FM 149 until repairs are completed, which is projected to be Tuesday afternoon. The detour to and from Anderson is using FM 2819 and FM 2562. This is in addition to FM 3090 being closed, also due […]

Texas A&M System Announces Kyle Field West Side Implosion Plans

News release courtesy of the Texas A&M University System: Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced Dec. 21 as the implosion date of the west side of Kyle Field, representing a significant milestone in the second phase of the $450 million stadium redevelopment. Texas A&M’s last football game of the 2014 regular season […]

UPD Arrests and Bryan Officer on Light Duty Following Altercation

A Texas A&M student who went to the President’s office in order to change her major was taken to the Brazos County jail. 19 year old Cecilia Kruso of Arizona was arrested on multiple charges by University police, including kicking an officer twice in the groin area. According to the arrest report, Kruso was told […]

Judge Upholds Brazos County Jury’s $27 Million Award

Last July, a Brazos County district court jury ruled the Northgate McDonald’s was responsible for the deaths of two teenagers. Friday, the trial judge upheld the jury’s 10-2 decision and ordered McDonald’s to pay $27 million dollars to the families of the deceased. 18 year old Denton James Ward of Flower Mound and 19 year […]

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