College Station Council Split Vote On Delaying Appointments To Advisory Body

One of College Station’s advisory committees has been two members short since their terms expired at the end of last September. Both incumbents want to be reappointed to the five member board that recommends real estate transactions involving the city’s Midtown business park and College Station business center. Two weeks ago, the council voted 4-2 […]

United Way Of The Brazos Valley Community Campaign Tops $1 Million & Announces State Charitable Campaign Results

United Way of the Brazos Valley has topped the $1 million dollar mark of this year’s community campaign goal of $1,635,000. President Alison Prince is asking for campaign chairpeople to submit their reports, to further close in on the goal that is $240,000 thousand dollars away with three months remaining in the campaign. Prince also […]

Early Voting In College Station’s Special Election Resumes Tuesday With Turnout At Under One Percent

After the first week of early voting in the special election to fill a vacancy on the city council, turnout is less than one percent. There was no voting Monday due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Shortly before the end of voting last Friday, city officials reported 420 votes out of 55,853 registered […]

Felon With A Rifle Arrested At A Gun Show, Two Arrests In One Day, Multiple Charges Following Arrest At Bryan Park, & Arrest For Possessing Other’s Identity Information

A convicted felon brings a gun to the gun show at the Brazos County Expo. According to the arrest report from the Brazos County sheriff’s office, one of two off-duty deputies working at the gun show checked the criminal history of a man who took a 22 caliber long rifle into the expo center. The […]

Response To Two College Station Residential Structure Fires

What College Station firefighters consider a close call to a structure fire took place Saturday afternoon in the Barracks subdivision. CSFD responded to a gas barbecue grill on fire on the back porch as a structure fire because there was a high potential for the fire to spread into the home. In this case, the […]

Congressman Flores Among Speakers At Aircraft Naming Ceremony For An African American Pearl Harbor Sailor From Waco

Congressman Bill Flores of Bryan was among those in Hawaii on Martin Luther King, Jr. day, as the U.S. Navy officially named the next aircraft carrier for Waco native Dorie Miller. According to the U.S. Navy’s blog that includes archived video and more information about the U.S.S Doris Miller ceremony, Doris “Dorie” Miller saved the […]

Chilifest 2020

The 29th annual Chilifest will have more music than ever before. President Cole Roberts says the music line up has grown from 11 performers to 19 total. He says they have also added a second stage to the music festival, which is scheduled for April 3rd and 4th. Friday, April 3rd on the Vizzy Hard […]

College Station’s City Manager Update On Finding A New Police and Fire Chief

College Station’s city manager now has the task of finding new chiefs of two public safety departments. That’s after police chief Scott McCollum told his department he is retiring in April and fire chief Jonathan McMahan resigned last November. City manager Bryan Woods tells WTAW News he has considered one public safety chief for both […]

Former Consolidated High School Teacher Heading To Prison After Admitting To Having Sex With A Student

A onetime criminal justice teacher at Consolidated High School admitted to a Brazos County district judge Friday that he had sex with one student and making advances towards other students. The Brazos County district attorney’s office announced 38 year old Thomas Rucker was sentenced to four years in prison for having an improper relationship with […]

A Very Good Week For The Boys & Girls Clubs Of The Brazos Valley

The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Brazos Valley has had a very productive week with its plans for a new complex in west Bryan. Ten years ago, the city of Bryan gave the organization land for a new building…only to see the city regain control because construction did not start within five years. On […]

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