College Station-Bryan Falls Below National Average

Courtesy of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES IN COLLEGE STATION-BRYAN, MAY 2014 Workers in the College Station-Bryan Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.09 in May 2014, about 12 percent below the nationwide average of $22.71, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Regional Commissioner Stanley […]

UPDATE: Severe Storms Hit Brazos Valley

Brazos County escaped the worst of Monday’s early morning severe storms, only to be surprised by funnels Monday afternoon. As for the funnels, which were also sighted in Washington County, WTAW staff meteorologist Rob St. Pierre says it’s a random event.   Grimes County emergency management director Dave Lilly says no one was killed or […]

Recent Arrests and Looking for Suspects

College Station police working undercover in Northgate Saturday night made five arrests at the same location for furnishing alcohol to a minor. According to the arrest report, one of the five was a bartender and the rest were customers, ranging in age from 18 to 20, who were seen giving shots to others in their […]

UPDATE: WTAW Receives More Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Honors

Update April 25, 2015: For the seventh consecutive year, News/Talk 1620 WTAW has received the Texas AP Broadcasters (TAPB) Radio Excellence Award. It’s an honor that includes all radio markets regardless of population. That was one of two additional awards WTAW received Saturday night at the annual awards banquet of the TAPB and Headliners Foundation […]

Food Truck Park Coming to College Station

The College Station city council has directed staff to develop regulations to allow a group of food trucks to park on the same lot. James Benham promoted the idea of the food truck park at University and South College at the home of the former Albertson’s store. He talked about what he saw in Portland […]

Kyle Field Update

Promises made the last couple of years about the new Kyle Field were repeated again Friday. Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp and project representatives said once again that construction is on time and on budget, there’s enough women’s restrooms, and there will be enough cell phone capacity for texts and photos and social media. […]

Blue Bell Update & 2nd Ice Cream Manufacturer Announces Recall

Blue Bell ice cream’s Twitter account was established in July 2011. But the first post wasn’t made until this past Tuesday, April 21. Through Friday, 45 tweets have come from the @ILoveBlueBell account. The most recent, were an employee video and an group employee photo from the home plant in Brenham. A heartfelt message from […]

Four Finalists Announced For Blinn College District President

Blinn College news release from board of trustees president Douglas Borchardt: The Blinn College Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the selection of four finalists for the presidency of Blinn College who were recruited from a rich pool of candidates from throughout the state, region and nation. Your contribution to the many accomplishments achieved […]

MSC OPAS Announces Lineup For Season 43

The 43rd season of MSC OPAS was announced to current season ticket holders Thursday evening. There are five events in the Main Stage series, five on the Intimate Gatherings series, two on the OPAS JR series, two on the OPAS Family series, a special event, and a tease of at least one more event that […]

Household Hazardous Waste & Computer Collection

Saturday, April 25th is the Spring Household Hazardous Waste & Computer Collection Event hosted by Twin Oaks Landfill. The event will be held at the Texas A & M University Services Building Parking Lot, enter east of Highway 6, on Harvey Road/Highway 30. No entry will be allowed from University Drive/Highway 60. Click here for […]

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