Northgate Farmers Market Debuts Thursday

Thursday afternoon marks the opening of a farmers market in Northgate. Sponsored by the Howdy Farm student group at Texas A&M, spokeswoman Jessica Newman says it’s part of a $45,000 fundraising effort to expand and add features to their sustainable farm on west campus. Newman says 10 to 15 vendors will sell local produce and […]

Bryan Police Update

Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan Police Department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the Chaplain Corps annual Blue Bunny Easter Egg hunt Saturday morning from 10-11 at the Stephen F. Austin Middle School football field, motorists paying additional attention during the Easter holiday, the continuing search for a 17 year old accused of a […]

Maroon Bluebonnets Being Removed from UT Campus

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Officials at the University of Texas in Austin say they intend to pluck the maroon bluebonnets that have mysteriously appeared in the shadow of the UT Tower. It’s believed that Texas A&M pranksters at some point planted the seeds for a variant of bluebonnet known as Alamo Fire, which is a […]

Record Cold Morning in College Station

Tuesday was a record cold morning in College Station. According to hourly readings from the National Weather Service, it was 37 degrees shortly before 7 a.m. at Easterwood Airport. That breaks the previous low temperature for April 15 of 38, set in 1928. Wednesday’s forecast predicts a low of 37, which is near the record […]

CS Council Supports Rental Registration Regulations

There’s no opposition among members of the College Station city council to change regulations on rental housing. No date has been set to take a vote on proposals developed over the last three months with input from neighborhood residents and the owners of rental properties. The proposal calls for fines up to $2,000 for having […]

B/CS Residents Asked to Complete Recycling Survey

The operators of the Twin Oaks Landfill are asking Bryan/College Station residents and businessowners to complete a survey regarding recycling. Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency (BVSWMA) executive director Bryan Griespach says the BVSWMA board, made up of elected officials and others from the twin cities, wanted to assess current practices and gauge opinions about […]

Peaceful End to Three Hour Standoff

A three hour standoff south of Wellborn Monday afternoon ended peacefully. Brazos County Sheriff Chris Kirk says deputies responded to a call from grandparents worried about their safety after their adult grandson became agitated, displayed a gun, and went to his home next door after saying he was going to kill himself. Kirk says they […]

Safe Parking to View Bluebonnets and Child Safety Seat Reminders

WTAW’s Bill Oliver visits with DPS Trooper Jimmy Morgan about parking along highways to view bluebonnets, and with AgriLife Extension’s Cindy Kovar about proper use of child safety seats-including a car seat checkup on April 26 from 8:30 until 11:30 a.m. at College Station Medical Center. Click HERE for more information from AgriLife Extension’s Brazos […]

Texas A&M Outsourcing Athletics Concessions

Updated information courtesy of Texas A&M University System Chief Business Development officer Phillip Ray The university is expecting $50 million over the life of the 12 year contract with Levy Restaurants. Ray says this agreement tops Levy’s contract with Ohio State University, which was considered the top in the U.S. collegiate market. Ray says as […]

Split Bryan Council Vote on New Housing Development

88 acres of new homes in east Bryan will have sidewalks on one side of the street instead of both. The Bryan city council, on a 4-2 vote, accepted a trade offered by the developer to build a ten foot wide path connecting a park next to Sam Rayburn school and Austin’s Colony Park. Rafael […]

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