Another Phone Scam Hitting BTU Customers

If you’re a BTU customer who has received a phone call recently demanding payment for an overdue account…it’s a scam…you’re not alone…and you’re asked to call your local police or sheriff’s office. BTU says residential customers will not get a call under normal circumstances. For commercial customers, BTU makes calls weekdays during normal business hours…but […]

Texas Education Agency Receives Complaint About Harmony Public Schools

WTAW News note that Harmony Public Schools has a location in Bryan. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A formal complaint filed with Texas education officials alleges that a charter-school network is abusing a visa program to import large numbers of Turkish teachers and violating state and federal laws by paying them more than American teachers. The […]

Baylor Not Commenting On Rumors President Ken Starr Has Been Fired

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Baylor University officials say regents are still reviewing an investigation into how the Texas school handled reports of rape and assault by football players and expect to announce any actions by June 3. Baylor issued the statement Tuesday after reports that President Ken Starr was fired. The school said it would […]

College Station Fire Chief Announces His Retirement

College Station is losing its second fire chief in two and a half years. Eric Hurt announced Tuesday he will retire June 30 after 35 years with CSFD. City manager Kelly Templin says an immediate search will begin for Hurt’s successor. An interim chief will be named closer to Hurt’s retirement date. News release from […]

More Administrator Changes In The Bryan School District

The Bryan school district will have four new principals, a new division director, and possibly a high school mariachi band next fall. Personnel actions at the last school board meeting included hiring a new district wide fine arts director. Patrick Corbett spent the last three years as assistant principal at Jane Long Middle School. Trustee […]

Arrests Include Wives Accused Of Domestic Assault, Cleaning Woman Taking A Customer’s Jewelry, & Crash Related DWI’s

Two domestic disputes result in the wives being arrested for assaulting their husbands. In one case, the wife was also taken to jail on arrest warrants from four unrelated cases. Bryan police responding to a disturbance Sunday night at the Creekside Apartments on Plainsman Lane near East 29th were told an argument over money resulted […]

Texas A&M System Wants To Help Manage New Mexico Federal Nuclear Facility

One of three federal laboratories responsible for managing the nation’s nuclear arsenal may include the Texas A&M system. That’s the goal of Chancellor John Sharp, as he and representatives of other partners formally announced Tuesday morning a bid to operate the Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico. A&M, the University of Texas System, and the […]

Aggie Duo Named Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalists

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M standouts Hunter Melton and Boomer White were among 43 players named Dick Howser Trophy semifinalists by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association over the weekend. The award, given to the top player in collegiate baseball, is based on two rounds of national voting. White is batting .411 on the […]

Thank You Week At United Way Of The Brazos Valley

United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about this week’s “Thank You” activities, and a reminder to participate in the “Baby Bundles” Day of Action campaign.

Texas Parents Sue State Over This Year’s STAAR Tests

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A group of Texas parents want a judge to scrap results from a statewide standardized test that is under new scrutiny after a computer glitch this spring lost thousands of student answers. The lawsuit filed Monday claims that students in grades 3-8 across Texas could unfairly be held back this year […]

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