United Way Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley President Alison Prince and Vice President of Community Impact Lindsey Guerin visit with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the Financial Fitness Center.

Parent Company of The MED Details Attack on Patient Records

The parent company of College Station Medical Center reports a cyberattack took information on 4.5 million patients from its computer network. Community Health Systems says the attack bypassed its security systems in April and June of this year and took patient names, addresses, birthdates, phone and Social Security numbers from the last five years. No […]

UPDATE-Sunday Evening Townhome Fire in Bryan

Monday afternoon update: A Bryan townhome is declared a total loss from a fire Sunday evening. Deputy fire marshal William Bouse says a hot propane grill near or inside the garage was the ignition source. Bouse says a firewall saved the adjoining townhome, located on Dogwood Lane, off Carter Creek south of Coulter. No occupants […]

Bryan Police Investigating Bank Deposit Theft

News release courtesy of Bryan Police: On August 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Bryan Police Officers responded to 1200 Briarcrest Dr. for a theft that had just occurred. As a customer was walking to the entrance of Compass Bank with a deposit in hand she was approached by a single suspect who took the money […]

Update on City Council and School Board Politics

Update 8/18: College Station city councilwoman Julie Schultz is being opposed by Linda Harvell. College Station city councilwoman Blanche Brick, a Blinn College history professor, is being opposed in the November election by Texas A&M student Gabriel Pereira. Update 8/15: There will be a contested race for Bryan city council SMD (single member district) 4. […]

West Nile Virus Positive Test Returns to Brazos County

Update 8/18 from the Brazos County Health Department of mosquitoes with West Nile virus found east of Sue Haswell Park in Bryan: Mosquitoes collected by the Brazos County Health Department on August 5, 2014 tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). The positive mosquito site was on May Street in Bryan. Mosquito control personnel have […]

Governor Perry Indicted by Travis County Grand Jury

Update 8/18: WASHINGTON (AP) _ Texas Gov. Rick Perry is moving ahead with plans to visit 2016 primary states and calling his indictment politically motivated as he faces two felony counts in his home state. The potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate could be forced to sit for a booking photo and fingerprinting this week in […]

Texas A&M Football #21 in AP Preseason Poll

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press preseason college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2013 records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and 2013 final ranking: Record Pts Pv 1. Florida St. (57) 14-0 1,496 1 2. Alabama (1) 11-2 1,361 […]

Willie Coming to Aggieland

The MSC OPAS performance series has added Willie Nelson. The concert is Monday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Rudder Auditorium. According to the mscopas.org website, main stage season ticket package buyers have the first opportunity to purchase tickets this month and will be contacted soon. Remaining tickets will go on sale to the general […]

CVB Update

Jordan Meserole of the B/CS Convention and Visitors Bureau visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the economic impact of summer events, a reminder to download the new Destination Aggieland smartphone app, and a reminder to check out and submit events on the CVB website. Click here to be directed to the CVB website.   News […]

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