Brazos County Expanding Two Way Radio Service

Brazos County will be able to take advantage of an emergency communications grant from the regional council of governments thanks to a new broadcast tower from Bryan Broadcasting, the parent company of WTAW. County judge Duane Peters says leasing space on the Maverick 100.9 tower between Edge and Wheelock was a perfect site to fill […]

Several Storm-Related Wrecks Result in One Serious Injury

Tuesday’s storms resulted in several crashes, one which involved a serious injury. College Station police reported a three vehicle wreck Tuesday shortly before noon on the freeway northbound at Harvey Road. The driver of a two ton pickup was ticketed for failing to control speed after rear-ending a SUV. The driver of the SUV was […]

Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Bryan

Tuesday update from Bryan police: Deceased from Fatality Accident on Hwy 21 Sunday has been identified as 26 yr old Ricardo Espinoza of Bryan. Original story from Bryan police: On November 15, 2015 at 9:00 pm Officers responded to the 2700 block of W. State Hwy 21 for an Auto-Pedestrian Accident. A Grey Ford Focus […]

Miss Texas 2015 Hosts Heroes of Freedom Ball

With Veterans Day behind us, there is another military event to look forward to at the beginning of next month. The first annual Heroes for Freedom Ball is Friday, December 4th at Pebble Creek Country Club in College Station, Texas. Hosting the event is Miss Texas 2015 and College Station native, Angelica Alcala-Herrera. “The goal […]

Bryan School Board Advances More Bond Projects & Holds Yearly Reorganization

The Bryan school board unanimously approved the designs of four more building projects approved by voters last year during Monday night’s meeting. A $5 million dollar expansion at Rudder adds ten classrooms, two science labs, and expands cafeteria seating by more than 300. At Johnson Elementary, an estimated $2.8 million dollar project includes seven more […]

United Way of the Brazos Valley Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about today being National Information Referral Day and a recap of last week’s United We Roll event.

Texas A&M Hosting Candlelight Vigil For Victims of Paris Terrorist Attacks

From Texas A&M University: Who: Texas A&M University students What: Candlelight vigil When: Tonight (Monday, Nov. 16) from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Where: Academic Plaza — flag pole area Hundreds of Texas A&M students, faculty and staff are expected to attend a vigil honoring the memories of those who lost their lives in the terrorist […]

College Station Mayor Running For Brazos County Commission

There will be at least one new Brazos County official after next year’s elections. Precinct three commissioner Kenny Mallard is not running for re-election. The first person to file for that position is College Station Mayor Nancy Berry, who is term limited from seeking that post next year. Berry was also appointed last week to […]

Bryan Firefighters Respond to Four Weekend Fires Including Two Arsons

Two of four fires investigated by Bryan police this weekend are possible arsons. Deputy fire marshal Gerald Burnett says fires were believed to have been set at neighboring bars at Highway 21 and MLK. Firefighters were initially sent to the White House, where the building is a total loss. While at the White House, Burnett […]

Text of Governor Abbott’s Letter to the President Regarding Syrian Refugees

From Governor Abbott’s office: Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to President Barack Obama informing him that the State of Texas will not accept any refugees from Syria in the wake of the deadly terrorist attack in Paris. Furthermore, Governor Abbott implored President Obama to halt his plans to accept more Syrian refugees in […]

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