First Positive Coronavirus Case of Inmate at Brazos County Detention Center

The Brazos County Sheriff’s office reports the first positive coronavirus case of an inmate. According to a news release, a man was arrested by College Station police on Sunday and booked into the Brazos County Detention Center. The suspect said he might have COVID-19 and had been receiving medical treatment. Sheriff’s office personnel said protocols […]

B/CS Biocorridor Manufacturer Is Selected To Produce A Possible Coronavirus Vaccine

The biocorridor’s FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies (FDB) facility will be producing a possible coronavirus vaccine. Thanks to the Brazos Valley economic development corporation for sharing the announcement from FDB and New York City based Tonix Pharmaceuticals. Tonix CEO Dr. Seth Lederman believes its horsepox vaccine can be modified to protect against COVID-19. FUJIFILM’s College Station facility […]

DPS Says Distracted Driving Caused A Crash That Killed One And Hospitalized Three Others

Distracted driving is the cause of a Monday afternoon crash in Kurten that killed one passenger and hospitalized the driver and two other passengers. DPS Sgt. Jimmy Morgan says the 18 year old driver of a pickup was on the phone while negotiating a curve on Business 21 when the truck left the road and […]

Runoff Election For Vacant College Station Council Seat Postponed Until November

College Station voters will not fill a city council vacancy created last November, until the November general election. During a special meeting Monday night, the council chose not to take action on scheduling a runoff election on August 18th. Following a 45 minute executive session, the six member governing body came out of the private […]

Brazos County Health District Coronavirus Update, June 2

Update, June 2, 2020 Brazos County has surpassed 500 total cases of coronavirus. With 14 new cases and no new recoveries, the health district reports 299 active cases. One person was discharged from the hospital, but two more were admitted, bringing the total number of hospitalizations to 16. Brazos County has a total of 501 […]

Bryan Police Investigating Armed Robbery

Bryan police are investigating an armed robbery at the Discount Drink and Tobacco on East 29th Street on Monday night around 10:30 p.m. According to BPD, a man entered the store and demanded money at gunpoint. The suspect fled on food with an undisclosed amount of money. Several customers were in the store, but no […]

Bryan ISD Students Will Have Eight More Class Days Next School Year

Bryan school district students will be in classes eight more days next year. That’s after the Bryan ISD school board on Monday approved starting classes August 17th…two days sooner than originally planned. And the school year will end May 28th…two days later than originally set. The board also cut five teacher in-service days and increased […]

Sunday Arrests By Bryan Police On Reckless Driving Near Protesters & Assaulting Officers And Five Other Charges Following A Traffic Stop

A Bryan man was arrested Sunday night after he was seen flipping off a crowd of protesters gathered in downtown Bryan. Five police officers saw a van stop at 29th and Texas, the driver get out, gesture to the crowd and drive away. Then the van drove by at least four more times with the […]

Grant Recipients Announced From Brazos Valley COVID-19 Relief Fund

Update, June 1, 2020 from United Way of the Brazos Valley and Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley: The Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund is pleased to announce the grant recipients for Phase III Round II of funding. During this round of funding, the Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund is granting $143,150 to […]

TAMU Online Parking Permit Registration is Open

Texas A&M parking permit registration is open online for the upcoming school year. Debbie Hoffmann, Director of Transportation Services, says the deadline to register is Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Hoffmann discussed the campus’s newest parking garage, the Polo Road Garage, which will be complete by August. “It is in a location on campus that is […]

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