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College Station City Council Approves Request To Add Residential Zoning Restrictions South Of The Texas A&M Campus

All or parts of four College Station subdivisions south of the Texas A&M campus are now part of one neighborhood that includes three zoning restrictions. That’s after the city council approved a request sought by a majority of property owners to add conditions on new construction in the area generally bordered south of George Bush, […]

Local Cardiovascular Surgery Manufacturer Breaks Ground On New Building On Valentines Day

Valentines Day was chosen by a local manufacturer of cardiovascular surgery equipment to hold groundbreaking at the site of their new building. CardioQuip was founded in 2003 by brothers in law Doug Platt and Allen Pate. In the last year and a half, employment has grown from 10 to 20. Speakers at the groundbreaking also […]

Two Local Drivers Without Valid Licenses Are Arrested Again

The 16th time a Bryan man has gone to the Brazos County jail since 1990, started with driving a SUV at 1:30 in the morning without one headlight working. According to the arrest report from Texas A&M police (UPD), the vehicle on Wellborn near Old Main didn’t stop for a mile, until it was blocked […]

Local Arrests For Vehicle Burglaries And Two Thefts

Getting pulled over for driving 30 miles per hour in a 20 mile per hour zone after school near Kemp elementary lands the driver in jail on bonds totaling $108,000 dollars. According to the Bryan police arrest report, that’s because 28 year old Derek Smith Jr. was wanted on eight arrest warrants. Five of them […]

College Station Councilman Bob Brick on WTAW

College Station Councilman Bob Brick visits with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia about the council’s retreat at the beginning of the year, school funding, new restrictions in the neighborhood south of Texas A&M, the Lick Creek treatment plant, and more during his appearance on The Infomaniacs on Friday, February 15, 2019. Listen to “College Station Councilman Bob […]

Bryan School Board Moves Forward With A $12 Million Dollar Bond Issue This May

The Bryan school board on Valentines Day approved holding a bond election May 4, asking voters to finance $12 million dollars of construction projects and purchases. Nearly three-fourths of the money would go to campus repairs and improvements. The rest of the money would pay for new buses and unidentified expenses related to the district’s […]

Bryan Council Approves An Economic Development Agreement That Moves The Corporate Offices Of A Local Manufacturer To Town

Bryan manufacturer American Lumber is moving is corporate headquarters from Uvalde to a vacant bank building in west Bryan. The city of Bryan’s economic development director, Kevin Russell, says an economic development agreement approved by the city council means the creation of 12 jobs by the end of this year with an average annual salary […]

Reaction To The Idea Of Making Chief Appraisers An Elected Position

Governor Abbott’s state of the state address included the suggestion of making appointed appraisal district chief appraisers around the state an elected instead of an appointed position. State senator Charles Schwertner, who represents Brazos and most surrounding counties, is not filing legislation. But Schwertner agrees with the governor. Chief appraisers are currently hired and fired […]

Bryan Council Makes Compromise On Reducing The Age Of Mobile Homes Entering The City

Most of the time at this week’s Bryan city council meeting was taken on changing the city ordinance about how old of a mobile home can be set on private property inside the city limits. Currently, in designated areas which includes 25 mobile home parks, a mobile home can be as old as built in […]

Death Of Highway Survey Crew Worker Generates A DPS Reminder To Move Over Or Slow Down

The death of a highway survey crew worker along Interstate 45 near Madisonville Wednesday shortly before noon serves as a reminder from DPS about the state’s “move over” law. Sgt. Jimmy Morgan says the reason a northbound semi went onto the shoulder, hitting the survey worker from McKinney, remains under investigation. Northbound traffic was diverted […]

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