College Station School Board Reviews Draft Of Proposed High School Drug Testing Policy

After four months of discussion, the College Station school board plans to take action next month on mandatory drug testing of some high school students. There was no board opposition during a review of the administration’s proposal at this month’s workshop. This would apply to CSISD students involved in any extracurricular activity, and/or any student […]

Texas A&M President Announces Review Of Sexual Assault Investigations

Texas A&M president Michael Young has issued statements each of the last two weeks regarding sexual assault cases reported on the Aggie campus. President Young announced the university has hired an outside firm to conduct an external review of how A&M deals with Title nine sexual assault investigations. The president also named A&M’s newly hired […]

Public Request At Bryan Council Meeting Leads To Changing Length Of Traffic Signal Exiting Blinn Campus

Before the end of the spring semester on the Blinn College Bryan campus, two students who grew up in the twin cities appeared before the Bryan city council requesting relief from long traffic lines exiting the campus at 29th and Joseph. One of the students, Wyatt Crowley, explained the dilemma facing motorists trying to turn […]

Texas Tech Officials Denounces Social Media Posts By The School’s Interfraternity Council

Texas Tech University leaders on Friday condemned racist online comments allegedly posted by several students calling for attacking immigrants and building a border wall. Officials are investigating comments linked to the site “Frat Chat” and trying to identify the students believed to be involved, according to Chris Cook, a school spokesman. The postings were no […]

Identities Released Of The Three People Killed In a Three Vehicle Crash In Grimes County

Thursday evening update: Highway 105 east of Navasota was closed for five hours Thursday morning following a three vehicle crash that killed three people and injured six. DPS identified those who died as 18 year old Keaton Anthony Bussell of Montgomery, 55 year old Richard Michael Thomas of College Station, and 36 year old Jessie […]

Bryan Fire Department Ladder Truck Back On The Streets Following Repairs Attributed To A Car That Did Not Pull Over

A Bryan fire department ladder truck is back in service following $89,000 dollars of repairs. The basket portion of the truck and a water line had to be replaced after the driver had to take evasive action last September. That’s because an oncoming car didn’t pull over as the engine was running red lights and […]

Informational Meeting About Running For College Station City Council Is Next Week

College Station residents interested in running for city council are invited to an informational meeting next week. Communications director Jay Socol says the “City Council 101” program is June 26th at 6 p.m. at city hall. Attending the meeting does not mean making a commitment to run for council. The first day to file for […]

Interview With New CHI St. Joseph Market President/CEO

The new market manager and chief executive at CHI St. Joseph Health is an Aggie. Theron Park returns to the twin cities from Portland Oregon, where he led more than 10,000 employees at eight hospitals and more than 60 outpatient sites. Park begins his new position July 30th. Click below for comments from Theron Park, […]

Bryan School Board Hires New Rudder High Principal

From Bryan ISD: The Bryan ISD Board of Trustees approved Mario Bye as the new principal of Rudder High School at a special meeting on Thursday, June 21. Bye has 22 years of education experience and most recently served as the principal of Liberty Hill High School. Prior to that, Bye was an associate principal […]

WJB Parkway Project Releases Public Feedback

After two public meetings, the William J. Bryan Parkway Improvement Project has released its findings. Pat Edwards, Staff Engineer and Project Manager, says the main concern they heard from citizens was safety. “There is concern about safety for drivers, but a lot of it is about pedestrians. That park is right there by the corridor, […]

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