BTU Power Outage Hits Central Bryan Friday Afternoon

3400 BTU customers east of downtown Bryan were without power part of Friday afternoon. The general perimeter of the outage was Highway 21, the freeway, Briarcrest, 29th, and Texas. The outage was traced to equipment that failed at the BTU substation on William Joel Bryan east of Villa Maria.

Texas A&M System Reaches Whistleblower Lawsuit Settlement With The U.S. Attorney’s Houston Office

Employees of the Texas A&M system’s research foundation filed a whistleblower lawsuit against their employer in June of 2013. The U.S. Attorney’s office in Houston has announced an out of court settlement where the foundation will pay $750,000 dollars. The foundation was accused of inflating federal grants over a nine year period by violating salary […]

Tracking Device Helps Law Enforcement Arrest An Armed Robbery Suspect & Recover Money

An employee of a Bryan convenience store who was the victim of an armed robbery Wednesday night aided in the arrest of the suspect. According to the Bryan police arrest report, the clerk at the Valero at William Joel Bryan and the freeway placed a tracking device in the money bag that was given to […]

Fourth Chick-fil-A Coming To Bryan/College Station

A couple of weeks after the opening of the new H-E-B store in College Station, it will be joined by a Chick-fil-A. The announcement by developer Oldham Goodwin Group does not disclose an opening date.

Washington County Jury Convicts First Of Four Accused Of Murdering A Blinn College-Brenham Student

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) _ A Central Texas man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for his role in the 2014 fatal shooting of a Blinn College student whose body was found on a street in Brenham. A Washington County jury on Wednesday sentenced Michael Charles Dixon a day after convicting him of murder […]

Bryan & College Station ISD Early Enrollment Numbers Meet Administrator Estimates

A month into the new school year, enrollment in the Bryan and College Station districts are in line with administration estimates. Bryan superintendent Christie Whitbeck says district wide enrollment as of Monday was 16,100. That’s a drop of between 100 and 200, which is less than the budget estimate of losing 200 students. College Station […]

I & GN Road Still Closed Indefinitely While Search Continues For Pavement Failure

An old but heavily used Brazos County road remains closed. And the county’s road and bridge department’s operations manager, Gary Arnold, says there is no time estimate when I & GN Road will reopen between Capstone and Graham. The road was closed three weeks ago after a crack was seen in the pavement along a […]

City Of College Station Garbage Truck And City Employee Are Struck Near The New H-E-B

The driver of a city of College Station garbage truck is hospitalized with potentially life threatening injuries following a crash Thursday morning on Wellborn Road near the new H-E-B. According to a College Station police Facebook post, a three vehicle crash involved the garbage truck, an SUV, and a car. The driver of the garbage […]

Dedication Of $8 Million Dollar Sand Mine Investment In The Northern Brazos Valley

For more than 50 years, a mine has been operating in the northern Brazos Valley east of Kosse. U.S. Silica has owned the sand mine since 1987. But the mine goes back to 1964 and its roots have been traced to the area’s first settlers. On Tuesday, there was a dedication of an $8 million […]

Prison For Sexual Assault And Robbery

A Bryan man who admitted to sexually abusing a girl was sentenced to 35 years in prison. According to the arrest report from Bryan police, 37 year old Austin Price attacked the girl for five years, and threatened to kill the victim and her mother if the girl ever reported what happened. According to the […]

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