Bryan School Board Members Take Next Step To Asking Voters To Change Tax Rates

Bryan school board members have taken the next step towards asking voters to increase property taxes for maintenance and operations by two cents in order to collect an additional $3 million dollars in state funding. That’s in addition to the tax increase generating another $1.4 million from property owners. The TRE, or tax ratification election, […]

Blinn College Seeks Welding, Plumbing and Carpentry Instructors

Blinn College is looking for experienced welders, plumbers, and carpenters to serve as part-time instructors to meet local demand. Ken Dupre, Director of Technical and Community Programs, says most of the classes are scheduled at night so instructors can continue their work in the trade. “It also gives the student an opportunity, they can be […]

Bryan School Board Approves SRO Contract For First Year Of School Realignment

When school resumes in the newly realigned Bryan district next month, it will be with the same number of school resource officers (SRO). At last week’s monthly business meeting, the board unanimously agreed with the deployment as described by assistant superintendent Amy Drozd. Two SRO’s will remain at Bryan High and Rudder High, one will […]

College Station Armed Robbery

College Station police are looking for two black men accused of robbing the Shop N Go store on Holleman Drive around 11 p.m. Tuesday night. According to the report, the suspects entered the store, each armed with a gun, and stole an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured. Anyone with information is asked […]

Why The Crepe Myrtle Trees Have Been Removed Along Texas Avenue In College Station

College Station motorcycle cops have one fewer place to hide…for the time being. For the last month, city crews have cleared out islands of crepe myrtle trees along Texas Avenue between University and George Bush. Marshall Wallace with the city says they are in the process of replacing the brick walls and foundations that surrounds […]

Local Election Filing Period Is Underway

Tuesday update: There is at least one candidate for all three openings in this November’s election for College Station city council. That’s after Bob Brick filed for the seat presently occupied by his wife, Blanche Brick, who is not eligible to run again due to term limits. Original story: It is time for those who […]

Tuesday Morning Crash Includes A Power Outage And Broken Water Main

The city of College Station tweeted a crash Tuesday morning resulted in a broken water line and a downed power line. According to College Station Utilities online outage map, more than 60 customers were part of a power outage. The wreck, on Texas between Deacon and Harvey Mitchell in front of the Goodyear store, backed […]

Gibbons Creek Power Plant Ending Fulltime Production September 30

The days are numbered for full time operation of the coal fired power plant in Grimes County co-owned by the city of Bryan and three other Texas cities. BTU (Bryan Texas Utilities) general manager Gary Miller tells our sister station Navasota News that the Gibbons Creek plant near Carlos will shut down at the end […]

Bryan School Board Changes Process To Select Contractor For New Administration Offices

The Bryan school board has changed how it will select the construction company to convert the existing Stephen F. Austin (SFA) middle school building into new central administration offices. The board approved the recommendation from Bryan ISD’s construction manager, Jeff Windsor, to solicit official bids from local contractors after doing an informal survey earlier this […]

Federal Charges Announced In Human Trafficking Related Deaths Inside A San Antonio Semi Trailer

Monday midday update: SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ The Latest on the deaths of 10 people whose bodies were found in a roasting tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio, Texas (all times local): 10:50 a.m. A federal complaint says immigrants packed into a tractor-trailer discovered outside a Texas Wal-Mart were taking turns breathing […]

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