Two Brazos County District Court Juries Deliver Guilty Verdicts In Criminal Cases

Two Brazos County district court juries handed down guilty verdicts in criminal trials this week. One jury took 12 minutes to convict a man for family violence assault with prior convictions. 35 year old Trumaine Carter of Bryan, who was described by the district attorney’s office as a career domestic violence abuser, was found guilty […]

College Station School District Approves More Than $5 Million In Deferred Maintenance Projects

More than five million dollars of renovation work will be done this summer at three College Station school district campuses. That follows school board approval using bond money approved by voters in 2015. Facilities director Jon Hall says this includes a second phase of improvements at South Knoll elementary, which includes new flooring and a […]

Texas A&M System Board Of Regents Adopt A Resolution Honoring George H.W. Bush

Resolutions approved at this week’s meeting of the Texas A&M system board of regents included one honoring George H.W. Bush. Before the unanimous vote adopting a resolution titled “Pledging the Perpetual Commitment of The Texas A&M University System to Honor the Life and Legacy of President George H.W. Bush”, regents chairman Charles Schwartz of Houston […]

Texas Senate Committee Assignments Are Announced, Brazos County Senator Is On Six Committees

Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick has announced committee assignments in the state senate. Charles Schwertner, whose district includes Brazos and most surrounding counties, was named to six committees. Schwertner is vice-chairman of the intergovernmental relations committee and will also serve on transportation, agriculture, business and commerce, veterans affairs, and border security. Click HERE to read and […]

Man Hit by Vehicle is Hospitalized

The intersection of George Bush Dr. and Wellborn Rd was closed for about three hours after a pedestrian was hit by vehicle. According to the College Station police news release, the man entered the roadway in the crosswalk, but was not permitted by the crosswalk indicator lights. The man was struck by a vehicle traveling […]

New Texas A&M New Parking Garage And Attached Multipurpose Building Are Approved By The Board Of Regents

Construction on Texas A&M’s next parking garage starts in March. That follows approval of a $78 million dollar project at Thursday’s board of regents meeting. Parking lot 50 next to the emerging technologies building will be the location of the five story Polo garage that will hold nearly 1,700 vehicles. And the system’s facilities director, […]

Retiring Blinn College Trustee Atwood Kenjura Remembers 43 Years Of Service

The Blinn College board of trustees will have four new members from Washington County this year. The month after appointing two members to fill unexpired terms, two more have announced they are not running for re-election. One is David Sommer, who is stepping down after eight years. And Atwood Kenjura is retiring after 43 years. […]

2019 Community Impact Award Recipients Are Announced

The Bryan/College Station chamber of commerce has announced this year’s recipients of community impact awards. Chamber president Glen Brewer says the joint recognition with Texas A&M’s office of procurement services honors minority business owners who have made a significant impact in the community. this year’s honorees are Terrence and Erica Murphy with TM5 properties, Tyan […]

Speeding Motorcycle Leads To A Chase, A Crash, And An Arrest

A Brazos County sheriff’s deputy clocking a motorcyclist doing 95 on Highway 30 Tuesday night between Harvey Road and William D. Fitch led to a chase, a crash, and an arrest. After the deputy stopped the pursuit due to excessive speed and road conditions, a witness called 9-1-1 to report the motorcycle crashed on Bird […]

West Bryan Homeowner Confronts Two Burglary Suspects

The owner of a vacant home in west Bryan caught two men Monday during the noon hour taking items from the house and a backyard shed. According to the arrest report from Bryan police, the men drove away after being confronted by the homeowner. But a deputy constable stopped the suspect’s car a short time […]

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