UPDATE: George H.W. and Barbara Bush Are Hospitalized

Update Saturday, January 21 2017:   Update Friday at 12:20 p.m. Family spokesman Jim McGrath says former President George H.W. Bush is breathing on his own “with minimal supplemental oxygen.” Barbara Bush is expected to remain hospitalized “over the weekend as a precaution.” Mr. and Mrs. Bush were joined by their son Neil and daughter […]

Chilifest 2017 Entertainment Lineup

Organizers of the 2017 Chilifest in Snook have announced this year’s entertainment lineup. The headliner on Saturday night, April 1, is Lynyrd Skynyrd. Preceding Lynyrd Skynyrd is Cody Johnson, Wade Bowen, Jason Boland & The Stragglers, and Shane Smith and the Saints. The headliners for Friday night, March 31, is Reckless Kelly and William Clark Green. Other […]

Biocorridor Groundbreaking of ViaSat’s Texas Headquarters

Groundbreaking took place Thursday morning in the biocorridor on the new home of the Texas operations of a worldwide broadband services and technology company, which began in Bryan in 1996. ViaSat Wireless, which acquired Net Near You in 2014, currently has 130 jobs with a payroll of $7 million dollars. ViaSat plans to double those […]

College Station City Council Revisiting Roadway Impact Fees

The city of College Station has identified $207 million dollars of street needs in the next ten years. As previously reported, this is the first month of a roadway maintenance fee that is part of College Station utility bills. Two months ago, the College Station city council approved a roadway impact fee on the construction […]

Brazos County Commissioners Pass Resolution Opposing Texas Supreme Court Charging For Locally Produced Documents

Brazos County Commissioners are opposed to the state supreme court charging for records that originate at the county level. County judge Duane Peters says this comes after Brazos County paid a lot of money to upgrade its computer software for court records.   In addition to a resolution approved by commissioners, district court clerk Marc […]

Corps of Cadets Celebrate New Facility

The Texas A&M Corps of Cadets is hosting a grand opening event Friday afternoon to celebrate their newest facility, the Dorothy and Arthur McFerrin ’65 Parsons Mounted Cavalry Headquarters, located at Fiddler’s Green. General Joe Ramirez, Commandant of the Corps, said the new building is 4,000 square-feet of multi-purpose space. “We were in bad need […]

Details About Tommy Wallis’s New Job And His Lawsuit Vs. BISD & Texas AG

Before the end of January, we could learn if a district judge in Austin will release documents and/or recordings that former Bryan school district superintendent Tommy Wallis says will damage his reputation. WTAW News received what’s been filed so far in Wallis’s lawsuit against the Texas Attorney General’s office and Bryan ISD. Wallis says in […]

Brazos County Commission Appoints New Blinn College Trustee

Brazos County has a new representative on the Blinn College board of trustees. County commissioners without discussion and without dissent named Tammy Spohn to succeed Nancy Berry…who stepped down after she was elected to the county board. Spohn, the chief nursing officer at Baylor Scott and White medical center in College Station, joined Blinn’s Brazos […]

FOURTH UPDATE: Charges Dropped Against One Of Two Men Arrested In Bryan C-Store Armed Robbery

Update 1/19/2017: A Grimes County man who was one of two men arrested following last month’s armed robbery of a Bryan convenience store is out of jail after charges were dropped. According to online records from the Brazos County jail, 31 year old Jonathan Bradley was released four days after his arrest. The Brazos County […]

District Court Sentences For Two Former Aggie Football Players, A Drug Seller, & An Unregistered Sex Offender

Two former Texas A&M football players have both admitted to the armed robbery of three people who thought they were paying the players $1,500 dollars for marijuana. Darian Claiborne was booked in the Brazos County jail earlier this month and will transfer to a state prison to serve a ten year sentence. Isaiah Golden was […]

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