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First Brazos Valley Gives Event Generates Nearly $300,000 Dollars

The Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley’s first Brazos Valley Gives event raised nearly $300,000 dollars for 103 non-profit agencies. Just after the end of the 18 hour online fundraiser, the brazosvalleygives.org website indicated a preliminary total of 1,840 donations raising $295,208 dollars. In addition, more than $20,000 in prize funds went to participating nonprofits […]

Reaction To Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen Not Seeking Re-Election

Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen has announced he is not running for re-election in 2020. This comes the week after the release of a secretly recorded conversation where the Republican speaker sought help in finding opponents to run in next year’s primary against ten incumbents, including three members from the Brazos Valley. Click below to […]

Entergy Announces Two Planned Power Outages In Robertson County

Many Robertson County residents should be planning to be without electricity this Friday night. Entergy has announced a major upgrade to a substation and upgrading 300 transformers. The project will involve up to 150 employees. The first of two planned power outages starts Friday at 11 p.m. and continues through Saturday at 7 a.m. This […]

Texas A&M Athletics Director Ross Bjork Visits The A&M Faculty Senate

Texas A&M’s new athletic director told the chamber of commerce earlier this month he was speaking on his 93rd day on the job. On the Monday after the Alabama football game, Ross Bjork told the A&M faculty senate it was his 100th day. In response to a question about who controlled the A&M football program, […]

UPDATE: Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies Involved In Monday Afternoon Chase

More information is known about a chase Monday afternoon in College Station after a SUV failed to stop for a Brazos County sheriff’s deputy. 37 year old Augustine Diaz of Bryan remains in jail after his arrest on two counts of evading arrest with prior convictions. One is for not stopping the SUV after the […]

Brazos County DA’s Office Announces Two Domestic Violence Abusers Going To Prison

The Brazos County district attorney’s office announces two domestic violence abusers are sentenced to prison. According to online records, the Bryan men have been in jail a combined 46 times over the last 16 years. The 30th booking for 37 year old Michael Shivers took place in June of last year. After a Brazos County […]

United Way Of The Brazos Valley Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the Brazos Valley Gives event, the city of Bryan’s hamburger fry fundraiser, and the upcoming “Boo Book Bash” distribution of children’s books. Listen to “United Way of the Brazos Valley update, October 21 2019” on Spreaker. Share this article:

Bryan/College Station Chamber Of Commerce Candidates Forum Held Monday Night

The Bryan/College Station chamber of commerce hosted a candidates forum Monday night involving the contested races for Bryan city council and mayor and the College Station city council. The first group who answered questions from WTAW’s Scott DeLucia were Bryan city council single member district (SMD) one candidates Reuben Marin and Sedrick Gilbert, and SMD […]

College Station Animal Control Looking For A Pit Bull Mix By The Name Of Steve Or Steven That Bit A Young Girl

College Station animal control is looking for a pitbull mix that bit a young girl on Monday. The victim reported the dog answered to the name of “Steve” or “Steven” by a black man with dreads. The girl was bit in along the alleyway of the 900 block of Bougainvillea Street, which is south of […]

Blinn College Fall Enrollment Higher Overall And Continuing To Fall At Bryan’s Main Campus

Total enrollment at Blinn College continues to approach 20,000 for the first time. But the success at Blinn’s new RELLIS location means for the first time in at least 16 years, headcount at the college’s other Brazos County locations is below 10,000. Blinn overall headcount rose from 19,048 to 19,202. Bryan campus headcount fell from […]

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