Rock Prairie Freeway Bridge Traffic Shift Tuesday

Motorists who drive Rock Prairie over the freeway need to prepare for delays Tuesday. The Texas Department of Transportation has announced Rock Prairie traffic will be shifted to the north side of the bridge over the freeway, to allow the contractor to start work on the south side. The switch will be taking place Tuesday […]

Congressman Flores Telephone Town Hall Tonight

Monday evening update: Congressman Bill Flores of Bryan spent 60 minutes on the phone Monday night with constituents of District 17. Flores fielded 15 questions after providing an update on what is being done about illegal immigrant children crossing the Texas border and the latest work by a veterans health care conference committee of which […]

Plans Made When Wildfires Hit College Station

A year and a half in the making, the city of College Station has plans should wildfires threaten the city and its ETJ, or extra-territorial jurisdiction. A summary of the 201 page report was given at the last council meeting by Fire Chief Eric Hurt and representatives of the Texas A&M Forest Service. Click HERE […]

Weekend Arrests

Friday night just after eight, you may have seen at least seven law enforcement vehicles outside a convenience store in Bryan at Briarcrest and Wildflower. That’s after a Texas Ranger located a car that had been reported stolen and followed it to the c-store. Four Bryan police officers assisted, followed by a pair of DPS […]

UPDATE: Grab and Go Vehicle Burglaries Move Into College Station

Monday morning update: In and outside of city limits, local law enforcement are investigating more vehicle burglaries. On Saturday, College Station police took ten reports of vehicle burglaries where there was no forced entry. Nine of the ten took place on Hunter Creek and Spring Garden…along with the theft of a pickup that officers believe […]

Changes Coming to Red Lobster

NEW YORK (AP) _ Darden Restaurants says it’s finalized the sale of Red Lobster to investment firm Golden Gate Capital, despite contentious protests from activist investors. And Red Lobster’s new CEO, Kim Lopdrup says he has some big changes for the restaurant chain, such as making it a lot fancier. Lopdrup says Red Lobster is […]

Tougher Water Restrictions Begin in Corpus Christi

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) _ A South Texas city still struggling with drought has started enforcing tougher water-use restrictions. Corpus Christi began enforcement Monday of Stage 2 conservation for all city water customers. Sprinkler irrigation is limited to one day per week _ the same day as trash pickup. Violators will first receive a notice, […]

College Station Police Arrest Two for Four Robberies

College Station police has announced two arrests from four robberies during the last week of May. 21 year old Roderick Washington and 22 year old Tremar Gilbert of College Station are accused of using a handgun in holdups on Dominik Drive, Harvey Road, and near Associates Avenue behind Sam’s Club. They’re also accused of striking […]

E-cigarettes Won’t be Allowed in the Brazos County Jail

E-cigarettes won’t be found on a list of approved commissary items in the Brazos County jail anytime soon. Sheriff Chris Kirk said “I’m not willing to capitalize on [an inmate's] addiction.” Tobacco products have been banned from use in the county jail since the early 90s. Texas Tribune writer Edgar Walters said in an article that sheriffs in smaller counties are […]

College Station City Council Increases Code Enforcement and Loosens Sign Code

The College Station city council Thursday night approved additions to the code enforcement department. It was part of a unanimous vote to make two budget amendments. A staff assistant will be added to Code Enforcement and a part-time code enforcement officer was elevated to full-time status. The staff assistant will provide administrative support that allows […]

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