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Bryan City Council Hears Concerns And Questions About The New Superpark

Conditional support of Bryan’s new superpark was expressed during the public comment portion of the last city council meeting. There were two representatives of the Brazos Valley Lodging Association. Vice chairman Greg Stafford of the Texas A&M hotel and conference center reminded the council of what else can be spent with hotel occupancy tax money…which […]

College Station City Council Approves Final Phase Of Lincoln Recreation Center Expansion & Renovation

The last phase of the more than $4 million dollar expansion and renovation of College Station’s Lincoln Recreation Center is underway. That’s after the city council Monday night approved the project’s tenth change order, for a concrete parking lot, as requested by public works director Donald Harmon. Visitor parking at the center during the 90 […]

Texas A&M Foundation Updates The Board Of Regents On “Lead By Example” Campaign

An update on the Texas A&M foundation’s $4 billion dollar capital campaign was presented during the fall meeting of the A&M system board of regents. The foundation’s president/CEO, Tyson Voekel, says “Lead By Example”, which began nearly seven years ago, is at almost $3.3 billion dollars. Voekel says the goal will be reached by the […]

United Way Of The Brazos Valley Update

The director of United Way of the Brazos Valley partner agency Project Unity, Jeanne McGuire, talks about how UWBV contributions assist their organization and the need for volunteers for their Safe Harbor program. Listen to “United Way of the Brazos Valley update, November 19 2018” on Spreaker.

New Students In The Texas A&M System Will Be Paying More Next Year For Tuition And Fees

One item of business missing from last week’s fall meeting of the Texas A&M system board of regents was setting next year’s tuition and fee rates. Regent Bill Mahomes of Dallas reminded the board that was because a two year schedule was established last year. Mahomes says there will be no change for students in […]

Bryan Police Received 16 Criminal Mischief Reports Last Sunday

Bryan police received 16 criminal mischief complaints on Sunday. 13 involve damage to vehicles. Nine of those 13 vehicles had either broken or damaged windows. Side mirrors were broken on two others. Another was keyed. And one was keyed and had a flat tire. The criminal mischief complaints also included two damaged mailboxes. And the […]

College Station School Board Hires New Central Office Director And Approves More Purchases For New Elementary School

November’s meeting of the College Station school board including hiring a new director at the central office. Taking over next month as CSISD’s new purchasing director is Carmella Shafer. She will fill the number two leader in the district’s business office for Mark Pantel, who is retiring after 18 years with the district. Shafer has […]

Texas A&M System Board Of Regents Learn More About New Cotton Variety With Edible Seeds

The Texas A&M system board of regents learned at its last meeting about a new cotton variety that produces edible cotton seeds. The dean of A&M’s college of agriculture, Patrick Stover, introduced the research team that has modified the seeds to be non toxic to humans and animals. According to Dr. Stover, this could feed […]

BTU Announces Investing In More Solar Power

BTU (Bryan Texas Utilities) has announced an expansion of its alternative energy sources. BTU will be among the customers of a new solar project that will be built in northeast Texas in four years. The 15 year agreement is described to supply enough energy to power about 20,000 homes on a hot summer afternoon. News […]

Pit Bull Shot To Death After Killing A Puppy Inside College Station’s Dog Park

College Station police are investigating the shooting death of a pit bull at the city’s dog park. According to a CSPD news release, the large pit bull mixed dog who was running loose Saturday during the noon hour attacked a puppy on a leash and bit one of the puppy’s owners. Another visitor to the […]

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