Bryan Police Split At Two Violent Crime Scenes Thursday Night

Bryan police officers were split between the scenes of two violent incidents Thursday night. Up to two dozen officers were at a north Bryan home on Yellowstone, between Texas and Bonham Park, until after six Friday morning. Officer Kelley McKethan says that was after the resident, who was going to be arrested for aggravated sexual […]

Texas Budget Heads to the Governor

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Final tweaks to Texas’ $209 billion budget allowing for $3.8 billion in tax cuts have passed the Legislature and are headed to Gov. Greg Abbott. On a 30-1 Senate vote, the only bill lawmakers must pass during the 140-day session was approved Friday. The House later endorsed it 115-33. The House […]

College Station City Council Receives Bond Committee Recommendations

The College Station city council has been asked to consider a list of 18 projects to include in a possible bond issue this November. No action was taken by the council following Thursday’s presentation from leaders of a 23 member volunteer committee. The total estimated value of the recommended projects is $182,150,000. According to city […]

UPDATE: CS Council Approves Construction Contract For Lick Creek Trail

Update May 28 2015: The College Station city council approved the contract as submitted last week. Those voting for the contract were Nancy Berry, Karl Mooney, John Nichols, Blanche Brick, and Steve Aldrich. Voting against was James Benham. Julie Schultz was out of town and did not participate. There was no discussion prior to awarding […]

Thursday Recap From The Texas Legislature

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law a pre-K boost on Thursday that delivers one promise and appears close to making good on another over gun rights before Texas lawmakers go home next week. In the home stretch of the first legislative session under Abbott, which ends Monday, there has been […]

Bryan Council Rejects Intern Proposal

The idea to create a new Bryan city department, assigning Texas A&M interns to each council member, was defeated at this week’s meeting. Click HERE to read the proposed council intern department. City attorney Janis Hampton said the proposal as written would violate the city charter and federal labor laws. Co-sponsor Mike Southerland also referred […]

Bryan Fire Department Update

Bryan deputy fire marshal William Bouse visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about calls Monday night from flooding storms, a reminder to not drive around barricades from flooded roads, and the return of Ricky Mantey, one of the firefighters injured in the Knights of Columbus Hall fire in February 2013 that killed two colleagues.

People of Interest Sought by Bryan & College Station Police

News release from College Station police: On two separate occasions in April and May 2015 a suspect presented forged checks to a business in the 400 block of Texas Avenue and received payment for the checks. He left the scene both times in a vehicle described as possibly being a Toyota Corolla, black in color, […]

CVB Announces 2015 Hospitality Award Winners

News release courtesy of the B/CS Convention and Visitors Bureau: For those in the hospitality industry, work-life often moves at a more than hectic pace with little thanks along the way. However, on Wednesday afternoon the Bryan College Station Convention & Visitors Bureau (BCSCVB) took a moment to slow down and thank a few individuals […]

Bryan Council Considers Regulating Small Assisted Living Businesses

The Bryan City Council is looking at how the city can regulate assisted living facilities where there are up to four unrelated occupants in the same home. Click HERE to read the city proposal that was defeated Tuesday night. Three years ago, the council defeated regulating where small operators could locate. The council defeated a […]

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