There Will Be At Least One New Bryan Council Member This November

On the eve of the start of the filing period for this November’s city council and school board elections, comes word that there will be at least one new person. Downtown Bryan businessowner Brent Hairston notified WTAW News that on Monday he will file for the Bryan city council seat in single member district five. […]

Concrete Barriers Removed From Villa Maria Road In Front Of Sul Ross School

From the TxDOT Bryan district office: The Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor opened the eastbound outside lane of FM 1179 in front of the Sul Ross School. The eastbound outside lane has been closed since May 31, 2018 in order to repair a damaged storm sewer. TxDOT and their contractor appreciate everyone’s patience during […]

Successful CS Police Officers Association Benefit

News release from the College Station Police Officers Association: On July 20, 2018 the College Station Police Officer Association was proud to present retired Lieutenant Greg Leeth with a check for over $35,000. These funds were raised during a benefit held for the Leeth family on June 30th, 2018 to help with medical costs that […]

Arrests For Illegal Use of Security Devices And Drug Charges

A Bryan man on probation for stealing $2,700 dollars of merchandise from the College Station Cavender’s store two years ago is back in jail. According to the College Station police arrest report, 28 year old Christopher Andrew Hernandez was caught at the Target store with 22 magnets that are used to disable security devices. Surveillance […]

H-E-B President Visits The Twin Cities

The president of H-E-B stores was the guest speaker at the Bryan/College Station chamber of commerce Leadership Brazos Alumni Association’s annual luncheon. Among comments from Scott McClelland: His top two concerns are millenials and Amazon, adding that millenials make up the largest population segment in Texas at 9.8 million. He says while Wal Mart and […]

Father Gets Life In Prison For Causing Severe Injuries To His Three Month Old Daughter

A Brazos County district court jury has convicted and sentenced to life in prison, a Bryan man for causing severe injuries to his three month daughter two and a half years ago. According to the district attorney’s office, the youngster will never fully regain sight in her left eye and may have permanent brain damage. […]

Blinn College Summer Enrollment Shows More Online Students For The First Time

For the first time, Blinn College summer enrollment numbers had more students taking online classes versus going to campus classrooms. More than 5,500 online students made up more than half of the 10,462 who took summer classes. The number of online students rose by 806 from last summer, while the number taking classes on the […]

Bryan City Council Approves Twin Oaks Landfill Annual Contract, Which Includes A Price Reduction

The Bryan city council at its last meeting approved its annual contract with the agency that operates Twin Oaks landfill in Grimes County. That’s after the council was told the city’s fee is going down for the third time in the eight years that the landfill has been opened. Bryan Griesbach of the Brazos Valley […]

Leader Of The Queen Theatre’s Restoration Effort Receives A National Award

A national award has been presented to the leader of the renovation of the historic Queen Theatre in downtown Bryan. Ben Hardeman was nominated by Sandy Farris of the Downtown Bryan Association to receive the League of Historic American Theaters outstanding individual contribution award. The award is one of two that the League presents at […]

Another Round Of Scammers Targeting Local Utility Customers

Some customers of College Station Utilities have been calling this week to report another round of scam attempts. Office manager Jennifer Springer says one customer contacted them after buying a gift card, but before they sent it to the scammer. That customer did not owe any money. Springer says customers can call the CSU office […]

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