Bryan School Board Awards Construction Contracts Affecting Four More Campuses From 2014 Bond Issue

The expansions of four more Bryan school district campuses approved by voters in a bond issue two years ago were approved at the last school board meeting. A local contractor, Dudley Construction, was awarded nearly $12 million dollars of work. One contract, for $8,896,144, covers the expansion of Rayburn and Long…which are being turned into […]

College Station School Board Approves Construction Contract For Third Middle School

Groundbreaking will take place soon on the largest project approved by College Station school district voters last year. That’s after the school board at last week’s meeting approved a construction contract for the district’s third middle school. Facilities director Jon Hall says negotiations after the bid opening brought the maximum construction price to $43.5 million […]

College Station Police Investigating Vehicle Burglaries

College Station police responded to 14 reports of vehicle burglaries on Monday. The majority of break-ins were in areas near Earl Rudder Freeway between Southwest Parkway and Rock Prairie Road. According to CSPD, the burglaries were all forced entry and windows were broken. Anyone with information is asked to contact CSPD at 979-764-3600.

New CEO At College Station Medical Center

From College Station Medical Center: College Station Medical Center (CSMC) announced today the appointment of America Farrell to Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. America has served as interim Chief Operating Officer of the hospital since late August. “I’ve enjoyed supporting this exceptional group of physicians, employees and volunteers, and I’m honored to join the team […]

B/CS MPO Community Meetings On 2050 Highway Plan

What might highways in and around Bryan/College Station look like in the year 2050…is the subject of a study being done by the local metropolitan planning organization (MPO). The MPO’s Dan Rudge showed a map at last week’s Brazos County commission meeting that is part of a public review process that also involves the county […]

Fatality Crash On The Freeway In North Bryan

A Bryan man was killed in a crash on the freeway in north Bryan Monday afternoon. Police report the victim, 62 year old Michael Gene Richards, was driving a pickup northbound when the vehicle left the roadway for an unknown reason and struck a concrete support beam on the Woodville Road bridge. The freeway was […]

Obamacare Premiums Rising Double Digits While Number Of Providers Dropping By Double Digits

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Obama administration is confirming that premiums will go up sharply next year for health insurance sold to millions of consumers through Before taxpayer-provided subsidies, premiums for a midlevel benchmark plan will increase an average of 25 percent across states served by the federally run online market. The number of insurers […]

Three Candidates To Fill Bryan ISD Board Unexpired Term To Be Interviewed Wednesday Night

Three people who are interested in serving the remaining year of a Bryan school board seat will be interviewed by the remaining six members Wednesday night. Board president Doug Wunneburger says a list of questions will be asked of each of the candidates behind closed doors. Wunneburger says the candidates are Julie Harlin, an associate […]

College Station Police To Stop Providing CSISD School Resource Officers

Students and staff at College Station’s middle and high schools will be seeing a change of uniformed law enforcement officers on their campuses. College Station’s school board was told the police department wants to go in a different direction and is phasing out school resource officers after 20 years. Superintendent Clark Ealy recommended at last […]

Brothers Arrested For Filing False Police Report Following CS Shooting

College Station police report a Friday night shooting at an apartment complex was the result of playing with a gun. Two brothers were arrested for lying to officers about what happened at the Eastmark apartments on Central Park Lane. The officer’s arrest report described the “painfully obvious deception” that 18 year old Jesus Estrada eventually […]

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