Bryan Man Charged With Three Arsons, Including His Home

After a Bryan man finished a court appearance Wednesday afternoon, he was arrested on three arson charges. Bryan deputy fire marshal William Bouse says 42 year old Adrian Mejia-Ortiz is accused of setting fire to his mobile home last month and two vehicles that belonged to other people last July. Bouse says investigators had a […]

CS Council Approves First of New Welcome Monuments

The College Station city council Thursday night approved the first of what could be four gateway monuments welcoming motorists to town. An agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) allows the city to construct and maintain a monument northwest of the intersection of University and the freeway, in front of Olive Garden. The monument, […]

Divided Bryan Council On Recording Members Attending Community Meetings

Another division on the Bryan city council involves a proposal to have city staff attending and recording community meetings where councilmembers are participating. The idea, submitted by Ben Hardeman and Buppy Simank, was “direct the City Manager to designate a City staff member(s) to attend all “town hall” meetings, neighborhood association meetings, and other announced […]

Lt. Governor Puts State Universities on Notice After Increasing Tuition and Fees

The day before the Texas A&M system board of regents approved a nearly $2 billion dollar operating budget for the flagship campus and Health Science Center next year, comes renewed criticism from Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick about recent tuition and fee increases. Click HERE to read and download the 2016-17 school year operating budgets as […]

Two New Appointments at Texas A&M Branch Campuses

Courtesy of Texas A&M University: COLLEGE STATION, April 29, 2016 – Douglas J. Palmer, formerly dean of the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University, has been named interim vice president of Texas A&M University and COO of Texas A&M University at Galveston, effective June 1. Palmer, currently professor of educational psychology […]

Texas A&M System Regents Adopt Concealed Carry Regulations

Rules have been finalized about concealed carry of handguns at Texas A&M system universities and agencies. Board of regents chairman Cliff Thomas asked but did not receive any requests to change recommendations made by university presidents and agency leaders.   Starting August 1, concealed carry will be allowed in classrooms and residence halls. Policies differ […]

Three Plea Agreements Announced By Brazos County DA’s Office

A Bryan man’s reaction to hearing his girlfriend say she was ending their relationship has admitted to multiple charges. As part of a plea agreement with the Brazos County district attorney’s office, Logan McMann will have to do at least nine years in prison as part of an 18 year sentence. That’s after the October […]

CSPD Looking for Suspects in Armed Robbery

Wednesday night around 11 p.m., College Station police responded to an armed robbery call at The Barracks on General Parkway. Four victims say they were inside a residence when several suspects entered, displayed guns and took property including narcotics and money. One of the four victims was struck several times in the head and torso. […]

Bryan Council Continues Debate On City Contribution To Traditions Development

Tuesday night’s Bryan city council meeting included the better part of an hour and a half on the ongoing debate of what the city has spent on the Traditions development since 1998. Councilman Mike Southerland initiated his own investigation in January, which has been criticized by other council members and questioned by city management.   […]

CS School District Returns Recalled Chicken Nuggets

A massive recall of cooked chicken nuggets from Waco-based Pilgrim’s Pride includes the College Station school district. CSISD’s nutrition office received the notice two weeks ago, and since then has not ordered products from the company. The Bryan school district did not have chicken from that company. Click HERE to be directed to the recall […]

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