TxDOT Releases 2015 Project List

The Texas Department of Transportation has released a list of 201 highway projects statewide for 2015. Three are located in Brazos County, with a combined value of $6,822,003. One was previously announced, the continuation of Earl Rudder freeway ramp relocations from the FM 158 exit north to Highway 21. Also on the list are maintenance […]

Reveille 1 Painting Recovered

Update courtesy of Texas A&M University: The Texas A&M Police Department (UPD) today returned to the university and its Corps of Cadets a painting of Reveille I, the university’s first mascot, a piece of nostalgia missing for the past 25 years. Prior to the painting’s unveiling, Asst. Chief Mike Johnson of UPD told a crowd […]

Texas Senate GOP Increases Its Power

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Republicans in the Texas Senate have strengthened their majority power, shrugging off decades of tradition with a rules change that scraps Democrats’ ability to block bills on party-line votes. The GOP holds a 20-11 Senate majority. The old “two-thirds” rule left them one vote short of bringing up especially controversial bills […]

UPDATE: Two CS Police Officers Hurt Apprehending Armed Robbery Suspect

Tuesday evening update: A man accused of two armed robberies in College Station earlier this month was taken into custody Tuesday morning, but not before injuring two College Station officers and jumping from a second floor apartment balcony. 20 year old Jervon Cammorto-Castro is accused of the January 6 holdup at Chipotle in Northgate and […]

Blinn Trustees Award Contract For Bryan Campus Remodeling

Blinn College trustees have hired a familiar contractor to oversee a $4.37 million dollar renovation on the Bryan campus. Approval was given at Tuesday’s meeting to negotiate with Collier Construction, a firm used on projects at the home in campus in Brenham that includes the A.W. Hodde Technical Education Center, the W.J. “Bill” Ranking Agricultural […]

Brazos CAD Wants A New Home

Tuesday evening update: The College Station school board voted 6-0 on a resolution supporting the appraisal district’s proposal. Michael Schaefer was absent from the meeting. Chief Appraiser Mark Price says they are scheduled to go before the Brazos County commission and the Bryan city council January 27, the College Station city council January 29, and […]

CS Man Arrested Following Two Hour Chase and Search

College Station police arrested a local man on a variety of charges following a vehicular and foot chase that began as a traffic stop involving a suspected drunk driver. Lt. Chuck Fleeger says an off duty Brazos County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant reported seeing a man passed out in his pickup in a parking lot at […]

Texas Inauguration Day

Tuesday afternoon update: AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Greg Abbott was sworn in Tuesday as Texas’ first new governor in 14 years and promised that the state will stay as defiantly conservative as ever _ vowing to battle Washington on spending, regulation and any federal initiative “that uses the guise of fairness to rob us of […]

More Parking For Blinn College Students In Bryan

Tuesday marks the start of the new semester is underway at Blinn College. For students on the Bryan campus, more parking is available at the Texas National Guard Armory. Blinn spokesman Richard Bray says college officials worked out an arrangement for the armory lot on East 25th due to the guard being deployed in December. […]

Tickets Still Available For Chamber Economic Outlook Conference

Tickets are still available for the B/CS Chamber of Commerce economic outlook conference, which is Wednesday, January 28. Chamber President Royce Hickman says panelists includes officials from the twin cities and Texas A&M. Addressing national issues during the first session is Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs at the A&M Department of Economics, Dr. […]

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