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7,800 Retired Texas Teachers Asking To Leave The State’s Health Insurance Program

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Thousands of retired Texas teachers are abandoning the health insurance program the state created for them, a concerning move for a health care system that faces a $700 million funding shortfall. The Austin American-Statesman reports that about 7,800 retirees are requesting to leave the health insurance program housed under the Teacher […]

Two Convictions On Drug Related Charges In Brazos County District Court

Two drug related cases have come to a conclusion in Brazos County district court. One of three people has admitted to participating in a drug related armed robbery in a College Station apartment in May of last year. 23 year old Kendrick Patterson of Bryan, who pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery, was sentenced to 20 […]

Record Number Of Entries For Downtown Bryan’s Lighted Christmas Parade

The Downtown Bryan Association (DBA) reports a record number of entries, at almost 60, for Friday’s lighted Christmas parade. The parade begins at 6:30 p.m. at 23rd and Bryan Avenue, going south on Bryan Avenue to 28th Street, then north on Main Street. This year’s parade grand marshals are Ben Hardeman and Le Hale. Hardeman, […]

United Way Of The Brazos Valley Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the results of the state employees charitable campaign at Texas A&M and the A&M system, the launch of the new “Jingle Book Bash” effort for young readers, and responding to a myth about United Way.

Rosie The Riveter Statue Dedicated At The Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial

An icon of World War Two is now part of the Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial (BVVM). The dedication of a statue honoring Rosie The Riveter included remarks from the national president of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Lynn Forney Young, who lives in Milam County. Six women who were real life Rosie’s during World […]

A Reminder from the Health Department About Selling Homemade Foods

The Brazos County Health Department wants to remind you that selling homemade foods to the public without a permit is illegal, even if it is just during the holiday season. Jessica Paul, Environmental Health Specialist, said whether you are selling or giving away food, you must obtain a permit to distribute certain dishes. “Tamales, casseroles, […]

CSPD Investigating Armed Robbery at Local Park

College Station police are investigating an armed robbery at Lemon Tree Park around 7 p/m. Wednesday evening. According to the CSPD news release, five black men armed with two handguns, stole two cell phones and a wallet from two people at the park. Officers did locate and arrest one juvenile who was charged with possession […]

Invitation To Thursday’s BVVM Dedication Of “Rosie The Riveter” Statue

On the 76th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial (BVVM) dedicates its ninth statue. “Rosie The Riveter” is also the third statue at the World War II memorial site and the first of a woman. The dedication event starts Thursday at noon at Veterans Park. The keynote speaker is […]

UIL Sets New Athletic Classifications for Brazos Valley High Schools

Attempts by the College Station and Bryan school boards to balance high school populations to stay in the UIL football district worked for four years. Realignments for next year announced Wednesday by the state association have placed the four major high schools in the twin cities in three classifications. Consolidated and Rudder remain in 5-A […]

Prison For Stealing Jewelry, Armed Robbery Of An Insurance Office, And Selling Drugs

A College Station woman has admitted to stealing $18,800 dollars of jewelry from a Bryan home in September of last year, then selling the items at a local pawn shop. 19 year old Abigail Sharp is in the Brazos County jail, awaiting a trip to a state prison system women’s center in Beaumont. In addition […]

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