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Preview Of The Seventh Brazos Valley Fair And A Call For Volunteers

A big portion of next week’s seventh Brazos Valley Fair is the contribution of 350 volunteers. Senior manager Fiona Meyer says opportunities are still available. Volunteers can also sell and take tickets, direct visitors to parking areas, and assist visitors throughout the fairgrounds. The fair offers financial contributions to non-profit groups. Click HERE for more […]

Bryan Council Approves The City’s 48th Neighborhood Conservation District

With no discussion, the Bryan city council approves increased zoning protections for another residential neighborhood. The minimum 58 percent of 133 homeowners living in the neighborhood bordered by Barak, Oak Hill, Cambridge, and Manchester agreed to the neighborhood conservation overlay (NCO) district. Five homeowners told the planning and zoning commission (P&Z) they wanted to accommodate […]

Citizen’s Call Leads To Vehicle Burglary Arrest In College Station

A College Station man who has been in the Brazos County jail twice this year to serve time for criminal trespassing is back in jail on a charge of vehicle burglary. According to online records, it’s the 17th trip to jail for 24 year old Kennedy Morris in the last six years. According to a […]

Bryan Council Gives Land To Build Houses

With no discussion, the Bryan city council has unanimously given land to a private developer to build homes. Early last year, the city accepted the donation of almost nine acres of land along West Martin Luther King Street from private developers who purchased the former Carver elementary school. At this week’s meeting, the council approved […]

Bryan Police Make Road Rage Arrest

Bryan police responding to a road rage incident Wednesday morning led to an arrest. 26 year old Nathan Booth-Cassy of Bryan denies pointing a handgun at the driver and a passenger of a car who were headed to Blinn College. According to the driver, he unintentionally cut off Cassy while changing lanes on Villa Maria […]

Rock Prairie Road Closed After Concrete Truck Tips

Rock Prairie Road near Lick Creek Park was closed part of Thursday afternoon after a concrete truck tipped on its driver’s side. According to the College Station fire department’s Twitter account, no one was injured. And a CSFD photo showed the truck spilled some of its load.

Texas A&M System Regents Chairman Visits The A&M Faculty Senate

The chairman of the Texas A&M system’s board of regents spent one hour at this month’s meeting of the Texas A&M faculty senate. Topics included the Texas Tech system’s efforts to open a veterinary school, which Schwartz said “it’s just lunatic.” Schwartz says instead of starting a vet school in hopes of keeping graduates, there […]

TxDOT Contractor Begins Two Years Of Highway Improvements In Robertson County

A two year, $8.5 million dollar highway project is underway in Robertson County. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) says the first phase is adding a center turn lane on Highway 79 west of the Franklin Safari Park…which has been the site of multiple crashes. The widening of 79 between Buna Road and Bishopville Road […]

Bryan City Project Update Includes Continuing Delay By Suddenlink To Finish Work On South College

Bryan city manager Kean Register’s update to the city council on city projects included a continuing delay by Suddenlink to finish new sidewalks along South College. Register says a paperwork snag related to a corporate restructuring at parent company Altice is preventing Suddenlink from moving overhead lines underground. Mayor Andrew Nelson responded to Register’s report […]

Social Security Administration Announces Increased Benefits For 2019

From the Social Security Administration: Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 67 million Americans will increase 2.8 percent in 2019, the Social Security Administration announced today. The 2.8 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 62 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2019.  Increased payments […]

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