United Way Of The Brazos Valley Closes Its 2016-2017 Community Campaign

United Way of the Brazos Valley will be distributing $625,000 dollars to member agencies. That’s $175,000 short of this year’s goal. Incoming United Way board chair Debbie Eller says one factor that led to decreased giving was the increase in the number of opportunities that are available. President Alison Prince says agencies will be getting […]

College Station School Board Gets Update On 2017-18 Budget

The College Station school board had its first update on developing next year’s budget since the end of the state legislature’s regular session. Click HERE to read and download the budget presentation given at Tuesday’s CSISD board meeting. Superintendent Clark Ealy complemented the Texas House for its efforts…which have been blocked so far by the […]

U.S. Senate Releases Its Version Of Obamacare Repeal And Replace

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama’s health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase tax boosts that Obama imposed on high-earners and medical companies to finance his expansion of coverage. The bill would provide less-generous tax credits to help people buy […]

Three Teens Arrested for Burglary and Theft of a Firearm

College Station police credit a citizen calling in suspicious activity leading to the arrest of three teenagers for burglary. According to the arrest report, officers responded to the 9200 block of Brookwater Drive in the Wood Creek subdivision just before 5 a.m., where they located 18 year-olds Trevor and Tyler Bagby of College Station and […]

Evacuation And Street Closure After Contractor Hits Natural Gas Line

Update: Atmos Energy reported at 7 p.m. temporary repairs were completed, allowing those who were evacuated to return to their residences and reopen three of four lanes of Southwest Parkway. Original story: A handful of families are displaced following a natural gas leak in College Station. Atmos Energy spokesman Chace Murphy says about 2:30 p.m. […]

Looking For A Dog That Bit Someone In Northgate

From College Station police: On 6/20/17, College Station Animal Control received a report of a dog bite that happened around 12:30am-1:00am in the 300 block of Church St. The victim was interacting with another patron’s dog. The victim was hugging and kissing the dog while it was laying on the floor. The dog bit the […]

Local Crimes And Arrests

There appears to be an increase in property crimes in the twin cities. Between June 15th and 19th, College Station and Bryan police have received reports from 77 victims. 50 were in College Station. More than half of the combined total, 39, are the victims of one form or another of a theft. Another 24 […]

Texas A&M System Pursuing Another Public Private Partnership

The same day a tropical storm was named that is forecasted to hit the gulf coast, comes an announcement by the Texas A&M system chancellor to build a data center on the RELLIS campus. John Sharp promoted the site as an attractive location for Houston area companies who could move their technology infrastructure out of […]

Man Found Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity Will Receive Outpatient Mental Health Treatment

A former Texas A&M PhD student from China returned to a Brazos County courtroom this month after he was found not guilty by reason of insanity last August from the stabbing of a College Station emergency room nurse in January 2014. The judge who issued the insanity ruling decided that 26 year old Yuchen Lei […]

Recapping June’s Blinn College Trustees Meeting

Blinn College trustees are the first in line to approve their budget for next year. Trustees approved a budget where state revenue decreased more than $527,323 dollars, tuition revenue from out of district students…most of which is generated in Bryan…is budgeted to increase $691,436 dollars, and general fee revenue from all campuses is budgeted to […]

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