Texas A&M’s New President Now on the Job

The new first family of Texas A&M University has hit the ground running. Friday was the first day on the job for new President Michael Young. He and his wife Marti spent part of the morning visiting with the media. Mrs. Young, who was active at the University of Washington as a full time non-compensated […]

Update on Blinn Presidential Finalists Coming to Bryan & Brenham

Blinn College trustees are holding special meetings Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of next week. All are associated with interviewing and considering the four finalists for district president. Trustees president Douglas Borchardt invites everyone to meet the candidates on Monday and Tuesday in Bryan and Brenham. Borchardt says the format is a brief introduction of each […]

Texas Senate Approves Capping Tuition Increases

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The Texas Senate has voted to bar universities statewide from increasing tuition by more than 1 percent over the cost of inflation until the 2018 through 2019 academic year. The rule was tacked Thursday onto a larger bill requiring that colleges meet academic performance standards before being allowed to raise tuition […]

No Children Injured in School Bus Accident

Three children were not injured when a pickup struck their school bus Thursday morning. College Station Police Sergeant Roy Shelton said, the College Station ISD bus was traveling eastbound in the inside lane of Harvey-Mitchell Parkway when it attempted to turn left onto Dartmouth. A pickup heading west in the outside lane of Harvey-Mitchell struck […]

Four Arrested For Setting Fire To Bryan Park Slides

Four juveniles have been arrested on felony criminal mischief charges for setting fire to playground equipment at Sul Ross Park two and a half months ago. Bryan deputy fire marshal William Bouse says damage from the February 12th fire was estimated at more than $8,000 dollars. Click below for comments from William Bouse:   Brandon […]

Moving to the New Brazos County Tax Office Next Week

The Brazos County Tax Office is in its last days in downtown Bryan. Tax Assessor-Collector Kristy Roe says if you still have to do your April vehicle registration, do it before next Monday, May 4. That’s because the office is closed next Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday; May 5-7. It will take three days to complete […]

Announcement of New Senior Center and Living Community

The Texas A&M Health Science Center and St. Joseph Health System are among the partners in a new senior wellness lifestyle center announced Wednesday. St. Joseph chief executive officer Kathy Krusie says the MatureWell Lifestyle Center will offer a single destination for both healthy seniors to achieve their wellness goals as well as those seniors […]

Texas A&M System Board of Regents Meeting Recap

Nearly $28 million dollars of construction projects addressing infrastructure on the Texas A&M campus was approved during Wednesday’s board of regents meeting. There’s more than $11 million targeted to reduce energy consumption at 27 buildings. Another $7 million will replace underground utility lines and cooling towers. There’s $5 million to replace water distribution lines affecting […]

Check Out Start Up Aggieland’s Shark Frenzy Season 2

Texas A&M’s student entrepreneur business accelerator, Start Up Aggieland, invites you to attend their second “Shark Frenzy” event this Saturday. Marketing coordinator Shelly Brenckman says 20 student teams will enter the shark tank with ten venture capitalists to pitch their idea. Brenckman says two teams will receive checks for their pitch. There is no admission […]

Governor Abbott Orders Texas Guard Commander to Monitor Jade Helm

We’re about three and a half months away from a large scale military training exercise coming to Brazos County. While in Texas, the “Jade Helm” operation will be monitored by the Texas State Guard. Governor Abbott issued a statement following a meeting Tuesday with the guard commander, ordering him to keep track of the federal […]

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