CS Council Annexes More Land Near Wellborn

The College Station city council has annexed more land near the Wellborn community. The unanimous vote involved 233 acres bordered by Wellborn Road, Greens Prairie Trail, and Royder Road. The only speaker before the vote was an opposing property owner, Carl Hattaway. He said his wife couldn’t come because the annexation made her sick.   […]

Cameron Officer on Probation After Seen in Chilifest Video

SNOOK, Texas (AP) _ A Central Texas police officer is on a 90-day probation after he appears in a video in which an underage drinker is allowed to walk away from a citation apparently because she beat another officer in a game. Cameron Police Chief Randy Dixon notes officer Chris Ashwood wasn’t the one who […]

Lady Antebellum Tour Bus Catches Fire in Dallas

The tour bus for Lady Antebellum co-lead singer Hillary Scott caught fire in Dallas Thursday morning. Below are screen shots from Hillary Scott’s Twittere and Instagram accounts. From Hillary’s Instgram post: “Hey guys, we had a crazy morning on the way to Dallas today. Our bus tire caught on fire and we had to evacuate […]

Debate Before Split Bryan Council Approves Texas Reds Contract

The Bryan city council has approved a contract with the Downtown Bryan Association (DBA) to manage the Texas Reds Festival. Debate lasted more than 40 minutes before the 4-2 vote. Supporting the $110,000 contract were Mayor Jason Bienski and councilmen Art Hughes, Chuck Konderla, and Al Saenz. Voting no were Mike Southerland and Rafael Pena. […]

Texas Lawmakers Deal With Several K-12 Bills

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A top House Republican delayed a hearing on controversial legislation Wednesday that would limit transgender students’ use of school bathrooms and locker rooms, saying the author needed to its soften language. The bill’s author, Pasadena Republican Rep. Gilbert Pena, said the legislation would be “toned down” _ but didn’t offer many […]

Raini Rodriguez in Bryan For Premiere of Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

From the city of Bryan: Bryan native, Raini Rodriguez will be at Premiere Cinema on Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 5:15 pm – 7:15 pm for autograph signing. Following the autograph session, there will be a screening of her new movie, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

Legislative Update Involving Blinn College

State legislation limiting where Blinn College can spend revenue based on student contact hours at its Bryan and Brenham campuses has unanimously passed the House Higher Education committee. Representative John Raney of Bryan, who wrote House Bill 1903, takes issue with those who believe Washington County owns Blinn because they pay property taxes. Raney says […]

2nd UPDATE: “Get To The Grid” Moves to Momentum Plaza

Wednesday afternoon update: Texas A&M officials say they have created enough parking to offset the loss of using the mall for its shuttle bus service. The mall ended the arrangement because 2,000 to 2,500 spaces were being used in the lot that accommodates 3.500 to 4,000 vehicles. The new location, Momentum Plaza at University and […]

Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley Hosts 11th Tribute Luncheon

Another full house at the College Station Hilton was in attendance for the 11th annual Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley (CFBV) tribute luncheon. Businessowners Cherry and J.J. Ruffino were recognized for their community service. The tribute to Cherry Ruffino was given by Mary Mike Hatcher of Bryan Broadcasting and to J.J. Ruffino by Sonny […]

One Killed in Highway 30 Accident

A two-vehicle crash on Highway 30 near Bird Pond Road last night leaves one dead and two injured. DPS Senior Corporal Jimmy Morgan said Dorothy Perry, 89 of Bryan, failed to yield right of way and turned her Nissan in front of a pick up truck. “The 2004 Nissan vehicle was traveling northbound and failed […]

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