Blinn To Consider Stopping Construction Of New West Bryan Campus

Two months after groundbreaking was originally scheduled to take place on Blinn College’s new campus in west Bryan, the project might be scrapped. Blinn announced Tuesday an offer from the Texas A&M system to be a part of the $150 million dollar conversion of the Riverside campus to a research and development center. Next Tuesday, […]

Armed Robbery At CS Apartment Complex

Two people at a College Station apartment complex were injured during an armed robbery early Wednesday morning. Police say the injuries were not life threatening. The two were among an undisclosed number of victims who were held up by an undisclosed number of suspects who used two handguns to take unidentified property. Officers were sent […]

FM 485 Bridge over Little Brazos River Re-opening

The FM 485 Little Brazos River Bridge is re-opening Wednesday at noon. The bridge has been closed and rebuilt in recent years, causing lots of detours for motorists. It’s now 20 feet wider to accommodate big rigs and trailers. Courtesy of Hearne Chamber of Commerce: The FM485 Little Brazos River Bridge is re-opening today at […]

Another Phone Scam Hitting BTU Customers

If you’re a BTU customer who has received a phone call recently demanding payment for an overdue account…it’s a scam…you’re not alone…and you’re asked to call your local police or sheriff’s office. BTU says residential customers will not get a call under normal circumstances. For commercial customers, BTU makes calls weekdays during normal business hours…but […]

Texas Education Agency Receives Complaint About Harmony Public Schools

WTAW News note that Harmony Public Schools has a location in Bryan. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A formal complaint filed with Texas education officials alleges that a charter-school network is abusing a visa program to import large numbers of Turkish teachers and violating state and federal laws by paying them more than American teachers. The […]

Baylor Not Commenting On Rumors President Ken Starr Has Been Fired

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Baylor University officials say regents are still reviewing an investigation into how the Texas school handled reports of rape and assault by football players and expect to announce any actions by June 3. Baylor issued the statement Tuesday after reports that President Ken Starr was fired. The school said it would […]

College Station Fire Chief Announces His Retirement

College Station is losing its second fire chief in two and a half years. Eric Hurt announced Tuesday he will retire June 30 after 35 years with CSFD. City manager Kelly Templin says an immediate search will begin for Hurt’s successor. An interim chief will be named closer to Hurt’s retirement date. News release from […]

More Administrator Changes In The Bryan School District

The Bryan school district will have four new principals, a new division director, and possibly a high school mariachi band next fall. Personnel actions at the last school board meeting included hiring a new district wide fine arts director. Patrick Corbett spent the last three years as assistant principal at Jane Long Middle School. Trustee […]

Arrests Include Wives Accused Of Domestic Assault, Cleaning Woman Taking A Customer’s Jewelry, & Crash Related DWI’s

Two domestic disputes result in the wives being arrested for assaulting their husbands. In one case, the wife was also taken to jail on arrest warrants from four unrelated cases. Bryan police responding to a disturbance Sunday night at the Creekside Apartments on Plainsman Lane near East 29th were told an argument over money resulted […]

Texas A&M System Wants To Help Manage New Mexico Federal Nuclear Facility

One of three federal laboratories responsible for managing the nation’s nuclear arsenal may include the Texas A&M system. That’s the goal of Chancellor John Sharp, as he and representatives of other partners formally announced Tuesday morning a bid to operate the Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico. A&M, the University of Texas System, and the […]

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