Another Student Housing Complex Coming to 2818 & Holleman

What looks like Houston rush hour traffic around FM 2818 and Holleman is going to get worse. Rezoning has been approved by the College Station city council to put up 20 buildings of student apartments on 32 acres at the southwest corner of the intersection. Councilwoman Blanche Brick was told by the developer’s engineer, Veronica […]

Suspect Sought in Bryan Armed Robbery

News release from Bryan police: On November 18, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. officers responded to Sammy Food Mart located at 3500 E. 29th St. for an aggravated robbery that had just occurred. A black male entered the store, brandished a knife and demanded money. The suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. […]

Inspectors Find Fake Food Handler Cards

Not as common as forged drivers licenses are fake food handler cards, which are required by restaurant workers among others. Inspectors with the Brazos County health department occasionally find them. That happened recently at a College Station restaurant. Environmental Health director Don Plitt says one of the two fake cards belonged to someone who longer […]

Reward Offered in Slain Blinn College Student Case

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) _ A $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to an indictment or arrest in the slaying of a Central Texas college student. Brenham Washington County Crime Stoppers on Tuesday announced the reward for tips over the fatal shooting of Trey Alan Kurtz of Houston. The body of the 20-year-old Blinn […]

Brazos Boot Back in Bryan

Three members of the College Station city council were at Tuesday’s Bryan council meeting to deliver the Brazos Boot, the travelling trophy which in the past was kept by the winner of the Bryan High-Consolidated football game. The Vikings 56-44 win was the first over the Tigers since 2004. Bryan High, which has won its […]

Judge Doesn’t Drop Criminal Charges Against Governor Perry

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A Texas judge has refused to quash two felony indictments for abuse of power against Gov. Rick Perry on technicalities, ruling that the case against the possible 2016 presidential hopeful should continue. The governor’s defense team had sought to have the proceedings dismissed, arguing that the special prosecutor bringing them wasn’t […]

Thanksgiving Eve Midnight Yell Will Be At Midnight

News release from Texas A&M University: Yell Practice for the Aggies’ Thanksgiving Day football game this year will be held at midnight Wednesday (Nov. 26), announced Head Yell Leader Patrick McGinty. Since 1999, the Thanksgiving eve yell practice has been held in the evening, but McGinty said the start time is being changed to midnight […]

Texas A&M Foundation Giving Record Amount

News release courtesy of Texas A&M University: The Texas A&M Foundation announced that it will make a record $77.9 million available to Texas A&M University as a result of donations by former students and other supporters during the past fiscal year. The funds are a combination of this year’s gifts intended for immediate use as […]

Bryan School Board Starting Negotiations on First Two Bond Contracts

The Bryan school board has taken its first action since voters approved a $132 million dollar bond issue two weeks ago. The board unanimously approved negotiating with the firm Lockwood, Andrews, and Newmam (LAN) to be the construction management company that would oversee all projects. LAN, which has an office in College Station, was recommended […]

Congressman Flores Elected Chair of the Republican Study Committee

News release from Congressman Bill Flores of Bryan: U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-Texas) has been elected to serve as Chairman of the Republican Study Committee (RSC) for the 114th Congress. Flores released the following statement regarding his election: “I am humbled and honored to be elected by my fellow conservative colleagues to lead the Republican […]

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