Texas A&M Creates And Appoints A Chief International Officer

There is now a chief international officer at Texas A&M. Vice provost Michael Benedik was named to that post by president Michael Young. Benedik, who will continue as the university’s second highest academic administrative officer, will be in charge of growing educational, research, and business opportunities around the world. Additional information from Texas A&M: Texas […]

Retirement Announcements Of Brazos County Health Department Director & Brazos County Expo General Manager

Two retirement announcements were made at this week’s Brazos County commissioners court meeting. Commissioner Steve Aldrich, who is the county’s representative on the health board, said director Ken Bost will be leaving in mid-July. Mr. Bost declined comment to WTAW News until closer to his retirement date, which will close out a 34 year career […]

Former Texas Congressman In Custody After Conviction On Federal Charges

HOUSTON (AP) – A federal judge has ordered former Texas Rep. Steve Stockman to be taken into custody following the ex-congressman’s conviction on fraud and conspiracy charges. U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal says the 61-year-old Republican was a flight risk. Federal prosecutors said Stockman conspired with two staffers to bilk conservative foundations out of at […]

UPDATE: College Station Animal Control Finds Stray Dog

Update from College Station police: On 4/12/2018, the College Station Animal Control located the dog involved in the bite. The owner is cooperating with the investigation. Original story from College Station police: On 4/11/2018, College Station Animal Control received a report of an animal bite. The victim advised she was walking at the intersection of […]

Congressman Bill Flores Comments After Paul Ryan’s Announcement And Mark Zuckerberg’s Testimony

News release from Congressman Bill Flores following House Speaker Paul Ryan’s announcement that he is not running for re-election: “Under Paul Ryan’s leadership as Speaker, we have been able to provide hardworking American families and businesses with much-needed tax reform and regulatory reform, we have begun rebuilding our military, and we have put forward an […]

Brazos County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Shooting

Brazos County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a domestic disturbance call Thursday morning that left one person dead. According to a news release, a woman reported a shooting incident at her home on Vaquero Drive in the High Country Subdivision, east of Tabor Road, at 2:15 a.m. Sheriff Chris Kirk said it looks like a domestic […]

Bryan Man Hospitalized After Stabbing And Police Announce One Arrest

A Bryan man is in the hospital with a medically induced coma after he was stabbed Wednesday night. Bryan police arrested 34 year old Wakeem Mathis Sr. on a charge of aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury. According to the arrest report, the victim received several life threatening knife wounds at his apartment. Mathis told […]

Ribbon Cutting At The Texas A&M System’s $70 Million Dollar Center For Infrastructure Renewal

The Texas A&M system’s $70 million dollar center for infrastructure renewal (CIR) was officially opened with a ribbon cutting Wednesday morning. Speakers included Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, state senator Paul Bettencourt of Houston, A&M system board of regents chairman Charles Schwartz, and system chancellor John Sharp. They and other speakers all touted the research and […]

Bryan City Council Hires Consultant To Design Superpark At The Former Municipal Golf Course

The Bryan city council is taking the next step in converting the former municipal golf course and adjacent land into a superpark. The council is dipping into reserves to pay an unbudgeted $487,000 dollars to hire a consultant. The one chosen out of 13 who expressed interest, will do a preliminary design and a preliminary […]

Recapping Monday’s College Station School Board Discussion Of Changing High School Boundaries

The College Station school board now has six options to adjust boundaries of Consolidated and College Station high schools. Two more maps were unveiled during a two hour workshop Monday night. All seven members said they had trouble with moving students who could walk or bike to school, a theme of many of the parents […]

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