Police & Code Maroon Activity

A woman crossing University in Northgate Wednesday night was struck by a pickup. College Station police say the 27 year old from College Station is hospitalized in stable condition. The driver was not hurt. Investigators are still determining whether the pedestrian was in the crosswalk among other circumstances. Alcohol was not a factor. The driver […]

Texas A&M Faculty Senate Sends Emergency Resolution to the Interim President

The Texas A&M University Faculty Senate has sent an emergency resolution to the interim president calling on restoration of vacation benefits to some professors in the College of Engineering. The resolution, which passed unanimously, states in part: “…Faculty Senate calls on interim president Hussey to continue vacation accrual for the 2014-2015 fiscal year for all […]

Response to Bryan City Council Request for Attorney General’s Investigation

The woman who the Bryan city council wants the Attorney General’s office investigate her residency was “very pleased” to see the governing body take that action. Hall says she gave paperwork to city officials as well as the Brazos County District Attorney’s office, which she says contained opinions from the AG and the Secretary of […]

Senator Cruz Walks Out After Hearing Boos

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says he walked out of a speech Wednesday night after audience members booed his comments in support of Israel. The Texas senator spoke at the “In Defense of Christians” dinner Wednesday night in Washington. He said in a statement late Wednesday that when he spoke about Israel and […]

College Station School Board Completes Rezoning Public Hearings

The College Station school board finished its series of public hearings about proposed elementary school boundary changes on Wednesday. The noon hour gathering drew the most speakers. Comments from four people included requests to grandfather third graders who have moved due to past rezonings, confirm enrollment numbers of affected schools to achieve balance, expand the […]

Bryan Council Approves Economic Incentives For Biocorridor Development

Economic incentives have been given by a majority of the Bryan city council to build a biocorridor development valued at a minimum $500 million dollars. Supporters of the Atlas Town Center include Chuck Konderla.   Al Saenz, one of two council members who voted no, says Atlas will succeed without the additional incentives because of […]

Blinn Trustees Hear More Possible Sites For New Brazos County Campus

Blinn College trustees met behind closed doors Tuesday to hear more possible locations for new campuses in Brazos County. No action was taken after the meeting in Brenham, and none is expected when they hold their regular monthly meeting in two weeks. During the executive session, trustees heard from Blinn administrators and outside consultants who […]

Bryan Council Asks Attorney General To Investigate City Charter Petition Passer

The Bryan city council is asking the Attorney General’s office to investigate a woman who has collected city charter petition signatures and has voted in city elections, but does not live in the city. Councilwoman Ann Horton did not identify the person who has also attended multiple meetings. WTAW News left a phone message and […]

Texas A&M Presidential Search Enters Second Year While Aggie Dean is a Finalist at Florida State

It’s been a year since a search committee was formed to select the next president of Texas A&M University. At Monday’s faculty senate meeting, speaker Jim Woolsey says the A&M system has hired a second search firm to join the original company.   Woolsey says applications will continue to be taken until the end of […]

Former Hearne Policeman No Billed by Robertson County Grand Jury

News release courtesy of Robertson County District Attorney Coty Siegert: Today the Robertson County District Attorney’s Office presented to Grand Jury the case regarding the May 6, 2014 shooting death of Pearlie Golden by Hearne PD Officer Stephen Stem. Upon conclusion of the presentation of evidence and deliberation, the Grand Jury returned a “No Bill” […]

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