College Station Council Asks Staff For Update On Enforcing Game Day Rentals & Neighborhood Parking

As we get closer to the start of the Texas A&M football season, the College Station city council is hearing about possible violations of local ordinances related to residential parking and housing rentals. At the council’s August 11th regular meeting, John Nichols asked staff for an update following complaints of residential homes being rented. Steve […]

Bryan Council Agrees To Look Into Annexation Around Texas A&M’s RELLIS Campus

The Bryan city council at its August 16th meeting unanimously agreed this week to look into annexing land around Texas A&M’s RELLIS campus, formerly the Riverside campus. Councilman Mike Southerland initiated the request after hearing about the A&M system’s 150 million dollar investment.   City manager Kean Register told Southerland he does not recommend annexing […]

Brazos County Commission Denies Refunding Property Tax Penalties And Interest

34 Brazos County property owners who thought they made timely payments but did not because the statements were mailed to the old tax office will not get a refund on penalties and interest. County commissioners denied the group’s request for reimbursement because they are not allowed to do so by state law. Tax Assessor-Collector Kristy […]

Bryan ISD Employee Resignation & College Station ISD Teacher Turnover Rates

The first day of public schools means our annual review of the number of existing employees staying on the job. The Bryan school district reports 17 percent of all employees resigned last year. That’s down from 20 percent the year before and 21.5 percent two years ago. The percentages…which reflect those who left the district…take […]

Blinn Losing One VP, Replacing Another VP, & Naming Permanent Executive Director Of The Bryan Campus

On the eve of the new school year starting at Blinn College, come three changes at the administrative level. One is the departure of Blinn’s senior vice president of finance and administrative services. Kelli Shomaker has been selected as Auburn University’s next chief financial officer. Shomaker has been at Blinn since 2012, after 15 years […]

Big Bond For Local Property Crime Suspect

Multiple victims identified a Bryan man accused of committing eight property crimes this summer at a College Station apartment complex. 18 year old Joseph Sweed is jailed in lieu of bonds totaling more than $220,000 dollars. Arrest reports from College Station police includes one of the victims identifying Sweed as an uninvited guest to his […]

UPDATE: Statements From Sigma Nu and Texas A&M On Saturday Death And Arrests

Statement from Brad Beacham, Executive Director, Sigma Nu Fraternity, Inc. Sigma Nu Fraternity received notice earlier today of the death of a 19-year-old student member of the Kappa Sigma Chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity, located at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. A University official notified the Fraternity of the off campus death this […]

Victims Tell WTAW News About An Attempted Northgate Apartment Breakin

Two College Station sisters say they had to yell loudly to keep an intruder from entering their apartment in the Northgate district early Friday morning. One of the victims sent WTAW News an e-mail explaining they wanted to be sure the community is aware of what happened about 5:20 a.m. at the North Rampart apartments […]

DPS Announces Seven Arrests Following A Multiagency Meth Investigation

The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced seven men were arrested for selling methamphetamine to undercover law enforcement officers. DPS says $150,000 dollars of crystal meth was purchased from a group of men from Madisonville since April of last year. After all seven were indicted by a federal grand jury in Waco, four federal […]

Lane Closures This Weekend On The Freeway To Continue Briarcrest Bridge Repairs

From the TxDOT district office in Bryan: Throughout this weekend, there will be a single lane closures on northbound SH 6. These single lane closures will also necessitate the closure of the entrance ramps from Harvey (SH 30) and University (FM 60) and the exit ramp to FM 158. Crews have been working nightly since […]

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