Bryan Council Continues Homebuilders Incentive Program

The Bryan city council at its last meeting continued an incentive program started last year for companies that build what is considered a mid-sized house, something that is considered to continue to be in short supply. Those who build new detached single family homes between 2,200 and 3,000 square feet are eligible to pay no […]

Variety of Theft Cases Reported To Bryan Police Leads to Arrests

Bryan police responded to a neighborhood report of two strangers getting out a truck at two in the morning with the suspicion they were going to steal tires and rims and leave vehicles on blocks. And for one motorist, they reported a wheel fell off while driving their vehicle and the lug nuts were loose […]

Two Year Old Killed By The Family’s Pit Bull

DALLAS (AP) _ Dallas police say a 2-month-old boy has died after being attacked by his family’s pet pit bull at their home. Police say the baby was attacked Sunday afternoon while in a bouncing seat. Police say the child’s father had gone outside to turn on a sprinkler system and when he returned, the […]

Can You Eat This Much in 20 Minutes?

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) _ A competitive eater has conquered three 72-ounce steak dinners in about 20 minutes during a food challenge held at an Amarillo restaurant. Several dozens of people gathered outside The Big Texan Steak Ranch on Sunday afternoon to watch Molly Schuyler eat the steaks, plus three baked potatoes, three shrimp cocktails, three […]

Four Weekend Shootings Kill Four and Injure Three

KILLEEN, Texas (AP) _ A 27-year-old man is charged with manslaughter after authorities say his 3-year-old daughter was fatally shot over the weekend. The Killeen Police Department says Ashton Blake Salvato’s bond has been set at $1 million. It wasn’t immediately clear if he has an attorney. The department says officers found the girl Saturday […]

Blinn College Trustee Has Resigned

The member of the Blinn College trustees who had been meeting with state lawmakers over proposed legislation placing new restrictions on school operations has resigned. Carolyn Miller, who is the city of Brenham’s chief financial officer, had served since 2011. State representative John Raney of Bryan, who met with Miller multiple times, told WTAW News […]

New Bryan Pool Will Open Next Year

A unanimous vote at this week’s Bryan city council to move ahead with replacing a long-closed pool did not come without conflict. Rafael Pena, who made the motion to award the construction contract for the million dollar pool at Sadie Thomas Park, wasn’t happy that it won’t open this year.   After the council learned […]

Recap of Thursday Storms

The cleanup continues from Thursday’s storms. In Bryan, BTU crews were out by Sue Haswell Park replacing a power pole that was damaged on Coulter. In Northgate, there was a partial roof collapse over parking spaces at Second Street Apartments. The weather service reports the Navasota River near Normangee will remain above bankfull through Monday […]

90 Years For Two Bryan Armed Robberies

A second man has been convicted of the July 2013 armed robbery of the Commerce National Bank branch on East 29th in Bryan and the highjacking of the getaway car. The Brazos County district court jury that convicted 28 year old Erric Portis Junior of Calvert heard before sentencing that he told a jailer he […]

A&M System Chancellor Calls For Flagship VP’s Resignations

Two weeks from his official first day at work, new Texas A&M President Michael Young will be getting letters of resignation from his top leadership. That’s after A&M System Chancellor John Sharp sent a letter Thursday to the executive and senior vice presidents and the president’s special advisors and special assistants at the flagship campus. […]

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