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 […]

FRIDAY’S Aggie Ring Day Moved Indoors And No Change To Saturday’s Schedule

From the Texas A&M Association of Former Students: Due to predictions of severe weather for Friday, April 13, The Association of Former Students is implementing a weather contingency plan and will relocate the Aggie Ring delivery FOR FRIDAY ONLY from the Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center to inside the Hall of Champions at Kyle […]

Accident on Highway 6 in Robertson County

DPS troopers responded to an accident in Robertson County that happened just before 8:30 a.m. Trooper Jimmy Morgan says an 18-wheeler was parked on the shoulder of Highway 6 north of Campbell’s Creek waiting on a service truck to change out a flat tire when a box truck drifted over and struck the 18-wheeler. This […]

Why There Is Fencing Blocking Spaces At Downtown Bryan’s Parking Garage

In the next month, repairs will start on the north side of the downtown Bryan parking garage. The Brazos Transit District (BTD) owns the garage across 26th Street from the courthouse. BTD lawyer Wayne Rife says several months ago, the district noticed some movement of the block walls on the perimeter of the north side […]

College Station City Council Approves New Athletic Field Lighting And Additional Work At Lincoln Recreation Center

More than $1 million dollars of new lighting at College Station softball and soccer fields is planned for later this year. The city council at its last meeting approved a contract for L-E-D lights at Central Park softball fields and Brian Bachmann park soccer fields. According to background information from parks and recreation director David […]

Brazos County DA’s Office Announces Guilty Pleas In Two Criminal Cases

A College Station man who survived being shot almost eight years ago is headed to prison. The Brazos County district attorney’s office reports 39 year old Edward Figgers admitted to threatening his sister with a knife in February of last year. Figgers also pleaded guilty to at least five other crimes, including assaulting his girlfriend […]

Arrests For Driving A Lawn Mower On A Highway, Vehicle Burglaries, And Drunk Driving While Awaiting Another DWI Trial

You can be arrested for driving a riding lawn mower on a highway. That’s happened to a Bryan man last Friday morning. According to the arrest report from Bryan police, an officer who knows 74 year old Joe Harvey Adams from a prior traffic stop saw him on his mower on Highway 21. According to […]

United Way Of The Brazos Valley Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about free tax assistance, recruiting new members to UWBV’s Youth Leadership Cabinet, and the date of the agency’s third Baby Bundle day of action.  

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