Bryan’s Kemp-Carver Elementary School Gets A New Public Address System At No Charge

When students and staff return to Kemp-Carver elementary school in Bryan, there should be no more problems with the building’s public address system. Bryan ISD’s construction manager, Jeff Windsor, reported at the school board’s June 19th meeting that an agreement was worked out with Collier Construction of Brenham. The board had discussed during the spring […]

Federal Judge Dismisses UT Professor’s Concealed Carry Lawsuit

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A federal court has dismissed a lawsuit by three University of Texas professors who argued that a new state law allowing concealed handguns on campus could have a “chilling effect” on classroom debate. Sociology professor Jennifer Lynn Glass and English professors Lisa Moore and Mia Carter sued last summer, before the […]

Update On College Station Economic Development Activity

Approaching six years ago, Pappadeaux’s restaurants announced coming to College Station. The city’s economic development director, Natalie Ruiz, says that’s still the number one question she is asked. And the answer is still yes. Ruiz, speaking on a College Station city podcast, says land is being sold at the southeast corner of the freeway and […]

CS Police Investigating Aggravated Robbery With A Deadly Weapon

College Station police continue to look for four people accused of beating up a man Wednesday night during an incident that was listed as an aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon. According to the CSPD news release, the victim said he went to a residence on Northpoint Lane, near the Northpoint Apartments, to buy drugs. […]

Local Law Enforcement Joins Governor’s Observance Of Fallen Officers

Local law enforcement agencies are joining Governor Abbott’s observance of fallen officers Friday morning, on the one year anniversary of an attack in Dallas. The public is invited at 10 a.m. Friday to see red and blue emergency lights flash from emergency vehicles for one minute, as requested by the governor. WTAW News received invitations […]

Downtown Bryan Association Update

The new events coordinator for the Downtown Bryan Association, Katelyn Brown, visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the July First Friday schedule and other upcoming events.  

Bureau Of Labor Statistics Releases Annual B/CS Wage Study

Each summer, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) office in Dallas releases average hourly wages in 22 occupations in the twin cities from the prior year. There was a significant change in the pay of one professional category between 2015 and 2016. Lawyers and others in the “legal” category based in Bryan and College […]

President Trump’s Justice Department Asks Judge To Accept Fixes To Texas Voter ID Law

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) – The Trump administration says Texas has rid its voter ID law of any discriminatory effects and is asking a judge who once compared the measure to a “poll tax” to not take further action. The U.S. Justice Department under former President Barack Obama had previously joined minority rights groups in […]

Senator Cruz Comments On Health Care Reform

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Sen. Ted Cruz is expressing doubt about whether the Republican-backed plan to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law will pass the Senate. Speaking Thursday on San Antonio’s KTSA Radio, Cruz said, “It is precarious.” He said the GOP’s Senate majority “is so narrow, I don’t know if […]

Blinn College Trustees Approve Expanding Footprint On The RELLIS Campus

Blinn College’s board of trustees have approved the administration’s request to negotiate an agreement with the Texas A&M system to share another new building at the RELLIS campus. The 40,000 square foot structure would be for workforce training and other educational programs. Most of the funding for the $15 million dollar project would come from […]

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