UPDATE WITH NEW VIDEO: Candy Gets Another Crystal!

For the second time, Bryan Broadcasting’s Candy 95 has received a Crystal Award from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). The Crystal recognizes radio stations for their outstanding year-round commitment to community service. Candy 95 was among 10 Crystal recipients that were chosen among 50 finalists. Candy was the only finalist from the state of […]

Former Blinn-Bryan Campus President Named “Second in Command” At The Research Valley Partnership

The Research Valley Partnership (RVP) economic development organization has filled the newly created position of Senior Vice President. Former Blinn College-Bryan campus president Sylvia McMullen, who will be the RVP’s “Second in Command”, starts May 2. McMullen, who joined Blinn in August 2013, was most recently the college’s Executive Director of Resource & Grant Development. […]

Police Radio Stops Bullet From Hitting A San Antonio Policewoman

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ A San Antonio police officer’s radio on her gun belt has stopped a bullet fired during an alleged road-rage incident as she drove to work. The officer wasn’t hurt. A suspect has been arrested. Bexar (bayr) County jail records show 33-year-old Jose Antonio Rivera was being held Thursday on a charge […]

Stolen Steaks Thrown Out Of Car During High Speed Chase In East Texas

LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) _ Police say a man stole steaks from an East Texas Wal-Mart then tossed some of the meat from his vehicle as authorities pursued him in a high-speed chase. Police say the pursuit began around 11 a.m. Wednesday after the suspect fled the store in Longview, in Gregg and Harrison counties, about […]

CS School Board Sets Boundaries & Names Committee To Redraw Attendance Zones

The College Station school board has named a committee and has determined the boundaries the committee will consider in redrawing attendance zones for grades 5-12. On Tuesday, the board approved the formation of a 39 member committee that will make recommendations in light of adding a third intermediate and a third middle school, as well […]

President Michael Young Addresses Texas A&M Staff

Earlier this month, Texas A&M University President Michael Young addressed faculty at a forum. Tuesday morning, it was the staff’s turn to hear from the president. Young focused on two main points, staff growth the mission critical areas and improving staff support. Young offered several options to enhance staff support, including a tuition assistance program […]

Bryan Police Investigating Two Armed Robberies

Two armed robberies were reported to Bryan police on Tuesday. One was at a home on Cottage Grove Circle, off of Finfeather between Turkey Creek and Bittle Lane. Just after 8 p.m. Tuesday a man said he was robbed at gunpoint and assaulted by one man he knew and three strangers. The other was around […]

ZZ Top Extends Cancellations Due to Dusty Hill’s Dislocated Shoulder

The scheduled headliner at last week’s Chilifest is still off the road. ZZ Top posted on its website, cancelling concerts through May 7 due to a broken shoulder sustained by bassist Dusty Hill two nights before the Chilifest show. According to zztop.com: “Carl Stubner, the band’s manager, reported, “Dusty was suited up and ready to […]

Blinn College Tuition Going Up For Brazos County Students And Down For Most Other Texas Residents

About 4,000 Blinn College students from Brazos County will be paying more for tuition next year, while almost 14,000 other Texas residents will be paying less. That’s after Blinn’s board of trustees changed how the college charges tuition. Trustees without disagreement deleted a rate category where students from Brazos and other counties inside Blinn’s service […]

Former CS Wal Mart Employee Arrested For Forging Company Checks

A former employee of the College Station Wal-Mart personnel office was arrested after admitting to forging checks that were copies of what were given to people who were fired. According to the arrest report from College Station police, Wal-Mart loss prevention confronted 35 year old Roxanne James of Bryan last October, and she said the […]

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