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Bryan And College Station ISD Response To Statewide Bomb Threat

Many school districts in Texas, including College Station and Bryan, received a bomb threat Friday morning (December 8). In both CSISD and BISD, parents and law enforcement were notified. Neither district changed school schedules. Bryan [Read More...]


Brazos County Commissioners Considering A Change In The Process Of Giving Economic Development Incentives

Brazos County commissioners hold a public hearing on proposed changes in giving economic development incentives. During Tuesday’s (December 5) meeting, the commission’s general counsel Bruce Erratt said switching to a different state program means the [Read More...]


New B/CS Chamber Of Commerce Promotion To Shop Local This Holiday Season

The Bryan/College Station chamber of commerce has a new promotion to shop local during the holidays. The chamber’s community liaison, Royce Hickman, brought up during his visit on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs the importance of supporting [Read More...]


Brazos County Judge Expresses Concerns About Lawsuits That Have Voter Approved Constitutional Amendments In Limbo

A lawsuit filed in a handful of counties that has held up the governor from certifying last month’s election has the concern of Brazos County judge Duane Peters. Peters shared during Tuesday’s (December 5) county [Read More...]


B/CS Salvation Army Promoting A Second Red Kettle Bell Ringing Competition

For the second time in as many weeks, there is a competition to raise money at Salvation Army red kettle locations in College Station and Bryan. Captain Marianne Villanueva of the Bryan/College Station Salvation Army [Read More...]


Bryan ISD School Board Members Receive A Report on Teacher Recruitment And Retention

Bryan ISD school board members learn what administrators are doing to recruit and retain teachers. Human resources assistant director Angela Behrens says for the first time, four student teachers were hired this semester as special [Read More...]


Brazos County Commissioners Are Told No Ballot Discrepancies From The November Election After More Public Requests To Return To Paper Ballots

Last week’s Brazos County commission meeting (November 28) began with public comments that includes more requests to stop using voting machines and return to paper ballots. At the end of the meeting, elections administrator Trudy [Read More...]


New Week Brings Updates On Two College Station Road Projects

Driving in College Station is more difficult in one area and easier in another. The more difficult location, as shared by the city of College Station communications director Colin Killian, is today (Monday, December 4), [Read More...]


Public Speaker Requests Leads Brazos County Commissioners To Discuss Recent Changes In Public Participation

Brazos County commissioners will be revisiting new rules that were adopted six weeks ago for public speakers. Click HERE to read and download rules adopted by county commissioners October 10, 2023. Public speakers since the [Read More...]


College Station City Council Asks For A One Year Update On Amazon Drone Delivery

Amazon is nearing the one year anniversary of its drone delivery service that is based in College Station. A request was made during the November 20, 2023 College Station city council meeting to get an [Read More...]


Senior Residents In College Station And Bryan Are Now Included In Brazos County’s R-U-OK Welfare Check Program

Senior residents living in College Station and Bryan can now receive regular welfare checks through the Brazos County sheriff’s office R-U-OK program. County commissioner Nancy Berry announced during Tuesday’s (November 28) commission meeting that the [Read More...]


College Station ISD School Board Members Receive A School Nutrition Update

College Station ISD school board members receive an update at their November meeting about school nutrition. Statistics from CSISD’s school nutrition director, Bridget Goodlett, includes the district each day prepares more than 8,000 student lunches [Read More...]


College Station City Council Gets Involved In Post Office Decision To Stop Direct Delivery To Some Apartment Complexes

The postal service deciding to stop direct delivery of mail to some College Station apartment complexes draws the attention of the College Station city council. Councilwoman Elizabeth Cunha brought up her concern at the end [Read More...]


Brazos County Health District Board Hires A New Medical Director And Receives A Major Grant From Texas A&M

Monday night’s (November 20) College Station city council meeting also included a summary of last week’s meeting of the Brazos County health board. Bob Yancy, who is one of two College Station representatives, said the [Read More...]


House Fire In Bryan Injures No Occupants And No Firefighters

A house fire south of Bryan’s Sue Haswell Park Thanksgiving Eve results in no injuries to four occupants and none of the firefighters who responded from all five Bryan fire stations and two stations in [Read More...]


College Station City Council Changes Staff Recommendations For A Study Of A Future Convention Center

College Station city staff continues to work on the specifications to hire a consultant to study what should go into a future convention center. For the second time in three months, the city council has [Read More...]


Brazos County Commissioners Choose To Have A Construction Manager At Risk To Build The New Medical Examiner’s Office

Brazos County commissioners decide that a construction manager at risk (CMAR) will be in charge of building the new medical examiner’s office. Commissioner Nancy Berry made the motion that was unanimously approved during the November [Read More...]


Fundraiser Established Following A Surprise Cancer Diagnosis For Brazos County’s Precinct One Constable

Fundraising is underway to assist Brazos County’s precinct one constable. Jeff Reeves, who has been constable since March 2013, is hospitalized in Houston after learning he has kidney cancer that spread to his spine. Click [Read More...]


New Flagpoles Coming To The Two Year Old College Station City Hall Building

December 7 marks the second anniversary of the dedication of College Station’s new city hall. The city council at its November 9 meeting was informed that four lighted flagpoles will be added to the front [Read More...]


College Station City Council Takes Action Preparing For Freeway Expansion

November’s meetings of the College Station city council included taking action to prepare for the expansion of the Earl Rudder freeway (Highway 6) from north of Fitch to Highway 21. The council was told during [Read More...]