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Bryan City Council Approves Rezoning To Allow Another Convenience Store Near The Post Office

8/12/2022
The intersection of William Joel Bryan and Nash, where the Bryan post office is located, is getting another convenience store. That is part of a retail development that is coming after the Bryan city council [Read More...] The post Bryan City Council Approves Rezoning To Allow Another Convenience Store Near The Post Office appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:21

Texas A&M Health Science Center Closed Due To A Call Of A Suspicious Package

8/11/2022
A Wednesday noon hour call to Texas A&M police (UPD) reporting a suspicious package in a laboratory on the second floor of a health science center (HSC) building led to an evacuation and inspection of [Read More...] The post Texas A&M Health Science Center Closed Due To A Call Of A Suspicious Package appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:26

Cities Of College Station And Bryan Continue To Pay Less For Using Twin Oaks Landfill

8/11/2022
For the ninth consecutive year, the cities of Bryan and College Station are paying less to drop off trash at the landfill that is co-owned by the cities. As part of the city councils recent [Read More...] The post Cities Of College Station And Bryan Continue To Pay Less For Using Twin Oaks Landfill appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:29

College Station City Council Approves Settlement In Two Lawsuits Against A Landowner

8/10/2022
Legal action started almost five years ago by the city of College Station to acquire land for a westside regional park is over. The city council at its July 28th meeting approved buying 102 acres [Read More...] The post College Station City Council Approves Settlement In Two Lawsuits Against A Landowner appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:03:08

Brazos County’s Tax Assessor-Collector Says An Informational Postcard Is Not A Scam

8/10/2022
Brazos County property owners have or are getting a postcard in the mail with information about calculating property tax payments for next year. Tax assessor-collector Kristy Roe told county commissioners Tuesday that this is not [Read More...] The post Brazos County’s Tax Assessor-Collector Says An Informational Postcard Is Not A Scam appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:01

Brazos County Commissioners Receive A Wildfire Update

8/10/2022
Tuesday’s Brazos County commission meeting included a wildfire update from deputy emergency management coordinator Jason Ware. During the past week there were five fires that burned less than ten acres. Ware also reported Brazos County [Read More...] The post Brazos County Commissioners Receive A Wildfire Update appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:02:17

College Station City Council Changes Regulations For The Construction Of Homes In “Cluster Developments”

8/9/2022
Building homes in College Station with no minimum lot size has been approved by the College Station city council. Council members at their July 28 meeting changed regulations for the construction of homes in “cluster [Read More...] The post College Station City Council Changes Regulations For The Construction Of Homes In “Cluster Developments” appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:00:49

Brazos County Historical Society Receives A State Award And College Station’s Historic Preservation Committee Presents Its 111th Marker

8/8/2022
Brazos County commissioners during their August 2 meeting learned that the Brazos County historical committee received a state ward. Committee chairman Henry Mayo said the state historical commission award was for local efforts during 2021. [Read More...] The post Brazos County Historical Society Receives A State Award And College Station’s Historic Preservation Committee Presents Its 111th Marker appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:05

No Public Access To Emergency Plans Approved By Brazos County Commissioners

8/8/2022
Brazos County commissioners during their August 2 meeting approved an emergency action plan for employees and a policy for using the county’s panic and duress system. According to minutes of Tuesday’s meeting, county staff removed [Read More...] The post No Public Access To Emergency Plans Approved By Brazos County Commissioners appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:10

Bryan ISD School Board Approves HVAC Purchase Before Awarding A Construction Contract For The District’s New Transportation & Maintenance Comples

8/4/2022
Before a contract is awarded on building Bryan ISD’s new transportation and maintenance complex, administrators are dealing with supply chain issues. Construction director Paul Buckner was before the BISD school board this week to get [Read More...] The post Bryan ISD School Board Approves HVAC Purchase Before Awarding A Construction Contract For The District’s New Transportation & Maintenance Comples appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:21

Brazos County Commissioners Hear About Wildfires Causing Property Damage For The First Time

8/4/2022
For the first time, property damage has been reported from wildfires in Brazos County outside of city limits. Deputy emergency management coordinator Jason Ware told county commissioners this week that one structure and several vehicles [Read More...] The post Brazos County Commissioners Hear About Wildfires Causing Property Damage For The First Time appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:02:40

College Station City Council Reviews City Tourism Branding With City Staff

8/3/2022
Promoting the city of College Station, or branding, was one of the workshop topics during the July 28 city council meeting. Two years ago, the city began a three-pronged tourism effort from its economic development [Read More...] The post College Station City Council Reviews City Tourism Branding With City Staff appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:09

Bryan ISD School Board Considering A Decrease In The Property Tax Rate For The Sixth Time In The Last Seven Years

8/2/2022
For the sixth time in the last seven years, the property tax rate in Bryan ISD is proposed to go down. Monday’s BISD school board meeting included a discussion of a tax rate decrease in [Read More...] The post Bryan ISD School Board Considering A Decrease In The Property Tax Rate For The Sixth Time In The Last Seven Years appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:57

College Station City Council Begins Discussion Of Public Use Of The New City Hall Building

8/2/2022
College Station’s new city hall building has been in operation for six months. Yet to be developed, is the policy for outside individuals and groups to use meeting rooms and outside space. City council members [Read More...] The post College Station City Council Begins Discussion Of Public Use Of The New City Hall Building appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:43

City Of Bryan’s Downtown Quiet Zone Continues To Be Delayed By Union Pacific

8/1/2022
The city of Bryan continues to wait for Union Pacific railroad (U.P.) for the necessary permits to proceed with millions of dollars of railroad crossings improvements related to a downtown quiet zone. City engineer Paul [Read More...] The post City Of Bryan’s Downtown Quiet Zone Continues To Be Delayed By Union Pacific appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:58

Texas A&M Administrator’s First Update On Implementing “The Path Forward” Is Given To The Faculty Senate

7/28/2022
July’s meeting of the Texas A&M faculty senate gave the university’s senior leadership their first opportunity to present an update on the president’s reorganization plan called “The Path Forward”. Presenters included vice president of operations [Read More...] The post Texas A&M Administrator’s First Update On Implementing “The Path Forward” Is Given To The Faculty Senate appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:55

Bryan/College Station Chamber Of Commerce Hosting First Minority Small Business Forum

7/27/2022
The Bryan/College Station chamber of commerce is expanding its reach to minority owners of small businesses. The chamber’s first minority small business forum will be held the evening of August 11. Membership manager Carrie Archer [Read More...] The post Bryan/College Station Chamber Of Commerce Hosting First Minority Small Business Forum appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:29

College Station ISD School Board Members Receive A Summertime Building Project Update

7/22/2022
Summertime construction projects continue in College Station ISD. Superintendent Mike Martindale’s update during Tuesday’s school board meeting included renovations at Southwood Valley elementary will continue into the start of the new school year. Design work [Read More...] The post College Station ISD School Board Members Receive A Summertime Building Project Update appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:20

Local Law Enforcement Investigating Shooting Threat Made At Bryan’s Sanderson Farms Plant

7/21/2022
Bryan police received a report Thursday morning of a shooting threat at Bryan’s Sanderson Farms plant. Officer Kole Taylor said BPD officers were joined by DPS investigators and Sanderson Farms employees. Taylor says they are [Read More...] The post Local Law Enforcement Investigating Shooting Threat Made At Bryan’s Sanderson Farms Plant appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:02:27

Bryan ISD School Board Approves Dress Code Additions As Part Of “Tweaks” To The District’s Student Handbook

7/21/2022
Monday’s Bryan ISD school board meeting included annual changes ahead of the start of the new school year to the district’s student handbook. One of BISD’s school leadership directors, Crystal Goodman, said “tweaks” included adding [Read More...] The post Bryan ISD School Board Approves Dress Code Additions As Part Of “Tweaks” To The District’s Student Handbook appeared first on WTAW | 1620AM & 94.5FM.

Duration:00:01:51