Senator Cornyn Announces Federal Grants To A&M Transportation Services And Brazos Transit District

32 new transit buses are coming to the Brazos Valley. U.S. senator John Cornyn has announced the federal transportation department has awarded $14 million dollars in grants for buses serving…

Brazos Valley Food Bank Receives Large Donation from HEB

The Brazos Valley Food Bank was notified earlier this week about a large donation arriving from H-E-B on Wednesday morning. Theresa Mangapora, Executive Director, says the 20 palettes of turkey…

Bryan City Council Hears Concerns And Questions About The New Superpark

Conditional support of Bryan’s new superpark was expressed during the public comment portion of the last city council meeting. There were two representatives of the Brazos Valley Lodging Association. Vice…

Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial Dedicates World War I Memorial

Veterans Day 2018, the centennial of the end of World War I, marked the dedication of the WWI memorial at the Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial (BVVM). The recording begins with…

Arts Council Of The Brazos Valley New Home Opens To The Public

The new home of the Arts Council of the Brazos Valley is now open to the public. The agency’s new CEO, Sylvia McMullen, says the one time fire station and…

Construction Kickoff Held For Fun For All Playground

Construction is officially underway on the first phase of the Fun For All playground at College Station’s Central Park. The program included announcements of major contributions for the second and…

United Way Of The Brazos Valley And City Of Bryan Preview Annual Hamburger Fundraiser

United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince and Alsie Bond with the city of Bryan visit with WTAW’s Chelsea Reber about Friday’s annual UWBV hamburger fry and dessert…

Arts Council Of The Brazos Valley Announces New CEO

From the Arts Council of the Brazos Valley: The Arts Council, representing the arts, culture and heritage of the Brazos Valley, announced today the selection of Sylvia McMullen as its…

Scotty’s House Child Advocacy Center Introduces Sawyer

Scotty’s House child advocacy center, which serves abused children throughout the Brazos Valley, now has a facilities dog. Director Cary Baker, who is the fulltime handler for Sawyer, says he…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Today Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the Texas General Land Office (GLO) has approved all nine methods of distribution (MODs) proposed by…

Preview Of The Seventh Brazos Valley Fair And A Call For Volunteers

A big portion of next week’s seventh Brazos Valley Fair is the contribution of 350 volunteers. Senior manager Fiona Meyer says opportunities are still available. Volunteers can also sell and…

Brazos Valley EDC and Texas A&M’s Private Enterprise Research Center Debut A Monthly Local Economic Report

The Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation (BVEDC) and Texas A&M’s Private Enterprise Research Center (PERC) have debuted a monthly local economic report. BVEDC president/CEO Matt Prochaska says the nine month…

Arts Council Of The Brazos Valley Settling In To Their New Home

The Arts Council of the Brazos Valley (ACBV) set aside September 27 through October 7 for moving to its new home along the freeway’s southbound service road between Barron and…

10th Anniversary Celebrated Of Brazos Valley-Belgium Economic Development Partnership

As many as 21 corporations based in Belgium are interested in locating in the Bryan/College Station area. That was one of the takeaways from a trade mission held in the…

Dedication Of $8 Million Dollar Sand Mine Investment In The Northern Brazos Valley

For more than 50 years, a mine has been operating in the northern Brazos Valley east of Kosse. U.S. Silica has owned the sand mine since 1987. But the mine…

Four Brazos Valley students graduate from University of Alabama

Four Brazos Valley students graduated from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, during spring 2018 commencement ceremonies in May. The graduates are: Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

Texas Sunset Commission Directs DPS To Move Drivers License Operations To The Department Of Motor Vehicles And Recommends Eight Year Licenses

The Texas Sunset Commission has directed the department of public safety (DPS) to move drivers license operations to the department of motor vehicles (TxDMV). The commission rejected a staff recommendation…

Bryan Council Is Told That Planning For The 2020 Census Is Already Underway

The official population counting day for the next U.S. census isn’t until April 1, 2020. But the “gospel of the census” is being spread by the Brazos Valley Council of…

Brazos Valley Boy Scouts Hold Kickoff Luncheon Which Honors Dave South

The Boy Scouts district that includes the Brazos Valley presented a “Good Scouts Award” to retired Texas A&M football and men’s basketball play by play announcer Dave South at its…

Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo Announces Headline Entertainers

The seventh annual Brazos Valley Fair and Rodeo has announced its headliner entertainers for this year’s event. The Emotions will be performing on Friday, October 19. Diamond Rio will be…