Seven Local Companies Again Exceeding Minimum Requirements For Economic Development Agreements

Seven local corporations that have tax abatement or other economic development agreements continue to exceed minimum requirements to keep those incentives. That’s what the Brazos County commission and the city…

17th Annual Brazos Valley “Click It Or Ticket” Campaign Is Underway

Monday began annual efforts around the state to wear seat belts. That includes the Brazos Valley’s 17th annual “Click It Or Ticket” campaign. Spokeswoman Cindy Kovar said in 2017, 49…

College Station’s Bob and Wanda Meyer Senior and Community Center Opens in June

College Station’s Bob and Wanda Meyer Senior and Community Center is scheduled to open on Monday, June 3rd. Kelly Kelbly, Assistant Parks and Recreation Director, said renovations of the former…

Severe Weather Wednesday Afternoon In Brazos & Robertson Counties

Two tornadoes moved through the Brazos Valley Wednesday afternoon. No injuries were reported. The first was in Robertson County, at 1:35 p.m. in the Elliott community between Franklin and Hearne.…

Brazos County Grand Jury Indicts Former Arts Council Chief Executive

Former Arts Council of the Brazos Valley (ACBV) chief executive Sylvia McMullen has been indicted by a Brazos County district court grand jury on credit card abuse charges. Online records…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – May 7, 2019

Texas corn off to good start COLLEGE STATION – The majority of planted Texas corn acres have emerged amid good soil moisture profiles to start the growing season, said a…

WaterSmart program conserves two months’ water usage with precision irrigation

Writer: Laura Muntean, 979-847-9211, laura.muntean@ag.tamu.eduContact: Dr. Ronald Kaiser, 979-845-5303, rkaiser@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION — The water conservation program of the Brazos Valley, BV WaterSmart, garnered two state awards recently for their…

Best of the Brazos Valley Nomination Period is Open

The nomination period is now open for Best of the Brazos Valley. Caitlin Curbello-Rodriguez, from Bryan Broadcasting Publications, said you can nominate your favorite businesses, people or organizations for a…

Five Brazos Valley Sonic Restaurants Listed In Data Breach Settlement

Five Sonic Drive-In’s in the Brazos Valley were among 325 restaurants hit by a third party cyber attack two years ago. A more than $4 million dollar settlement has been…

Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation Update

The first full week of March was busy for board members and staff at the Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation (BVEDC). President Matt Prochaska says activities included lunch with the…

Family Dollar-Dollar Tree Consolidation Continues

More than a dozen cities and towns in the Brazos Valley have a Family Dollar and/or a Dollar Tree store. Both chains are owned by Dollar Tree. And corporate officials…

Forsythe Chapter celebrates 40th anniversary during open house reunion March 3

Members of SAIFD worked as competition assistants at the 2nd Annual Jim Johnson Design Cup in Houston in 2018 (photo courtesy of SAIFD.) Writer: Laura Muntean, 979-847-9211, laura.muntean@ag.tamu.eduContact: Bill McKinley,…

Texas Catholic Bishops Release Names Of Priests Accused Of Sexually Abusing Minors

All Catholic bishops in Texas on Thursday simultaneously released the names of priests who have been “credibly accused” of sexual abuse. The level of detail regarding the allegations and the…

Brazos Valley Food Bank and “Super Agencies” Answer Call for Help

The partial government shutdown is affecting furloughed federal employees in the Brazos Valley. Employees are continuing to work without getting paid, and for some, money is tight. The Brazos Valley…

State Representatives Raney & Kacal Learn Their Committee Assignments

New Texas House speaker Dennis Bonnen has announced committee assignments. Representative John Raney of Bryan was named to the transportation committee and the committee on international relations and economic development.…

Arts Council Of The Brazos Valley Is Again Looking For A New CEO

The Arts Council of the Brazos Valley is looking again for a new chief executive. According to a news release from the arts council’s lawyer, Sylvia McMullen was fired Wednesday…

BVSO Welcomes Leslie Odom, Jr. for Season Finale

Nika Hamilton, Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra’s Director of Communications and Marketing, visits with WTAW’s Chelsea Reber about this season’s finale with Leslie Odom, Jr. Tickets are now available for purchase.…

Sunday Is Amber Alert Awareness Day

Sunday is the national observance of the Amber Alert. January 13th marks 23 years since Amber Hagerman was abducted and murdered in Arlington. The Amber Alert Network Brazos Valley (AANBV),…

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…