Bicyclist Killed In West Bryan

From Bryan police: July 19, 2017 at 7:15 p.m. a major accident occurred in the 700 block of N Harvey Mitchell Pkwy. A motorized bicycle pulled out of the parking…

Different Decisions On Pay Raises By Local School Boards As A Brazos Valley Lawmaker Calls To Add Teacher Retirement Benefits To The Special Session

The Bryan school board has not decided on all pay raises for next year. Action was postponed on what teachers and other professionals receive. The board sided with the recommendation…

Road Rage On Highway 21 West Of Bryan

Authorities are looking for a motorcyclist accused of striking a woman’s car twice early Tuesday evening along Highway 21 near the RELLIS campus west of Bryan. Brazos County sheriff’s chief…

Bryan School Board Promotes Two Administrators And Hires A Third

The Bryan school board unanimously promoted two administrators and added a third at Monday night’s meeting. The new position is chief of staff to new superintendent Christie Whitbeck. Filling that…

New Traffic Advisories

From the city of Bryan: Beginning Monday, July 17, 2017, drivers will experience daily lane closures at the Boonville Road (FM 158) and University Drive intersection to accommodate utility work…

Group helps restore Kizer Cemetery

Members of the Sul Ross Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, a local group of residents devoted to family genealogy, recently helped restore the long-neglected Kizer Cemetery. The cemetery…

Rotary Club awards grants to nonprofit groups

The Bryan Rotary Club recently awarded grants totaling $10,000 to several Brazos County nonprofits, including Bryan/College Station Habitat for Humanity and Save Our Streets Ministry among others. Source: The Eagle…

Bryan Small Businessowner Testifies Before A Congressional Subcommittee

Photo of Rebecca Boenigk courtesy of Neutral Posture. One of three small business owners on Capitol Hill Thursday to testify before a House subcommittee looking at federal tax reform was…

Recapping Seven More Recent Local Arrests

Two people remain in jail after they were arrested earlier this week on charges of shoplifting more than six thousand dollars of televisions and other merchandise at two local Wal-Marts.…

Arrests On Weapons-Related Charges

A College Station woman was arrested this week on a charge of breaking her cousin’s arm last October with a three foot long closet coat hanger rod. 18 year old…

UPDATE: Interview With Bryan Lawyer Chosen To Lead The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

Photo of retired general Bentley Nettles from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. A friend made who suggested looking into the opening, started the path that led to Bryan lawyer Bentley…

Bryan Police & Fire Present Citizen Lifesaving Awards

This week’s Bryan city council meeting opened with the presentation of three citizen awards by the police and fire departments. Officer Kelley McKethan said on the morning of May 14th,…

BTU Preparing For Possible State Hearing On Electric Transmission Rates

The Bryan city council heard this week that its electric utility is preparing for a possible hearing before a state agency that if it happens, might result in the city’s…

Judge Denies Tommy Wallis Contempt Motion Against Bryan ISD

Former Bryan school district superintendent Tommy Wallis has lost his attempt to hold the district in civil contempt of court for not protecting documents critical of his job performance. Wallis…

Bryan Lawyer Chosen To Lead The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

The Bryan city council ended Tuesday night’s meeting by applauding the choice of the next executive director of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC). The applause followed city manager Kean…

Bryan Council Approves Charter Review Committee Report

Screen shot from bryantx.gov of charter advisory committee members (L-R) Sonny Lyles and Tim Bryan. Bryan voters will decide on at least 13 proposed changes to the city charter this…

Death Of A Texas A&M Fraternity Student Last December Was Ruled Accidental

Last December’s death of a Texas A&M fraternity member has been ruled accidental. Brazos County sheriff Chris Kirk says Matthew Hayes of Beaumont took several drugs after returning home not…

Bryan P&Z Postpones Recommendation On Proposed Residential-Commercial Development

Last Thursday, the Bryan Planning and Zoning commission postponed action on a zoning change request to create a residential and commercial development in the area of Boonville and Briarcrest. That’s…

Feral Cat Rescued From The Queen Theater Roof

Bryan firefighters and animal control rescued a feral cat from the roof of the historic Queen Theater on Monday. The Downtown Bryan Association posted photos on its Instagram page of…

New Bryan ISD Superintendent Creating Chief Of Staff Position

The Bryan school district could be adding another new administrator. On Bryan ISD’s employment page is information about a chief of staff who will report to new superintendent Christie Whitbeck.…