Bryan City Council Sorts Out Naming Member To The BCAD Board Of Directors

Business at one of the Bryan city council’s six meetings this week included what is typically a routine appointment to the Brazos Central Appraisal District (BCAD) board of directors. When…

Recapping Arrests Of Four More Local Repeat Offenders

Bryan police officers were sent at three in the morning to the parking lot of an office building off Briarcrest near the freeway, about a block east of Stripes, on…

A new alliance has representatives from Pittsburgh, Essen, Beijing, and other metros swapping strategies for transforming from a factory town to a sustainable city. Source: Science News

In search of a flood fix, one Houston community turned to a golf course

HOUSTON — In 50 years living in Clear Lake City, Spyros Varsos had never seen the floodwater get so high. During a historic rainstorm two years ago, he watched anxiously…

Bryan Council Learns Of Two New Eastside Business Developments

This week’s Bryan city council meeting included information about two eastside businesses. Deputy city manager Hugh Walker reported a site plan was submitted by those building a Hooters restaurant in…

Some CS Council Members Not Happy With Latest Design And Cost Of New Police Department Building

Some members of the College Station city council were not happy with recommendations about the exterior design and cost of the city’s new police department. Julie Schultz offered the first…

Divided CS Council Approves Expanding Current City Hall Site

A very divided College Station city council decided to build an expanded city hall complex at its current location instead of moving south. James Benham and Jerome Rektorik were among…

CS Council Approves Another Developer’s Request Over Homeowner Opposition

The College Station city council has again approved on a split vote, a land use change for a business development over the opposition of neighboring homeowners. Objections from the Eastgate…

A&M Garden Club sows wildflower seeds

Members of the A&M Garden Club recently sowed wildflower seeds for pollinators at Richard Carter Park in College Station. The project is a partnership with Daughters of the American Revolution,…

AgriLife Extension names new Terry County agent

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Michael Clawson, 806-746-6101, m-clawson@tamu.edu BROWNFIELD – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Geoff Cooper as the agency’s new agent for agriculture…

Human Remains Found In Mobile Home That Caught Fire

Human remains were found in a mobile home that caught fire Thursday afternoon. Brazos County sheriff Chris Kirk says firefighters from the South Brazos volunteer fire department and College Station…

Grilled cheese sandwich suspected in young boy's death

New York City officials have closed a preschool in Harlem where a young boy with a severe food allergy died after being given a grilled cheese sandwich. Source: The Eagle…

Election Night 2017 Results And Interviews

Just under nine percent of Brazos County’s more than 104,000 registered voters participated in the November general election. The closest margin of victory was about one and a half percent,…

UPDATE Election Night 2017

Total number of voters: 9,091 of 104,378 = 8.71% Results from 26 out of 26 voting centers. Results as of: 9:02 p.m.  Bryan School Board Place 2 Julie Harlin 190…

Buda voters to decide whether to reintroduce fluoride to tap water

Buda voters on Tuesday will decide whether the Central Texas city should again add fluoride to its water supply. The widespread and decades-old practice of fluoridation — roughly two-thirds of Americans live in communities…

CS Council Agrees On Location Of Next Gateway Monument

The College Station city council has enthusiastically given its nod to proceeding with the construction of the next gateway monument. Pending state approval, what will be seen by motorists entering…

UPDATE: Missing 14 Year Old Has Been Found

Photo of Martha Ruiz from http://www.missingkids.org/poster/NCMC/1312090 Update: On 11/2/17 around 1:00 PM Martha Ruiz was located by College Station Police officers within the city of College Station. The exact location…

“Some of the bankers have actually put their own money in their employees hands to help.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “I was just in Houston, and was surprised…

Genetic discovery another tool in battle against wheat pests

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Shuyu Liu, 806-677-5600, SLiu@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – Greenbug and Hessian fly infestations can significantly reduce wheat yield and quality in Texas and worldwide. Breeding…

A “Big Wow” Could Join College Station’s Christmas In The Park

A College Station city councilman is interested in raising more sales tax and hotel occupancy tax revenue by drawing more visitors during the holidays. Jerome Rektorik was looking to tie…