Men arrested at Starbucks say they feared for their lives

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn’t use the restroom because he wasn’t a paying customer. Source: Business – The…

College Station Council Votes 6-1 To Employ Search Firm For Next City Manager

The College Station city council voted 6-1 Thursday to hire a search firm to assist in the selection of a city manager. Mayor Karl Mooney says the vote directed the…

Retirement Announcements Of Brazos County Health Department Director & Brazos County Expo General Manager

Two retirement announcements were made at this week’s Brazos County commissioners court meeting. Commissioner Steve Aldrich, who is the county’s representative on the health board, said director Ken Bost will…

Three one-day Harvey Communities Forums slated for April

Disaster rebuild, recovery programs to be in Beaumont, Rosenberg, Victoria Dr. Monty Dozier, 979-458-9271, monty.dozier@ag.tamu.edu Charriss York, 281-694-5508, cyork@tamu.edu Steven Mikulencak, 607-592-3115, smikulencak@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife…

Agriculture under secretary Northey to speak at beef conference April 24 in Canadian

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Andy Holloway, 806-323-9114, Andy.Holloway@ag.tamu.edu CANADIAN – U.S. Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service Bill Northey will be the keynote speaker April 24…

Bryan City Project Update

The last Bryan city council meeting included more than four minutes of updates from city manager Kean Register on a variety of city projects. One is the delayed completion of…

College Station Council Asked To Give Developers Credits To Reduce Impact Fees

The College Station city council is considering action to reduce the amount of money received from newly created impact fees. Interim deputy city manager Dave Coleman was part of a…

Authorities Warn About Medicare Card Scam

The Brazos Valley Council of Governments and the Area Agency on Aging is warning Medicare beneficiaries about a scam regarding new Medicare Cards. Morenike Aboaba, Program Manager at the Aging…

College Station City Council Names Second Interim City Manager

A second interim city manager for College Station has been announced. The city council at a special meeting Monday night selected assistant manager and former police chief Jeff Capps to…

College Station’s Deputy City Manager Is Departing

The week before the departure of College Station’s city manager, comes word that the city’s deputy manager is also leaving. Mayor Karl Mooney says Chuck Gilman is headed to the…

Departures And Arrivals At College Station City Hall

The city of College Station will be not only be looking for a new city manager, the search will start in the future for a new director of water services.…

Queen Theatre Hires House Manager

The Historic Queen Theatre in Downtown Bryan has hired a house manager as they prepare to re-open in May. Rick Schmidlin, an award-winning film preservationist, silent film scholar and producer-director,…

City of Bryan Victim of Financial Fraud

Within the last month, the City of Bryan was a victim of financial fraud committed by an outside party. City Manager Kean Register says this particular event used electronic social…

New AgriLife Extension range website, “How Grasses Grow,” now available

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Morgan Russell, 325-653-4576, Morgan.Russell@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – “How Grasses Grow,” a new website resource for ranchers, land managers and landowners, is now…

San Antonio students travel to Padre Island to participate in beach cleanup

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Melinda Garcia, 210-631-0400, Melinda.garcia@ag.tamu.edu PADRE ISLAND – More than 50 students and parents from 4-H programs at Leal Middle School, Harlandale High School…

China’s largest fertilizer manufacturer visits Texas A&M agriculture researchers

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Tim Herrman, 979-845-1121, tjh@otsc.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – China’s largest fertilizer company’s senior management and top distributors recently met with Texas A&M researchers…

Bryan School Board Has No Opposition To Moving Special Education Department To Current Administration Building

Bryan school board members have no opposition to turning the current administration building into offices for the district’s special education department. The proposal from the district’s construction manager, Jeff Windsor,…

Employees in Obama’s Unauthorized Immigrant DACA Program should be issue Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — A candidate running to replace State Representative Byron Cook in Texas House District 8 says…

Texas close to gaining first reservoir in 20 years

Life in the rural, North Texas county of Fannin is about to change in a big way as construction begins on Texas’ first new reservoir in nearly two decades. The…

Welcome 410 Participants To This Year’s College Station Senior Games

While the winter olympics winds down, College Station welcomes 410 participants to the city’s annual senior games that began Friday morning and continues through Sunday. The city’s tourism manager, J.D.…