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The Bryan City Council Ends An Interim Agreement With A Private Superpark Developer As The First Phase Is Estimated To Cost $100 Million

8/19/2019
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The Bryan city council changes its mind on partnering with a private developer at the new superpark. In March, the council voted to spend up to $214,000 dollars not reserved in this year’s budget to hire Stonehedge Holdings…a Houston area company that was involved in Texas A&M’s new hotel and conference center and a project […]

Duration:00:00:31

Bryan And College Station City Councils Override Staff Recommendations On Health District Budget Requests

8/16/2019
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The Brazos County health district is getting more, but not everything they asked for in next year’s budget, from the cities of Bryan and College Station. WTAW News has learned the College Station city council this week joined the Bryan council in giving more money than originally recommended by management. Both councils approved a ten […]

Duration:00:00:17

Two Texas A&M System Regents Call For Filling Classrooms At Times Students Don’t Want To Attend

8/15/2019
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Members of the Texas A&M system board of regents were told at their recent meeting in College Station that the flagship campus is first in the state in classroom utilization, according to the higher education coordinating board. Two members wants administrators to schedule required classes at times when buildings are rarely if every used, because […]

Duration:00:00:03

Friday Golf At Bryan’s Municipal Course Costs More

8/15/2019
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Playing golf at the city of Bryan’s course on Friday now costs more. That’s after the city council approved a recommendation from the course’s general manager to extend the rate for weekends and holidays to Friday’s. Deputy city manager Hugh Walker said this matches what is done at the local private courses, along with the […]

Duration:00:02:31

Burn Bans Issued Tuesday In Brazos And Robertson Counties

8/13/2019
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Brazos and Robertson County commissioners enacted burn bans Tuesday morning for areas outside city limits. Brazos County emergency management deputy director Jason Ware said the recommendation came from three of the four volunteer fire department chiefs and the latest scores on a drought index used to measure wildfire danger. When asked why one of […]

Duration:00:00:14

Opening Construction Bids For Phase Two Of Fun For All Playground By The End Of August

8/13/2019
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There are several hundred visitors a day enjoying the first phase of the new Fun For All playground at College Station’s Central Park. Parks and Recreation director David Schmitz says bids will be opened on phase two by the end of this month with the intent of bringing a recommendation to the city council in […]

Duration:00:01:39

Texas House Committee Brings In The Texas Rangers To Investigate A Secretly Recorded Meeting

8/13/2019
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State lawmakers are bringing in the Texas Rangers to investigate the secretly recorded meeting involving the leader of the conservative group Empower Texans, house speaker Dennis Bonnen, and another state representative. Representative Morgan Meyer of Dallas, who chairs the House general investigating committee, made a motion Monday following a behind closed doors discussion that was […]

Duration:00:01:49

Additions To This Year’s Bryan ISD Student Code Of Conduct

8/12/2019
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On the eve of starting the new school year, Bryan school board members approved changes to the student code of conduct. Recommendations from the district’s director of school leadership Crystal Goodman that were approved included more requirements before principals can place students in a disciplinary setting or suspending them. Added to the list of […]

Duration:00:00:31

Bryan’s Haswell Park Ballfields Reopen While The Pool Is Closed Permanently

8/12/2019
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The orange plastic fences and yellow tape have been removed from the east side of Bryan’s Sue Haswell Park. Deputy city manager Hugh Walker says ballfield light poles have been removed, and the fields have reopened on a first come, first served basis for daytime play. There are no plans to replace the lights. Walker […]

Duration:00:00:06

Six Vehicle Crash Between Bryan And Hearne Result In Two Minor Injuries And A Lengthy DPS Investigation

8/9/2019
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The investigation of a six vehicle crash on Highway 6 south of Hearne Friday morning will take some time for DPS troopers. Sgt. Jimmy Morgan says what’s known so far, is that the lead vehicle stopped to make a U-turn, two vehicles stopped behind them, then a fourth vehicle that didn’t stop caused a chain […]

Duration:00:04:30

Texas A&M System Board Of Regents Approves $150 Million Of New Construction On The Flagship And RELLIS Campuses

8/9/2019
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The Texas A&M system board of regents approved six building projects affecting the flagship and RELLIS campuses during its business meeting on Thursday. Out of the $150 million dollar total, $80 million, is the complex on the RELLIS campus that will host the Army Futures Command. A second project at RELLIS that was approved by […]

Duration:00:00:19

Another Delay In Repairing I & GN Road

8/8/2019
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There’s another delay to fixing a Brazos County road that’s been closed for a year. County commissioners this week unanimously voted to not award a contract to rebuild I & GN Road between Capstone and Graham. County judge Duane Peters declined to identify the issues that prevented commissioners from awarding the contract. The judge also […]

Duration:00:01:03

Bryan City Council And Planning And Zoning Commission Support Consultant’s Ideas For Midtown District Zoning

8/7/2019
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Members of the Bryan city council and planning and zoning commission have no opposition to any of the recommendations changing land use designations from south of downtown to the College Station city limits. The Midtown recommendations seen Tuesday by the council and P&Z can be seen Wednesday during an open house from four until six […]

Duration:00:00:29

Bryan School Board Asked To Consider Another Economic Development Agreement

8/7/2019
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One effort to recruit a new manufacturer to Bryan/College Station is known only by the code name “Project Darwin”. The Bryan school board on Monday approved a resolution supporting the prospect’s interest. The next step, which was tabled by the board, calls for the prospect to make a formal application to the state. One of […]

Duration:00:00:33

Texas A&M And Blinn Not Having Financial Aid Issues Reported In Illinois

8/5/2019
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A college financial aid issue in Illinois that has generated a call for the U.S. education department to close a loophole has not been an issue at Texas A&M or Blinn College. The Associated Press reports at the University of Illinois, several parents transferred guardianship of their children to poorer relatives and friends. That would […]

Duration:00:04:43

Easterwood Airport Grants Increased from $2.8 Million To $5.7 Million Dollars

8/5/2019
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The week after we reported Easterwood Airport receiving $2.8 million dollars in grants, the airport operator learns of receiving almost three million dollars more. John Clanton at Astin Aviation says most of the $5.7 million dollars will go towards replacing one of the primary taxiways to meet current FAA standards. Clanton says replacing the concrete […]

Duration:00:04:51

Woman Identified As The Person Found Dead In A Fire Damaged College Station Apartment

7/31/2019
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A College Station woman has been identified as the person who was found dead Tuesday morning in an apartment that caught fire. The news release from College Station police did not include the cause of death of 25 year old Sarah May Clark, or if her death was related in any way to the fire. […]

Duration:00:02:20

City Of College Station Continues To Wait On Union Pacific Regarding Four Railroad Crossings

7/31/2019
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The city of College Station continues to wait on Union Pacific on four railroad crossings along Wellborn Road. The city council decided at its last meeting to close the Cain Road crossing when the new crossing at Deacon Drive is completed. Assistant public works director Emily Fisher says this is the first of several steps […]

Duration:00:00:22

College Station City Council Moving Ahead With Thomas Park Equipment Purchase

7/29/2019
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For the third time in four weeks, the College Station city council addresses the purchase of new equipment at Thomas Park. On June 27th, the council approved spending $280,000 dollars. Neighborhood opponents who were not at that meeting showed up July 11. That led the council to decide holding another discussion. Then at the council’s […]

Duration:00:00:11

Water Leak Closes Lanes and Delays Traffic

7/24/2019
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This morning’s commute was slowed at the intersection of University and Texas in front of Northpoint Crossing after a city water main line broke releasing water into the roadway. Jennifer Nations, College Station’s Water Resource Coordinator, says the initial call came in around 8 a.m. “By about 9:30 a.m. we determined that it was a […]

Duration:00:05:34