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College Station Council Approve $1.7 Million Dollar Land Purchase And An All Way Stop At Victoria And Castlegate

11/14/2018
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For the better part of 15 years, the city of College Station has been pursuing land to expand the city’s utility service center. It’s a project public works director Donald Harmon said at the last city council meeting goes back almost 20 years. The council approved spending almost one $1.7 million dollars for 12 acres […] The post College Station Council Approve $1.7 Million Dollar Land Purchase And An All Way Stop At Victoria And Castlegate appeared first on WTAW.

Duration:00:00:15

College Station Council Approves Design And Dedicates Site Of New City Hall

11/12/2018
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College Station city council members have approved the design of the new city hall. Councilman James Benham described the view those will have from inside the new building will go as far as Kyle Field. Before the vote, Benham and John Nichols responded to Barry Moore’s question if there has been any discussion about […] The post College Station Council Approves Design And Dedicates Site Of New City Hall appeared first on WTAW.

Duration:00:00:22

College Station Charter School Seeking Up To $400 Million In Tax Exempt Bonds

11/7/2018
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The owner of College Station’s International Leadership of Texas (ILT) school is pursuing what could be the largest bond issue for kindergarten through 12th grade education in Brazos County. Procedural approval was given Tuesday by county commissioners to issue up to $400 million dollars in tax-exempt bonds. That surpasses the $351 million in the combined […] The post College Station Charter School Seeking Up To $400 Million In Tax Exempt Bonds appeared first on WTAW.

Duration:00:00:36

Weather Continues Delaying Repairs To A Closed Brazos County Road

11/7/2018
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The Brazos County road and bridge department reports rainy weather continues to slow down the progress of what needs to be done to reopen I & GN Road between Graham and Capstone. Operations manager Gary Arnold says they have given information to their engineers who will design the necessary repairs. Arnold says a visual inspection […] The post Weather Continues Delaying Repairs To A Closed Brazos County Road appeared first on WTAW.

Duration:00:00:52

Traffic Reminders For The First Aggie Home Football Game In Five Weeks

11/7/2018
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Saturday’s Texas A&M-Ole Miss football game is the first home game in five weeks. Madison Metsker-Galarza from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute says leave early…if for no other reason to catch the Corps of Cadets stepoff at 9:00 a.m. instead of 9:30. Galarza also suggests choosing your parking location based on where you are headed […] The post Traffic Reminders For The First Aggie Home Football Game In Five Weeks appeared first on WTAW.

Duration:00:02:57

Galveston County Arrests Hazana Anderson’s Mother And Boyfriend

11/2/2018
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Thursday update: The mother of missing Hazana Anderson and the mother’s boyfriend have been arrested on Galveston County charges of tampering with physical evidence to impair a human corpse. Bonds on Galveston County charges against 21 year old Tiaundra Christon of Bryan and 32 year old Kenny Hewitt…whose hometown was not listed in Galveston County […] The post Galveston County Arrests Hazana Anderson’s Mother And Boyfriend appeared first on WTAW.

Halloween Safety Reminders From Local Public Safety Agencies

10/31/2018
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Local public safety agencies are out with safety reminders for Halloween. Bryan deputy fire marshal William Bouse says that includes using electric candles to reduce the risk of fires. Click below for comments from William Bouse, visiting with WTAW’s Bill Oliver. Joint news release from Bryan, College Station, and Texas A&M police, the Brazos […] The post Halloween Safety Reminders From Local Public Safety Agencies appeared first on WTAW.

Duration:00:04:25

Brazos County Sheriff’s Office Shows Off New Bulletproof Vests And Announces A DPS Award

10/30/2018
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Every first responder in Brazos County now has a ceramic bulletproof vest. Brazos County sheriff’s chief deputy Jim Stewart updated county commissioners on the purchase of 130 new ceramic shields. The equipment was paid by a $119,000 dollar grant from the governor’s office. The vests went to the sheriff’s and constable offices, along with the […] The post Brazos County Sheriff’s Office Shows Off New Bulletproof Vests And Announces A DPS Award appeared first on WTAW.

Duration:00:02:59

College Station City Council Is Told Yellow Rental Bicycles Are Leaving Aggieland

10/26/2018
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Yellow ride sharing bicycles based at Texas A&M will be no more at the end of the fall semester. Aubrey Nettles of the city manager’s office told the council on Thursday, the revocation of a city permit was the result of OFO losing its auto liability insurance. That meant OFO was not able to pick […] The post College Station City Council Is Told Yellow Rental Bicycles Are Leaving Aggieland appeared first on WTAW.

Duration:00:03:59

Bryan Police Update

10/26/2018
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Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the Bryan Police Officers Association recent fundraising golf tournament, previews Friday’s city of Bryan hamburger fry and dessert auction to benefit United Way of the Brazos Valley, requests viewers to check out surveillance video on a recent crime, and invites potential […] The post Bryan Police Update appeared first on WTAW.

Duration:00:06:35

Bryan Man Convicted Of Shooting Bryan Policeman Is Sentenced To 90 Years

10/26/2018
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It’s been nearly two years since a Bryan policeman survived being shot and whose life was saved by wearing a bulletproof vest. This week, a Brazos County district court jury convicted 33 year old Rafael Ginn of Bryan for the aggravated assault of officer Joel Bravo. Then the judge sentenced Ginn to 90 years. Police […] The post Bryan Man Convicted Of Shooting Bryan Policeman Is Sentenced To 90 Years appeared first on WTAW.

Fog Machine Activates Fire Alarm At College Station High School

10/24/2018
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College Station High School was evacuated for about 20 minutes Wednesday afternoon due to a fire alarm. CSISD spokesman Chuck Glenewinkel says it turned out to be nothing more than an unscheduled fire drill. The alarm rang after detecting smoke, which came from a fog machine. The fog machine was inside a audio/visual classroom where […] The post Fog Machine Activates Fire Alarm At College Station High School appeared first on WTAW.

Duration:00:01:09

B/CS Chamber Hosts Candidates Forum

10/22/2018
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The Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce hosted a local candidates forum Monday night at the George Bush Presidential Library & Museum. Speakers included candidates for the contested College Station city council and school board seats, Brazos County commission, and Brazos County positions in the Texas legislature. […] The post B/CS Chamber Hosts Candidates Forum appeared first on WTAW.

Fifth Bryan City Council Report On Castle Heights Neighborhood Projects In 18 Months

10/17/2018
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For the fifth time in 18 months, Bryan city staff has reported to the city council on what’s being done in the Castle Heights neighborhood east of the freeway and south of Highway 21. Councilman Prentiss Madison, who represents the district, talked about efforts by city staff to educate Castle Heights residents, particularly about flooding. […] The post Fifth Bryan City Council Report On Castle Heights Neighborhood Projects In 18 Months appeared first on WTAW.

Duration:00:02:02

College Station School Board Approves New Elementary School Boundaries

10/17/2018
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Update, October 16 2018: College Station school board members Tuesday night approved new elementary school boundaries beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. Tuesday night’s unanimous vote followed adjusted recommendations made last week by administrators. Michael Wesson, who made the motion, noted the volume of community input. Geralyn Nolan referred to the experience of one […] The post College Station School Board Approves New Elementary School Boundaries appeared first on WTAW.

Names Chosen For Bryan ISD’s Career And Technology Education Center

10/16/2018
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The Bryan school board has approved three names for the district’s new career and technology education (CTE) center. First, the overall property will be known as the career and technical education complex. Two buildings on that property were named for longtime Bryan ISD educators. The office and classroom building was named for the late Becky […] The post Names Chosen For Bryan ISD’s Career And Technology Education Center appeared first on WTAW.

Duration:00:01:53

College Station Council Wants An Update On New Rental Bicycle Regulations

10/15/2018
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Three and a half months after the College Station city council began regulating rental bicycles that leave the Texas A&M campus, the city council wants to revisit the issue. Councilman John Nichols received support to get a full update. Among other things, Nichols wants to know the status of OFO’s permit with the city, and […] The post College Station Council Wants An Update On New Rental Bicycle Regulations appeared first on WTAW.

Duration:00:01:08

Bryan Mayor Gives iBio Update To The City Council

10/15/2018
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Last July, Bryan based pharmaceutical manufacturer iBio and a Chinese company issued a joint announcement about the production of a new plant-based drug. At the last Bryan city council meeting, mayor Andrew Nelson recapped a four day series of meetings that were held at the iBio plant earlier this month. The mayor thanked the Brazos […] The post Bryan Mayor Gives iBio Update To The City Council appeared first on WTAW.

Duration:00:01:04

Texas A&M System Regents Chairman Visits The A&M Faculty Senate

10/11/2018
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The chairman of the Texas A&M system’s board of regents spent one hour at this month’s meeting of the Texas A&M faculty senate. Topics included the Texas Tech system’s efforts to open a veterinary school, which Schwartz said “it’s just lunatic.” Schwartz says instead of starting a vet school in hopes of keeping graduates, there […] The post Texas A&M System Regents Chairman Visits The A&M Faculty Senate appeared first on WTAW.

Duration:00:06:29

Bryan City Project Update Includes Continuing Delay By Suddenlink To Finish Work On South College

10/11/2018
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Bryan city manager Kean Register’s update to the city council on city projects included a continuing delay by Suddenlink to finish new sidewalks along South College. Register says a paperwork snag related to a corporate restructuring at parent company Altice is preventing Suddenlink from moving overhead lines underground. Mayor Andrew Nelson responded to Register’s report […] The post Bryan City Project Update Includes Continuing Delay By Suddenlink To Finish Work On South College appeared...

Duration:00:02:47