Updated: 11:08 PM At the end of it all, the Arts Council of the Brazos Valley will receive $440,000 from the city of College Station. The three-and-a-half hours it took to reach that decision Thursday night didn't make for the smoothest of council workshops.
Updated: 12:38 PM More than 250 displaced students have enrolled in local schools. School employees are working overtime to ensure the new students are acclimated and have proper mental and academic support.
Updated: 12:39 PM The local medical community has been responding to the health needs of Hurricane Katrina evacuees. Doctors and nurses have been volunteering their supplies and time and caring for the sick and wounded.
Updated: 6:06 PM An elite force made up of heroes from around the state returned home today after rescuing thousands stranded by Hurricane Katrina. About 130 members of Texas Task Force One returned to headquarters in College Station after a along 10 days of service.
Updated: 6:05 PM The Emergency Operations Center had a plan to accommodate the hundreds who eventually found a temporary home in the Brazos Valley. But the unexpected nature of this particular disaster is throwing officials for a loop. Not knowing how many evacuees would show up in the area, when, or where is still a challenge for planners.
Updated: 2:27 AM As we continue to bring you the stories of hurricane evacuees in the Brazos Valley, we want to highlight the good works of one retirement community that is providing homes for senior citizens.
Updated: 2:27 AM For some evacuees, their stay in the Twin Cities may become permanent. Others may head back to the Gulf Coast when the time is right. But a job right here, right now has become a major task.
Updated: 9:10 PM As Texas A&M University begins their new semester, they'll have a few more new students in class. That's because the university has extended an invitation to college students who attend schools damaged by Hurricane Katrina.
Updated: 3:36 PM The number of evacuees in Huntsville is dwindling slowly as family members are being found and picking up their relatives. But while many are relieved to be away from the Superdome, they're still in search for their loved ones.
Updated: 3:37 PM Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist died Saturday evening of cancer, ending a remarkable 33-year tenure on the Supreme Court and creating a rare second vacancy on the nation's highest court.
Updated: 8:54 PM Hurricane evacuees began collecting supplies Saturday morning at the distribution center at 29th and Carter Creek in Bryan. One New Orleans family says they're thankful for the generosity of the Brazos Valley.
Updated: 9:10 PM Brazos County has capped the number of Katrina evacuees it will accept at Red Cross shelters.
Local law enforcement has determined the county can safely maintain and secure only 1,000 residents at the five shelters.