Updated: 10/28/2006 - New and returning Aggies are asked to “Catch the Aggie Spirit” during Gig'Em Week, the first week back on campus for many Texas A&M University students before the beginning of the fall semester.
Updated: 10/28/2006 - The Office of Student Activities will introduce incoming freshmen to SHSU and welcome the rest of campus back for the fall semester.
Posted: 08/18/2006 - A College Station road now has a new name thanks to community suggestions from earlier this year. Highway 40 and Greens Prairie East is now William D. Fitch Parkway.
Posted: 08/18/2006 - Choke holds for charity, leg drops for the less fortunate. It wasn't your standard fund-raising event Friday at the Hilton.
Posted: 08/18/2006 - It's been quite a while since drivers have seen gas prices near the $2.30 mark. But West Oaks Baptist Church made that a reality for a few hundred local drivers. And 50 cents off gasoline was enough to drive a lot of residents to their offer.
Posted: 08/18/2006 - It may only be a two week break, but one local soldier is happy to be home even for a short time. Army Sergeant Joseph Alvarado is on leave from his second tour of duty in Iraq.
Posted: 08/18/2006 - College Station has two assistant city manager spots to fill, and now, six candidates to choose from. Friday, the city announced its half-dozen finalists for the positions.
Updated: 08/18/2006 - Bryan's city manager candidates are in town for a set of interviews with councilmembers. They began the Q&As Friday, and will continue them into Saturday.
Posted: 08/18/2006 - A Bryan man was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for shooting a man outside a Bryan car wash. Donny Alvarado, 31, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Posted: 08/18/2006 - A Liberty County court has ordered euthanasia for more than 200 pit bull terriers that were seized from a suspected breeding operation. Liberty County Justice of the Peace Phil Fitzgerald issued the order yesterday. A veterinarian testified that pit bulls trained for fighting usually cannot be rehabilitated as pets.
Posted: 08/18/2006 - The state's streak of 100-degree plus weather continued Thursday with little relief on the horizon - and a mounting death toll. At least 19 people have died in Texas during this summer's heat wave. Fifteen of the deaths have been confirmed in Dallas County.
Posted: 08/18/2006 - A San Antonio man has been executed over the 1994 abduction, rape and slaying of a female neighbor. Richard Hinojosa was condemned for killing Terry Wright, whose home was being burglarized.
Posted: 08/18/2006 - Tom DeLay's name remains on the November ballot in his former Houston-area congressional district. So Texas Republicans have decided to back a Houston city councilwoman as a write-in candidate.
Posted: 08/18/2006 - It could be the break authorities have been looking for in the rapes and killings of at least ten women in a city along the US-Mexican border. The US ambassador to Mexico says the arrest of a man in Denver is "a major break" in the investigation into the unsolved deaths in Juarez, across from El Paso, Texas.
Posted: 08/17/2006 - The naming of a new College Station economic development director may be slightly on hold, but the city will soon move forward on two other vacancies.
Updated: 08/18/2006 - Quick moving thunderstorms moved through the Brazos Valley Thursday night causing power outages across the Brazos Valley. At one time, more than two thousand people were without electricity.
Updated: 08/17/2006 - Brazos Valley schools had a strong showing in an important federal evaluation program. Of the more than 380 schools in Region VI which includes the Brazos Valley, only 10 schools failed to meet the requirements of the Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) report.
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