Updated: 02/21/2007 - In addition to voting for a new mayor, councilmembers and school board trustees, College Station residents will have a bond issue on the ballot. Tuesday, the school board unanimously approved a $67.4 million bond election, which will happen May 12th, along with city elections.
Updated: 02/21/2007 - You might be surprised to learn that the new hot spots for college students are the courthouse and the post office. The reason behind the trend is spring break.
Updated: 02/20/2007 - IHOP's traditional hot and fluffly favorite was a popular item on the menu Tuesday. Most likely because IHOP was giving their signature pancakes away.
Updated: 02/21/2007 - Longtime educator Mary "Kitty" Worley was remembered at a memorial service Tuesday at Covenant Presbyterian Church in College Station. Worley died at her home on Friday at the age of 83.
Posted: 02/20/2007 - The American Heart Association says nearly all U.S. women are in danger of heart disease or stroke and should be more aggressive about lowering their risk. The Dallas-based association reports that includes asking their doctors about daily aspirin use.
Posted: 02/20/2007 - The Texas House has approved a plan to make sure elderly homeowners get the same property tax relief as others do from a new school funding law. The House yesterday also tentatively approved legislation to allocate money to pay for a 14 (B) billion dollar school property tax cut granted in a 2006 special session.
Updated: 02/20/2007 - An examination of Bryan's public works department's organizational structure has turned into a review of the city's chart. Starting Monday until Thursday, an out-of-state consultant will be looking at the organization of the city's key leaders.
Updated: 02/20/2007 - The announced merger of two struggling companies has made waves across the radio world. Sirius and XM have agreed to combine their satellite radio companies, though the FCC still must approve it. It all comes as many in the industry say the merger amounts to a monopoly.
Posted: 02/19/2007 - A Sam Houston State senior is the latest student appointee to the Texas State University System's Board of Regents. Magdalena Manzano is an economics and international business major who plans to pursue a master's degree at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M.
Updated: 02/19/2007 - In the most recent bacterial outbreak, nearly 300 people have gotten sick because of salmonella traced to certain brands of peanut butter. This comes only months after a Taco Bell scare and the recall of spinach because of E-Coli. Now, many Americans are asking the question, is our food safe?
Posted: 02/19/2007 - Crews were working to assess the damage at a Valero refinery where a fire on Friday sent 19 people to the hospital. Company spokeswoman Mary Rose Brown said yesterday that the McKee refinery in Sunray remained a "highly sensitive area" and access remained restricted. She didn't know how extensive the damage was or how long it would take to repair the facility.