The training event brings in well over 1,000 first responders to Bryan-College Station each year and teaches them how to better protect their communities after completing their weeklong course load. Sunday’s show featured some of the newest firefighting technology from the heaviest-duty fire engines to hazmat suits, masks, and breathing tanks.
State law exempts sales tax on qualified items — such as clothing, footwear, school supplies, and backpacks — priced below $100, saving shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend. The date of the sales tax holiday and the list of tax-exempt items are set by the Texas Legislature.
Saturday Texas A&M University President, M. Katherine Banks released a statement regarding the possible expansion of the SEC by adding the University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma into the conference.
Four prominent lawmakers — one each with ties to Baylor University, Texas Christian University, Texas Tech University and Texas A&M University — met with Gov. Greg Abbott’s staff Thursday, one day after news broke that the University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma had reached out to the Southeastern Conference about joining.
The Jewish Congregation of Bryan, College Station has purchased 24 plots at the new Bryan City expansion cemetery after exhausting their previous plot inventory with the original section in Bryan City Cemetery.