BRAZOS VALLEY LATEST NEWS

July 28, 2014

The Pink Alliance

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among American women, and approximately one in eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. Pink Alliance, a non-profit organization in the Brazos Valley, has been helping local women and families affected by breast cancer for more than seven years. 
July 28, 2014

Hope Pregnancy Center – Planning for Growth

For the past 29 years Hope Pregnancy Center of Brazos Valley has existed to serve women and men facing unplanned pregnancies by offering free and confidential services. Since the summer of 2013, Hope has seen a significant increase in clients. In response, the organization is working to expand programs to better assist each and every client. 
July 28, 2014

4th Annual Hog Splash Volleyball Tournament

More than 70 corporate and individual teams will battle it out on August 23 in the Hog Splash Volleyball Competition, where contestants will play volleyball knee-deep in three feet of mud to raise money for the patients of Hospice Brazos Valley.
July 28, 2014

HEALTH In the News

Jeffrey Cirillo, Ph.D., professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, in collaboration with GBDbio, a Texas A&M spinoff company, and investigators at Stanford University, have identified a new chemical compound to spot the bacteria that cause TB with a level of sensitivity that currently takes months to produce. 
July 28, 2014

Celebrate the Arts – A Night for Tributes

The Arts Council will pay tribute to supporters of the arts and artists at “Celebrate the Arts “on September 9 held at the Brazos County Expo. The event serves as a fundraiser for the non-profit organization to fund art programs in the area.
July 28, 2014

Riding for the Fallen Brotherhood

The loss of a loved is always difficult, especially when that loved one died protecting others. The Texas chapter of the Brotherhood Ride aims to provide emotional and financial support to the families of fallen firefighters and policemen by participating in an annual memorial bike ride and fundraiser. The ride brings warmth and comfort to the families of the fallen and strengthens the already strong bond among this band of brothers.
July 28, 2014

The Man Behind Aggie Sports

Walking past the hulking mass of what is soon to be the new and improved Kyle Field, visitors cross the construction zone under the blazing Texas sun to the Bright Football Complex, ground zero of where the boys of fall are trained, sharpened and conditioned to play Fightin’ Texas Aggie football. The open lobby is graced by the names of football legends come and gone. Only a handful of men have worked alongside more than a few of these legends. Alan Cannon is one of them.
July 28, 2014

Aggies Give Back

A Tradition of Generosity
July 22, 2014

Save the Date: Insite Launch Party on August 1

Insite's August Launch Party will be held at the Primrose School in South College Station, Friday, August 1, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm.

 

Check out the latest concepts in elementary childhood education while visiting with sources from the SEC Aggie & Top Doc Issue of Insite!

 

As always, this free, catered party will feature premiere door prizes and Livewire photobooth.

July 22, 2014

Weather Report: Cool Summer Locales

What's the coolest location in the U.S. during the summer?
July 22, 2014

Special Olympics Tip-A-Cop at Texas Roadhouse

Local Law Enforcement Officers are participating in the Special Olympics Tip-a-Cop fundraiser. This year Tip-a-Cop will be held at the Texas Roadhouse Restaurant at 1601 University Drive East in College Station on July 23 and 24. 
July 21, 2014

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History Day

The City of Bryan proclaims July 26 as Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History Day.  A representative of the City of Bryan will officially present the proclamation during the annual “Wish Upon a Butterfly” event, on July 26, in recognition of the Museum’s dedication to promoting science, cultural history, and natural history for 53 years.
July 14, 2014

Empirical Dangers of Texting while Driving

At the height of summer vacation and travel, several states are spotlighting the dangers of texting while driving
July 14, 2014

Weather Report: UFO Clouds

There's supposed to be a type of cloud that is often confused with being a UFO. What kind of cloud is it?
July 14, 2014

TEEX Firefighting Demonstrations

TEEX will host the Annual Municipal Fire School Vendor Show on July 20, and the Municipal School Public Demo Night, July 23. Both events are free and open to the public.