BRAZOS VALLEY LATEST NEWS

October 14, 2014

Save your Pipes: City of Bryan Partners with Service Line Warranties

The City of Bryan has announced a partnership with Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA) to offer the National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty Program to homeowners. The NLC Service Line Warranty Program offers voluntary warranty protection at an affordable price for water lines in the event of a failure.
October 14, 2014

Warrant Amnesty Roundup

To clear thousands of outstanding warrants totaling millions of dollars from the City of College Station and Brazos County, the fall warrant amnesty period has begun and runs through October 31.
October 7, 2014

Rotary Youth Exchange: Quality School Year and Summer Exchange

Throughout the world, the Rotary Club places a great emphasis on education, ethical behavior and the development of leadership skills for youth.
October 7, 2014

MonuMetal Event: State Award Finalist

MonuMetal, an event organized by the Downtown Bryan Association, is a finalist in the Best Promotional Event category of the 2014 Texas Downtown Association (TDA) Presidents Awards Program.
October 6, 2014

At the Heart of the Arts

Downtown Bryan has become a haven for art and artists of all styles. Even so, there was not a space where artists could create, learn new artistic techniques and skills, frame their work, and just mingle with other artists. Four women came together to change that.
October 6, 2014

There’s a Spirit Can Ne’er Be Old

“We’re not grown up, but we are starting to mature a bit,” jabs Ted Lowe, Texas A&M University Class of ’58. Sitting comfortably across from his friend Jimmy Tyree, Texas A&M Class of ’54, in the library of Arbor Oaks at Crestview in Bryan the men effortlessly begin their banter.
October 6, 2014

Feeling at Home after Coming Home

There’s a misconception that all soldiers who return from war suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, but Chris Thompson of Team Red, White and Blue says this is not the case.
October 6, 2014

Educating Artists: Dr. Marcelo Bussiki

Dr. Marcelo Bussiki is a musician, conductor, educator, and musical director of the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra. The acclaimed conductor is also the equivalent of a Brazilian knight after being bestowed with the title of “Oficial,” the highest honor Brazil’s executive power confer upon an artist.
October 6, 2014

Hitting the Restart Button: Cross Country Bike Ride

Traveling by bicycle across the United States may seem like an unattainable quest, but for Kathy Langlotz and Deb Barton of College Station, it was an exciting adventure waiting to unfold.
October 6, 2014

Meet the Artists: Horlock House Artist-in-Residence

If walls could talk, the Horlock House would have more than 100 years of stories to share. Generations have walked across the wide-beam hardwood floors and the arched windows have witnessed decades of change in Navasota.
October 6, 2014

A Field You’ll Never Forget

Made up of 1,000 U.S. flags planted in a grid pattern in Veteran’s Park, the Field of Valor honors veterans, active duty soldiers, and local first responders while serving to educate local students about service to our country.
October 6, 2014

Daniel Gonzales

The mid-morning sun shines into the windows of The Village Cafe, outlining a tall figure. Daniel Gonzales waves at an employee as he sits, his long fingers, callused from hours of playing guitar, wrapped around an iced coffee.
October 6, 2014

Art Rx: Take One Creative Capsule Daily

The quiet neighborhood lined with rows of trees and cozy houses is interrupted by a weathered airstream trailer. The trailer sits comfortably in front of Jennifer Christy’s home with bright orange decals reading “Craft, Create, Celebrate” welcoming visitors.
October 6, 2014

American Legion: A span of generations

If veteran organizations bring to mind a “bunch of old men drinking and smoking cigars,” John Hince says he understands the stigma, but is adamant the American Legion is so much more. Dressed in his American Legion uniform, John sits next to his wife Gerry Hince as the early morning sun shines through the St. Mary’s Catholic Church windows.
October 6, 2014

Art979: 1541 Coffee & Pastries

Tucked in the corner of a small strip center on Brothers Boulevard, 1541 Pastries & Coffee is a place where a latte is more than just espresso combined with steamed milk.