During Fire Prevention Week, the Bryan Fire Department shared important tips on how to ensure the community is aware of the importance of smoke detectors. Three out of five fire related tragedies occur in homes with either non-working smoke detectors or no smoke detectors at all. Listen as Lt. Fire Mashal William Bouse discusses […]
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At the August 23, 2016 regular City Council meeting, the contract for the construction of a new Fire Station #2 was approved. KBTX’s Blakeley Galbraith highlights this public safety improvement in the “Eye on Your Money” segment. The new station will provide a modern, fully equipped facility for firefighters including adequate storage, a training room, […]
Kathleen Witte and Rusty Serette highlight the Bryan Fire Department’s Citizen Fire Academy as a part of the “Treat of the Day” segment! The Citizen Fire Academy is an 8-week program designed to open the lines of communication between the Bryan Fire Department and the community. The course provides a comprehensive overview of […]
Mayor Jason Bienski shares updates on different projects, special events, and other important information on KBTX’s Brazos Valley This Morning (BVTM). Learn about the extension of University Drive East, the Oakmont residential/commercial development, highlights of the proposed fiscal year 2017 budget, and more!
Slated for 2017, the residential and commercial development of Oakmont will feature 800 single family homes, a number of walking trails, and retail spaces. This new development, spearheaded by Adam Development Properties, will be constructed on a new portion of University Drive east of Boonville Road.
Here’s some information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency on what to expect if you’re registering for FEMA assistance. AUSTIN, Texas – When disaster survivors register for federal assistance, FEMA requires applicants to provide specific information to help determine eligibility. When registering, all applicants will be asked for the following: Social Security number address […]
FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Center to assist individuals with property losses from the May 26 severe weather event in obtaining information and filing claims for federal assistance.
Brazos County was declared eligible for Individual Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on June 11, 2016, due to the severe storms and flooding that struck the area on May 26-27. The declaration is Presidential Declaration, DR-4272-TX, for the May Severe Weather. View the declaration here Survivors from the May severe weather […]
Wayfair, one of the world’s largest online home furnishing and decor stores, is coming to Bryan. The company announced a new customer service center will be opening on University Drive. Approximately 450 employees will be hired for the new location. Wayfair says the Bryan location was chosen based on the strong local […]
If you’ve taken a trip through Bryan recently, you may have noticed some new buildings going up. The city is seeing a surge in construction for both residential and commercial buildings. Last month, the city received 135 new construction permits worth nearly $40 million. Compared to the same time in 2015, that […]