City News

  • Mosquito dunks can help you rout those aggravating pests
    on May 7, 2021 at 4:53 pm

    Mosquito dunks are an effective, easy to use, and environmentally friendly way to keep dangerous mosquitoes from breeding around your home. The City of College Station’s Mosquito Abatement Program provides free mosquito dunks while supplies last. […]

  • Relish the bountiful birdwatching opportunities at Lick Creek Park
    on May 6, 2021 at 4:44 pm

    Whether you're a beginner toting your first pair of binoculars or an expert searching for your nemesis bird, Lick Creek Park ranks among the region's most outstanding birding destinations. If you've been considering joining the ranks of the 47 million American birders, the Lick Creek Nature Center has two appealing options to get you started. […]

  • Holleman closed east of Wellborn Road this weekend
    on May 6, 2021 at 2:57 pm

    Holleman Drive east of Wellborn Road will be closed from 8 a.m. on Saturday to 8 p.m. on Sunday as crews work on a water line as part of the Texas Department of Transportation’s intersection improvement project. […]

  • Nation’s largest slow-pitch event in town this weekend
    on May 6, 2021 at 2:45 pm

    When local softball enthusiastic Greg Hutchinson created the Budweiser Softball Festival with 24 teams in 1986, no one could have guessed it would grow into the largest regular-season USSSA adult slow-pitch tournament in the nation. A total of 163 adult slow-pitch softball teams will participate in the Annual Summer Budweiser Softball Festival Friday through Sunday at Veterans Park & Athletic […]

  • Two books help you explore College Station’s rich history
    on April 29, 2021 at 4:12 pm

    College Station’s rich and dynamic history has seen it grow from a quiet little college town into a burgeoning mid-sized city of 125,000. A pair of well-researched books explore many of the people and events that helped shape College Station and guide its swift evolution into one of the nation’s best places to live. […]

  • Our recent history confirms tornadoes are a local threat
    on April 27, 2021 at 7:25 pm

    Just because tornadoes are relatively rare in our area doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be vigilant and well-prepared. Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms, and we should always stand ready to handle whatever comes our way. […]

  • Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (April 22)
    on April 22, 2021 at 9:50 pm

    Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, April 22. The meetings are streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at The workshop starts after 5 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 6. […]

  • 6 essential things you should know about swim lessons
    on April 22, 2021 at 8:30 pm

    Learning to be a capable swimmer is an essential life skill and should be a priority for your entire family. The City of College Station’s Aquatics Division is devoted to teaching people to swim correctly, safely, and confidently. Here are six things you should know about swim lessons. […]