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Brave linemen dedicated to keeping your power on

More than 227,000 men and women install and maintain the nation’s nine million miles of electric grid that meet our power needs, including the 28 who serve at College Station Utilities. That’s why Congress and the City of College Station are recognizing Thursday as National Lineman Appreciation Day as a way to honor the hard-working folks who protect public safety and energize our economy by keeping the power on.

Local leaders duel in Salvation Army Mayor Ring Off

College Station Mayor Karl Mooney and Bryan Mayor Andrew Nelson will participate in the Salvation Army’s annual Christmas campaign by ringing bells and collecting donations at local Walmart stores on Saturday from noon-1 p.m. Mooney will be at the College Station Walmart, while Nelson will be at the Bryan Walmart on Briarcrest. The Mayor Ring Off has been a holiday tradition for many years. The problem is that the Bryan mayor – regardless of who it is – always seems to raise the most cash.

Public Power Week highlights reliability and service

The City of College Station is recognizing the dedicated professionals of College Station Utilities and Utility Customer Service during Public Power Week, which runs through Saturday. The event honors the thousands of men and women across the United States who provide and maintain the electrical grid infrastructure and services known as public power. 

Electric linemen brave elements to keep your power on

Since the invention of the Edison light bulb in 1879, electric linemen have been keeping the nation energized. That’s why the United States Congress and the City of College Station are recognizing Wednesday as National Lineman Appreciation Day (#ThankaLineman) to honor those who protect public safety and energize our economy by keeping the power on.

Cities compete in Salvation Army’s Mayor Ring Off

College Station Mayor Karl Mooney and Bryan Mayor Andrew Nelson will boost the Salvation Army’s annual Christmas campaign by ringing bells and collecting donations at local Walmart stores on Saturday from noon-1 p.m. The Mayor Ring Off has been a holiday tradition for many years, but the Bryan mayor always seems to raise the most cash. It’s time the good folks in College Station came together to bring that winning streak to an end. With the proper spirit of Christmas, of course.

Public Power Week celebrates value to community

The City of College Station is recognizing the dedicated professionals of College Station Utilities and Utility Customer Service during Public Power Week, which runs through Saturday. The 31st Public Power Week is a nationwide celebration of public power’s value to its communities and honors the thousands of men and women who provide and maintain the electrical grid infrastructure and services.