Household Hazardous Waste event set for April 24

Household Hazardous Waste event set for April 24

Area residents are invited to participate in the spring household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, April 24, from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Texas A&M University General Services Building parking lot. The entrance is on Harvey Road east of Veterans Park and Athletic Complex. You can also donate new or used children’s books to Books and a Blanket. Continue reading Household Hazardous Waste event set for April 24

Video: Dendy Brown’s Remarkable Comeback

Video: Dendy Brown’s Remarkable Comeback

On Sept. 20, 2018, city employee Harold “Dendy” Brown was struck by a car while collecting a container on his solid waste route. Some 25 months after the accident, Dendy returned to work in the Solid Waste Division after enduring 11 surgeries. The likelihood of an injured worker returning after a six-month absence is about 5 percent. Returning after two years is extremely rare. This film tells the story of Dendy’s courageous comeback. Continue reading Video: Dendy Brown’s Remarkable Comeback

What’s the tall candy cane thing on Highway 6?

What’s the tall candy cane thing on Highway 6?

If you drive down State Highway 6 south of Rock Prairie Road, you may be intrigued by the tall red and white pole south of the Baylor Scott & White Hospital. The giant candy cane is supporting the crane being used to construct College Station’s third water tower, which will provide water pressure, storage, and fire protection to the city’s east side. Continue reading What’s the tall candy cane thing on Highway 6?

Household Hazardous Waste event set for Saturday

Household Hazardous Waste event set for Saturday

Area residents are invited to participate in the fall household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Texas A&M University General Services Building. The free event is open to Brazos Valley residents and offers safe disposal of a wide range of household hazardous wastes. Additional event information and a complete list of accepted materials can be found at twinoakslandfill.com. Continue reading Household Hazardous Waste event set for Saturday