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The City earned special recognition recently, with a Special Achievement award for its innovative application of technology, data collection, and geospatial information visualization through GIS in the field of local government.

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced for less than $100 during the state's annual sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Aug. 5th-7th.

Workforce Solutions Alamo released information today indicating that the San Antonio metro area unemployment rate increased to 4 percent in June from 3.4 percent in May. Total non-agricultural employment in the San Antonio-New Braunfels MSA decreased slightly by 1,100 jobs (-0.1%) to 1,008,600 jobs

Residents of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas should act now to prepare their families and communities for extreme heat by reviewing important safety information and downloading the FEMA smartphone app.

New Braunfels Utilities customers are currently under year round watering rules and can use a sprinkler or irrigation system on any day as long as it is before 10am. or after 8pm.

On August 6th, you’re invited to a free community event of services and back to school outreach in Bulverde.  Bring the kids for free back-to-school goodies like school supplies, hair cuts, and lots of other great stuff!

A teenage driver trying to cut across a lane of traffic to get to an exit ramp reportedly started a chain reaction yesterday, that left drivers stuck on IH-35 for about an hour. 

Smithson Valley High football coach, Larry Hill is now a proud member of the Texas High School Coaches Association’s Hall of Honor. CISD officials report Hill was inducted yesterday, where he told a capacity crowd at the San Antonio event, the story behind his 23-year career as head football coach and athletic coordinator at Smithson Valley.

The City of New Braunfels Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Foundation board of directors, recently received a donation of $10,000 from the Carmage and Martha Ann Walls Foundation. 

On Saturday, at 10:30pm, New Braunfels Police were dispatched to the 1400 block of North Walnut, near the Loop, for a call of an intoxicated female- passed out by her car. Police were also advised there was a child inside the car.

A Converse teenager on a float trip drowned yesterday on the Guadalupe River. New Braunfels Police state the 17-year-old male had been floating the river, when he fell out of his tube, briefly struggled to stay afloat, and then went under the water. 

Guadalupe‑Blanco River Authority officials report that herbicide applications beginning today on the canal associated with Lake Dunlap comes with a need to raise the mean-sea-level of Lake Dunlap from 575.08msl to 576msl.

Comal County Commissioner Kevin Webb, along with a large group of dedicated volunteers, is working with the Chamber’s Hispanic Business Alliance in an effort to see what needs are not being met for start-up and expanding businesses in Comal County.

Crews have numbered and removed pavers at the Alamo, and employed ground-penetrating radar to prepare for the archeological study of the Alamo’s footprint, that begins today.  Alamo archeologists will brief the public daily at 10:30am. from the dig-sight, to explain daily events and answer questions.