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New Braunfels, Texas —The City of New Braunfels will launch a survey of its citizens during the first week of February. Designed to measure service performance, assess community needs, and assist in long-range strategic planning the survey will also include questions about quality of life issues and residents usage of services. The survey will be administered by mail, from the National Research

SMITHSON VALLEY, January 27, 2017 — Applications are now being accepted for The GVTC Foundation’s 2017 Ritchie T. Sorrells Scholarship for Leaders and the Ola Armstrong Scholarship. Each scholarship is worth $20,000 and available to qualified high school seniors residing in GVTC’s service area. The

Increased Crime Stoppers Reward New Braunfels, TX -- As the investigation into Tuesday’s bank robbery in New Braunfels continues, NBPD detectives are releasing photos of the suspect, and Comal County Crime Stoppers is issuing an increased reward. On Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at approximately 12:20pm

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – At the January 24 meeting, the Hays County Commissioners Court placed the unincorporated areas (including extra territorial jurisdictions) of the county under an immediate burn ban following a report from Fire Marshal Clint Browning. Browning noted that

The Comal County Public Health Office is reminding residents to make sure they and their families are vaccinated against chickenpox and shingles, a pair of diseases caused by the same virus. Although children now are routinely vaccinated against chickenpox, adults age 60 or older likely haven’t been, and are at risk of contracting shingles, a skin rash that can cause severe pain and can last for
Schertz, TX - On January 20, 2017, at approximately 2:03pm, Schertz Police Department was notified via a 911 call that the Schertz Bank and Trust located at 16852 IH 35 North had been a victim of a robbery. The suspect was described as a heavy set black male in his late 20’s, bald with a full beard, wearing a yellow shirt, a dark blue hoodie with blue jeans. The suspect reportedly got into the
The New Braunfels Police Department would like to warn the public about a potential scam artist operating in the New Braunfels area. Over the weekend, NBPD took two reports from residents saying that a man had come to their home claiming that he had lost his phone and that the phone was “pinging” at their residence. In both cases, the man presented another phone with the “Locate my iPhone” app
New Braunfels, Texas — Effective today (01/19/17), the Comal River in New Braunfels is open again for recreation. As of this release, the Comal River flow is at approximately 430cfs. Minor amounts of debris have been cleaned up and there were no major damages to city facilities following the latest heavy rains. River-goers should be aware of potentially submerged debris and should always use
JANUARY 19, 2017 7:30 AM -JANUARY 19, 2017 8:30 AM BEP HOSTS FIRST 2017 MEETING—The Chamber’s BEP committee will host its first meeting on Thurs. Jan. 19, 2017 at 7:30 am in Honors Hall. Shannon Dixon, Vice Chair, will preside at this first meeting in the absence of Chris Snider. The committee will review the Kits for Kids program and delivery of more than 525 Kits in December to area agencies
NEW BRAUNFELS, TX – The New Braunfels ISD is accepting applications for a place on the ballot for the upcoming Board of Trustee election in May. The positions that will be considered on the May 6th ballot include positions for single-member District 2 and District 4. The District 2 position is held by Rigo Montero and the District 4 position is held by Joe Hassmann. The last day to file is Feb.
On December 12th City Councilmember Chris Monceballez asked the New Braunfels City Council to consider reviewing and updating the current City ordinance related to smoking. Areas for consideration included vaping technology, expansion of the locations where smoking is prohibited indoors (in an effort to broaden employee protection from second-hand smoke), and possible smoking distance requirement
The Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to share input regarding the River Properties Vision Plan. The community meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 18th at 6:30 p.m. at Landa Haus, located at 360 Aquatic Circle in Landa Park. “ The meeting will be an open house set-up, allowing attendees to provide feedback relating to the proposed vision plan in a casual setting,” said
In collaboration with the Homeless Coalition of Comal County, Family Promise of Greater New Braunfels presents a Family Promise Flix! movie event "The Pursuit of Happyness" . Based on a true story, "The Pursuit of Happyness" tells the inspiring story of Chris Gardner, a single father, struggling to overcome adversity and homelessness; and care for his young son. By attending this movie you are
I-10 – Seguin Tuesday, January 17. 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Westbound main lanes between Business 123 and the Huber Road overpass. The right lane will close while crews move barrier. Tuesday-Wednesday, January 17-18. 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily. Eastbound main lanes between US 90 and FM 465. The right lane will close while crews repair signs. This closure includes the ramps to US 90 and FM 725, as