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The Alamo Area Council of Governments, yesterday announced that the eight-county region that makes up our MSA, can not reasonably expect to meet air quality standards recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency, to protect human health and ecosystems – at least, not voluntarily. The San Antonio-New Braunfels Metropolitan Statistical Area, or MSA, according to a report by the San Antonio

(NEW BRAUNFELS, TX) – For the fourth year in a row, the New Braunfels High School Marine Corps JROTC unit has earned the Naval Honor School distinction. The award recognizes the top 20 percent of more than 250 Marine Corps JROTC units across the country. The overall performance of each unit is

(New Braunfels, TX)--The NBISD Education Foundation honored the 2015 Distinguished Alumni during the halftime show of the varsity football game on September 18th. This year's honorees include: Jose "Joe" Vargas (a 1986 graduate); Dib Waldrip (1982); Gladys Staats Bartling (1953); and Alton J. Rahe

(New Braunfels, TX) – The City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the ninth annual Family Fun Campout at Cypress Bend Park on Saturday, October 17th and the cost to register is $30 per tent. In addition to spending a night under the stars in Cypress Bend Park, participants

New Braunfels Kids Club celebrates 10 years of mentoring kids Ten years ago, after being inspired by a high school mission trip to Chicago, the trip’s adult sponsors decided they wanted to help youth in their own backyard here in New Braunfels. They began by mentoring 37 kids from one school, Carl Schurz Elementary. “They knew we had kids right here who had needs,” said Brett Mosher, executive
City, County, and State officials all made their way to the New Braunfels Regional Airport this week, for a look at, and a ribbon cutting for, the latest remodeling of the airport. Runway 13/31 is officially re-opened for traffic of the aerial kind. KGNB’s Jessie Slaten has this report.

Tx DoT Spokesperson Laura Lopez and State Representative Doug Miller speak with KGNB about the 1.3 miles (between Hoffmann Lane and River Chase Way) of the continuing FM 306 widening project. 

(New Braunfels, TX)--Thursday is the day for Commissioner’s Court, at the historic, Comal County Courthouse. The Court seems to have a light agenda this morning. A few reminders for you – all, about Friday activities. The County is looking for volunteers for Friday’s Plague-Response exercise. They need a large volume of people to drive through lanes officials will have set up, to simulate
(New Braunfels, TX)--A total of $47,200 in fines, is the decision from Occupational Safety and Health Administration / OSHA in the death of 41-year-old Victor Echartea-Medina, who fell to his death working at the Creekside Vue Apartment Complex in March. Those fines are for citations issued to Jose Miguel Charles, doing business as Pirul Trim Service, as the subcontractor and employer; and Blazer
The Annual Benefit is coming up, and family and friends of Meurin are hoping you’ll put the date on your calendar. The benefit will be October 17th at Billy' Ice from 6pm. to 12-midnight. There will be BBQ plates for $ 10.00, a silent auction from 6pm.till 10pm., raffles and door prices, and great music. Bands will include The Alli Mattice Band, Joe Rice, and featured band "Texas Renegade." The
(New Braunfels, TX)--The Freiheit Elementary School library kicked off a new program this week that encourages reading, while offering opportunities for students to practice teamwork and personal responsibility. “E.A.G.L.E. Readers” (Everyone Achieving the Goal of Literacy Excellence) is a reading program based on the Freiheit school mascot, the eagle, and the school’s motto, “An Expectation of

McAdoo’s Seafood Company’s “Dining With The Stars” Benefits At-Risk Children and Families.

(New Braunfels, TX) – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), tonight will hold an open house to present proposed improvements for Farm to Market Road 306, between River Chase Way and Hoffmann Lane. The proposed project includes expanding FM 306 from two lanes to four lanes, with a continuous left-turn lane. The project also includes bike lanes and sidewalks. The objective of the open
(NEW BRAUNFELS, TX) — The Comal County Public Health Office is hoping you’ll turn up in long lines for fake meds, as they stage an emergency exercise this Friday. Officials will conduct a plague-response exercise Friday morning, as part of a larger training effort, coordinated through the Texas Department of State Health Services, Region 8 in San Antonio. The exercise, which will practice the