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(AUSTIN) — The deadline is extended through July 31 for Texas families to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise FundSM and pay this year's rates for all or some future tuition and school-wide required fees at Texas public colleges and universities. Newborns are children younger than one year at the time of enrollment. Under the Texas Tuition Promise Fund, the state's prepaid college

NEW BRAUNFELS—The impact fees for water and sewer that are paid when meters are purchased for new homes will be adjusted to the maximum effective rate on October 1. The recommendation to make the adjustment was approved by the NBU Board of Trustees at their regular June meeting to address

NEW BRAUNFELS, TX – New Braunfels ISD announced its policy today for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the attached current income eligibility guidelines . Each school/site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request.

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – The Hays County Local Health Department and Live Oak Health Partners Community Clinic are holding a week-long vaccination fair August 7-11 for all children 18 years and younger who need vaccinations. The vaccines will be free for children who qualify. As a

New Braunfels, Texas — On Monday, July 17th, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall the public will have its fourth opportunity to provide their input and suggestions on the City’s South Castell Avenue Master Plan project. This joint meeting of the New Braunfels City Council and Industrial Development Corporation (NBIDC) will be facilitated by the City’s consultant Douglas Architects and will give residents,
The American Heart Association and H-E-B were proud to present Comal ISD and ComalFit with the Healthy School District Award for the greater San Antonio area recently. Together the American Heart Association and H-E-B congratulated Comal ISD and ComalFit for this achievement and awarded ComalFit $5,000 to spend on their wellness efforts. ComalFit is the district’s wellness program which includes
New Braunfels, TX – The City’s contractor for the Downtown Sidewalk Improvement Project is progressing toward Main Plaza and work in front of New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) offices is anticipated to begin next week. This segment of the project is expected to take two weeks to complete, barring adverse weather or unforeseen field conditions. The contractor will maintain pedestrian access through
The San Marcos Police Department will begin its Citizen Police Academy classes on Thursday, August. 3, 2017 in the auditorium at the San Marcos Police Department, located at 2300 S IH-35. The Citizen's Police Academy is a 14- week course that offers citizens a unique view into how police officers perform their duties and serve the community. The instruction is comprehensive, covering different
NBU will be utilizing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) —commonly known as drones—to perform inspections on three-phase electric distribution lines starting on July 14. The work is being performed by NBU contractor Survey and Mapping, LLC (SAM) and will include the following areas: E. Torrey Street from Elizabeth Avenue to the dead-end northeast of Gruene Road. North Street and N. Grant Avenue from
The City of San Marcos is seeking help from the public identifying the person or people who spray-painted an ancient cypress tree on Thompson's Island. The damage was discovered July 1. It is believed the offense took place sometime the week before. The tree is estimated to be over 300 years old and it is one of the oldest and largest cypress trees in this section of the river. The city's
Work begins July 24 on Post Road Blanco River Bridge; Post Road will close at Bridge for Duration Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – Work is set to begin July 24 to replace the temporary bridge on Post Road at the Blanco River. The bridge was destroyed by the May 2015 Memorial Weekend flood, and an innovative temporary bridge was installed by using a railroad flatbed car as the main, one-
The Chamber’s Hispanic Business Alliance is hosting a school supply drive to benefit the Crisis Center of Comal County . Donations can be brought to the Chamber at any time and will be collected at the HBA’s August Membership Mixer. The Mixer will be an ice cream social on Tuesday, August 8, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at The Float In. Drinks will be offered at a cash bar.
The relocation of the former New Braunfels City Hall on S. Castell Ave. has provided a once-in-a-generation opportunity to guide a catalytic development for the community in a strategic area. Come hear and see the latest recommendations from over two years of citizen input and planning from Douglas Architects at two meetings next week. First, on July 17 at City Hall, the New Braunfels Industrial
Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – Hays County Judge Bert Cobb, M.D., has reinstated the burn ban for unincorporated areas of Hays County effective immediately. After consultation with Hays County Fire Marshal Clint Browning, the decision was made based on continuing windy conditions and low humidity throughout much of the county. The number of grass fires and house fires has risen