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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

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

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

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
NEW BRAUNFELS — Because of increasingly dry conditions, the Comal County Commissioners Court on Thursday implemented a ban on outdoor burning. The Keetch-Byram Drought Index (KBDI) this week reached 500, which is the threshold at which the Commissioners Court typically considers implementing a burn ban. Every 100 points of the KBDI is roughly equivalent to an inch of dry soil depth. Under the

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Saturday, July 15, 2017 Bring your computers, computer accessories, computer monitors, televisions, telephones, copiers/printers, boom box and stereo systems, video and camera equipment, GPS units, and cell phones. Large household appliances, such as refrigerators and freezers, yard maintenance equipment, smoke detectors, batteries, light bulbs, or other items containing Freon will NOT be
Saturday, July 15 from 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM at the Landa Recreation Center Kids’ Night Out provides a safe, supervised environment for kids ages 4-12 to be active, make friends and leave parents at home! Activities include board games, arts and crafts, sports and creative play. To register your kids for the fun, call the Landa Recreation Center at 830-221-4370 or visit our online registration site
AUSTIN – With traffic expected to increase along I-35 and all Texas roadways during summer vacation season, the Texas Department of Transportation is encouraging safe driving habits through the launch of the My35.org Sweepstakes. Participants can enter the sweepstakes by completing a driver safety quiz on My35.org for a chance to win a donated trip to the 2017 iHeartRADIO Music Festival in Las
The New Braunfels Jaycees and the Humane Society of the New Braunfels Area are teaming up again to host the 2nd Annual Big Bets For Homeless Pets fundraiser on Saturday, July 15 at the McKenna Event Center from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. The Vegas-style casino night will feature Black Jack, Craps, Roulette, Slots, Texas Hold’em and more, plus free food, an open bar and thousands of dollars in prizes.

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