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AUSTIN – In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 16-20), the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to comply with laws prohibiting drivers from passing school buses. During this period, DPS Highway Patrol Troopers will be looking for drivers who violate the law. It is illegal to pass any school bus that is stopped and operating a visual signal – either

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Administrator Linda McMahon, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced today that the SBA has approved more than $1 billion in low-interest federal disaster loans for Texas businesses and residents impacted by Hurricane Harvey. "When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas

New Braunfels, TX – During last week’s annual Texas Municipal League (TML) Conference in Houston, the City of New Braunfels was recognized for adopting a modified, comprehensive smoke-free ordinance earlier in 2017. This recognition was presented by the American Heart Association (AHA) as part of

New Braunfels, TX – The City of New Braunfels is seeking residents and/or property owners to serve on the next Bond Advisory Committee. This committee will provide recommendation to the City Council on projects to consider for inclusion in a proposed 2019 Bond Package. This Bond Advisory Committee

The City of San Marcos will host its brushy waste drop-off and community cleanup for residential garbage and recycling service customers on Saturday, Oct.14 from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. or until the roll-offs trash containers are full. On Saturday, in addition to brushy waste, the City will accept bulk junk and furniture, recyclables and hazardous waste as part of the community cleanup. Residents will be
New Braunfels, TX – Free kidney function screenings will be offered in the downstairs classroom at the Westside Community Center (WCC) on Friday, October 20th from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. by Texas Kidney Check, a screening program of the Texas Kidney Foundation. No fasting is required for the screening. All participants will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with a medical professional to
I-10 – Boerne Thursday, October 12 at 9 p.m. until Friday, October 13 at 6 a.m. Westbound main lanes at Exit 540. The right lane will close while crews resurface the road. Tuesday, October 17 at 9 p.m. until Wednesday, October 18 at 6 a.m. Westbound main lanes at Exit 540. The right lane will close while crews resurface the road. I-10 – Fair Oaks Ranch Monday, October 23 at 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
SAN MARCOS – The School of Social Work at Texas State University has been awarded a Title IV-E grant of nearly $2.9 million from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) to enhance the skills of current and future Child Protective Services workers. This marks the 24th consecutive year the School of Social Work has received a Title IV-E grant from DFPS. The grant expands the
NEW BRAUNFELS — Comal County road crews will close Tanglewood Trail for three weeks beginning Wednesday to repair a culvert where the road crosses Schultz Creek. The culvert funnels Schultz Creek underneath Tanglewood and into an unnamed pond east of the road. The corrugated metal pipe is constantly underwater, said Assistant County Engineer David Vollbrecht, and as a result has begun to rust and
Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – The Hays County Commissioners Court proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month at its October 3 meeting and called on the residents of Hays County to be work with the Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center and law enforcement to be aware of and report incidences of domestic violence. The problems of domestic violence are not confined to any group of
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Fans of the late Country Music Hall of Fame member, Conway Twitty, can now purchase TIMELESS , a collection of never-before released songs from one of America's most beloved musical performers of all-time.The album is available on ConwayTwitty.com and can be downloaded through all major digital retail outlets. The songs on TIMELESS haven't been heard since their recording in
The San Marcos Discovery Center, 430 Riverside Drive, will host its annual Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. featuring a great selection of native plants, herbs, and vegetables for your garden. Admission is free for all ages. Native plants use less water and can handle our hot Texas summers better than non-native species. Discovery Center staff and volunteers will be
NEW BRAUNFELS — The DIY Saturday series hosted by the Comal County office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is taking a brief hiatus to welcome families and children of all ages for Kids Day in the Garden, a free open house featuring storytime, hands-on activities, a hay ride and more. The event will be 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 14, at the county’s Extension Office, 325 Resource