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Howard Payne University's New Braunfels Center will host its second-annual HPU 5000, a 5K race, next Saturday, May 13. The run/walk will begin at 8 a.m. at Pavilion 5 of New Braunfels' Landa Park. Proceeds from the event will be used to establish scholarships for HPU New Braunfels Center students in need, with a percentage of the proceeds donated to Comal ISD and New Braunfels ISD. Interested

Come to the San Marcos Discovery Center, 430 Riverside Drive on May 13 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. for a great selection of native plants for your garden. This will be the final sale until Oct. 14 with all plants sold at a discounted rate. Admission is free for all ages. Native plants use less water and

New Braunfels, TX - The City of New Braunfels invites citizens to provide input on the FY 2017-2018 street improvement program, through an on-line survey, now through May 14th. “We encouraged our citizens to collaborate and participate in decisions,” said Public Works Director Greg Malatek. “

The City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department is seeking entries for the second annual Miss Beautiful SMTX pageant to be held on June 9 from 7-9 p.m. at the San Marcos Activity Center. The Miss Beautiful Pageant is for women with disabilities, eighteen years of age and older. Entry forms

New Braunfels, Texas — On May 2nd, 2017, at approximately 9:15pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Burger King restaurant located in the 200 block of I-35 North. Initial reports indicate that two males entered the restaurant, they each displayed a handgun to employees and customers, demanded money from the employees, and then they fled the scene

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New Braunfels, Texas — The City of New Braunfels Animal Services Division has received a positive report of rabies from a stray cat for the second time this year. The cat was picked up on April 21st from the 1600 block of Independence Drive in New Braunfels and sent for testing. The positive rabies results were received April 27th. Animal Control Officers are conducting onsite visits with
New Braunfels, TX - Wein and Saengerfest celebrates its 14th year in historic downtown New Braunfels on Saturday, May 6th. Wine tasting, craft biergarten, continuous live music, WeinStein University (educational food, wine and craft beer seminars), artisan market, a Chef’s Showdown (grilling competition), and an assortment of family activities are included in this unique event that kicks off at
Small Business Week is officially underway nationally and in New Braunfels. The week of April 30 through May 6 marks the 54th National Small Business Week in the United States. The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce is encouraging all residents to wear yellow on Friday, May 5, and use #SBWNB on social media during the week to show your support for local businesses or promote your own small
The Chamber’s Business-Education Partnership committee is collecting children’s books to be used in their “Kits for Kids, to be distributed to area agencies and schools just prior to the start of school in August. The “Kits for Kids” program is in its 10th year and has distributed more than 5,000 bags, during this time. The purpose of the program is to encourage families with pre-school aged
Texas Workforce Commission is partnering with the Texas Workforce Solutions network to assist recently separated service members who are experiencing challenges in translating their military skills into civilian terms, locating employment, completing two- to four-year college programs or obtaining the appropriate licensure or certifications to compete in the job market. The program is called “
New Braunfels, TX – The Westside Community Center (WCC) and Westside Branch of the New Braunfels Public Library will be closed to the public from Tuesday, May 2nd through Monday, May 8 th to allow for replacement of the gymnasium floor. The library will reopen on Tuesday, May 9th for regular hours, but the WCC gym will remain closed to the public for another two weeks and reopen on Monday, May
New Braunfels, Texas — On today’s date (04-18-17), at approximately 7:50am, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department responded to County Line Elementary School in the 1200 block of West County Line Road for a report that a child had a firearm in their school bag while on campus. The loaded handgun was discovered by the student (an 8-year old female) when she opened up the bag to start