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WASHINGTON – Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Texas coastline leaving many communities without necessary resources like food, water, and shelter. Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) is working with federal, state, and local agencies to update South Texans on response efforts and share information on how South Texans can assist recovery efforts. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

AUSTIN –The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) in 11 additional counties as a result of severe weather due to Hurricane Harvey. Individuals whose employment or self-employment was impacted by Hurricane Harvey may now apply for

Aggravated Robbery New Braunfels, Texas — On today’s date (Aug. 29, 2017), at approximately 3:10pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was dispatched to a business in the 1600 block of West San Antonio Street for a report of an aggravated robbery. The store employee, a 25-year old male from Seguin

NEW BRAUNFELS, TX – On Sept. 1, New Braunfels High School will host the first home varsity football game at Unicorn Stadium against the Alamo Heights Mules. Kick off will be at 7:30 p.m. with the pregame festivities beginning at approximately 6:45 p.m. Below are some important details for those

NEW BRAUNFELS — To help residents clean up from Hurricane Harvey, Comal County will waive its usual fees for dropping off brush at its Recycling Center through Saturday, Sept. 16. The fees will be waived for non-commercial customers who bring proof of county residency with their load of brush. "We've received numerous reports of branches and limbs knocked down by Harvey, as well as some reports
New Braunfels, TX –The City of New Braunfels is hosting a Bulky Goods Drop-Off for residential customers on Saturday, September 16th, from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The last vehicle in line at 11 o’clock will be the last one assisted. Each quarter the City designates a day for residents to bring bulky items for disposal and recycling. See list of locations and important information about the
New Braunfels, TX – The Westside Community Center (WCC) will be closed to the public this Friday, September 1st to allow for installation of new carpeting to the upstairs hallway and second floor classroom. The facility will reopen with its normal schedule on Saturday, September 2nd. Although the WCC library will be closed on Friday, the center will still continue its Hunger Hero outreach with
SAN ANTONIO -- The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (STBTC) sent out 350 units of blood on Tuesday in the first large wave of shipments to the hurricane-ravaged Texas Coastal Bend. Blood drives from Corpus Christi to Houston have been canceled and donation rooms closed following widespread damage and flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. As a result, STBTC and blood centers across the country
New Braunfels, Texas — Joining other cities, agencies and organizations around the country, City of New Braunfels first responder emergency personnel and equipment have been dispatched to provide aid to the thousands affected by the record-setting flooding and destruction in Texas. “As Texas deals with the devastating effects from Hurricane Harvey, the City of New Braunfels is ready to assist,”
The Individual Assistance division of FEMA is available to support Texans recovering from Hurricane Harvey, and help you through the process of applying for assistance. If you're ready to apply now for disaster assistance or would like more information on the types of assistance available please visit disasterassistance.gov . Access to Disaster Help & Resources
Scammers are calling San Marcos utility customers telling them they need to pay a hefty fee to replace “outdated” metering boxes. Customers are being told that their meter box is outdated and they need to pay between $400 - $800 to exchange it. The caller is giving the customers an out-of-town phone number to call to pay the fee. These calls are a scam, and residents receiving such a call should
New Braunfels, Texas — Due to the recent rains from Tropical Storm Harvey, the City is urging residents to remove any standing water on their property. Doing so will help control mosquito populations and combat the threat of Zika as well as West Nile Virus and other mosquito related illnesses. To address hard to drain areas, the City of New Braunfels is providing free mosquito dunks to City of
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) as a result of severe weather due to Hurricane Harvey. Under Presidential Disaster Declaration (FEMA 4332-DR) dated August 25, 2017, workers who lost their jobs and self-employed individuals who have been unable to work due to damage sustained from Hurricane Harvey. Applications for DUA must

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