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NEW BRAUNFELS—NBU electric crews will be assisting Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative (GVEC) linemen as well as the public works department in the City of Yoakum repair damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. A seven man NBU crew will leave for the GVEC Service Center on IH-10 near Seguin at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, August 29. An additional eight man crew will be leaving for Yoakum, Texas, later in the

August 29, 2017— Comal ISD hit the back-to-school trail running as students and parents flocked to the district’s campuses in record numbers. Comal ISD is projected to eclipse the 23,000-student mark for the first time in its history this school year. During the 2016-17 school year, the district

Catholic Charities of San Antonio is collecting relief supplies to send to victims in Corpus Christi, Port Aransas, Rockport, and other affected areas. They’re asking folks to deliver canned food and bottled water to their HQ at 202 W. French Place. San Antonio, Texas 78212, or to donate online

New Braunfels, Texas — The Guadalupe River (inside the city limits of New Braunfels) is now open for recreation, including tubing. The Comal River remains closed until further notice while crews work to remove debris as well as make repairs from damage caused by the weather occurring over the

The New Braunfels City Council will meet Monday, August 28 at 6:00 p.m. for their Regular Meeting at 550 Landa Street. If not attending, the meeting can be viewed on Chamber member Spectrum Enterprise channel 21 or AT&T U-Verse channel 99. The agenda includes 10 items on the Consent Agenda and 11 Individual Items For Consideration. The Consent Agenda includes a grant for body armor for the
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. City Hall has been added as a location for this event, and New
New Braunfels, Texas — Residents living within the city limits of New Braunfels that have tree damage from Hurricane Harvey should contact the Solid Waste and Recycling Division at 830-221-4040 to report their location for site assessment for brush pick up by the city. “To expedite the brush debris removal process, residents should place all brush debris curbside in piles,” said Mike Mundell,
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Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – Hays County Emergency Management Coordinator Kharley Smith said today that Hays County responders are ready for whatever Tropical Storm Harvey brings. She also encouraged area residents and visitors keep an eye on Harvey’s path through media reports, and to sign up for emergency alerts before an emergency strikes. She also recommended that people living in
The National Hurricane Center upgraded Tropical Storm Harvey to a hurricane, predicting up to 10 inches of rain this weekend in the San Antonio area. Harvey is expected to make landfall as a Category 3 hurricane between Houston and Corpus Christi, with winds in the range of 110 mph in parts of the Texas coast. The San Antonio area will likely bear the brunt of the storm's outer edges. Saturday
Due to impending weather conditions, New Braunfels ISD has decided to postpone the first day of school. There will be no school on Monday, August 28, 2017, as originally planned. The first day of school is anticipated to be on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. All NBISD employees are being asked to report to work at their normal start time on Monday, August 28, 2017, as safely as possible. All parents
NEW BRAUNFELS—New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) has been making preparations in anticipation of severe weather associated with Tropical Storm Harvey. Employees have already been alerted that they may be needed to report for emergency situations in the coming days. “NBU crews have been placed on standby and schedules have been issued to ensure that as many personnel are on hand as needed to address
With the assistance of the New Braunfels Community Emergency Response Team (NBCERT) the City of New Braunfels is staging its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in preparation for a potential heavy rainfall event associated with tropical storm Harvey. The EOC, located in City Hall at 550 Landa Street, will be staffed by City personnel and NBCERT volunteers, with officials from other entities