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You might say Comal County students snapped the competition recently, at Spring Branch Middle School’s FIRST LEGO League qualifying event. Twenty-four teams from Comal ISD, with other San Antonio-area districts, competed for eight coveted spots to participate in the March 12th, Alamo Regional Championships in San Antonio. FIRST (For Inspiration of Science and Technology) LEGO League’s goal is to have tomorrow’s innovators practicing imaginative thinking and teamwork. Apparently CISD’s LEGO stars have that, in spades. All eight teams that advanced to regionals were from Comal ISD schools.

It’s not too late for Comal County residents to get their flu shots, either from their doctors or from the county’s Public Health Office. That message, from Comal County Public Health Director, Gwen Mills.

The New Braunfels Police Department is using the fifth anniversary of Joshua Davis Jr.’s disappearance, to ask witnesses to come forward with the truth about what happened when the toddler disappeared. KGNB speaks with NBPD Communications Coordinator, David Ferguson.

The City of New Braunfels Municipal Court will be conducting another “mini” warrant roundup during the month of February. The focus of the roundup will be defendants with class C misdemeanor warrants issued by the New Braunfels Municipal Court.

The City and County join forces this weekend to host a household hazardous waste collection.  The event is Saturday, from 8am. to 12pm., at 359 Landa St.-which is the future site of the City's Recreation Center.  Participants must bring a picture I.D. with current address to verify residency.

The Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (AAMPO) is holding a public meeting to discuss the possible inclusion of Comal County-related projects on the agency’s short-term Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP).

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The County is inviting eligible service providers and nonprofit organizations to apply for funds collected by Comal County through the family protection fee. The application deadline is March 1st. 

New Braunfels, Texas - Leadership New Braunfels Alumni Association is providing its members with the opportunity to hear from the candidates and to learn about the issues they will be voting on in the March 1st Primary Elections. The Republican ballot will include four propositions and contested races for the Texas House of Representatives District 73 Representative, the Comal County Commissioner

New Braunfels High School will hold a signing ceremony on Feb. 3rd, as part of National College Signing Day. A total of eight Unicorn athletes will sign with the college of their choice. 

February is known as the month of love, and the New Braunfels Public Library invites everyone to enjoy “Love My Library Month.”  

Comal ISD’s Community Education Department has started a new district-wide program, called Friday Nite Live; providing fun, safe, supervised events for kids and a well-deserved night off for parents.

New Braunfels Police report a platinum and diamond wedding ring valued at $30,000 is just one of the items listed as stolen during a recent vehicle burglary. Several vehicle burglaries were reported over the weekend.

The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is conducted in a handful of counties across the country every year in an effort to collect data about Americans’ health and nutrition, spot trends as they develop, and inform public-health policy.  This year, Comal County has been chosen. . Interviewers for the survey will with their medical exam center in the parking lot at 340 N. Seguin Avenue beginning March 5th. 

New Braunfels City Council will meet with City Manager Robert Camareno and City staff today in a budget workshop.

There will also be a meeting with several factions at Oak Run Middle School, Thursday- to discuss the Veramendi Sector Update, and the proposed NBISD Elementary School location. NBU, NBISD, City staff and Council, as well as Veramendi Developer representatives are all expected to be on hand. That meeting is at 6pm., at Oak Run Middle School, February 4th.

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