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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

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

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

Overview: Tropical Storm Harvey was located over the southern Gulf of Mexico this morning and is showing rapid signs of intensification. Harvey is now expected to strengthen into a major hurricane across the Gulf of Mexico and make landfall between Corpus Christi and Port O'Connor Friday night. Harvey is expected to then weaken inland over South Texas over the weekend, slowing its forward speeds
Hundreds of Cyclists Will Ride Toward a World Free of MS at Bike MS: Valero Ride to the River SAN ANTONIO, TX — More than 1,600 cyclists are expected to raise over $1.5M to help people affected by MS at the 28th Annual Bike MS: Valero Ride to the River Presented by H-E-B, a 2 day, up to 161-mile journey. The ride takes place on October 7 – 8 when cyclists pedal from San Antonio to New Braunfels,
The forecasted path of Tropical Depression Harvey currently has it heading for the southeastern coast of Texas. the possibility of a Category 1 hurricane hitting the coast of Texas as early as Friday. As of 10 a.m. 8/23, Harvey was 535 miles southeast of Port O'Connor, Texas, and about 470 miles southeast of Port Mansfield, Texas. It had maximum sustained winds of 35 mph, with some strengthening
The 29th Annual Business Trade Show is coming up on September 12 & 13! The theme is Great Films of Hollywood. More than 100 local businesses will be on hand giving away tons of great swag and door prizes. Sneak Preview: Join us September 12th from 6-9 p.m. for a celebration of local businesses with complimentary food and drinks, live entertainment, silent auction, photos, and a grand door
Comal ISD announced its policy today for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the attached current income eligibility guidelines . Each school/site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request. The electronic application link is available at Paper applications will be available at Child Nutrition
The New Braunfels Jaycees , along with the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, are proud to announce applications for Rising Stars of New Braunfels are now available. This 40 under 40 program will recognize our community’s young leaders who are making a positive impact in their professional or civic endeavors. The awardees will be honored at Gala on Thursday, December 7 at the Courtyard
NEW BRAUNFELS—NBU crews will be installing water and sewer services in the 200 block of Torrey Street on August 23-25. The work will require a closure of East Torrey Street between North Houston and North Central Avenues in order to safely maneuver crews and needed equipment. East Torrey Street will be closed to thru traffic between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4 p.m. all three days. No thru
It's City budget season and we welcome your continued involvement! Thank you to all who took the on-line budget survey. Here is a list of upcoming meetings/workshops that you are encouraged to attend and participate in: · August 21st 4:30 PM - Enterprise Funds and Follow Up · August 22nd 4:30 PM -Fees and Convention & Visitors Bureau. · August 24th 6:00 PM - Public Hearing on Budget & Tax
The San Marcos Animal Shelter is preparing for their third Biannual Shelter Game Night. The event will be on Friday, Aug. 25, from 6-9 p.m. at the San Marcos Rec Hall, 170 Charles Austin Drive. The event features many rounds of Bingo, baked goods and drinks. Prizes are from local businesses such as Urban Bricks Pizza, Blue Dahlia Bistro, and Insomnia Cookies. The grand prize is a pet adoption
WHEN : Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. WHERE: 200 E. Riverside Drive, Austin TX AUSTIN — The Texas Department of Transportation is hosting a career fair to help fill open positions in numerous fields within the agency. Benefits include health insurance, paid leave, tuition assistance and more. Recruiting opportunities include: Transportation Engineers Facility Engineers Electrical