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Scammers are calling San Marcos utility customers telling them they need to pay a hefty fee to replace “outdated” metering boxes. Customers are being told that their meter box is outdated and they need to pay between $400 - $800 to exchange it.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

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

If you can get in touch with friends and family in the Houston area, Let them know about these locations that could be of help.

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 exceeded 22,000 students for the first time.
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 http://ccaosa.org/donate-online . Call them for more information: 210-222-1294.
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 weekend. Both rivers were previously closed in anticipation of expected severe weather as a result of
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

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