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(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said today that state sales tax revenue totaled $2.78 billion in November, 11.1 percent more than in November 2016. "The double-digit growth in sales tax revenue compared to last year was fueled, in part, by increased collections from oil- and natural gas-related sectors," Hegar said. "Recent higher oil prices have spurred increased well drilling and

New Braunfels, TX - The New Braunfels Public Library is hosting a series of programs called “Happy for the Holidays” from Monday, December 18th through Friday, December 22nd. Adult Services Librarian Toni Davenport says “The holiday season can be stressful for many people, and “We want to offer a

Honor to be presented in New Braunfels March 22

NEW BRAUNFELS — This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week, and the Comal County Office of Public Health is using the occasion to remind residents that flu shots are still available. Cases of influenza have begun to rise, with 53 confirmed cases over the two-week period ending Nov. 25,

2017 New Braunfels Christmas Parade
Four Canyon High School band students have qualified for All-Area and will now be auditioning for the Texas Music Educators Association All-State Band on January 7 at The University of Texas-Austin. Making All-Area places these students in the top five percent of high school musicians in the state. Pictured (l-r) are Katie Acker (Flute), Chris Lauderback (Tuba), Dante Henschen (Euphonium) and
NEW BRAUNFELS — The Comal County Recycling Center will begin accepting used live Christmas trees and garland at no cost on Wednesday, Dec. 27. The center will accept any used live Christmas greenery through Jan. 20, free of charge. You will need to remove tinsel, ornaments and other decorations before bringing their greenery for recycling. All other brush will continue to be subject to the usual
The holidays came early for many Comal ISD educators, as a crew from the Comal Education Foundation Board was on the prowl in late November. It was finally time for teachers to learn if they would receive the Foundation grants they applied for earlier in the school year. After much deliberation, the Comal Education Foundation Board approved 28 grants for the 2017-18 school year with a combined
The 2017 Wassailfest will be held Thursday, December 7th in beautiful and historic downtown New Braunfels! Join us at 6:00 p.m. for the official toast to kick off this cherished, annual event. It's an evening of music, fun food, great shopping, thousands of twinkling holiday lights and, of course - lots of free wassail for you to sample. This event runs from 6 - 9 p.m. Parking is available at the
The Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Holiday Movie in the Park on Saturday, December 16th at 6:30 p.m. at the Landa Park Dance Slab. Bring your chairs and blankets to enjoy ‘The Polar Express’ - a great family film that is rated G - under the stars in Landa Park. Complementary hot chocolate, sponsored by New Braunfels Utilities, will be provided and Taco Palenque will be on site with
Spend your day off from school with fun-filled activities such as games, crafts, movies, and more. Campers will enjoy a variety of adventures including: arts and crafts, nature, cooking projects, science experiments, sports, and even surprise events! Bring a morning snack and a sack lunch each day. Please visit our website for our camper handbook. Date: January 2, 2018
Race to close down more than 30 miles of roads; Residents are advised to plan ahead and expect delays What: The 10th annual Humana Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon & ½ Marathon returns the weekend of December 2-3, 2017 and will welcome more than 26,000 runners from all 50 states and 21 countries. San Antonio residents can expect road closures and delays on Saturday and Sunday and are
The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter continues its annual Home 4 the Holidays campaign with “Take Me Home Adoptions Month” featuring $20 fees for all adoptions Dec. 1- 31. Each adoption includes the pet’s spay or neuter, rabies vaccination, de-worming, microchip, city license, and heartworm test. “With as many as 7 million homeless pets in the U.S., it is important everyone get involved to help
The City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department presents the first ever Holiday Movie in Your Park event on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Free and open to the public, the event will be held at San Marcos Plaza Park, 201 N. C M Allen Pkwy. The featured movie, Disney's "A Christmas Carol," will begin at approximately 6:15 p.m. Prior to the movie, the San Marcos Homeschoolers choir will perform a variety