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Schertz Place 3 City Council member Daryl John on Tuesday, resigned his seat on the Schertz City Council. City officials report John submitted his resignation in preparation of his new position as Guadalupe County Tax Accessor, which begins January 1st of next year.

Although teachers don’t officially return to work until August 15, Hoffmann Lane Elementary kindergarten teacher Hope Monceaux was busy setting up her classroom recently. She has the enthusiasm of a new teacher, and enjoys finding the strengths of each of her students.

In a partnership between the City of New Braunfels and the San Antonio Food Bank; there’s the Farmers’ Market, with fresh fruit and vegetables, many from local gardens. Farmer’s Market is open to the public, from 10am until 1pm.

The 2015-2016 Unicorn Volleyball team was just awarded the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Award for Academic Excellence, for the third year in a row. They are one, out of 762 teams and only 260 high school girl’s teams that earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for last season.

City Officials have okayed the Comal for water recreation.

Comal River closed at least until Noon today; Guadalupe open for business.

Kindergarten and first-grade students in Comal ISD’s Bilingual/ESL (English as a Second Language) program got a summer treat recently when they visited the Bulverde Spring Branch Fire & EMS Station 3 near Johnson Ranch Elementary School.

The Comal County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information involving some unusual antiques/collectibles taken in a burglary which occurred in mid-July in the Canyon Lake area.

The City earned special recognition recently, with a Special Achievement award for its innovative application of technology, data collection, and geospatial information visualization through GIS in the field of local government.

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced for less than $100 during the state's annual sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Aug. 5th-7th. 

Workforce Solutions Alamo released information today indicating that the San Antonio metro area unemployment rate increased to 4 percent in June from 3.4 percent in May. Total non-agricultural employment in the San Antonio-New Braunfels MSA decreased slightly by 1,100 jobs (-0.1%) to 1,008,600 jobs, while annual growth continued with a strong report of 23,400 jobs (2.4%) added to the metro area since the same time last year.

Residents of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas should act now to prepare their families and communities for extreme heat by reviewing important safety information and downloading the FEMA smartphone app.

New Braunfels Utilities customers are currently under year round watering rules and can use a sprinkler or irrigation system on any day as long as it is before 10am. or after 8pm.

On August 6th, you’re invited to a free community event of services and back to school outreach in Bulverde.  Bring the kids for free back-to-school goodies like school supplies, hair cuts, and lots of other great stuff!