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The Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee will convene this Thursday, May 11 to hear an update on the 85th Texas Legislative Session. Scheduled presenters represent the Texas Travel Industry Association, Texas Economic Development Council, and Texas Association of Realtors. The committee convenes monthly to hear reports from state and national elected officials as well as from leading non-profit

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With a unanimous 31-0 vote, the Texas Senate passed SB 179, known as "David's Law", to put a stop to cyberbullying in Texas. "David's Law" is named for David Molak, a San Antonio area teen who tragically committed suicide after relentless cyberbullying. "The Senate passed SB 179 in David's memory

AUSTIN – Texans for Lawsuit Reform today issued the following statement regarding the passage of House Bill 1774, the consumer protection bill to stop rampant weather-related lawsuit abuse: “The Texas House of Representatives today voted to protect families and businesses from being exploited by

Howard Payne University's New Braunfels Center will host its second-annual HPU 5000, a 5K race, next Saturday, May 13. The run/walk will begin at 8 a.m. at Pavilion 5 of New Braunfels' Landa Park. Proceeds from the event will be used to establish scholarships for HPU New Braunfels Center students in need, with a percentage of the proceeds donated to Comal ISD and New Braunfels ISD. Interested
Come to the San Marcos Discovery Center, 430 Riverside Drive on May 13 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. for a great selection of native plants for your garden. This will be the final sale until Oct. 14 with all plants sold at a discounted rate. Admission is free for all ages. Native plants use less water and can handle our hot Texas summers better than non-native species. Discovery Center staff and volunteers
New Braunfels, TX - The City of New Braunfels invites citizens to provide input on the FY 2017-2018 street improvement program, through an on-line survey, now through May 14th. “We encouraged our citizens to collaborate and participate in decisions,” said Public Works Director Greg Malatek. “Therefore, we are asking our residents to provide input by identifying roadways they feel should be
The City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department is seeking entries for the second annual Miss Beautiful SMTX pageant to be held on June 9 from 7-9 p.m. at the San Marcos Activity Center. The Miss Beautiful Pageant is for women with disabilities, eighteen years of age and older. Entry forms may be picked up at the San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins, and the Parks and Recreation
New Braunfels, Texas — On May 2nd, 2017, at approximately 9:15pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Burger King restaurant located in the 200 block of I-35 North. Initial reports indicate that two males entered the restaurant, they each displayed a handgun to employees and customers, demanded money from the employees, and then they fled the scene

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New Braunfels, Texas — The City of New Braunfels Animal Services Division has received a positive report of rabies from a stray cat for the second time this year. The cat was picked up on April 21st from the 1600 block of Independence Drive in New Braunfels and sent for testing. The positive rabies results were received April 27th. Animal Control Officers are conducting onsite visits with
New Braunfels, TX - Wein and Saengerfest celebrates its 14th year in historic downtown New Braunfels on Saturday, May 6th. Wine tasting, craft biergarten, continuous live music, WeinStein University (educational food, wine and craft beer seminars), artisan market, a Chef’s Showdown (grilling competition), and an assortment of family activities are included in this unique event that kicks off at
Small Business Week is officially underway nationally and in New Braunfels. The week of April 30 through May 6 marks the 54th National Small Business Week in the United States. The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce is encouraging all residents to wear yellow on Friday, May 5, and use #SBWNB on social media during the week to show your support for local businesses or promote your own small