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Texas disaster survivors of the October floods and severe storms have until Monday to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and return U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest loan applications

Municipal Court Judge Rose Zamora and Police Chief Tom Wibert were the guest speakers at Councilmember Leah Garcia's District 6 Forum on Wednesday.

District 5 Councilmember Wayne Peters hosted about 130 people last night at his District Forum.

New Braunfels ISD and the 13 NBISD campuses are holding public meetings over the next few weeks to present the accountability data provided on the 2014-2015 Texas Academic Performance Report for their respective campuses. According to NBISD officials, the data collection period for academic

Hundreds of New Braunfels residents came out to walk in the Inaugural New Braunfels MLK Jr. March Monday morning, from Prince Solms Park through the Plaza, and on to First Baptist Church on San Antonio Street.  Organizers of the march made a stop at the Bandstand, where Councilmember George Green told the crowd of the “Whites Only” water fountain once at that spot. The theme of the march was unity and equality, and the signs held by those who participated showed that message loud and clear. Congratulations to all who had a part in organizing the peaceful demonstration, honoring the legacy and message, of Martin Luther King, Jr..

The New Braunfels Police Department is issuing a Public Safety Advisory following two recent Aggravated Kidnapping attempts. In both instances the victims reported that a male flagged them down, entered the vehicle, displayed a firearm, and instructed the driver to continue driving. The male suspect is described as a thin, older, white male who was clean shaven and wearing a red hoodie.

New Braunfels ISD is joining other districts across the state during School Board Recognition Month to thank its board members, by honoring them at the next regular monthly board meeting

Governor Abbott has named Comal ISD Superintendent Andrew Kim as Presiding Officer to the newly created Texas Commission on Next Generation Assessments and Accountability.  House Bill 2804 authorized the creation of the commission with the purpose of developing and making recommendations for new systems of student assessment and public school accountability no later than September 1st, 2016. Kim reports that he is honored to represent his colleagues in the endeavor, and prod to represent Comal ISD. You can hear Kim’s views on accountability at KGNB.AM, from Tuesday’s “School’s In Session” broadcast.  

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Applications for the 2016 New Braunfels Area Community Foundation Scholarship Program are now open.   In 2015, four scholarships in the combined amount of $43,000 were awarded during the program’s inaugural year. The 2016 NBACF Scholarships includes these seven scholarships;

The  W.G.L. Jr. Scholarship

The  Karl and Beth Hittle Scholarship

The  Comal 4-H Scholarship

The  New Braunfels Area Car Club Scholarship

The  Logan’s Legacy Memorial Fund Scholarship

The  Ola Armstrong Scholarship, The GVTC Foundation

The  Ritchie T. Sorrells Scholarship, The GVTC Foundation

If you are a student seeking scholarships in 2016, apply at the New Braunfels Area Community Foundation website. Applications will be accepted ONLINE ONLY. The application deadline is Feb. 18th, 2016.  NBACF Scholarship Coordinator , Betty Taylor explains that providing donors and organizations the ability to create scholarship funds for area youth has been a Foundation priority from the beginning. Taylor adds that the Foundation works closely with each donor to fulfill the donor’s philanthropic desires.

Organizers of the Inaugural New Braunfels MLK Jr. March set for Monday (beginning at Prince Solms Park) say the response has been overwhelming and everything is in place for a great historic march and uplifting ceremony afterwards at First Baptist Church. 

NBU is asking customers to remain vigilant against scam artists seeking to collect money for utility bill payments.

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Comal County Crime Stoppers are asking for help in solving the decades-old murder case of 18-year-old Carol Deleon of San Antonio.  

 Disasters such as floods and tornadoes commonly result in the loss of important documents. While it can seem like a daunting task, the good news for Texans is that many official papers and vital records are relatively easy to replace. Here's a list of places you might want to search. 

AUSTIN, Texas— The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Hays County Government Center, 712 S. Stagecoach Trail, in San Marcos, will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Outreach Center beginning Tuesday, Jan. 19th. The San Marcos DRC at the Hays County Government Center will remain open until 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 15. The DLOC will open for business, at the

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