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NEW BRAUNFELS — The deadline for paying property taxes is Tuesday, Jan. 31. Beginning Feb. 1, all unpaid taxes will begin to accrue penalties and interest. All payments are due to the Comal County Tax Office. “We offer many convenient methods to pay your taxes so you don’t have to wait in line,” said Cathy Talcott, the county’s tax assessor-collector. Residents have several payment options for

NEW BRAUNFELS—NBU crews will be replacing a sewer line in the 800 block of South Castell Avenue between Elm Street and West Nacogdoches Avenue next week that will require that section of South Castell Avenue to be closed. The work will begin Monday, January 30 and is expected to be completed by

GREATER NEW BRAUNFELS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE is hosting a CAREER & COLLEGE FAIR, where you can learn what opportunities are available from area colleges and schools. Representatives from area schools/businesses will be available. Thursday, February 9 from 5 til 7 at the New Braunfels Civic Center

New Braunfels City Council asked a stakeholder workgroup to review and recommend potential updates to the city’s smoking ordinance. Areas for consideration included vaping technology, and expansion of the locations where smoking is prohibited indoors (in an effort to broaden employee protection

NEW BRAUNFELS — A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality in the Comal River watershed will take place in New Braunfels, presented by the Comal County office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the City of New Braunfels. The workshop will be at New Braunfels City Hall, 550 Landa St., from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Feb. 7. Although it is free of charge, those planning to
New Braunfels, Texas —The City of New Braunfels will launch a survey of its citizens during the first week of February. Designed to measure service performance, assess community needs, and assist in long-range strategic planning the survey will also include questions about quality of life issues and residents usage of services. The survey will be administered by mail, from the National Research
SMITHSON VALLEY, January 27, 2017 — Applications are now being accepted for The GVTC Foundation’s 2017 Ritchie T. Sorrells Scholarship for Leaders and the Ola Armstrong Scholarship. Each scholarship is worth $20,000 and available to qualified high school seniors residing in GVTC’s service area. The GVTC Foundation is once again partnering with the New Braunfels Area Community Foundation, who will
Increased Crime Stoppers Reward New Braunfels, TX -- As the investigation into Tuesday’s bank robbery in New Braunfels continues, NBPD detectives are releasing photos of the suspect, and Comal County Crime Stoppers is issuing an increased reward. On Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at approximately 12:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department responded to First Commercial Bank in the 1500 block of South
Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – At the January 24 meeting, the Hays County Commissioners Court placed the unincorporated areas (including extra territorial jurisdictions) of the county under an immediate burn ban following a report from Fire Marshal Clint Browning. Browning noted that while fire trucks have become stuck in muddy areas recently, high winds have dried out the frozen brush
The Comal County Public Health Office is reminding residents to make sure they and their families are vaccinated against chickenpox and shingles, a pair of diseases caused by the same virus. Although children now are routinely vaccinated against chickenpox, adults age 60 or older likely haven’t been, and are at risk of contracting shingles, a skin rash that can cause severe pain and can last for
Schertz, TX - On January 20, 2017, at approximately 2:03pm, Schertz Police Department was notified via a 911 call that the Schertz Bank and Trust located at 16852 IH 35 North had been a victim of a robbery. The suspect was described as a heavy set black male in his late 20’s, bald with a full beard, wearing a yellow shirt, a dark blue hoodie with blue jeans. The suspect reportedly got into the
The New Braunfels Police Department would like to warn the public about a potential scam artist operating in the New Braunfels area. Over the weekend, NBPD took two reports from residents saying that a man had come to their home claiming that he had lost his phone and that the phone was “pinging” at their residence. In both cases, the man presented another phone with the “Locate my iPhone” app
New Braunfels, Texas — Effective today (01/19/17), the Comal River in New Braunfels is open again for recreation. As of this release, the Comal River flow is at approximately 430cfs. Minor amounts of debris have been cleaned up and there were no major damages to city facilities following the latest heavy rains. River-goers should be aware of potentially submerged debris and should always use
JANUARY 19, 2017 7:30 AM -JANUARY 19, 2017 8:30 AM BEP HOSTS FIRST 2017 MEETING—The Chamber’s BEP committee will host its first meeting on Thurs. Jan. 19, 2017 at 7:30 am in Honors Hall. Shannon Dixon, Vice Chair, will preside at this first meeting in the absence of Chris Snider. The committee will review the Kits for Kids program and delivery of more than 525 Kits in December to area agencies