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(New Braunfels, TX) – In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no residential or commercial collection by the City of New Braunfels on Thursday, November 26th for garbage, recycling, or green waste. Residents with a designated Thursday collection day will have collection shifted to Friday, November 27th. The following week collection days will resume as normal. The City Recycle

Republican State Representative Doug Miller has filed for re-election to the Texas House of Representatives for House District 73. The district encompasses all of Comal, Gillespie, and Kendall Counties, including the cities of New Braunfels, Boerne, and Fredericksburg, as county seats. Miller’s

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Comal ISD superintendent Andrew Kim 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

Governor Abbott appointed and named Mike Morath of Dallas as Presiding Officer. Additionally, he appointed Kim, Theresa Trevino and Quinton Vance to the Texas Commission on Next Generation Assessments and Accountability. Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick appointed Kim Alexander, Paul Castro and

(Comal County, TX)--Smithson Valley High School student Kyle French, a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 1776 in Spring Branch, is working his way toward the rank of Eagle Scout. French chose to help design three raised garden beds for Johnson Ranch Elementary as part of his Eagle Scout project. The garden beds were completed earlier this school year. "We really appreciate the effort and the
(NEW BRAUNFELS, TX) — New court fees go into effect today after the Comal County Commissioners Court last week approved the establishment of a new dispute-resolution program that will help low-income disputants obtain mediation. The fees – $15 on all civil cases filed in Comal County courts-at-law and district courts – will help offset the cost of contracting with Central Texas Dispute Resolution
(New Braunfels, TX)--The 10-day salute to sausage wrapped up Sunday, With good weather and good crowds throughout the festival. KGNB's Jessie Slaten was on the grounds Sunday, for the final day.
(South Central Texas)--Overnight thunderstorms may bring heavy winds tonight, and through Tuesday morning. The National Weather Service predicts some significant lightening activity, especially as a squall line passes through the area. Severe Thunderstorms will be possible beginning Monday night and lasting through Tuesday morning. There is a possibility of quarter, to ping-pong-size hail;
(New Braunfels, TX) – New Braunfels Police are looking for a driver who fled the scene of a wreck early Sunday afternoon, killing a 24-year-old Austin man. New Braunfels Police, Fire, and EMS at 1pm. yesterday responded to the 300 block of West San Antonio Street for reports of a vehicle versus pedestrian hit and run accident. Crews arrived to find the male victim unconscious but breathing, and
(SMITHSON VALLEY)— Hill Country area food pantries have extra money to stock up on items to serve families in need during the busy holiday season, after the GVTC Foundation presented $5,000 checks to 10 local nonprofits during a recent ceremony at the GVTC Auditorium. The food pantries are located from Boerne to Gonzales and include: Hill Country Daily Bread, Hill Country Family Services,
(SAN MARCOS, TX) – The Native American Student Association at Texas State University will host its annual Celebration of the People Powwow today, in the LBJ Student Center Ballroom and Amphitheater. The Celebration of the People Powwow is a conference and powwow hosted every fall semester to promote Native American culture and diversity on campus and in the community. This year’s powwow will
(New Braunfels, TX)--The NBISD Board of Trustees will meet for a Regular Board Meeting at 7pm. tonight. Tonight’s actionable items include approval of design services work order for the high school, stadium and elementary furniture bond projects; and a report on STEM to support Problem Based Learning, K-12. The Board will meet in the Board Room of the NBISD Education Center, 430 W. Mill St. at
PHOTO CAPTION – Chris Bauer solos during jazz band rehearsal.
(NEW BRAUNFELS, TX) – NBHS junior Chris Bauer has been selected as a member of the All-State Jazz Ensemble. He was chosen through an audition process involving hundreds of students from across the state - ranking third out of only four selected. He will perform as first chair alto saxophone for the 2nd jazz band. Bauer was one of three NBHS jazz band students to audition for state. The others,