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City of New Braunfels updates disposable containers ordinance
After receiving recommendations from the city’s river advisory committee, changes will be made to the disposable containers and cooler size ordinances that apply to the city’s rivers.
Make your passions permanent, giving beyond the holiday season
What are your passions? Healthy kids, community betterment, strong families, education, animal welfare, historical preservation, arts and culture, faith based organizations. Since 2013, the giving spirit of the community has continued to grow at the New Braunfels Community Foundation (NBCF) as donor
NB Today to air from Headwaters
This week’s NB Today will be a little different than usual as it will take place at the Headwaters of the Comal and feature a pair of New Braunfels Utilities officials who will discuss the archeology project going on at the location.
Hall of Honor adds 3
The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce’s Hall of Honor grew by three on Monday when Arlon Hermes, Betty Kyle and Anne Miller were inducted during the chamber’s board meeting.
Blue and Green Santas prepare for annual giving
Organizers are closing out the gift-gathering portion of their programs and preparing for delivery in the Blue Santa and Green Santa offerings for 2018. Operation Blue Santa and the Green Santa program collect donations from the community to help provide toys and other Christmas gifts for children f
Hill Country Holdings donates land to Comal ISD for district vehicles, parking
New Braunfels-based Hill Country Holdings, one of the largest independent owners of Ashley HomeStores, recently donated land for Comal Independent School District’s future expansion of its Support Services Building.
Communities in Schools of South Central Texas receive donation
On Saturday, Dec.1 during the annual Town Lighting of Gruene Historic District in New Braunfels, the Gruene Merchants Association presented a check for $1000 to Communities in Schools of South Central Texas.
Unicorn wrestlers return to the mat
The Unicorns are back on the mat for another season of wrestling. After the varsity team kicked off the year with a win over Austin Westlake and a close loss to defending regional champion Austin Vandegrift, New Braunfels’ boys and girls squads both went 2-1 Thursday in matchups against Roosevelt, L
Commissioners to review downtown renovations agreement on Thursday
Comal County Commissioners will consider approving an amended architectural services agreement for renovations of downtown office buildings when they meet at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in Commissioners Courtroom, 100 Main Plaza in New Braunfels.
Man, woman charged with stealing tailgates from popular Ford trucks
SAN ANTONIO — The New Braunfels Police Department announced the arrests of two people in connection with several tailgate thefts in the area. According to a post on the agency's Facebook page, officers pulled over a black SUV and found five stolen tailgates in the back on Friday morning.
Association recognizes city for excellence in financial reporting
The city of New Braunfels recently received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, issued by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).
Where is the common sense these days?
We don’t know all the details and probably never will. But why in the world, especially with how things are in today’s society, would anyone take a weapon, go to an open area within a city limits, and fire it for whatever reason?
How to improve affordable housing
On Tuesday, December 4, the editorial about the need for affordable housing in Boomtown New Braunfels captured my interest more than I intended. The article gave me an idea about how we might leverage the building boom to increase the available affordable housing.
Two-million-pound oversized load will cause traffic problems
SAN ANTONIO - An oversized load will be traveling through Guadalupe County Wednesday. The million-pound generator will travel through Wilson County on Highway 123 in Stockdale on at one to four miles per hour. Then the carrier will continue into Guadalupe County on Highway 123 to Highway 46, arrivin
First group of cats from Buda animal seizure up for adoption
SAN MARCOS, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - Officials with the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter says that the first group of cats from a large cruelty seizure can now be adopted after the cats received negative Histoplasmosis test results.
Pair of Unicorn swimmers sign NCAA Division I national letters of intent
It’s no surprise why the Unicorn swim team has such high hopes for the upcoming district, regional and state meets. In addition to a deep roster of talent, New Braunfels has a pair of NCAA Division I signees in the senior tandem of Isaac Barrera and Cole Bruns. Both inked national letters of intent
SA couple accused of stealing gates arrested in New Braunfels
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas - A San Antonio couple were arrested after they stole several tailgates, New Braunfels police said. Christopher and Tiffany Harris were arrested Friday morning after a traffic stop.
Area basketball teams split weekend games
While the Seguin boys basketball and the Navarro Lady Panthers were successful this weekend, the Seguin Lady Matadors dropped a district game to Veterans Memorial. The Seguin boys basketball finished 3-1 in the River City Classic hosted in New Braunfels and claimed a 71-64 overtime victory over Medi
Catfish Farm Well That Influenced Edwards Aquifer History Finally Plugged
In March of 1991, Ronald Pucek Jr. had found the perfect place to drill for water at his 500-acre property southwest of San Antonio. A previous well had produced modestly, but Pucek knew he needed more water to fulfill his dream: a massive aquaculture operation producing the finest catfish in Texas.
Bodies of couple found in Caldwell County
MARTINDALE, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - The bodies of a Caldwell County couple have been found after the couple was reported missing on Dec. 8. The couple has been identified as Mark and Alisin Genfan. The Genfans lived in the Martindale area.