Comal County officials closed a COVID-19 standby list on Wednesday after 12,000 people signed up just a day after it opened.
Comal County officials have launched a COVID-19 vaccine standby list for residents who meet the criteria in Phase 1A and 1B of the state’s vaccination plan.
Those searching for the “purrfect” Valentine’s Day cuddle buddy need look no further than the Humane Society of the New Braunfels Area’s Love Unleashed Adoption Event.
COVID-19 patients continued to flow into hospitals across the region on Friday, with Comal County officials saying 80 of its virus patients are now hospitalized.
As Comal County continues to see additional COVID-19 deaths and hospitalizations, officials reached out to the state to help in testing a mass vaccination clinic on Thursday.
It’s been a tough last year for nursing, long-term and senior communities in Comal County — with isolation, restrictions on visitation and the loss of loved ones — because of the COVID-19 virus.
Sunny and warm. It was the kind of weather organizers of New Braunfels’ annual march commemorating the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday would pray for on Monday.
New Braunfels still made headway in several key economic areas in 2020, considering the challenges the city faced in a year defined by the COVID-19 pandemic.
After months of media hoopla over presidential candidates and elections results, I thought it might be nice to share a fun old news story. As often happens, I found a photo. It was of three men and a shot-up old car. What? The search for answers was on.
New Braunfels Utilities is starting the process to divest its historic Main Plaza buildings as it prepares for constructing a new headquarters located off of Loop 337 adjacent to the NBU Trinity Well Field and Treatment Plant.
Comal County’s Texas State Rep. Kyle Biedermann said Thursday he was among the thousands who marched to the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 ahead of the violent outburst that would leave windows shattered, five dead and a nation in shock.
District 21 U.S. Rep. Chip Roy joined other Republican House members in critizing President Donald Trump while declining to vote to impeach him on Wednesday.
Some Comal County residents who were at the nation’s Capitol last week in support of Donald Trump said they didn’t expect the violence that unfolded and spoke out against those who smashed windows and beat police officers.
South Central Texas will escape most of the onslaught of freezing weather expected to arrive north of the area Sunday afternoon and linger into Monday morning.
The new year is off to a great start for a couple of local couples, with two baby girls born at New Braunfels hospitals in the early minutes and hours of 2021.
Comal County public health officials say they hope to receive additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccine next week, while cases and deaths from the virus continue to rise.
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The hospitalization rate that is driving tighter state restrictions in Comal and surrounding counties continued to run high on Thursday with 17.46% of the region's hospital beds being used by COVID-19 patients.
Comal County added 274 COVID-19 recoveries to its data on Wednesday, pushing its active case count down to 679 while adding 55 new cases of the virus as well as the county’s 158th death.
Specially brewed commemorative beer was tapped for a toast between leaders of New Braunfels and Braunfels, Germany as they rang in 2020, a year that promised calendars packed with events and activities, a yearlong party for locals celebrating the city’s 175th anniversary.
Comal County’s COVID-19 death toll rose to 157 on Tuesday morning, with county health officials reporting an additional 11 deaths. Tuesday’s report covered a four-day period because of the Christmas holiday.
With tourism traffic a lesser concern in 2020 than in years past thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, construction on New Braunfels’ streets, roads and bridges picked up speed — sometimes finishing well before their expected completion dates.
Comal County providers have begun receiving doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for administration to first responders and health care workers, public health officials told county commissioners on Tuesday.
Comal County hospitals on Monday reported caring for 65 COVID-19 patients, numbers that approached peaks they reported during the area's summertime spike.
Christmas morning had finally come! Presents, wrapped in shiny red or green paper and topped with ribbon bows, were stacked beneath the Christmas tree. But first, I looked on the coffee table where the Mary and Joseph figures had been reverently kneeling, gazing with love at an empty manger …
The Garden Ridge Police Department and the Comal County Sheriff’s Department continue to seek the public’s help in identifying a man who they say killed a clerk during a robbery at a Garden Ridge convenience store in July.
Pandemic safety measures have dealt a hard blow to theaters this year, yet as the industry struggles, drive-in movie theaters like New Braunfels’ own Stars and Stripes are filling the gaps, providing a venue for everything from nonprofit fundraising events and concerts to dance recitals.
Comal County is waiting for news on when the COVID-19 vaccine might arrive locally, health officials told commissioners on Thursday morning as the county’s death toll from the pandemic climbed to 141.