Comal County public health officials on Friday reported the first two confirmed cases of the highly contagious delta variant of the COVID-19 virus.
Last year, COVID-19 sidelined the New Braunfels Police Department and Comal County Sheriff’s Office from actively participating in National Night Out activities. Both agencies will resume live visits to NNO events staged by city and county residential neighborhood associations.
The National Weather Service plans to implement new categories of severe thunderstorm warning messages that would trigger emergency alerts on mobile phones starting this weekend.
Comal County Judge Sherman Krause recommended a $120.1 million, 2022 county budget on Thursday, but commissioners will wait until next week before settling on a lower property tax rate.
When Terry Scoggin left work at Titus Regional Medical Center in Mount Pleasant on Tuesday evening, there were five patients at the facility being treated for COVID.
As COVID-19 cases rapidly climb, New Braunfels ISD administration said it cannot enact a mask mandate under the governor’s orders banning such policies.
After nearly three decades of opening the doors to all religious backgrounds and watching families come and go in the Hill Country area, Pastor Doug Groen is retiring from Chapel in the Cove.
New Braunfels City Council members on Monday approved the first readings of two proposed rezoning requests, including one that would allow construction of more than 500 housing units in an area near the New Braunfels Regional Airport.
Comal County's active COVID-19 case count continued its steep climb on Wednesday, nearing the 700 mark just a day after it crossed 600 and less than a week since it rose above 500.
New Braunfels City Council members on Monday adopted a tax increment financing policy that officials say establishes a framework and processes to evaluate the creation of tax increment reinvestment zones in the city and requests for funding potential economic development projects.
Since their July 9 workshop that saw $116.9 million in 2022 budget requests from department heads, Comal County commissioners on Thursday will receive Judge Sherman Krause’s recommended budget and discuss setting dates to approve it and the county’s new tax rate.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging.
Comal County's active COVID case count remained over 500 on Monday, with health officials saying a New Braunfels woman in her 80s is the county's 335th death since the pandemic arrived in March of 2020.
The New Braunfels ISD board of trustees will meet Wednesday evening hear back to school plans as COVID cases climb in Comal County and around the rest of the country.
The Texas Organ Sharing Alliance, the organ procurement organization that provides organ donation and recovery services in Central and South Texas, is implementing new processes the organization says will improve organ donation and save lives.
With more people buying bikes during the pandemic to get some fresh air, shops everywhere are facing bike and parts shortages while repairs ramp up.
It’s just a snapshot of New Braunfels’ economy, but some industries that have been vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic are appearing to experience some recovery based on the latest sales tax revenue figures.
Comal County added 36 new COVID-19 cases to its totals on Friday, with most of them younger than 50 and 11 of them under the age of 20 — including a pair of infants, health officials said.
Christus Santa Rosa Hospital – New Braunfels continued a tradition of welcoming new technology to the facility by hosting a blessing ceremony for the da Vinci XI Surgical System, designed for minimally invasive surgery and allows patients to experience less pain and scarring, shorter hospita…
A New Braunfels man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries and suffering from smoke inhalation after a Wednesday afternoon house fire in the city, officials said Thursday morning.
After several months, Comal County Senior Citizens Foundation has finalized a new, more spacious home off of Landa Street that is expected to open in December.
Retiring Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Michael Meek has served and interacted with hundreds in the community during his tenure with the organization started in 1988.
The percentage of regional hospital beds being used by COVID-19 patients climbed back above 5 percent for the first time since mid March on Wednesday.
The number of Comal County hospital beds used for COVID-19 patients continued to rise on Tuesday, with health officials saying local hospitals are now caring for 35 — with nine of those in intensive care and three on ventilators.
With more people looking for summer work, jobless rates in New Braunfels and Comal County rose in June compared to the previous month, according to Texas Workforce Commission data released Friday.
After a year where many students did some sort of remote schooling, New Braunfels ISD and Comal ISD are registering and new and returning students for the fall.
The National Weather Service is seeking public comment on options to replace some terms from its hazard messaging system in favor of more common language.
New Braunfels city officials are examining various development-related ordinances in an effort to streamline processes that require certain items to appear before city council members for final decision.
Comal County’s COVID-19 active case count surpassed the 400 mark, and its fatalities rose to 322 as health officials on Monday confirmed the death of a New Braunfels woman in her 60s in an undisclosed hospital on July 12.
People are flocking to the Texas Hill Country for its lush and rolling hills, so some in Comal and Hays counties are working together to preserve it.
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After a year of canceled plans, the Heritage Society of New Braunfels is gearing up for living history events and three new board members with fresh ideas.
New Braunfels city leaders are looking into realigning the terms of the city’s boards and commissions so appointments would occur only twice yearly — in the fall or spring.