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Comal County added 67 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday morning with a positivity rate — the percentage of tests with a positive result — now at 15.44%.

With social distancing requirements relaxed and businesses reopening, the city of New Braunfels saw an overall increase of about $80,000, or 2.9%, in sales taxes received in July compared to the same month last year.

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Despite the resurgence of COVID-19 in many Texas areas, Tuesday’s primary runoff elections could see higher than normal turnouts in some places and far less than others.

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Restaurants, car dealers, medical facilities, contractors, construction companies, nonprofit organizations and transportation companies were among New Braunfels businesses receiving funds under a federal program designed to save jobs during the coronavirus pandemic.

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A San Antonio man whose speeding vehicle missed a turn was broadsided by another vehicle Saturday night, killing him and injuring six members of a New Braunfels family, police said.

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On Tuesday, Comal County voters will not be limited to voting in their registered precincts and may cast ballots at any of these locations between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.: 

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With Texas continuing to break records for new coronavirus deaths and hospitalizations this week, Gov. Greg Abbott reiterated Friday afternoon that things will continue to get worse. And if people keep flouting his new statewide mask mandate, he said, the next step could be another economic …

The Texas Republican Party continues to battle Houston officials who canceled their in-person statewide convention due to COVID-19, but Comal County’s GOP chair said she’s intent on leading local delegates to the three-day event.

Comal County Commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved a ban on outdoor burning in unincorporated county areas beginning at 6 a.m. Friday.

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New Braunfels Independent School District held a district wide Zoom teleconference Wednesday, the first in a series of weekly sessions to keep parents abreast of planning for the upcoming school year.

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Though still littered with potential hazards, the road map to the return of highschool athletics continued to take shape Wednesday following the University Interscholastic League’s release of new guidelines for summer workouts and the upcoming 2020-21 school year.

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It’s seemed like years since San Antonio Street’s Comal River bridge closed to vehicular and foot traffic. But after less than a year, city residents will see it reopen next week.

For the second straight day, search efforts failed to recover the body of a 25-year-old man who authorities believe drowned in Canyon Lake on Saturday.

Early voting for the July 14 party primary runoffs will not be held at polls in Comal and Guadalupe counties, which will break for the July 4 holidays Friday and Saturday and resume on Sunday.

An apparent conflict between two New Braunfels men early Wednesday resulted in gunfire that sent one of them to a hospital and another to jail, police said.

Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday pulled the reins on Texas’ reopening, closing bars and river outfitters, reducing restaurant capacity from 75% down to 50%, and banning outdoor gatherings of more than 100 people. Over the weekend smaller crowds still managed to find a way to float New Braunfels' r…

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