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.
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.
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.
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.
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.:
Comal County Elections Administrator Cynthia Jaqua said in-person early voting totals for the July 14 party primary runoffs were running close to turnouts in 2016 and 2018.
This summer could wind up as one of the hottest on record, joining 1994, 2000, 2009, 2011 and last year with multiple consecutive days of 100-degree heat.
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.
First responders searching Canyon Lake on Thursday recovered the body of 25-year-old man who was presumed drowned he was last seen diving off a boat Saturday afternoon.
With insufficient rainfall, consistent hot temperatures and increased water usage, New Braunfels will enter Stage 1 drought restrictions on Monday, New Braunfels Utilities officials said.
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.
South Texas Blood & Tissue Center provides free COVID-19 antibody testing for all blood donations until Aug. 31.
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.
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.
New Braunfels and Comal County law enforcement officials said the July 4 holiday weekend resulted in fewer calls and arrests — and neither issuing citations for violations of virus orders.
Comal County Commissioners will again consider a burn ban in regular session before holding a workshop on 2021 budget requests when they meet on Thursday.
The search to recover the body of a 25-year-old man who authorities presumed drowned in Canyon Lake on Saturday continued into the evening hours on Sunday.
New Braunfels firefighters and equipment will temporarily relocate to New Braunfels Utilities’ Headwaters at the Comal facility this month to allow for construction of a new $6.7 million fire station on Hanz Drive.
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.
New Braunfels Independent School District trustees approved a $104.196 million overall budget for 2020-21 during their regular monthly meeting on Monday.
Days into the start of fireworks sales for the July 4 holiday, Comal County Commissioners will consider issuing a burn ban when they meet in regular weekly session on Thursday.
Except for police, fire and emergency services personnel, most city and county offices and services will close Friday in observance of Independence Day on Saturday.
Comal Independent School District trustees approved a $300 million budget for 2020-21 during its final session of the school year last Thursday.
Members of the New Braunfels City Council on Monday approved $600,000 in grant awards to various arts and heritage organizations in the city.
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…
Gunfire erupted in a neighborhood late Saturday evening, with several shots striking a residence attached to a business and vehicle parked nearby, police said.