There are a lot of elections in this country, but for many Americans there’s only one that draws a lot of excitement and interest — when the White House is on the line.
Anyone who has spent time in this region trying to get from one place to another can tell you that task has only gotten more difficult in the last decade, and there’s no sign that the trend is likely to end any time soon.
The number of local people dying to COVID-19 has dropped over the last couple of months as vaccination efforts among the most vulnerable have taken hold.
On Tuesday morning the State Department of Health Services made an announcement that could tilt the balance toward a much more normal summer for New Braunfels and Comal County.
While there might be light at the end of the tunnel — hopefully — with the global pandemic, there isn’t any such light for Interstate 35 as it runs through New Braunfels.
In Tuesday’s newspaper, we put the spotlight on some of the people who helped get the lights back on and the water running again after last month’s winter storms.
It’s been a busy week for Texas Governor Greg Abbott. On Tuesday he announced the end of COVID restrictions starting next Wednesday. On Friday he took on the internet.
If there’s one thing that all Texans can — and should — hope for, it’s that Gov. Greg Abbott’s optimism about COVID-19 displayed on Tuesday afternoon ends up being a sign of things to come.
During his press conference on Thursday afternoon, Texas Governor Greg Abbott called the events of the last week “absolutely unacceptable” and said they can never be “replicated again.”