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New Braunfels and Comal County continued to see a double-digit percentage increase in sales tax revenue received this month compared to last year’s pandemic-suppressed numbers, according to data from the Texas Comptroller’s Office.

New Braunfels City Council members appointed 22 members of a bond advisory committee tasked with providing city leaders a prioritized list of projects for consideration on a potential 2023 bond election ballot.

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Traveling, cooking and shopping for the holidays each have their own risks. Some simple precautions and tips can keep your holiday season pleasant and headache-free.

New Braunfels police and fire responders worked a pair of accidents over the weekend, the first causing a major tie-up on State Highway 46, and another that sent a motorcyclist to an area hospital.

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This week the Sophienburg Museum and Archives will present a great shopping experience to the public. It’s called Weihnachtsmarkt, or Christmas Market, at the Civic Center. It begins Friday, Nov. 19 and runs through Sunday, Nov. 21.

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Surveillance of men rummaging among vehicles parked on his lot led a business owner to call police, with a subsequent foot chase by officers leading to an arrest, authorities said.

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A California-based investment group specializing in recycling hotels into apartment complexes has expanded its operations to New Braunfels, with plans to bring new life into two hotels on the city’s I-35 access road by converting them into studio apartments for long-term occupancy.

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A child under 18 years of age is among the latest COVID-19 fatalities reported by health officials, bringing Comal County’s death toll to 464 since the pandemic arrived locally in March of 2020.

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New Braunfels City Council members used a special called meeting on Tuesday to appoint residents to various boards and committees for various terms, the first time the council made such appointments en masse since approving a measure aligning all terms for city board and commissions and sett…

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There was little doubt that Canyon’s old nemesis — District 26-5A rival Dripping Springs — would be waiting for the Cougarettes in the 2021 Region IV-5A championship final.

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New Braunfels has some redistricting to do and a short time to get there, as city leaders continue the process to redraw city council member district boundary lines following the release of 2020 Census figures before a January deadline.

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Spelling bees are not just for kids as there will be a boozy “Brains & Brews” bee on Dec. 6 at Krause’s Cafe Pavilion to raise money for United Way of Comal County and the New Braunfels Public Library Foundation.

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After rising from the ashes of the fire that nearly scorched Wurstfest two years ago and COVID-19 which delayed its 60th annual celebration, this 10-day Salute to Sausage was a rousing success — featuring the Wurst food, Wurst drink and Wurst friends and families.

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Shots erupted in a Canyon Lake residential neighborhood Friday evening, injuring a 17-year-old boy traveling with three others in what authorities said appeared to be a drug deal gone bad.

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After reading the Herald-Zeitung newspaper article on locals remembering the fun times at the Eagles Hall and regretting its closing, many happy memories came to mind that the members of the Hi-Toppers Orchestra experienced at Echo (and later Eagles) Hall during their beginning years. 

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