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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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The New Braunfels Jaycees, Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, and New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung are proud to announce the 20 winners of the 2021 Rising Stars of New Braunfels Award. These outstanding young leaders are being recognized for making significant contributions to the commun…

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