With downtown New Braunfels bathed in twinkling holiday lights and the sweet aroma of spiced cider, thousands flocked to the annual Wassailfest on Thursday night.
Nearly 20 people were displaced from their apartments and two New Braunfels firefighters were injured in a house fire on Thursday afternoon in the 2200 block of West San Antonio Street.
New Braunfels Fire Department Battalion Chief Donny Obuch received a letter of commendation this week for “exceptional diligence” during a fire at Old River City Cafe on Oct. 30.
There’s no need to travel all the way to the North Pole this year for a bit of Christmas magic because the Community Resource and Recreation Center of Canyon Lake (CRRC) is bringing Santa’s village straight to Comal County.
Editor's note: The original version of this article listed the incorrect date for returning the gifts and tags. The gifts may be dropped off at any of the Blue Santa tree locations by Dec. 9.
The Comal County Commissioners Court on Thursday adopted the 2023 budget for the Water Oriented Recreation District of Comal County, or WORD.
Five people were killed on Nov. 19 when a 22-year-old armed with multiple guns walked into a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs and opened fire.
Continuing preparation for a potential bond election next year, New Braunfels City Council members will host a workshop on Monday at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at New Braunfels City Hall, located at 550 Landa St.
A single-passenger car accident around 8:35 p.m. Wednesday night on West San Antonio Street in New Braunfels damaged the NBU building as well as signage and tree limbs at Main Plaza.
As the Texas high school football playoffs heat up, reaching their final games, one of the many familiar teams in the bracket is the Smithson Valley Rangers and their head coach, Larry Hill.
Property owners, homeowners and contractors who fail to follow building permitting regulations could face an increased financial burden after New Braunfels City Council members on Monday gave initial approval to a measure adopting “enhanced administrative fees” for work conducted without permits.
Editor’s note: This is the third of three articles previewing seven stops along the New Braunfels Conservatives’ 29th annual Tour of Homes, which takes place on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
What was once an industrial site along the Comal River in New Braunfels is now a thriving landscape of native grasses and trees and clear, bubbling springs.
The Alzheimer’s Association of San Antonio and South Texas is working toward ending Alzheimer’s disease, and doing it one pint at a time.
Editor’s note: This is the second of three articles previewing seven stops along the New Braunfels Conservatives’ 29th annual Tour of Homes, which takes place on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
NBISD has been working towards a decision regarding the mascot and colors of Long Creek High School (LCHS), NBISD’s second high school opening in 2024. Earlier this fall, NBISD provided a first round of surveys to the community. In order to narrow the focus, NBISD has now opened a second sur…
As the Texas state legislature prepares for the 2023 session, Comal County’s state lawmakers have begun prefiling bills for consideration.
When Texas Gov. Pat Neff called for creating a State Parks Board in 1923, he envisioned a state dotted by camping and recreational spaces held in sacred trust for the public good.
Editor’s note: This is the first of three articles previewing seven stops along the New Braunfels Conservatives’ 29th annual Tour of Homes, which takes place on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A gaggle of grandmas are spreading holiday joy to abused and neglected children living in Texas Hill Country children’s shelters by making personalized stockings.
For Davenport senior Judge Erickson, outside of being an all-district football player, a multi-sport athlete, a student with a 3.96 GPA or the mayor’s son, he is also a coach.
The holidays can be tough for those separated from their families — it can also be tough for members of the military who’ve passed away with families who can’t come to visit.
Continuing the process of updating local development-related ordinances, the city of New Braunfels seeks input from the public during a series of upcoming workshops.
Three organ procurement nonprofits have started testing groundbreaking technology that aims to improve the transport of donated organs and tissues by using drones in rural areas.
Before the stockings are hung with care, before Saint Nicholas stuffs himself down the chimney to deliver presents, families will mark the start of holiday season by carrying on Thanksgiving traditions.
A recent funding grant will enable the University of Texas at San Antonio Small Business Development Center’s New Braunfels office to continue providing services to startup and growing businesses.
Chilly temperatures and a few raindrops didn’t deter hundreds of residents from ushering in the holiday season with the annual Main Plaza lighting ceremony and the arrival of Santa Claus in downtown New Braunfels on Friday.
The floats and towering balloons won’t be the only attractions coming down 34th Street — one of New Braunfels’ own will be marching with the Macy’s Great American Marching Band in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
While families are finishing Thanksgiving shopping, small businesses are preparing for the largest shopping weekend of the year.
With public health flu monitoring indicating that the Texas flu season started a few weeks earlier than usual this year, local and state health officials encourage residents to get vaccinated now to protect themselves and their families from flu as the holiday season approaches.