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By Joe Warner

Joe Warner is managing editor of the nine Austin-Central Texas editions of Community Impact Newspaper. He previously served as senior editor of the flagship Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto newspaper. He came to Central Texas from Metro Detroit, where he was editor and general manager of several daily and weekly publications. He is the former president of the Michigan Press Association and was on the MPA board of directors for nine years.


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The Comal ISD board of trustees approved a bond proposal for a May election. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
Comal ISD board of trustees approves bond package

The bond includes four separate proposals.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in San Antonio on Feb. 13. The case is the 15th known COVID-19, commonly referred to in recent weeks as coronavirus, infection in the United States so far. (Courtesy Adobe stock photos)
The first coronavirus case in Texas was just confirmed. Here is what Austinites need to know about the virus

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in San Antonio this morning, according to a news release from the federal agency.

Casa Decor opened in November in New Braunfels. (Warren Brown/Community Impact)
Casa Decor now open in New Braunfels

The business specializes in furniture and interiors.

Smile Pediatric Dentistry opened in December 2019. (Warren Brown/Community Impact)
Smile Pediatric Dental Care is now open

The dentistry specializes in dental care for children and young adults.

Seekatz Opera House (Warren Brown/Community Impact)
Seekatz Opera House becomes antique hall

Seekatz Opera House first began hosting traveling entertainment and local events in the early 1900s. It …

CISD Superintendent Andrew Kim's contract was extended through 2025. (Courtesy of Comal ISD)
NBISD and CISD superintendent's contracts extended

Both superintendents had their contracts extended to 2025.

The upgrades are part of the NBISD 2018 bond. (Monica Romo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Districtwide security updates to be completed in Spring 2020

The upgrades are part of the NBISD 2018 bond program.

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BREAKING: Massive mixed-use development coming to New Braunfels

Development could take up to 20 years to complete

At the car seat checkup at Tye Preston Memorial Library, a technician will check that children and seats are situated correctly. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Free car seat checkups at Tye Preston Memorial Library

A technician will check that children and seats are situated correctly.

Fischer Park offers Texas Aquatic Science programs for students in New Braunfels. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
Fischer Park Nature Education Center certified as a Texas Aquatic Science field site

The Fischer Park Nature Education Center was named a Texas Aquatic Science Certified Field Site by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department in February.

New Braunfels residents will no longer pay fines on overdue library materials. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
New Braunfels Public Library goes fine-free

The New Braunfels Public Library is going fine-free in February.

Krause's Cafe is hosting a fundraiser in partnership with HeartGift until Feb. 14. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)
Krause’s Café to host fundraiser benefiting HeartGift

Krause’s Cafe will be accepting donations until Feb. 14 to help provide funds to bring Salimat, a three-year-old girl from Uganda, to the United States to receive heart surgery through the nonprofit HeartGift.

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