Pillars Christian Learning Center to open new location in 2021

The Pillars Christian Learning Center will open a new location at 2144 Gabriels Place, New Braunfels, in January 2021. The preschool was founded in San Antonio and operates 11 locations throughout Central Texas where children aged 6 weeks to 4 years can participate in daily teaching. Older children are able to participate in before and after school programs.


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Comal County and Guadalupe County each reported two deaths last week, increasing their COVID-19 death tolls to three and nine, respectively. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
COVID-19 surge in Comal, Guadalupe counties continues

Comal County and Guadalupe County each reported two deaths last week, increasing their COVID-19 death tolls to three and nine, respectively.

The Texas Education Agency released guidelines about on-campus activities, attendance requirements, and health and safety precautions for the 2020-21 school year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Texas Education Agency issues guidelines for 2020-21 school year

The guidelines address on-campus activities, attendance requirements, and health and safety precautions that should be enforced at Texas schools this year.

Edward Logan is the new CEO of Sport Clips Inc. (Courtesy Sport Clips Inc.)
New Sport Clips Haircuts CEO to succeed founder

In his early work with Sport Clips, Edward oversaw the company-owned stores, taking many of them to top performers within the system.

In-person appointments for driver license renewal and replacement are now being offered at driver license offices across the state. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texas driver license offices reopen for in-person renewal, replacement services

The second phase of reopening announced July 7 expanded services offered at driver license offices.

New guidelines released by ICE require foreign students to take mostly in-person classes to stay in the U.S. on education visas. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
New U.S. guidelines require exchange students to take in-person classes this fall

The guidelines released by ICE require foreign students to take mostly in-person classes to stay in the U.S. on education visas.

The Texas Education Agency and Renaissance have partnered to give students unlimited access to enhanced digital books in English and Spanish. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Texas students given access to thousands of books, news articles for summer reading through TEA partnership

The Texas Education Agency and Renaissance have partnered to give students unlimited access to enhanced digital books in English and Spanish.

The State Fair of Texas is expected to return in 2021. (Courtesy Kevin Brown/State Fair of Texas)
State Fair of Texas cancels 2020 season

This is the eighth time in the fair’s 134-year history that the event has been called off.

Interim President Jay Hartzell said in a letter to the UT campus July 7 that a staff member has died from COVID-19. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
University of Texas custodial services staff member dies from COVID-19

This is the university's first death related to COVID-19, according to a message from interim President Jay Hartzell.

The staff and equipment from Fire Station No. 3 will temporarily relocate to New Braunfels Utilities' Headwaters at the Comal. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
Fire station temporarily relocating to Headwaters at the Comal facility

The staff and equipment from Fire Station No. 3 will be temporarily relocated to NBU's Headwaters at the Comal facility in July.

Pharmacist Emily Smith opens a cooler for a patient to place their self-swab coronavirus test at a Walmart drive-thru testing site in McKinney on June 29. (Shelby Tauber/The Texas Tribune)
Poll says Texans' hopes for quick return to pre-coronavirus life are fading

Texans remain focused on the coronavirus pandemic and are less optimistic about returning the state to normal quickly, according to polling by the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas.

The Westside Community Center is closed until July 13 after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Westside Community Center closed after employee tests positive for COVID-19

The Westside Community Center will reopen on July 13 after being cleaned and sanitized.