New Braunfels

Stay informed about the latest local news in New Braunfels, including NBISD and CISD coverage, city council news and the local housing market, as well as the latest business and development updates affecting your community.

4:22 PM Aug 5, 2022 CDT

Comal County Public Health Department providing back-to-school vaccines

The Comal County Public Health Department is providing vaccines to school-aged children before the start of the upcoming school year.


Texas health department accepting grant applications to expand access to health care

The grant will help health centers that serve underserved and uninsured Texans in areas with limited resources.


Attend a wedding fair show and nine other things to do in New Braunfels this August

The live music calendar for the New Braunfels area is also included.



International auction house Lark Mason Associates makes its home in New Braunfels

From ancient Chinese antiquities to 19th century German glassware, the auction house leaves no antique unturned.


Burn ban extended in Comal County

The Comal County Commissioners Court has voted to extend the burn ban for an additional 90 days due to ongoing severe drought conditions.


New Braunfels enrollment in public schools continues to increase

New schools, challenges of demand are on the horizon for both districts as they plan for continued growth.


Teachers of the Year recognized throughout New Braunfels area

Over 20 teachers from public and private schools throughout the New Braunfels area received Teacher of the Year awards during an event hosted by the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce.



Texas extends emergency SNAP benefits through August

Texas will provide over $305.5 million in emergency benefits this month, which is expected to help 1.5 million households.


Lawsuit against Austin alleging mishandling of sexual assault cases nears end of settlement

The city of Austin Public Safety Commission outlined at an Aug. 1 meeting policies and actions that need to be taken to fulfill a settlement agreement in a pair of 2019 lawsuits that alleged the Austin Police Department mishandled sexual assault cases.


New Braunfels City Council adopts MUD petition filing fee

Developers applying for a Municipal Utility District will now be charged a fee of over $18,055.12, after New Braunfels City Council approved the new ordinance.


New Braunfels sales tax revenue increases by 20.5% in July

The total sales taxes collections in fiscal year 2022 have increased by 13.1% through the first eight months of the fiscal year.



New Braunfels Utilities makes temporary adjustments to rates, reminds customers of upcoming increase in charges

The average New Braunfels Utilities customer’s bill will increase by 5.99% due to the three-year rate plan effective Aug. 1.


Staunch Traditional Outfitters to open shop in New Braunfels

The business was founded in 2015, and the store will be its first brick-and-mortar location.


Supply chain issues may delay construction projects for developers in New Braunfels

New Braunfels Utilities has announced supply chain issues that will potentially affect development projects in the city.


Texas records nation's largest job gains in June; state unemployment rate continues to fall

As more people move to Texas and return to “normal” activities, Texas’ labor force is also growing, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.



Austin job market continues to grow with the city

In May of this year, Austin made up all the jobs it lost during the pandemic and is the eighth-best performing metro in terms of job growth.


Texas sales tax holiday on school supplies planned for Aug. 5-7

Items can be purchased in person, online or through mail order to qualify.


Tap Truck Hill Country now open in New Braunfels and more business news

Bulletproof Dog training and a new Skips Beer Wine and Liquor location also opened recently.


USDA invests over $36M for high-speed internet in rural Texas

Telecommunications companies in Central Texas and the West Plains region will receive funding to help rural Texans gain access to high-speed internet.



New Braunfels City Council denies 196-acre MUD development agreement

The New Braunfels City Council voted to deny a 168-acre municipal utility district development agreement between the city of New Braunfels and Lennar Homes of Texas Land and Construction.


Klein Road pavement repairs begin in New Braunfels

Repairs of the roadway are anticipated to be completed sometime this fall.