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.

10:49 AM Jul 21, 2022 CDT

Breakdown: Here is what is in the proposed $190B Samsung expansions in Taylor and Austin

All told, the proposed expansions add up to about $190 billion. Put into perspective, the fiscal year 2020-21 budget for the state of Texas was about $260 billion.


Samsung proposal for expansions in Taylor total more than $167 billion and 8,200 new jobs

If approved, the facilities would bring an estimated $167.6 billion in investment in addition to the $17 billion Samsung has already committed to at the Taylor site. 


City of New Braunfels launches new website under new domain name

The city of New Braunfels has launched a newly designed and more user-friendly website under a new domain name.



Comal ISD begins search for new superintendent

The district opened up the application process on July 15 and will accept applications through Aug. 15.


New mental health crisis line, 988, launched in Texas

The new three-digit number will likely reduce calls to 911 during mental health emergencies, officials said.


Little Kitchen Academy coming to Texas by end of 2022

Little Kitchen Academy will be expanding into Texas with 75 locations across the state planned for the next decade, according to a news release from Franchise Elevator PR.


Chamber president presents Economic Development Strategic Plan to New Braunfels City Council

2023-2027 Economic Development Strategic Plan anticipates continued growth and development in New Braunfels



Texas sues Biden administration over federal emergency abortion guidelines

The lawsuit argues that the federal government has violated state sovereignty by requiring hospitals to provide abortions as a form of emergency medical treatment.


TxDOT adds $150M in funding for rural, urban public transportation

The funding is meant to make public transportation safer and more reliable.


VIA Northeast Park and Pool near completion south of Schwab Road

The locations serve as a gathering point for VIA Metropolitan Transit's ride-sharing program for commuters outside of the VIA service area.


Steps taken to secure land for potential third library in New Braunfels

The location—should the city move forward with the library proposal—would be the first library branch east of I-35 and in the Guadalupe County side of New Braunfels.



High school zoning boundaries set for second high school in New Braunfels ISD

The dividing boundary for both high schools will be I-35.


ERCOT asks Texans to conserve energy for second time in 3 days

Texans successfully reduced their energy use by nearly 500 megawatts at the beginning of ERCOT's previous conservation appeal, which was issued July 11.


Austin ISD weighs two bond proposals for the November election

AISD proposed two bonds that would improve schools in the district that would be voted on by the public in the November election. The final proposal will be taken to the board at their meeting later this month.


Service-minded Texans to be honored with 2023 Governor’s Volunteer Awards

The 39th annual awards will highlight Texans who have given back to their communities. Nominations are due August 10.



Community survey results presented to New Braunfels City Council

New Braunfels previously completed the survey in 2012, 2014, 2017 and 2019.


Austin-Bergstrom International Airport now offers walkup TSA PreCheck enrollment

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport now offers walkup TSA PreCheck Enrollment.


STAAR results show statewide recovery after COVID-19 undermines education

Texas students improved from 2021 in all STAAR subjects but are still regaining ground lost due to the pandemic in math.


Solar energy specialist answers common questions about solar panels

Gage Mueller, a solar energy specialist at ADT Solar, has experience in the solar industry as both a customer and a service provider.



Winery on the Gruene under new ownership in New Braunfels

The woman-owned winery, located in the Gruene Historic District, offers house-made wines.


ERCOT asks Texans to conserve energy July 11 amid extreme heat

No statewide power outages are expected, but ERCOT has asked Texans to voluntarily conserve energy from 2-8 p.m. on July 11.


10 latest commercial permits filed in New Braunfels, including improvements to Fischer Park

Use our interactive map to explore the latest construction plans filed in your area, including permits for a new Dutch Bros Coffee, new office building and new residential units.