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.

2:15 PM Jun 9, 2022 CDT

Brauntex Bee champion, San Antonio native wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

Harini Logan has qualified for the national competition four times after winning regional spelling bees.


Andrew Kim announces resignation as Comal ISD superintendent after a decade in the role

Kim has served as superintendent for CISD for 10 years. His resignation is effective Sept. 30, and he will take personal leave until that date.


New Braunfels Utilities to host community meeting to discuss local water supply

The primary focus of the meeting will be to discuss the utility company’s water resources, according to the release, as well as long-term water resource planning.



Shell launches residential energy brand bringing electric plans to residents across Texas

Shell Energy will offer a variety of traditional and renewable energy options, such as wind and solar.


Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in New Braunfels welcomes new president

Genifer Rucker began her new position June 6 and has been working in health care for 30 years.


Affordable French-Italian served at Terrace-Rooftop, Kitchen & Bar Affordable French-Italian

Tiki drinks, a full bar on the roof with views of Freiheit Village make for a very metropolitan experience in New Braunfels.


Direct pay for mental health care eclipses insurance payments

High demand for therapy by those who can afford to pay out-of-pocket is leading many psychologists, psychiatrists and other therapists to forgo dealing with insurance claims.



Celebrate Juneteenth with these Austin-area events

Multiple Austin-area communities will celebrate Juneteenth, a day commemorating the end of slavery in Texas.


Resolute Health Hospital begins cereal drive to benefit New Braunfels Food Bank

The drive will focus on collecting healthy cereal to be donated to the food bank.


Local shop RCS Guitars and Gear expands for growth and more services with move across town

The shop also provides custom setup and repair on any fretted instrument a customer brings in, and also offers a variety of vintage guitars and basses.


Mental health needs among children on the rise

Mental illness can affect anyone at any age. Knowing the contributing factors and warning signs of mental illness is critical to ensuring children receive the care they need.



Hope Hospice pledges annual nursing scholarship for Texas Lutheran University

The scholarship program will also include advocacy for education about the importance of hospice care.


New Braunfels City Council approves creation of more than 630-acre municipal utility district

The MUD is located on the west side of FM 306 and will include more than 150 acres of parkland.


TxDOT partners with law enforcement to reduce speed-related deaths

Texas is home to the highest speed limit in the nation, with maximum speeds reaching 85 mph on a portion of SH 130 between Austin and San Antonio.


Live at Landa Concert Series, New Braunfels Pride and more things to do in June

Check out our list of things to do around New Braunfels in June.



Texas teachers respond to Gov. Abbott’s calls for legislative, district committees on school safety following Uvalde shooting

The Texas State Teachers Association wants lawmakers to push for gun legislation in the wake of the Uvalde shooting.


Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in New Braunfels participates in program to provide whole blood for emergency response

The program will provide first responders with whole blood for emergency situations.



New Braunfels City Council District 5 representative to host Coffee with Your Council June 2

The meeting is part of the Coffee with Your Council series that began in February.



New Braunfels Utilities Rate Advisory Committee to host first meeting

The 18-member committee was appointed by the NBU board of trustees and has been tasked with helping ensure NBU maintains fair and equitable rates.


Crumbl Cookies coming soon to New Braunfels and more local business news

A new cookie shop, a La-Z-Boy store and a new riverside bar are now open or coming soon to New Braunfels.


New Braunfels enters agreement with Enterprise Fleet Management to replace police vehicles

The city will replace 30 marked and unmarked police vehicles through the agreement.