New Braunfels

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: Retail stores, restaurants, office buildings, gyms can reopen at 75% capacity as early as Sept. 21

Nursing home and long-term care facilities will also be allowed to reopen for visitation as early as Sept. 24.


Guadalupe Vintage & Co. coming soon to New Braunfels

The new boutique will offer vintage apparel and accessories.


The Patio opens in Pflugerville and more Central Texas news

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Corridor Title, with locations in San Marcos and New Braunfels, to celebrate 10th anniversary

Central Texas finance company Corridor Title, which has offices in New Braunfels and San Marcos, is celebrating its 10th anniversary Oct. 25.


Q&A: National Center for Learning Disabilities expert discusses challenges of special education, remote learning during pandemic

The NCLD's director of policy and advocacy spoke about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on special education students and their development in and out of the classroom.


New Braunfels officials pass budget, tax rate, $62 million in bond issuance

The annual process that began in mid-July for New Braunfels reached its conclusion Sept. 14, when City Council passed a number of ordinances centered on the city’s fiscal year 2020-21 budget and tax rate.


Kalahari to open Nov. 12 in Round Rock—take a virtual tour plus more Central Texas news

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Vintage clothing shop Soul Shine opening Oct. 1 in New Braunfels

Vintage clothing store Soul Shine, located at 292 W. Mill St., New Braunfels, will open for a soft opening Oct. 1.


New Braunfels opens parking lots to outdoor dining options

A temporary economic initiative officials hope will boost revenue for New Braunfels business owners received approval from City Council during a Sept. 14 meeting.


New Braunfels ISD to hold joint election with Comal, Guadalupe counties

The November races will elect trustees for single-member districts 2 and 4.


Officials OK $11.3 million contract for construction of New Braunfels Fire Stations Nos. 2-3

Two new fire stations replacing decades-old facilities are now under contract thanks to approval from city officials during a Sept. 14 New Braunfels City Council meeting.



Austin ISD: Election Day may become student holiday and more Central Texas news

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Comal ISD community members call for district to address racial diversity concerns

Community demands for Comal ISD officials to address racial diversity concerns were heard during the Sept. 10 board meeting.


Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar discusses state budget, economic planning

Hegar shared his outlook on the state's finances and economic outlook in a September TAG Houston livestream.


Comal County reports 3 deaths, 69 new coronavirus cases since Sept. 7

Of the newly reported cases, 55 are confirmed and 14 are probable, bringing the county total to 3,140 recorded cases since March 16.



Leander ISD confirms 2 coronavirus cases and more Central Texas news

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Get a cup of joe: Coffee shops now open in the Austin area

Read about coffee shops nearby in the Austin area.



New Braunfels officials pass budget, tax rate on first reading

New Braunfels officials passed their 2020-21 budget and tax rate during a special meeting Sept. 10.



Clear Springs catfish eatery has been a community hot spot for decades

Founded in 1984 in New Braunfels, Clear Springs restaurant remains one of the most popular establishments in the area.


Georgetown's Burger University closes and more Austin-area news

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Outdoor dining opportunities in New Braunfels could expand amid pandemic

New Braunfels officials heard a presentation Sept. 10 geared toward expanding opportunities for outdoor dining and food trucks within the city.


Local beekeeper Charlie Agar devoted to protecting pollinators

When Charlie Agar got his first hive of bees in 2013, he said he could not have imagined that seven years later he would be performing hive removals, harvesting honey and teaching others about the insect’s role in agriculture.