2:35 PM Aug 4, 2020 CDT

Whataburger to celebrate 70th anniversary, unveil food truck, expand into 3 states

Nine more new Whataburger locations are planned by year's end, and 35 new restaurants are proposed for 2021.


U.S. Census Bureau to halt counting operation a month earlier than expected

The self-response deadline has moved up to Sept. 30.


Business updates from Cedar Park, Leander; Fat City pop-up to open in Austin: News from Central Texas

Read the most recent business and community news from the Austin area.



Report: With boost in e-commerce, Texas sales tax receipts increased 4.3% in July

The loss of extra unemployment support could send numbers back down, however.


Volunteers in Medicine: Nonprofit provides uninsured with medical and dental care

The nonprofit has been operating in New Braunfels since 2008 and offers preventative treatment and on-going care for patients without health care coverage.


Texas State Teachers Association demands TEA prohibit in-person classes until Sept. 8

The statement was released after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton earlier this week said that local districts have the sole authority to close schools due to the ongoing pandemic.





Communities in Schools to host Stuff the Bus on Aug. 8

Donations of school supplies can be made at several locations throughout New Braunfels, Schertz and Bulverde.


New Braunfels teachers, community members work together to develop remote learning options

For some families, online learning has highlighted the need for safe child care for young students while caregivers are at work.


Georgetown seeking mural artists, more on Kalahari opening in Round Rock: News from Central Texas

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.



Texas Association of School Administrators asks state for more local control, clear guidelines in 2020-21

TASA leaders said in the letter that changing guidelines coming from the state are overly complicated and have only created confusion.


Texas Education Agency to fund online program supporting schools, parents in 2020-21

Teachers, students, parents and administrators can access classes, assignments and grades through the system whether learning from the classroom or elsewhere.


Allergies or COVID-19: How to decipher underlying causes of symptoms

Suffering from a cough or chest pressure? Here is how to tell the difference between allergies, asthma and COVID-19.


New Braunfels Public Library to offer delivery services for homebound residents

The New Braunfels Public Library will offer delivery services to those in the library's service area who are unable to visit the library.



Charter school plans to launch complete virtual program for all Texas students in August

All classes will be conducted live, giving students the opportunity to engage with teachers and fellow classmates.


Here’s what the moviegoing experience will look like when Regal theaters reopen this summer

Face masks will be required of guests in lobbies, hallways, restrooms and in auditoriums when not eating or drinking.



Texas' freestanding emergency centers ask state for flexibility during coronavirus pandemic

The requested changes would help freestanding emergency centers relieve overcrowding at hospitals and reduce the cost of coronavirus testing at their facilities, according to the Texas Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers.



NBISD to offer in-person and remote instruction for beginning of 2020-21 school year

NBISD enrollment begins Aug. 3 and parents will decide between in-person and remote instruction for the first nine weeks of the school year, which will begin Aug. 24.



American Federation of Teachers releases resolution supporting 'safety strikes' as 2020-21 school year approaches

According to AFT President Randi Weingarten, the ability for schools to reopen safely hinges on the federal government as state budgets continue to get slashed amid the pandemic-induced economic downturn.


La Cosecha Mexican Table to celebrate first anniversary

The restaurant offers a variety of dishes and signature mixed drinks.