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New Braunfels Utilities hosts annual Imagine a Day Without Water campaign

New Braunfels Utilities will participate in the nationwide “Imagine a Day Without Water” campaign on Oct. 23 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Headwaters at the Comal, 333 East Klingemann Street.

Expert panel initials first report on Guadalupe Valley Lakes restricted zones

A court-commissioned, impartial panel of three experts has issued their first conclusions in a study about possible danger zones on four of the six Guadalupe Valley Lakes.

Johnson Furniture: Local store provides a personal touch along with home decor

Since 1887, the building at the corner of South Seguin Avenue and East Coll Street in New Braunfels has been brimming with furniture.

Loop 337 continues to transform New Braunfels

The Texas Department of Transportation continues to operate ahead of schedule on the $42.3 million Loop 337 expansion project, a complete overhaul of 6.7 miles of roadway arcing around the city of New Braunfels from I-35 to Common Street.

Wurstfest provides launching ground for fall tourism season, nonprofit outreach

Hundreds of thousands of visitors and millions of dollars are on the line every fall as the Wurstfest festival grounds fill to the brim each Nov. 1-10.

Draining Guadalupe Valley Lakes could cost homeowners $500 million-plus

Recreational activity has been suspended on Lake McQueeny, Lake Placid, Meadow Lake and Lake Gonzales since Sept. 19—the result of a Guadalupe County district court ruling that imposed a 12-month injunction on the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority’s decision to drain the four remaining Guadalupe Valley Lakes.

Rhea's Ice Cream: New Braunfels-based shop provides frozen treats

After beginning his career as an engineer, Lindsey Belk felt like something was missing from his life and said he was led to become an “ice cream man.”

Early voting begins Oct. 21 for Comal County and Guadalupe County residents

Comal County and Guadalupe County residents can cast their ballots as early as Oct. 21 for the Nov. 5 midterm elections. According to county elections offices, the early voting period will last from Oct. 21-Nov. 1.

DATA: New Braunfels home sales continue to outpace previous year

Third-quarter figures provided by the San Antonio Board of Realtors show the number of homes sold and the average price of homes sold continue to rise in the New Braunfels area.

Nothing Bundt Cakes coming soon to Creekside in New Braunfels

Franchise Nothing Bundt Cakes will open one of its more than 300 stores and bakeries to New Braunfels Town …

Comal ISD teacher named Bilingual Educator of the Year

Comal ISD teacher Veronica Castillo was named the Bilingual Educator of the Year for Education Service Center Region 20 on Oct. 10, according to a CISD news release.

Local Lions Club offers vision and hearing screenings for New Braunfels students

The New Braunfels chapter of the Lions Club is in the process of administering vision and hearing screenings for New Braunfels ISD, Comal ISD and private school students this fall.

Landa Street railway underpass to close Oct. 18 in New Braunfels

The city of New Braunfels announced a temporary road closure at the Landa Street railway underpass Oct. 18 from midnight-7 a.m.

Fischer Park Nature Education Center to host Monarch Fall Festival in New Braunfels

The Fischer Park Nature Education Center, 1946 Monarch Way, New Braunfels, will host the fifth annual Monarch Fall Festival on Nov. 2 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Pale Horse Drinkery and Sky Bar now open in New Braunfels

A new addition to Freiheit Village, Pale Horse Drinkery and Sky Bar, held a ribbon-cutting Aug. 14. Patrons …

Chosen Half Marathon and 5K runs through New Braunfels this November

Dubbed the “Prettiest Race in Texas,” the annual Chosen Half Marathon and 5K returns to the Central Texas Hill Country and New Braunfels on Nov. 23.

Local Eyes Optometry coming soon to New Braunfels

By the end of October, residents near H-E-B in the Creekside area should have an additional option for vision …

Tejas Traders now open in New Braunfels

Tejas Traders, 1706 Hunter Road, New Braunfels, has been open since July located in the courtyard behind …

Westside Community Center in New Braunfels holding Zumbathon to support the homeless

New Braunfels residents can get their heart racing and support the homeless at the Westside Community Center's annual Zumbathon.

Preserve Lake Dunlap Association reaches agreement with river authority to repair dam, restore lake near New Braunfels

The Preserve Lake Dunlap Association announced Oct. 9 a preliminary agreement with the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority to restore Lake Dunlap.

New Braunfels taking applications for city university program

The city of New Braunfels is now accepting applications for New Braunfels City University, a program that gives residents firsthand experience working with city government.

Lane closure expected Oct. 10 in downtown New Braunfels

New Braunfels Utilities announced it will close the outer lane of the 100 block of North Seguin Avenue on Oct. 10 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.