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Wurstfest canceled in New Braunfels

The festival, which was scheduled to be held Nov. 6-15, was canceled for the first time in 60 years.


Here's how to participate in Texas' annual sales tax holiday Aug. 7-9

This year sales tax-exempt purchases can be made online, over the phone or by mail.


Lake Travis resort reopens, Hays County issues burn ban: News from Central Texas

Read the latest Central Texas business and community updates.



$118M in emergency relief funding allocated to support Texas higher education initiatives

The funds will come from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief, made available through the federal coronavirus relief bill.


New preschool will open in New Braunfels in January

The preschool will also offer before- and after-school programs for older students.


Q&A: Constitutional law expert discusses COVID-19 orders, enforcement

Seth Chandler, a professor of law at the University of Houston Law Center, spoke with Community Impact Newspaper about local and state governments' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic this year.


New Braunfels City Council member to host District 4 citizen forum

Matthew Hoyt will host a citizen forum for District 4 residents July 29.




UPDATE: In clarified guidance, TABC now states customers may not drink on brewery patios

In a July 22 update, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission states that breweries may not have customers consume alcohol on patios.


8 things parents, teachers should know as Comal ISD readies for 2020-21 school year

As the 2020-21 school year approaches, here are 8 things you need to know about CISD's opening plans so far. These plans are subject to change as additional guidance is provided.


UIL releases modified sports calendar for 2020-21 school year

The University Interscholastic League released July 21 modifications to the 2020-21 UIL calendar and updated COVID-19 risk mitigation guidelines that will take effect Aug. 1.



Centralizing, expanding contact tracing in Texas hits roadblocks as cases rise

One easy way to help out contact tracers? Answer the phone if they call.



9 things parents, teachers should know as New Braunfels ISD readies official plan for fall 2020

As the 2020-21 school year approaches, here are 9 things you need to know about NBISD's opening plans so far. These plans are subject to change as additional guidance is provided.




Drive-in cinema offers family-friendly entertainment under the stars in New Braunfels

Guests can watch a movie on one of three outdoor screens while enjoying food from a retro 50s café at Stars and Stripes Drive-in Theatre.


New Braunfels housing market adjusts to consumer concerns

Despite fewer sales, a drop in the number of homes on the market because of the coronavirus pandemic helped homes move faster.



2020 Comal County Fair and Rodeo canceled

The Comal County Fair Association announced the cancellation of the fair and rodeo July 15.



Coronado’s Sweet Heat BBQ: Brothers from Michigan make BBQ family-style

Baby Back Ribs, Cherry Glazed Pulled Pork and other meats are cooked in competition smokers.


The history of New Braunfels' Black community

The city and its population have a complicated history with its residents of color.


Texas Education Agency receives $200M in CARES Act funds for e-learning devices, internet connectivity solutions

The Texas Education Agency will receive $200 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funding for the purchase of e-learning devices and home internet solutions to enable remote learning for students who lack connectivity in the upcoming 2020-21 school year.


Texas Education Agency to allow for up to 8 weeks of online-only instruction at onset of 2020-21 school year

Texas school districts now have the option of offering online-only classes for the first four weeks of the 2020-21 school year, according to additional guidance released by the Texas Education Agency on July 17.