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Downed tree.

To help residents clean up after Hurricane Harvey, Comal County will waive its usual fees for dropping off brush through Saturday, Sept. 16. The fees will be waived for non-commercial customers …   More...
Kids and parent watching solar eclipse.

Did you wait too long to buy special glasses for Monday’s eclipse? Watch the amazing event over at Guadalupe River State Park, 3350 Park Road 31  Spring Branch, TX 78070 between …   More...
Perseid meteor shower

What’s all the buzz about? People are talking about all of the educational nature programs at Guadalupe River State Park this weekend, which culminate in an overnight watch for Perseid …   More...
Canyon Lake

Canyon Lake’s changed a lot over the last 47 years, but the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) master plan for its development hasn’t. The original land-use document …   More...
Canyon Lake High School Volleyball Coach Kim Paisley

by Hilltopnewspaper.com Canyon Lake will be starting up their sports with the Volleyball team when the Hawks will be taking on the Alumni Hawks on August 3rd. Volleyball has the best record …   More...
Volunteers with Operation Float a Soldier.

Tourists! Residents! Bring your patriotism and wave American flags to cheer on wounded veterans and their families headed into Canyon Park at 10 a.m. this Saturday, July 22 for Operation …   More...
selfie in New Braunfels parks

This July, discover the power of play as City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department celebrates Park and Recreation Month, an initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association …   More...
fireworks

Fireworks enthusiasts should be careful and considerate of neighbors during the Independence Day weekend – especially because much of the county remains dry, even with recent rainfall, …   More...
CLHS honored

Canyon Lake High School student Emily Clark was honored at the Comal Education Foundation’s Jan Heckendorn Academic Recognition Banquet May 16 at McKenna Events Center in New Braunfels. …   More...
Nutrition on Wheels

Feeding families one bag at a time. The Nutrition on Wheels program will provide a large truck full of fresh meat, cheese, produce, and whole grains to families who qualify TODAY from 4 – …   More...
Nativescape

by Sara Riggs Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT) If you have driven through the Texas hill country in the spring, you know just what a beautiful show our native plants can put on. Why then …   More...
Robbi Boone

Robbi Boone, local businesswoman and chair of the Comal County Democratic Party, was killed April 21 in a car accident on Highway 46 at 311, Democrats of Comal County announced on its Facebook …   More...
Bond 2017

Voters head to the polls May 6 to decide the fate of a $263.5 million Comal ISD bond referendum that would add two new high schools to the rapidly growing school system. The deadline for registering …   More...
master naturalists

Interested in becoming a Lindheimer Texas Master Naturalist? Oct. 15 is deadline for enrollment in a year-long course that includes 12 monthly classes, several field trips, a class project …   More...
comm-court

Comal County Commissioners Court meets 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22,  in the Commissioners Courtroom, 100 Main Plaza, New Braunfels. Agenda items include: Discuss and consider approval …   More...

Jen Crownover,Many of you have asked about our elections equipment, and the security of it. I can honestly tell you that I’m confident that Comal County has taken every precaution …   More...
Football

Canyon Lake Hawks welcome their second straight opponent this Friday for the first time as Austin Reagan last week and Giddings tonight take their first road trip to this part of the hill …   More...
commissioners

Comal County Commissioners Court meets 8:30 a.m. Thursday at 100 Main Plaza, New Braunfels. First items of business are proclaiming September as Hunger Action Month and approving donations …   More...
Coach Monzingo

Coach Matt Monzingo will retire Aug. 31 after four years as head of Comal ISD’s athletic program. Smithson Valley High School head volleyball Coach Liana Gombert will become …   More...

New Braunfels Office of Emergency Management just issued an advisory warning of heat indices between 105 and 109 degrees Fahrenheit this afternoon. “Be alert for signs of heat …   More...
sealcoat

Thirty miles of Comal County roads are being resurfaced, making them safer for drivers. “Our annual sealcoat program helps extend the life of our county-maintained roads,” says Comal …   More...
Algebra Champs

Online registration opened to returning Comal ISD students on Aug. 1. For more information about how to enroll your student, click here. This is a one-day-only event. CISD is using its  …   More...
Sasquatch

Canyon Lake-area 4th of July celebrations include a spectacular fireworks display at the lake and a July 4 parade sponsored by Startzville Memorial VFW Post 8800. Canyon Lake Independence …   More...

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County Government Diagram

A regular meeting of Comal County Commissioners Court is scheduled for 8:30 a.m.Thursday, May 26, in the Commissioners Courtroom, 100 Main Plaza, New Braunfels. Action items include: …   More...
lifejackets

Boating safety advocates across the United States and Canada have teamed up to promote safe and responsible boating for National Safe Boating Week, May 21 – 27. National Safe Boating …   More...
Game Wardens

Texas Game Wardens will conduct their fifth virtual patrol ride-along via Twitter on May 21, the opening day of National Safe Boating Week. The wardens kick off National Safe Boating week …   More...
Comal ISD

Comal ISD issued the following announcement on its Facebook page this morning: “Due to the current weather and the expectation that it will continue for the next several hours, all …   More...
Early Voting

Comal County voters can cast a ballot for sheriff, state representative, railroad commissioner and other races this week, as early voting begins ahead of the May 24 primary runoff election. …   More...
Commissioners Courthouse

Here’s the agenda for May 19 Comal County Commissioners’ Court meeting: NOTICE is hereby given that a REGULAR meeting of COMMISSIONERS COURT will be held on Thursday, May …   More...

Sign up for kids’ sports at Canyon Lake’s Hidden Valley Sports Park,  located off the South Access Road near the Canyon Lake Dam. The 75-acre park is leased by Comal County …   More...