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Dr. Edwards peaceful protest
Dr. Jessica Edwards attends the June 2 Black Lives Matter protest in downtown New Braunfels. She said she stood with all of her patients, including husband Domonic and baby Franklin.
Chef Mario at Rebecca Creek Elementary School today.
Chef Mario at Rebecca Creek Elementary School today. Twitter image.
New Braunfels Trump Train
The crowd gets ready to ride in in the Trump Train New Braunfels, which pulls out of the Creekside parking lot at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday. Organizers expect as many as 400 cars at today's event.
Rebecca Creek Elementary School
A staff member at Rebecca Creek Elementary school is fitted for an N-95 mask. Twitter image.
Blanco brush fire
Comal County ESD No. 3 (Canyon Lake Fire/EMS) assisted Blanco Volunteer Fire Department Aug. 19 in extinguishing a working brush fire off Ranch Road 3232. Canyon Lake's fire team is part of the Texas Instrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS) maintained by Texas A&M Forest Service.
Comal County covid-19 stats
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call the county’s dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Remote learning at Startzville Elementary School
A Startzville Elementary teacher works with remote learners. Twitter image.
covid-19 virus
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call the county’s dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Canyon High School Cougars at lunch
Canyon High School students enjoy a socially-distanced lunch. Twitter image.
Morena Hockley
Morena Hockley, whose two boys attend Canyon High School, tells KENS 5 reporter Henry Ramos that Comal ISD Board of Trustees President David Drastata used racist language in an email that reffered to COVID-19 as 'the China virus.'
comal county covid-19 dashboard
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call the county’s dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Bill Brown Elementary School techers
Pre-K and kindergarten teachers welcome students to first day dropoff.
Canyon Lake Broadcasting
Canyon Lake Hawks take on their arch-rival nemesis, the Wimberley Texans Friday night. The football game will livestream on Youtube.
Sacramento Martinez
Sacramento Martinez. Image by Bexar County.
Colonial Manor Nursing HomeColonial Manor Nursing Home
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call the county’s dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. (Image of Colonial Manor staff.)
Ashley Martinez Art class
Comal ISD Art Teacher Ashley Martinez prepares her classroom for virtual students. Twitter image.
Canyon Lake Hawks Girls Volleyball Team
Canyon Lake Hawks girls volleyball team at practice. Aug. 25 Twitter image.
covid-19 cases in comal county
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call the county’s dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Morena Hockley
Morena Hockley, second from left, is the mother of two Comal ISD Canyon High School soccer players and says some parents are afraid to speak out about an email from the high school's athletic booster club president calling COVID-19 the "China virus." (Back row, l-r) Dominic Hockley, Morena Hockley, Andy Hockley (who is Filipino-American), Juliana Hockley and Christian Hockley. Front row: Massimo Hockley.
John Yang
John Yang, president and executive director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice-AAJC says it's wrong to call COVID-19 'the China virus.'
Canyon High School
Comal ISD Board of Trustees President David Drastata (inset) apologized today for an Aug. 17 email to Canyon High School band-booster parents that referred to COVID-19 as the China virus.
Mountain Valley Elementary student
A second-grader at Mountain Valley Elementary School said he was nervous when he started school today but was ready for nachos by lunchtime. Twitter image.
the branch neighborhood grill
The Branch Neighborhood Grill. Facebook image.
comal county courthouse
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call the county’s dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Image of Comal County Courthouse.
New Braunfels police department
Police are investigating two homicides that occurred along the I-35 corridor between New Braunfels and San Antonio early this morning
Small boy
Image courtesy of texaswic.org.
Mountain Valley Middle School classroom
Raymond Amaro, who teaches seventh-grade history at Mountain Valley Middle School in Canyon Lake, said his classroom is ready for the first day of school tomorrow. Twitter image.
Texas House Rep. Kyle Biedermann and staff with the National Association of Gun Rights
Texas House Rep. Kyle Biedermann, far right, meets with Chris McNutt, left, and Brenden Boudreau with the National Association of Gun Rights.
Smithson Valley High School English teachers Holly Leach and Carol Jackson
The day before classes start in Comal ISD, Smithson Valley High School English teachers Holly Leach and Carol Jackson gather personal protection equipment (PPE) and supplies to protect their students and themselves from COVID-19. Twitter image.
covid-19 virus
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call the county’s dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Canyon Lake divers
Volunteer divers met Saturday to pick up trash at the bottom of Party Cove. Michael Robertson with Alamo Hauling & Junk Removal disposed of the 30 bags of trash they recovered. Back row, l-r: Mikey Johnson, Chris Armstrong, David Bruce and Andrew Long. Front row, l-r: Kyle Gisler and Bryan Cantwell.
comal isd school bus
Twitter image.
Canyon Lake Kids Academy
One employee at Canyon Lake Kids Academy has tested positive for COVID-19 since March. No children tested positive. Facebook image from July.
59-year-old Brian Scott Sharp
Fifty-nine-year-old Brian Scott Sharp of Spring Branch is in Comal County jail today, charged with shooting Comal County Sheriff's Office Deputy Eddy Luna on Thursday.
Tubing the San Marcos River
Tubing outfitters serving the San Marcos River closed on June 25. But you can still BYOT and call Texas State Tubes for more information. Image by Tubing the San Marcos River Facebook page.
comal county sheriff's office investigates shooting
Law enforcement investigates yesterday's shooting of a Comal County Sheriff's Office deputy in the 1400 block of Springwood in Spring Branch.
Comal County Sheriff's Office Deputy Eddy Luna
Comal County Sheriffs Office (CCSO) said it will post an update later today about Deputy Eddy Luna's condition and the status of its investigation into yesterday's shooting.
covid-19 cases in comal county
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call the county’s dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
canyon lake girls volleyball
Members of Canyon Lake High School's girls volleyball team. Twitter image.
mountain valley middle school flight school
Mountain Valley Middle School students attend Flight School. Twitter image from Aug. 19.
covid-19 cases in comal county
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call the county’s dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Canyon Lake Boat Ramp 17
Boat Ramp No. 17 image by Kelly Travel Adventures.
Smithson Valley Rangers
A Smithson Valley high school Ranger attends a strength-and-conditioning camp on Aug. 13. Twitter image.
City of New Braunfels city hall
Of the 2,704 confirmed-and-probable COVID-19 cases in Comal County, 2,054 are residents who live in the New Braunfels area, including eastern and central Comal County.
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