Archived Press Releases

This page provides Archived information from the Comal County Public Information Office.  Press releases will be available for 2 years on this webpage.

Paul A. Anthony
Public Information Officer
830-221-1110 |
100 Main Plaza
New Braunfels, Texas 78130

08-28-2019:  DIY Saturday to focus on fall gardening

08-28-2019:  Offices closed for Labor Day

08-21-2019: Dig into fall gardening at Extension Office

08-15-2019: Deadline for Hay Show entries is Aug. 30

08-07-2019: Extension offers rain barrel workshop

08-01-2019: Public Health celebrates Immunization Awareness Month

07-30-2019: DIY Saturday to focus on ideas for packed lunches

07-25-2019: Burn ban to take effect Friday morning

07-12-2019: Extension workshop on cheesemaking

07-03-2019: Fire Marshal urges caution, consideration when using fireworks

06-26-2019: DIY Saturday focuses on pickling

06-26-2016: Independence Day closures

06-25-2019: Delinquent taxes due Monday before attorney fees applied

06-20-2019: External audit gives county financial report a 'clean' opinion

06-19-2019: Sewing, canning workshops in Bulverde

06-14-2019: Summer road resurfacing projects scheduled

05-30-2019: DIY Saturday to focus on backyard chickens, eggs

05-22-2019: Be Well, Live Well class focuses on healthy aging

05-22-2019: County offices closed for Memorial Day

05-15-2019:  Extension Office offers food handler class

04-26-2019: National Infant Immunization Week a reminder to keep kids healthy through vaccinations

04-25-2019: County, City of New Braunfels partner on household hazardous waste drop-off event

04-17-2019: Ladybug release to highlight annual Extension Office open house

04-16-2019: Offices closed for Founders Day

04-12-2019: New site features interactive maps, history of county parks

04-10-2019: Agreement to revise scope of jail project

03-12-2019: Extension Office seeks community feedback on program offerings

03-06-2019: Tax Office, Brookshire Bros. offer vehicle registrations at Canyon Lake

03-04-2019: DIY Saturday to focus on herb gardens

02-27-2019: Elections Center to host open house for new voting equipment

02-21-2019: County receives top recognition for financial reporting

02-13-2019: Road Department job fair to highlight open positions

01-30-2019: ‘Demolition Day’ ceremony scheduled for Landa/Annex project

01-29-2019:  Landa renovation will lead to parking restrictions

01-25-2019: Public Health to close for software training

01-24-2019: Property taxes due to county Jan. 31

01-18-2019: Road Department’s daily plan moves online

01-16-2019: County offices closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

01-15-2019: Sheriff’s Office, constables rolling out new e-citation system

01-11-2019: Extension Office hosts spring classes, workshops

01-03-2019: DIY Saturday returns to highlight 'Path to the Plate'

12-26-2018: Caution, common sense urged while using fireworks

12-18-2018:  Recycling Center to accept live Christmas trees, garland

12-17-2018: Master Gardeners break record with food pantry donations

12-6-2018: County office closures in December

11-28-2018:  Flu shots available for National Influenza Vaccination Week

11-15-2018: County offices to close for Thanksgiving

11-8-2018: County offices closed for Veterans Day

11-02-2018: Extension Office to teach wreath making for DIY Saturday

11-01-2018:  Election Day is Tuesday

10-30-2018: All land records, plats available online

10-26-2018: Property owners to begin receiving tax statements

10-17-2018: Early voting begins Monday for midterm elections

10-05-2018: Elections Center extends hours for voter registrations

10-04-2018: Tax Office closed for training Monday

10-03-2018: Applications open for 2019 University of County Government

10-03-2018: Extension Office welcomes families for Kids Day in the Garden

02-12-2019: County offices closed for Presidents Day

02-04-2019: Application for family protection funds open through March 1

02-010-2019: County, NB partner on household hazardous waste event

01-31-2019: DIY Saturday to focus on meal prep

09-27-2018: Flu shots available from Office of Public Health

09-26-2018: Offices closed for Fair Day

09-21-2018: Voter registration deadline is Oct. 9

09-21-2018: Comal, Guadalupe counties partner on childcare provider training

09-20-2018: Ervendberg Avenue will close for bridge replacement

09-12-2018:  Comal County press release: Household hazardous waste event upcoming

09-08-2018: Comal County press release: Burn ban lifted

08-29-2018: National Preparedness Month an opportunity to take stock

08-28-2018: County offices closed Labor Day

08-15-2018: Deadline for Hay Show entries is Aug. 30

08-07-2018: Extension Office invites residents to Explore 4-H during DIY Saturday

08-03-2018: Applications open for Master Gardeners class

07-31-2018: Public Health offers back-to-school vaccines
during National Immunization Awareness Month

07-19-2018: Burn ban re-implemented Friday morning

07-19-2018: Extension Office offers rain barrel workshop

07-16-2018: Summer seal coating to resurface dozens of county roads

07-11-2018: Summer camps on natural resources, sewing

07-10-2018: Burn ban lifted

07-05-2018: DIY Saturday to focus on fermentation

06-29-2018: External audit gives county financial report a ‘clean’ opinion

06-28-2018: Fire Marshal urges caution, consideration when using fireworks

06-27-2018: Offices to close Wednesday for Independence Day

06-08-2018: Burn ban to take effect Friday morning 6-8-2018

06-04-2018: DIY Saturday to focus on rainwater harvesting

06-01-2018: Custom rates survey helps landowners know market

05-30-2018: Moody's boosts county bond rating

05-23-2018: County offices closed for Memorial Day

05-09-2018:  Early voting begins Monday in primary runoffs

05-03-2018: DIY Saturday focuses on water-bath canning

04-26-2018: Household Hazardous Waste event planned May 12

04-19-2018: Extension open house to feature ladybug release, family activities

04-18-2018:  Monday is voter registration deadline for primary runoffs

04-13-2018: National Infant Immunization Week health fair features activities, education for families

04-12-2018: Children's health fair coming to Canyon Lake

04-05-2018: Public Health urges action to prevent mosquitoes

04-03-2018:Extension Office offers beekeeping workshop

03-28-2018: County offices closed for Founder’s Day

03-19-2018:  Tax customers urged to monitor accounts after Frost Bank breach

03-01-2018:  DIY Saturday focuses on fairy gardens

02-28-2018: Friday is last day to vote early for Tuesday primary elections

02-23-2018: Online option available for input on road proposals

02-16-2018:  Free Canyon Lake flu-shot clinic

02-16-2018: County offices closed for Presidents Day

02-14-2018: Early voting in March primaries begins next week

02-14-2018: Extension Office offers diabetes, cooking, food manager classes 

02-13-2018: Public input needed for Transportation Improvement Plan projects

02-06-2018:  Family protection funds available through March 1

02-02-2018: Public Health offers free flu shots to county residents

02-01-2018: DIY Saturday to focus on raised-bed gardening

01-26-2018: County, city partner on household hazardous waste event

01-24-2018: Property taxes due Wednesday

01-23-2018:  Voter registration deadline approaching

01-16-2018:  County offices will close at 2:00 p.m.

01-12-2018: County offices closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

01-09-2017: DIY Saturday returns for 2018 with bread baking class

01-05-2018: Applications open for University of County Government classes

12-21-2017: Ballot-by-mail applications available Jan. 1

12-20-2017: Closures for Christmas and New Year's

12-18-2017: Voter registration cards in mail for 2018-19 elections

12-13-2017: Master Gardeners donate record total of food

12-10-2017: Law Library to close for relocation

12-05-2017: Recycling Center to accept live Christmas trees, garland

12-05-2017: Flu shots available for National Influenza Vaccination Week

11-30-2017: County receives top recognition for financial reporting

11-20-2017: Thanksgiving office closures

11-17-2017: County prioritizes road projects for potential funding

11-16-2017: County to break ground on new jail

11-08-2017: Veterans Treatment Court offers free movie to raise awareness

11-07-2017: Extension Office plans cooking, CPR classes

11-02-2017: Election Day for constitutional amendments is Tuesday

11-02-2017: DIY Saturday focuses on exploring, sharing food traditions

10-24-2017: Property owners begin receiving tax statements

10-23-2017: Early voting underway for November election

10-17-2017: Dedication of Jan Kennady Memorial Highway

10-09-2017: Culvert work to require three-week Tangelwood Trail Closure

10-05-2017: Extension hosts Kids Day in the Garden

10-05-2017: Tax Office closed Monday

10-04-2017: Tuesday is voter registration deadline

10-4-2017: Tuesday is voter registration deadline for November election

09-28-2017: County initiates new bidding process with Texas Purchasing Group

09-28-2017: County agrees to incentives deal with Ace Mart

09-28-2017: County offices closed for Fair Day

09-27-2017: Office of Public Health celebrates Flu Awareness Day

09-22-2017: Couch named Texas’ Outstanding County Treasurer

09-19-2017: Recycling Center experiences Mulch Madness

09-15-2017: Extension Office hosting fruit conference, rain barrel workshop, well owner training

09-11-2017:Office of Public Health offers flu shots for county residents

09-07-2017: Extension Office offers monthly make-and-take sewing series

09-06-2017: Extension Office to host open house for local realtors

08-31-2017: Offices closed for Labor Day

07-19-2017: Extension Office offers classes on rain barrels, wildlife

07-07-2017: Veterans Services Office to reserve Fridays for appointments

07-06-2017: Burn ban to take effect Friday morning

06-30-2017: County offices closed Independence Day

06-30-2017: Caution, consideration urged when using fireworks

06-29-2017 County welcomes new Public Health Director

06-28-2017: Summer seal coating to resurface dozens of roads

06-27-2017: Juvenile Probation launches new evening program

06-23-2017: External audit gives financial report 'clean' opinion

06-22-2017: Subcontractor fair scheduled for jail project

06-09-2017: Public meeting scheduled for hazard mitigation plan

06-02-2017:  Babysitting training offered for grades 6-12

06-01-2017: County urges residents to stay alert in fight against Zika

06-01-2017: DIY Saturday to focus on perfect pickles

05-24-2017: Closures planned for summer relocation of county offices

05-23-2017: Veterans Treatment Court receives $75,000 state grant

05-24-2017: Road construction to cause closures

05-19-2017: Road closures for paving work

05-12-2017: Clerks move to electronic filing on criminal cases

05-12-2017: New location for Animal Control Office

05-09-2017: DIY Saturday to focus on eggs

04-26-2017: State grant received for historical preservation

04-21-2017: Household hazardous waste collection scheduled for May

04-19-2017: Ladybug release highlights Extension open house

04-17-2017: NIIW kids health fair this Saturday

04-13-2017: Earth Day celebration at Canyon Lake

04-06-2017: NIIW kids fair features education, activities for families

08-30-2017: Brush drop-off fees waived for Harvey clean-up

08-29-2017: Extension Office to host childcare provider training conference

08-27-2017: Burn Ban Lifted

08-24-2017:  Hurricane Harvey: Comal County court proceedings canceled; Guadalupe River closed

08-24-2017:  Declaration of Disaster

08-17-2017: Elections Moving dates ribbon cutting set

08-03-2017: DIY Saturday to focus on slow cookers

08-03-2017: Fischer officially listed in National Register

07-24-2017: Back-to-school vaccines offered

07-20-2017: Comal County, New Braunfels team up to inform public about Zika

04-03-2017: Deadlines for May 6 elections

03-31-2017: DIY Saturday at Extension Office

03-30-2017: Flags lowered in memory of bus-crash victims

03-27-2017: Vaccines available for teens, adolescents

03-14-2017: Commissioner to provide transportation update at forum

03-07-2017: Residents eligible for tornado damage

03-03-2017:  DIY Saturday focuses on fairy gardens

03-02-2017: Construction manager approved for new jail

02-28-2017: Extension Office kicks off Walk Across Texas

02-24-2017: Tax incentives approved for food distribution plant

02-15-2017: Extension Office events at Westside CC

02-03-2017: Applications accepted for family protection fee fund

02-02-2017: Public input needed for county hazard mitigation

02-02-2017: DIY Saturday focuses on fermentation

01-26-2017: Property taxes due Tuesday

01-25-2017: Texas Watershed Steward workshop to discuss water quality

01-24-2017: Public Health offers chickenpox, shingles vaccines

01-20-2017: Household hazardous waste drop-off event

01-19-2017: Extension Office offers food manager certificate

01-13-2017: Offices closed for MLK Day

01-12-2017: Extension Office announces DIY Saturday events

01-05-2017:  Extension office offers pesticide applicator training.

12-28-2016: Caution, common sense urged while using fireworks

12-21-2016: Holiday closures

12-13-2016: Clerk's Office receives state award for vital records

12-08-2016: Flu vaccines still available

12-06-2016: Clerks offices move to electronic files

12-01-2016: Recycling Center to accept live Christmas greenery

11-23-2016: Upcoming Extension Office events

11-23-2016: Thanksgiving week closures

11-16-2016: Fire marshal investigating fire, fatality

11-15-2016: Applications open for University of County Government

11-10-2016: County to provide tax rebate for auto parts warehouse

11-04-2016: Comal County Election Day information

11-03-2016: Miller, Holder honored with Key to the Courthouse

11-02-2016: Next DIY Saturday features kitchen gifts

10-28-2016: Extension Service seeking help with pecan weevils

10-25-2016: Caution urged during Tuesday intersection lane closure

10-24-2016: Property owners to begin receiving tax statements

10-18-2016: Elections office encourages early voting

10-13-2016: HOA/POA questions to be addressed

10-06-2016: Tuesday is voter registration deadline

10-04-2016:  DIY Saturday this weekend

10-04-2016: Household hazardous waste collection

09-26-2016: Flu shots available

09-21-2016: Closures for Fair Day

09-21-2016: National Voter Registration Day

09-13-2016: Tax rate approved for 2017 budget

09-13-2016: Grand opening for Bulverde Annex

09-08-2016: Landscaping workshop for new residents

09-02-2016: DIY Saturday focuses on fall gardening

09-01-2016: November elections changes

08-30-2016: County to host fruit conference

08-24-2016: 2017 budget approved

08-18-2016: Budget, tax rate hearings set

08-15-2016: Burn ban lifted

08-11-2016: Agreements in place to shelter evacuees

08-05-2016: Food-handler certification course

08-05-2016: Extended hours for back-to-school vaccines

08-04-2016 Burn Ban reinstated

07-28-2016: Burn ban lifted

07-22-2016: Summer sealcoat program

07-21-2016: Zika-prevention guidelines for travelers

07-14-2016: Burn ban goes into effect tomorrow

07-14-2016: Historical Commission honored

07-12-2016: Vaccinations available from Public Health

7-01-2016: Independence Day closures

6-30-2016: Fire Marshal urges caution, consideration when using fireworks

6-24-2016: Deputy shot in line of duty

6-17-2016: Historical Commission receives grant for work on three ranches

06-16-2016:External audit gives county financial report clean bill of health

06-15-2016: Public Health open house at new location

06-13-2016: New emergency preparedness website

06-07-2016: DIY Saturday pickling class

06-06-2016: Veterans Treatment Court receives $50 000 grant

06-03-2016: Bulverde Tax Office to Move into new annex Monday

05-26-2016: County recognized for financial transparency

05-26-2016: Memorial Day closures

05-23-2016: Polling places for Election Day tomorrow

05-16-2016: Early voting starts today

05-12-2016: Project manager selected for jail

05-11-2016: Pesticide applicator training at Extension Office

05-04-2016: New mosquito-abatement policy for vacant properties

04-28-2016: District Clerk extends hours for Passport Night

04-22-2016: Monday is runoff voter registration deadline

04-22-2016: Land records to be available online

04-19-2016: Public Health throws Spring Fling for child immunizations

04-14-2016: Extension Office to train childcare providers

04-07-2016: Runoff early voting, Election Day information

04-01-2016: Next DIY Saturday features backyard chickens

03-31-2016: Revamped Adopt-a-Road program adopted

03-28-2016: Comal County press release: NHANES update

03-24-2016: Comal County press release: Architect selected for new jail

3-18-2016: Media invited to NHANES open house

03-17-2016: Food handler class available March 22

03-08-2016: Comal County press release: Flood siren testing schedule finalized

03-04-2016: Comal County press release: DIY Saturdays begin this month

03-03-2016: Comal County press release: National health study interviews begin Saturday

02-26-2016: Comal County press release: Clerk's office accepts e-filed land records

02-25-2016: Comal County press release: Friday is the last day to vote early; Election Day location changes

02-23-2016: Comal County press release: Online input open for transportation projects

02-12-2016: Comal County press release: Extension to hold diabetes cooking classes

02-10-2016: Comal County press release: Master gardeners to host annual seminar

02-10-2016: Comal County press release: Health authority named to infectious disease task force

02-05-2016: Comal County press release: Officials continue to monitor Zika virus developments

02-05-2016: Comal County press release: Incentives awarded for wire manufacturer expansion

02-03-2016: Comal County press release: Not too late for flu vaccines

02-02-2016: Comal County press release: Public input needed on transportation plans

02-02-2016: Comal County press release: Applications accepted for family protection fee funds

02-01-2016: Comal County press release: National health, nutrition study coming to county

If you are a registered voter, you might have received a registration card with your first and middle/maiden names transposed. We're aware of this mistake and will resend you a correct card. The Comal County voter rolls remain correct, and this printing error will not keep you from casting a ballot in the 2016 primary or general elections. Thank you for your patience and your participation in the voting process!

01-27-2016: Comal County press release: Voter registration deadline for March 1 primary

01-27-2016: Comal County press release: Property tax payment deadline is Monday

01-20-2016: New Canyon Lake buoys, signs installed

01-15-2016: Extended hours for county, district clerks

01-13-2016: State gives perfect score to Courts-at-Law collections process

01-06-2016: New Braunfels to host regional infectious-disease workshop

01-04-2016: Comal County to seek federal reimbursement for emergency funds

12-22-2015:  County to Provide Tax Incentives for CTG Plant

12-21-2015: Applications open for University of County Government

12-02-2015: Residents eligible for flood-damage reimbursement

12-30-2015: Open house Monday for new Veterans Treatment Court View Brochure

12-29-2015: Fire marshal urges caution, common sense when using fireworks

12-28-2015: FEMA, SBA to staff mobile disaster recovery centers next week

12-28-2015:  Voter registration card error will not affect residents' ability to vote

11-24-2015: Commissioners Court approves RFQ for jail architect

11-20-2015: Office aims to prevent truancy

11-20-2015:  County closures for Thanksgiving week

11-17-2015: New county GIS maps available

11-16-2015:  New alternative dispute-resolution program established

11-13-2015: New Braunfels area Kleck Park open to the public

11-12-2015: Extension Office recommends disinfecting wells after flooding

11-09-2015: Changes to emergency alert system

11-03-2015: Jail and NBISD bonds, Spring Branch incorporation approved

11-02-2015: Flood victim's body recovered

10-30-2015: Damage assessment ongoing

10-30-2015: Disaster declaration issued

10-30-2015: River flooding, evacuations

10-29-2015: AACOG road show

10-26-2015: Kleck Park ribbon-cutting

10-26-2015: Burn ban lifted

10-23-2015: More than 2,000 ballots cast in first week of early voting

10-21-2015: Residents urged to stay alert as flood chances increase

10-20-2015: Public Health Office to be closed next week

10-20-2015: Comal County press release: Household hazardous waste collection

10-19-2015: Tharp named state's Prosecutor of the year

10-14-2015: Early Voting Begins Monday October 19th

10-14-2015: Master Naturalist class applications due Friday

10-09-2015: Public meeting on jail bond set for Bulverde

10-08-2015: Tax office main branch closed for maintenance Monday

10-06-2015: Extension open house to feature crafts, petting zoo, tree planting

09-29-2015: Phone-system transition may lead to limited outages

09-29-2015: Plague-response exercise at 8 a.m. Friday

09-24-2015: Flu vaccines available at public health office

09-23-2015: Moody’s gives county high marks

09-21-2015: Public Health Office needs volunteers for plague-response exercise

09-21-2015: Drive scheduled for National Registration Day

09-16-2015: Grant to fund new county juvenile intervention center

09-15-2015: Extension Office to Conduct Healthy Eating Workshops

Jail Bond Information

09-08-2015: New Sirens to provide data, warning along Guadalupe river

08-20-2015: Jail Bond

09-08-2015: Open house scheduled for new voting machines

08-21-2015:  Comal County Sets 2016 Budget

08-20-2015: Jail Facts

08-13-2015: Comal County to introduce court program focused on veterans

08-07-2015: District Clerk’s Office offers new credit card payment options

08-06-2015:  County to provide $1 million for Loop 337 project

08-06-2015: Burn ban to take effect Friday morning

08-05-2015: Groundbreaking ceremony scheduled for new Bulverde office

08-04-2015:  Extension Office offers abuse prevention class for childcare

07-28-2015: Public Health extends hours to offer back-to-school vaccines

07-23-2015:  Directors appointed to new Groundwater Conservation District

07-14-2015  New Comal County elections equipment to arrive Thursday

06-26-2015  Clerk’s office to begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses Monday


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