Williamson County District Judge Michael Jergins will be retiring from the 395th Judicial District Court later this year, according to a county press release. He made the announcement July 7.

Jergins has served as the first judge for the 395th court since he was appointed by Governor George Bush 15 years ago. In his career he has served as a juvenile judge, as chairman of the Williamson County Juvenile Board, and as the presiding administrative judge.

Prior to his appointment, Jergins served in private practice in Round Rock and for 16 years total as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Texas and assistant district attorney for Williamson and Tarrant counties.

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Flix Brewhouse will be adding three additional screen by September, according to a company representative.

Flix Brewhouse will be adding three additional screen by September, according to a company representative. Courtesy Flix Brewhouse

Flix Brewhouse, the movie theater that serves brewed in-house beer, will add three additional screens to its movie theaters by September, according to the theater’s property manager.

The three screens will add about 150 seats total, said Tiffany Stanley, Flix Brewhouse Property Manager.

“Flix is doing really well and we have a lot of sold out shows,” Stanley said. “We thought it’s time to add screens.”

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Planning firm Nelson\Nygaard is looking for Round Rock residents to take an online survey as part of the process for creating a transit master plan for the city of Round Rock.

The online survey allows residents to build a simulated transit system by selecting various service types while staying below a set budget. The survey also asks questions about what residents would like to see in potential transit service.

“What we are hoping to get out of the responses is an understanding of what type of transit services the community is most interested in implementing over the next 10 years,” said James Gamez, a senior associate with Nelson\Nygaard, in an email. “The survey results will help the project team in developing service alternatives, which we will then take back to the community in the fall.”

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A new residential community coming to Round Rock is the next step in the development of the city’s northeast corridor and reflects some of the regional real estate trends in high-end and senior housing.

Traditions at Vizcaya, an upscale housing development, and Heritage at Vizcaya, an adjacent retirement community, will include about 1,200 units at build-out, Round Rock Planning Director Brad Wiseman said.

Taylor Morrison, a builder involved in Round Rock’s Teravista community, is constructing the single-family homes off University Boulevard. Traditions at Vizcaya homes have an average listing price of about $315,000 and amenities include a pool, pavilion, “gourmet kitchens,” and master bedroom suites, according to Taylor Morrison’s website.

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Pflugerville downtown streetlight project hits installation roadblocksThree years after a streetlight project was launched by area businesses, it is unclear whether a set of solar-powered lamps will be used to light the way for downtown Pflugerville patrons and pedestrians.

Local businesses involved in the Pflugerville Downtown Association began raising funds to purchase the vintage-style lights for Pecan Street about three years ago, said David Garlick, who owns Pflugerville framing company Wordyisms with his wife, Jean.

Garlick said the idea was to accentuate downtown’s charm and value as a shopping and recreation destination.

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