Impact roundup: Chick-fil-A and other business news in Leander and Cedar Park to start your week, Dec. 4-8

Hook'd in Cedar Park closed in November.

Hook'd in Cedar Park closed in November.

Begin your week with the latest business news from the Cedar Park and Leander communities.



Leander Chick-fil-A
Leander is expected to get its first Chick-fil-A in late 2018 or early 2019, according to Brenda Morrow, who handles external communications for the company. Learn more.






Hook’d
The Cajun restaurant closed in late November. Read more.






Okinawan Arts Research Studies – World Scene
OARS-WS held a grand opening event Dec. 2-3. Find out more.






9Round Fitness
9Round Fitness in Cedar Park will move to Lakeline Boulevard in February. Read more.






Innovative Health Fitness
Innovative Health Fitness is scheduled to open Dec. 10 in Leander. Learn more.






Massage Harmony
The spa holds a grand opening for its Cedar Park location on Dec. 7. Find out more.






North Austin Pediatrics
The organization opens its third branch, located in Leander, this month. Read more.






Woodall Autosports
Woodall Autosports opened Nov. 20 in Leander. Learn more.


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 Redistricting is one of the items on the Texas Legislature's third special session, and the state Senate released proposed maps on Sept. 18. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texas Senate releases proposed redistricting maps as special session begins

Redistricting is one of the items on the third special session, and the state Senate released proposed maps on Sept. 18.

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Travis County approves fiscal year 2021-22 tax rate

The newly approved rate, paired with higher home appraisal rates, will result in an increase in taxes for many homeowners.

Williamson County Court House
Williamson County approves nonprofit funding, and other notes from Commissioners Court

Commissioners approved public funding for local nonprofits, including funding for the Williamson Museum.

August home sales in Leander decreased 28.8% from Aug. 2020. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Home sales increased in Cedar Park, slowed in Leander in August compared to 2020 data

August home sales in Leander decreased 29% from August 2020. In Cedar Park, sales increased 21% last month.

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City of Austin approves ACL health and safety plan, holds off on final permit

Austin Public Health gave ACL the go-ahead to allow proof of vaccination in lieu of a negative COVID-19 test, but asked organizers to require masking in some areas.

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Zilker Park closes in preparation for Austin City Limits Music Festival

Zilker Park closes in preparation for Austin City Limits Music Festival

Wayback Burgers specializes in cooked-to-order burgers and hand-dipped milkshakes. (Courtesy Wayback Burgers)
Wayback Burgers coming to Leander; fire kills 75 dogs in Georgetown and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.

Wayback Burgers specializes in cooked-to-order burgers and hand-dipped milkshakes. (Courtesy Wayback Burgers)
Wayback Burgers to open Leander restaurant

The burger joint is scheduled to open in mid-2022.

 Busy Nurse's Station In Modern Hospital
Williamson County seeking input on community health needs

The Williamson County and Cities Health District is holding two focus group sessions through September with the goal of collecting public feedback on community health needs throughout the county.

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DATA: How population changed in Texas counties between census counts in 2010, 2020

Texas added nearly four million people between 2010 and 2020, according to the latest Census data.

A volunteer unloads food from a truck during the Central Texas Food Bank's April 4 event to feed families in need at Nelson Field in Austin. (Courtesy Central Texas Food Bank)
Central Texas Food Bank delivering boxes of food directly to homes through 2021

Some families will be eligible to have boxes with food for 25 meals delivered by Amazon.