New H-E-B coming to Leander and more Central Texas news

Leander’s newest H-E-B will be located at 19348 Ronald W. Reagan Blvd. in the new Bar W Marketplace. (Rendering courtesy H-E-B)
Leander’s newest H-E-B will be located at 19348 Ronald W. Reagan Blvd. in the new Bar W Marketplace. (Rendering courtesy H-E-B)

Leander’s newest H-E-B will be located at 19348 Ronald W. Reagan Blvd. in the new Bar W Marketplace. (Rendering courtesy H-E-B)

Read the latest Central Texas business and community news.

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New 102,000-square-foot H-E-B store slated to open in fall 2021 in Leander

H-E-B officially announced plans for a second store in Leander on Oct. 9.

Lake Travis-Westlake



Kwik Chek convenience store to rebrand as Texas Born; Bee Cave location coming soon

Convenience store chain Kwik Chek announced plans Oct. 2 to rebrand to Texas Born as a way to emphasize the company’s ties to the state. All 47 Kwik Chek locations including the upcoming location at 15701 W. Hwy. 71, Bee Cave, will be rebranded over the next three years, with some stores undergoing the process by the end of 2020, according to a press release from the company.

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Drive-thru The Human Bean espresso shop coming to Pflugerville, and 3 other business updates


A new coffee shop is in the works for Pflugerville. Read on about The Human Bean, an Oregon-based espresso bar, and three other business updates.

Georgetown

Versona opens Oct. 8, plus other Georgetown business news

Versona opened its latest location Oct. 8 in Wolf Ranch Town Center at 1021 W. University Drive, Georgetown. The women's fashion boutique sells apparel, jewelry and accessories.

Friends of the Georgetown Public Library seeks donations to assist with fund shortages

The Friends is initiating a new campaign called the "Giving Season." Officials hope the December fundraiser will become an annual event.

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Pilot parking program in San Marcos seeks to aid downtown businesses

A new pilot program designed to help San Marcos businesses recover from the effects of COVID-19 will begin Oct. 12.

New Braunfels

Volunteers needed for 4th annual Dos Rios Watershed Cleanup Challenge in New Braunfels


The event has traditionally been a single-day effort, but this year it will last through the month of October, and participants will not have to preregister.

Rustic furniture store Casa Décor in New Braunfels to celebrate one year in business

Rustic furniture shop Casa Décor is celebrating its one-year anniversary Nov. 1. Located at 1671 S. I-35, Ste. 302, New Braunfels, the shop is one of three others in Texas, including one in El Paso and one that is temporarily closed in Boerne. Founded in 1989 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Casa Décor sells furniture as well as home and wall decor.

Brian Rash, Amy Rae Dadamo, Sally Grace Holtgrieve, Lauren Canterberry, Kelsey Thompson and Taylor Girtman contributed to this report.



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Some Austin-area polling locations have recorded 10,000-plus votes through first week of early voting

Three Williamson County polling locations have each reported more than 10,000 ballots cast in the first week of early voting.

Capital Metro celebrated the opening of a renovated and expanded downtown Austin MetroRail hub Oct. 19. (Courtesy Capital Metro)
Capital Metro opens downtown Austin station and more Central Texas news

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More than 30% of Travis County voters have cast their ballot in first week of early voting

Both in-person voting and by-mail voting in Travis County are up compared to the first week of early voting in 2016.

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Expanded MetroRail station opens in Austin's downtown

Captial Metro hosted a grand opening for the new station Oct. 19.

Nearly one third of Williamson County's registered voters have turned out in the first six days of early voting. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Williamson County reports highest early voting turnout percentage in Texas

Nearly one third of Williamson County's registered voters have turned out in the first six days of early voting.

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
44 coronavirus cases, 1 death reported in Williamson County on Oct. 16

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Williamson County.

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Leander City Council picks Place 2 replacement

Council considered 10 applicants Oct. 15 and unanimously appointed Annette Sponseller.

The public-access lagoon will serve as the centerpiece for more than 1 million square feet of commercial development, including a full-service hotel and conference center planned for the property. (Rendering courtesy city of Leander)
'Game changer' development with lagoon coming to Leander and more top Central Texas news

Read the most popular news from the Austin area from the past week.

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Blue Corn Harvest coming to Leander and 5 more local business updates

Blue Corn Harvest will open a third location in spring 2021 in Leander.

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County adds 19 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, one death Oct. 15

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Williamson County.

The public-access lagoon will serve as the centerpiece for more than 1 million square feet of commercial development, including a full-service hotel and conference center planned for the property. (Rendering courtesy city of Leander)
4-acre lagoon coming to Leander and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Austin area.

With the coronavirus pandemic still active across the country, traditional fall activities could be seen as risky in 2020. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Planning to trick or treat this year? Local doctors weigh in on dangers, suggestions for fall activities

With the coronavirus pandemic still active across the country, traditional fall activities could be seen as risky in 2020.