Round Rock Donuts coming to Cedar Park and more Central Texas news

The bakery is known for its Texas Sized Donut weighing 2 pounds and can trace its history back to 1926 when Reinhold R. Moehring opened the shop in downtown Round Rock. (Community Impact file photo courtesy Round Rock Donuts)
The bakery is known for its Texas Sized Donut weighing 2 pounds and can trace its history back to 1926 when Reinhold R. Moehring opened the shop in downtown Round Rock. (Community Impact file photo courtesy Round Rock Donuts)

The bakery is known for its Texas Sized Donut weighing 2 pounds and can trace its history back to 1926 when Reinhold R. Moehring opened the shop in downtown Round Rock. (Community Impact file photo courtesy Round Rock Donuts)

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Leander-Cedar Park

Round Rock Donuts to build bakery in Cedar Park


Round Rock Donuts is planning a second location in Cedar Park, according to Sept. 21 permit request records first reported by the Williamson Reporter.

Leyla's Mediterranean Cafe offers high-quality, affordable meals in Cedar Park



Despite a lifetime in the restaurant industry, launching his own eatery was a big jump, Alaa Bataineh said.

Luckily, Leyla’s Mediterranean Cafe was an instant hit in the community when it opened last December.

Baseball, softball players of all levels improving their game at 180 Performance Center in Leander

The recently opened 180 Performance Center teaches high level skills and provides resources for both aspiring baseball and softball players and current professionals. But it is more than batting cages, owner Keith Jackson said.

Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto

Temporary closure planned for SH 130, Cameron Road


The Texas Department of Transportation announced it has planned temporary closures along northbound SH 130 main lanes near Cameron Road from Oct. 23-26, according to an Oct. 22 news release.

New Braunfels

New Braunfels Municipal Court to close temporarily after employees test positive for COVID-19


After two employees tested positive for COVID-19, the New Braunfels Municipal Court announced it will be temporarily closed until Oct. 28.

Sally Grace Holtgrieve, Taylor Girtman, Lauren Canterberry and Kelsey Thompson contributed to this report.



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Leander ISD board approves 2% raise for district staff in 2021-22 school year

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At the start of the pandemic in March 2020, child abuse advocates feared they would see a drop in reported cases of suspected abuse and/or neglect. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
As pandemic restrictions ease, reports of child abuse increase

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The Central Texas housing market has seen a record-breaking year despite the coronavirus pandemic. (Community Impact Newspaper Staff)
Leander-Cedar Park housing market sees record-low inventory, spiked prices

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See Leander-Cedar Park tutoring options. (Community Impact Newspaper Staff)
18 Leander-Cedar Park tutors to help prevent the 'summer slide'

After an unusual year and with summer approaching, these tutoring businesses can help students stay on top of their learning.

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Austin-area health officials prep for vaccines to open to kids 12 and up

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The BCRUA water treatment plant has been offline since Dec. 19.

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Leander Mayor-elect Christine Sederquist is 'determined to get to work'

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