Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Central Texas area.

Leander-Cedar Park

Leander's second H-E-B to open this fall

Construction on Leander's second H-E-B is nearing completion. An H-E-B spokesperson said the store is expected to open in November.

ROUNDUP: 6 eateries now open or coming soon in the Cedar Park area

These six eateries have opened recently, such as Tacos La Catrina, or plan to open soon, such as Slab BBQ.

Cedar Park plans to open largest city park in 2022

Construction has begun on Phase 1 of Cedar Park's largest city park. Lakeline Park is expected to open next summer.


With 10-year cap on appraised value for Samsung facility approved, Taylor calls hearing for reinvestment zones for 1,100-plus acres

Taylor City Council has called a public hearing for the establishment of Chapter 311 and 312 investment zones on more than 1,100 acres of property.


Abortion, alcohol and gun laws passed by 87th Legislature effective Sept. 1

A new abortion bill, two alcohol bills and a gun bill all became laws effective Sept. 1 as signed by Gov. Greg Abbott over the past few months.

Taylor Girtman, Brooke Sjoberg and Zara Flores contributed to this report.