Read the top stories from the past week from the Central Texas area.
5 restaurants now open or coming soon in Cedar Park, Leander
These five Cedar Park-Leander restaurants have recently opened or are planning to open soon.
Expansion of H-E-B on Walnut Ave. in New Braunfels underway, set for late 2021 completion
After being used by the New Braunfels Fire Department for training exercises Jan. 30, the shopping center connected to the H-E-B on Walnut Ave. has been reduced to rubble.
Starbucks coming to New Braunfels this fall will include a drive-thru
A new Starbucks location is slated to open in New Braunfels in the fall, according to a Starbucks spokesperson, and it will be the city’s first drive-thru location of the franchise.
Pharmacies set to distribute vaccines in Williamson County
Williamson County received 9,700 total COVID-19 vaccines during the week of Feb. 8, according to Texas Department of State Health Services.
Austin Public Health leaders address confusion over scheduling for follow-up vaccine doses
Shifting federal guidelines and supply chain issues have left some local residents confused about when they will receive their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, which is required to achieve the greatest possible immunity against the disease.
Taylor Girtman, Lauren Canterberry, Ali Linan and Olivia Aldridge contributed to this report.