CI Nation roundup: Perfect Game coming to Cedar Park; Kyle City Council approves trail master plan to connect Austin to San Antonio and more top stories

Kyle City Council voted 6-1 and approved the new citywide trail master plan that will utilize 2020 bond election funds for trails that will help connect Austin to San Antonio. (Courtesy Pexels)
Kyle City Council voted 6-1 and approved the new citywide trail master plan that will utilize 2020 bond election funds for trails that will help connect Austin to San Antonio. (Courtesy Pexels)

Kyle City Council voted 6-1 and approved the new citywide trail master plan that will utilize 2020 bond election funds for trails that will help connect Austin to San Antonio. (Courtesy Pexels)

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Sept. 24.

Note: The following stories were published between Sept. 21-23.

Central Texas

Perfect Game headquarters, 80-acre complex coming to Cedar Park


Perfect Game plans to build 16 new turf baseball and softball fields with seating and amenities on 80 acres northeast of RM 1431 and Ronald Reagan Boulevard, according to the city. Regional and national tournaments will be hosted at the future complex.


Kyle City Council approves citywide trail master plan that will connect Austin to San Antonio

Kyle City Council approved the citywide trail master plan that will be part of the Green Springs Project that aims to connect San Antonio to Austin through New Braunfels, San Marcos, Kyle and Buda via trails with a 6-1 vote Sept. 21.

Williamson County moving forward with plan to extend Southwest Bypass to Hwy. 29

The project aims to complete the final phase of the southwestern loop around Georgetown, said Connie Odom, Williamson County’s public affairs manager.

Dallas-Fort Worth

‘Diamond in the rough’: Frisco enters deal to transform area around Dr Pepper Ballpark


Frisco is hoping to follow its blueprint with The Star and apply it to land around the home of the Frisco RoughRiders.

Statewide

Texas Senate releases proposed redistricting maps as special session begins


The Texas Senate released proposed redistricting maps Sept. 18 ahead of the Legislature’s special session, which began Sept. 20.

Taylor Girtman, Zara Flores, Matt Payne, Jishnu Nair and Benton Graham contributed to this report.


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The toll increases are higher this year, as a result of inflation increasing the consumer price index over the past year. (Amy Denney/Community Impact Newspaper)
Central Texas tolling agency moves forward with 5% toll increases for 2022

The increases range from $0.02 to $0.10 per toll and will take effect Jan. 1.

ExxonMobil has held office space at Hughes Landing in The Woodlands. (Courtesy The Howard Hughes Corp.)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: ExxonMobil to bring Hughes Landing employees back to Spring location; Dave's Hot Chicken to open in Plano and more top stories

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 27.

Premier Martial Arts opened a Cedar Park studio location Sept. 23. (Courtesy Premier Martial Arts)
4 local business updates to know in Cedar Park

Here are four local business updates including a new martial arts studio in Cedar Park and two business name changes. 

In August, Cedar Park City Council appointed 15 people to a Bond Advisory Task Force. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Cedar Park asks for community feedback on future bond

The online survey will close Oct. 31.

Waterfall Drive was reconstructed from its connection point at Independence Boulevard to the south end of the street near Long Rock Drive. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Cedar Park to re-overlay roads in two neighborhoods in 2022

The project is expected to start next spring.

Hamlet Coworking will reach its fifth anniversary Nov. 1. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
3 businesses reach milestone anniversaries in Cedar Park

These local businesses are reaching milestone anniversaries in October and November.

"The Dude" is the signature burger at Lebowski's Grill. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: Lebowski's Grill upends expectations in Austin; first Houston-area Costco Business Center opens in Stafford and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 26.

More than 35,000 passengers traveled through the airport on Oct. 25, the Monday following the 2021 F1 U.S. Grand Prix. (Benton Graham/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport sees busiest day ever following 2021 Formula One U.S. Grand Prix

The new record topped the previous busiest day by more than 3,000 passengers.

New statewide maps will go into effect Jan. 18, 2022. (Community Impact Newspaper Staff)
Gov. Abbott approves new voting maps for state legislature, Congress, school districts for next decade

The maps will go into effect Jan. 18, 2022, after the state legislature passed them during a 30-day special session.

The committee will provide input on Capital Metro's expanded public safety department to the transit agency's board of directors.  (Courtesy Capital Metro)
Capital Metro board approves charter for public safety advisory committee

The approval comes after the establishment of a transit police force met resistance during the August meeting.

The statewide job fair will connect veterans to employers as well as other resource providers. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Statewide job fair aims to connect Texas veterans and their families to employers

The job fair is coming to local Texas Workforce Solutions offices, some of which are having early admission for veterans and their families.