Luby's to liquidate restaurants and more Central Texas news

Luby's announced Sept. 8 in a press release it plans to liquidate and dissolve the company and to sell its 60 locations across the state. The Texas-based restaurant chain remains open for dine-in and takeout service. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Luby's announced Sept. 8 in a press release it plans to liquidate and dissolve the company and to sell its 60 locations across the state. The Texas-based restaurant chain remains open for dine-in and takeout service. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Luby's announced Sept. 8 in a press release it plans to liquidate and dissolve the company and to sell its 60 locations across the state. The Texas-based restaurant chain remains open for dine-in and takeout service. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest Central Texas business and community news.

Metrowide

Luby's to dissolve company, sell restaurants; locations remain open for now


Luby's, the Texas chain of family restaurants that first opened in San Antonio in 1947, will liquidate and dissolve its company and distribute the proceeds from the sale of its restaurants and other assets to shareholders.

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Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto

Coronavirus testing lab Curative Inc. to open in Pflugerville, hire 300 employees

A coronavirus testing lab is in the works for Pflugerville. Curative Inc. announced Sept. 8 plans to open its third facility in the country at 1700 Royston Lane.

Georgetown

Lone Star Circle of Care new patient visits now offered virtually 24/7

Lone Star Circle of Care has expanded its offerings to include 24/7 telehealth options for new patients, according to a news release.

Leander-Cedar Park

Southpaw Brewing Co. opens in Cedar Park and 5 more area business updates


These six businesses are now open, coming soon or changing names in the Cedar Park and Leander area.

Southwest Austin

South Austin business updates: Evolve Chiropractic opening in Dripping Springs, Secret Oktober relocates


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San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

RediClinic closes 36 Texas clinics, including Kyle H-E-B location

RediClinic, owned by Rite Aid, closed all of its Texas clinics Aug. 13 and moved to a new business model focused on telemedicine.

New Braunfels

River access expands in New Braunfels with opening of parks

Access to the Comal and Guadalupe rivers in New Braunfels will be much more abundant starting at 8 a.m. Sept. 9.

Brian Rash, Warren Brown, Ali Linan, Jack Flagler, Taylor Girtman, Nicholas Cicale and Taylor Jackson Buchanan contributed to this report.



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