Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.

Central Austin

Austin event news: Turkey Trot returns in person, Moontower Comedy Festival expanding

After the pandemic forced many iconic Austin events to be canceled or adapted to virtual settings, many are starting to get back to normal—both by bringing back in-person options and by expanding current offerings.

Round Rock

Alfred's Catering opens kitchen in Round Rock

The Austin-based catering company owned by Alfred Engstrand has served the area for over 30 years and offers event planning services in addition to catering.

Lamppost Coffee to reopen in downtown Round Rock during the week of Sept. 27

Located at 201 E. Main St., Ste. 101, the coffee house has been temporarily closed by the Williamson County and Cities Health District Division of Environmental Health since Aug. 20.


Pflugerville Fire Chief Ron Moellenberg to retire this month after 45 years with department

After serving 45 years with Travis County Emergency Services District No. 2, otherwise known as the Pflugerville Fire Department, Fire Chief Ron Moellenberg is retiring.

San Marcos

Tipsy Cow Ice Cream in San Marcos closing and other local business news

The San Marcos location opened in October 2019 and served ice cream and milkshakes, some featuring alcohol, hence the name. The New Braunfels location at 2154 Gabriels Place, Ste. 104, will remain open.

Darcy Sprague, Brooke Sjoberg, Brian Rash and Zara Flores contributed to this report.