Readers might have missed the five following coronavirus-related stories below, part of Community Impact Newspaper's ongoing coverage.
Sen. John Cornyn says eligible Texans should receive stimulus checks by mid-April
Texas households making less than $150,000 per year can expect a maximum of $3,400 to be deposited in their bank accounts by mid-April, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, said.
Georgetown lawyer alleges Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell violated 'Stay Home Stay Safe' order
Georgetown lawyer Robert McCabe filed a complaint against Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell after a resident tweeted photos of the judge visiting his grandson for his birthday April 7, the same day he extended the “Stay Home Stay Safe” order through April 30.
City of Austin converts Butler Hike and Bike Trail into one way, decreases parking access at parks to reduce gathering sizes
Shying away from completely shutting down the city’s parks and trails, Austin will instead reduce parking availability at its parks and convert its most popular trail, the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail along Lady Bird Lake, into a one-way trail in an effort to mitigate potential gatherings.
Kalahari on track for November opening in Round Rock despite coronavirus pandemic, contractors say
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions is on schedule for a November opening in Round Rock despite the coronavirus pandemic, according to general contractor Hensel Phelps.
Some San Marcos hotels predict 80% drop in business through May ask city for more help
Vic Patel, CEO and director of operations and revenue of San Marcos-based Haven Management Services, sent a letter April 11 to city officials asking for financial relief for the industry, which, according to Patel’s letter, has seen a 65% drop in business in March and expects a decline of 80% both in April and May, compared to 2019 numbers.
Gavin Pugh, Christopher Neely, Ali Linan, Taylor Jackson Buchanan and Joe Warner contributed to this report.