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

Central Austin

Austin Trail of Lights opens tickets for drive-thru only event

The 57th annual Austin Trail of Lights will be a drive-thru only event through Zilker Park for the second year this season, organizers announced Oct. 7.

Northwest Austin

Dog park, restaurant Mutts Canine Cantina to open in Northwest Austin before end of year

Mutts Canine Cantina provides an off-leash dog park to members with spaces for small and larger dogs. Guests can buy daily access passes or memberships for more frequent visits.


Cowboys Fit location in Pflugerville planning to expand with outdoor workout area

The athletic and workout facility Cowboys Fit, located at 1401 Town Center Drive, Pflugerville, is on pace to add an outdoor training area to its existing gym.

Williamson County

WilCo Notebook: Justice of the Peace Precinct 3 office to be closed midday Oct. 13

According to a release from Williamson County, the office of Justice of the Peace Pct. 3 will be closed Oct. 13 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for a special function.

Hays County

LBJ Museum to receive repairs and other Hays County Commissioners Court news

The Hays County Commissioners Court agreed to allocate $44,444.81 to the Lyndon B. Johnson Museum of San Marcos for interior and exterior repairs at the regular meeting on Oct. 5.

Olivia Aldridge, Brian Rash, Iain Oldman, Zara Flores and Eddie Harbour contributed to this report.