Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Nov. 2.

Note: The following stories were published Oct. 31-Nov. 2.

Central Texas

Austin airport expansion plans take off as region continues growing

In June 2020, four months after announcing 2019 broke its passenger count record, the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport issued a bleak projection: It could take until 2024 to climb back to its prepandemic passenger levels.

Amazon purchased Round Rock land, neighborhood residents upset over possible facility

Residents of Round Rock West, which lies directly across from the proposed facility, said they felt the company had gone about acquiring the property and getting community input in the wrong order.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Carroll ISD gets TEA refund after reporting error discovered in recapture payment

Carroll ISD received nearly $2 million from the Texas Education Agency after officials discovered the district has been overpaying its recapture payments to the state.

Veteran brothers continue family business legacy with Texas Gun Experience in Grapevine

Jared and Joseph Stanyer grew up surrounded by guns, as their father had a collection as a hobby. He loved guns so much that, upon retirement, he decided to open a small gun shop in Grapevine, just off Main Street. The brothers would help out during the summers and weekends while in grade school.

Greater Houston

New plant and home decor store Cultivar opens in Katy

The new shop, owned by Marita Gabriel, who describes herself as a plant hobbyist, offers coffee, a variety of plants and home decor.

Benton Graham, Sandra Sadek, Brooke Sjoberg, Holly Galvan and Bailey Lewis contributed to this report.

Editor's note: The original posted has been edited to correct an error. The owners of Texas Gun Experience are Jared and Joseph Stanyer.