Nothing Bundt Cakes opens in Georgetown and more Austin-area news

Nothing Bundt Cakes opened its Georgetown location Aug. 14. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Nothing Bundt Cakes opened its Georgetown location Aug. 14. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Nothing Bundt Cakes opened its Georgetown location Aug. 14. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Nothing Bundt Cakes now open in Wolf Ranch Town Center

Nothing Bundt Cakes is now open in Georgetown. The sweets store opened its Wolf Ranch Town Center location Aug. 14 at 1003 W. University Ave., Ste. 120, Georgetown, next to MOD Pizza and The Vitamin Shoppe.

Central Austin

East Austin news: New Soup Peddler location coming soon, pizza food truck Dough Boys now open and more

Check out recent business coverage from East Austin.

Northwest Austin

Roundup: Chi’lantro opens newest location and 5 other businesses now open, coming soon in Northwest Austin

As customers are slowly permitted to return to in-person dining and shopping, new restaurants and businesses are opening across Northwest Austin. Here is a roundup of new and upcoming businesses to check out.

Austin Regional Clinic now recruiting for coronavirus vaccine trial

Local health care provider Austin Regional Clinic is recruiting 250 patients from the Austin area to participate in a late-phase clinical trial for a coronavirus vaccine.

New Braunfels

5 upcoming events in New Braunfels

Despite state and local restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic that are still in place, there is still plenty to do over the next few weeks in the New Braunfels area. Check out the list below for some local events and activities.

Uwe's Bakery & Deli: Traditional German loaves and natural ingredients

Uwe Theis is living the American dream as the owner of Uwe’s Bakery & Deli in New Braunfels.

Phyllis Browning Co. moves to new location

On Aug. 10, Phyllis Browning Co. relocated its local office to 448 S. Seguin Ave., New Braunfels, from its previous location on North Castell Ave. The real estate firm has been operating in South and Central Texas since 1989 and employs more than 200 real estate agents.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

Buda small-business loan program opens applications

Applications are now available for the Still Budaful Small Business Loan Program, which will offer forgivable loans of up to $10,000 to Buda businesses.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Bee Cave's Hill Country Galleria receives national recognition

Bee Cave’s Hill Country Galleria received national recognition amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The retail center was recognized by retail industry publication Chain Store Age for creating both a safe and welcoming environment to welcome guests back to following COVID-19 closures, according to a press release.


Mask-break areas, limited capacity: Texas Renaissance Festival unveils health guidelines for 46th season

The Texas Renaissance Festival has released its health and safety guidelines for the upcoming festival season, which runs Oct. 3-Nov. 29 in Todd Mission, just north of Magnolia.

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COVID-19 vaccines
DATA: Texas has vaccinated about 9% of estimated Phase 1 recipients

Over 1.1 million individuals from the Phase 1 population, which is estimated to include 13.5 million individuals total, have received at least one dose.

Bob Popinski, policy director of Raise Your Hand Texas, shared the organization's top education priorities for the ongoing legislative session. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
‘What does virtual learning and remote learning look like moving forward?': Raise Your Hand Texas policy director talks legislative priorities

Bob Popinski is the director of policy for Raise Your Hand Texas, an Austin-based organization committed to improving public education. He spoke with Community Impact Newspaper in late December about the 87th legislative session, which began Jan. 12.

The Exchange of Georgetown relocated in early January but remains in downtown Georgetown. (Courtesy The Exchange of Georgetown)
The Exchange of Georgetown relocates on the Georgetown Square

The Exchange of Georgetown relocated in early January.

The event will highlight major projects and programs completed in 2020 and preview what is to come in 2021. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown State of the City event to be held virtually

All residents participating in the event will be entered to win one of several prizes, including a one-year family pass to the Georgetown Recreation Center and one-year passes to Garey Park.

Trauma Service Area O, which comprises 11 counties, is nearing hospital and ICU bed capacity. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Record-high 582 new COVID-19 cases reported in Williamson County on Jan. 15

Trauma Service Area O, which comprises 11 counties, is nearing hospital and ICU bed capacity.

A group of Austin-area school districts is advocating for early distribution of COVID-19 vaccines for school staff members. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Austin-area school districts advocate for teachers to receive COVID-19 vaccines

Educators in the designated population for early distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine in 32 states. Texas was not one of them, according to a Jan. 14 letter signed by 17 Central Texas school districts.

Southwestern University will host several events for its annual Dream Week programming. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Honor, celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at these Georgetown events Jan. 18-26

A variety of events including a virtual program, service day events, and a race and ethnicity symposium will be held in Georgetown.

H-E-B is preparing to accept coronavirus vaccine appointments through an online portal. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
H-E-B launches vaccine portal; Whipped Bakery opens in Leander and more top Central Texas news

Read the most popular news from the past week from the Central Texas area.

See how COVID-19 is impacting Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
455 new cases of coronavirus reported in Williamson County on Jan. 14

Keep up to date on how the novel coronavirus has impacted Williamson County.