New H-E-B coming to Georgetown; Austin FC to start season in April and more Central Texas news

Wolf Lakes Village presented a revised plan for the development March 9. (Rendering courtesy Wolf Lakes Village)
Wolf Lakes Village presented a revised plan for the development March 9. (Rendering courtesy Wolf Lakes Village)

Wolf Lakes Village presented a revised plan for the development March 9. (Rendering courtesy Wolf Lakes Village)

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.


New H-E-B coming to Wolf Lakes Village in Georgetown

Wolf Lakes Village finalized a contract with H-E-B for 15 acres within the 164-acre master community off I-35 and Hwy. 29, Wolf Lakes LP President Iva Wolf McLachlan announced during a March 9 Georgetown City Council workshop.

Sky and Co. Custom Jewelry & Repair now open in Georgetown

Sky and Co. Custom Jewelry & Repair, also known as Sky and Co., opened a jeweler and jewelry store in February. The business sells and fixes jewelry as well as creates custom engagement rings and wedding bands. Sky and Co. is located at 2100 S. Austin Ave., Ste. 101, Georgetown.

Northwest Austin

Austin FC will play first-ever game April 17; home opener set for June

Major League Soccer on March 10 released its full schedule of home openers ahead of the 2021 season. Austin FC will host its first-ever home game at Q2 Stadium on June 19 with a match against the San Jose Earthquakes.


Family-run Huahuasco Grill Mexican Cuisine serves up Southern Mexican flavors in Pflugerville

Jose Leon said it was always his mother Bertha’s dream to own a restaurant. Last March, that dream became a reality with the opening of Huahuasco Grill Mexican Cuisine in Pflugerville.

Pflugerville nonprofit unites veterans, first responders with furry forever friends

In February 2020 Carla Carroll founded The Zeus & Luna 2 Pay It Forward Foundation, a nonprofit with a mission to unite German Shepherd puppies with military veterans, first responders and those in need of emotional support or protection.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Pizzeria opens in West Lake Hills; Epps Body & Paint celebrates 10-year anniversary and more business news from the Lake Travis-Westlake region

The Texas-based pizza franchise i Fratelli Pizza opened March 8 at 3736 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 3, West Lake Hills. The location, which is owned by Lee Ann and Michael Haran, was initially slated to open in February but was postponed due to the winter storm. Customers have the option to order one of i Fratelli’s signature pizzas or create one of their own.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

'It made such an impression on so many people': San Marcos record store Sundance Records & Tapes to return under new name

A former community music hub and local cultural hot spot for more than three decades until it closed nine years ago, Sundance Records & Tapes will reopen under a new name in June at 241 N. LBJ St., San Marcos.

Leander-Cedar Park

Honda dealership breaks ground in Leander

Honda Leander held a groundbreaking ceremony March 10 as the first major car dealership in Leander. The dealership is expected to open in November at 9550 183A Toll, Leander.

Iain Oldman, Ali Linan, Kelsey Thompson, Amy Rae Dadamo, Brian Rash, Fernanda Figueroa and Taylor Girtman contributed to this report.


Baylor Scott & White Pflugerville
Ascension, Baylor Scott & White to require all employees be fully vaccinated against coronavirus by fall

Ascension and Baylor Scott & White have announced all eligible employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the coming months. 

Wise Owls Initiative collects and delivers handmade greeting cards to seniors at several long-term care facilities. (Courtesy Wise Owls Initiative)
Cedar Park nonprofit works to fight negative effects of isolation on seniors

The nonprofit partners with long-term care facilities in Williamson County to connect with elderly residents.

Georgetown City Council will hear the final proposed budget Aug. 10. (Fernanda Figueroa/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown considering $90.4M budget, prepares for growth

The budget draft includes sales tax revenues totaling $23.9 million, and the city plans to add about 51 new positions.

The home prices at Berry Creek range from mid-$300,000-$2 million. (Courtesy Austin Home Search)
Featured neighborhood: Get to know Berry Creek in Georgetown

The neighborhood still has available lots and nearby amenities such as the Berry Creek Country Club.

The CDC reversed its masking guidance for fully vaccinated individuals in response to the transmissibility of the delta variant of COVID-19 in a press conference July 27. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
NEW CDC GUIDANCE: All individuals should wear masks in K-12 schools, including those who are fully vaccinated

The new CDC guidance, announced July 27, also recommends people in areas with "high" or "substantial" levels of transmission wear masks regardless of vaccination status.

Habitat For Humanity
More than $500K of federal funding to support Williamson County affordable housing projects

Williamson County will receive more than $2 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to support infrastructure and public facilities projects.

New homes are under construction in Georgetown. (Fernanda Figueroa/Community Impact Newspaper)
Learn tips from a Georgetown Realtor about the real estate market

Learn what to do before you sell your home and what buyers are looking for.

Chick-fil-A will open a location in downtown Austin on July 29. (Courtesy Chick-fil-A)
Chick-fil-A coming to downtown Austin; Dutch Bros Coffee opens in Round Rock and more Central Texas news

Located at 600 Congress Ave., Ste. C150, the newest outpost for the fast-food fried chicken giant is locally owned by Luke Steigmeyer.

Urban Glow Skincare Studio opened in Georgetown on July 15. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Urban Glow Skincare Studio now open in Georgetown

The business offers facial, facial waxing, eyebrow and eyelash tinting, and lash extensions.

Interested residents can apply for the city's leadership academy to learn about how to be an effective leader. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown seeks applicants for leadership academy

Participants in the academy will gain a deeper understanding about the city's inner workings.

State Rep. Vikki Goodwin, D-Austin sent a letter July 23 urging Gov. Greg Abbott to allow schools to require masks. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Texas state reps. call on Abbott to permit school mask mandates amid rising COVID-19 cases

The letter, spearheaded by Rep. Vikki Goodwin, called upon Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath to permit school districts to enact mask mandates and provide virtual learning options.