New H-E-B coming to Georgetown; more homes set for Round Rock and other top 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 top business and community stories from the past week from the Central Texas area.

Georgetown

JUST IN: 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 City Council workshop.

Round Rock



480-home master-planned community breaks ground in east Round Rock

A 178-acre master-planned community, Homestead at Old Settlers Park, has broken ground in east Round Rock.

New Braunfels

‘It is not what’s good for Texas and certainly not what’s good for New Braunfels’: New Braunfels physicians respond to governor lifting mask restrictions

As Comal County and city of New Braunfels leadership continues to formulate the local response to the governor’s order, area physicians voiced concerns that the decision will lead to a surge in coronavirus cases.

Williamson County

More than 32,000 COVID-19 doses coming to Williamson County vaccine hubs, plus more updates

The number of COVID-19 vaccine distributors throughout Williamson County grew to 38 during the week of March 8, Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell said during a March 9 Commissioners Court meeting.

Travis County

Travis County vaccine providers receive nearly 75,000 doses for week of March 8

There are 74,940 coronavirus vaccine doses en route to Travis County providers during a pivotal week for Texas’ vaccination effort.

Lauren Canterberry, Ali Linan, Kelsey Thompson and Olivia Aldridge contributed to this report.



MOST RECENT

Pfizer vaccines could become available to kids 12 and up as soon as next week. (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
FDA expands Pfizer vaccine authorization to children ages 12 to 15 years old

This is the first time people under the age of 16 have been granted access to a coronavirus vaccine.

Here is what you need to know today about COVID-19 in Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Nearly 60% of Williamson County residents have received one dose, plus more COVID-19 news

Here is what you need to know today about COVID-19 in Williamson County.

Georgetown Hospital and St. David’s HealthCare began their partnership May 1. (Courtesy St. David's Georgetown Hospital)
Georgetown Hospital and St. David’s HealthCare celebrate 15-year partnership

St. David's Georgetown Hospital is a 114-bed acute care facility.

Wag-A-Bag is headquartered in Round Rock. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Wag-A-Bag to operate under new ownership, name; Austin, TxDOT at odds over I-35 overhaul; and more top Central Texas news

Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Austin area.

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Here is what you need to know about COVID-19 in Williamson County

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County.

Rock Collision Center is now open in Georgetown. (Fernanda Figueroa/Community Impact Newspaper)
Rock Collision Center now open in Georgetown

Rock Collision Center opened May 4.

The city of Georgetown has established a two-day watering schedule for residents to follow. (Courtesy city of Georgetown)
City urges residents to follow two-day watering schedule

The city of Georgetown has established a two-day watering schedule for residents to follow.

Georgetown residents can expect to see an increase in their water bills this summer. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown residents will see increase in water bills due to new rates

As the weather gets warmer and water usage increases, Georgetown residents can expect to see an increase in their water bills.

At the start of the pandemic in March 2020, child abuse advocates feared they would see a drop in reported cases of suspected abuse and/or neglect. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
As pandemic restrictions ease, reports of child abuse increase

At the start of the pandemic in March 2020, child abuse advocates feared they would see a drop in reported cases of suspected abuse and/or neglect.

A number of legislative bills are underway in the Texas House and Senate in response to the February winter storm that swept the state. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
State leaders push for post-storm reform bills

A number of legislative bills are underway in the Texas House and Senate in response to the February winter storm that swept the state.