See if you're on the WilCo vaccine waitlist; Eanes ISD offers free COVID-19 testing and more Austin-area news

Williamson County has set up a call center to answer resident questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Williamson County has set up a call center to answer resident questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Williamson County has set up a call center to answer resident questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

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Williamson County

Find out if you are on the Williamson County COVID-19 vaccine waitlist

Williamson County announced Feb. 1 that it has set up a call center to answer any resident questions regarding the county's COVID-19 vaccine distribution, including whether callers are on the county's vaccine waitlist.

Leander-Cedar Park



NASA picks Cedar Park company for moon delivery contract


For part of investigations that "will help prepare for human missions to the lunar surface," NASA has awarded a $93.3 million contract to Cedar Park-based Firefly Aerospace.

New Braunfels

Guadalupe County allotted 5,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine as area case counts continue to rise

After weeks of waiting, a COVID-19 vaccination center set to operate in Guadalupe County has been allotted 5,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine to be administered this week.

Room Redux headquarters in New Braunfels will get its own transformation

Local nonprofit Room Redux transforms the rooms of children in more than 20 cities around the world who have experienced abuse or trauma.

Now, volunteers with the organization are transforming its headquarters by constructing a new storage building and office space off of Schwabb Road in New Braunfels.

Southwest Austin

Family of James White to continue operating the Broken Spoke and other news from South Austin

James White, owner and founder of famous Austin dancehall Broken Spoke, died Jan. 24 at 81 years old. “Austin, Texas and country music is better because of him. He’s up in Honky Tonk Heaven,” the business wrote in a social media post. White opened the Broken Spoke in 1964.

Local beekeepers group opens shop on Nutty Brown Road in Southwest Austin

The Hays County Beekeepers Association opened a store at 12919 Nutty Brown Road, Austin, in mid-January.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Eanes ISD to host free COVID-19 testing for students and staff

In an effort to track and prevent the spread of COVID-19 within the community, students and staff at Eanes ISD will have access to free on-campus coronavirus testing Feb. 6.

The League Kitchen & Tavern approaches Bee Cave opening and more business news from Lake Travis area

The League Kitchen & Tavern will open its fourth location within the Hill Country Galleria in mid-February. The new location, which is located in the central plaza at 13420 Galleria Circle, Ste. A-128, Bee Cave, will be the eatery’s largest to date and will feature a spacious patio area.

Northwest Austin

Northwest Austin Impacts: Scrubs & Beyond opens south of The Domain, plus 5 other business updates to know

Scrubs & Beyond opened in December at 10515 N. MoPac, Ste. A160, Austin, in The Shops at Arbor Walk. The retailer sells scrubs and other medical uniforms as well as footwear and medical accessories.

Taylor Girtman, Amy Rae Dadamo, Nicholas Cicale, Ali Linan, Lauren Canterberry, Olivia Aldridge and Iain Oldman contributed to this report.