New restaurant coming to Georgetown Square; former Hofbrau location in New Braunfels sees new tenant and more Central Texas news

Goodfolks plans to open in late July to early August. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Goodfolks plans to open in late July to early August. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Goodfolks plans to open in late July to early August. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.

Georgetown

New Southern-style restaurant coming to Georgetown Square

A new farm-to-table restaurant, Goodfolks, plans to open on the Georgetown Square in late July or early August. The Southern-style eatery will have comfort food such as fried chicken and homemade biscuits, as well as milkshakes, specialty cocktails and local beers.

Pflugerville-Hutto



Guthrie Cleaners in Hutto to close May 26

Guthrie Cleaners, located at 307 Farley St., Hutto, will permanently close May 26 after 18 years of business.

Southwest Austin

South Austin's Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ will move to Buda in next year

Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ announced May 10 that it will relocate its food trailer and restaurant to Buda within the next year.

Round Rock

Round Rock City Council to consider zoning change for Camp Doublecreek property

Round Rock City Council will hear the first reading of an ordinance to rezone the 40.73 acres belonging to the owners of Camp Doublecreek at its May 13 meeting.

Total Men's Primary Care opening 2nd location in Round Rock

Total Men’s offers same-day appointments, online scheduling and transparent pricing for men’s primary care.

New Braunfels

Lucy Cooper’s Texas Ice House coming to former Hofbrau location in New Braunfels

A San Antonio restaurant will soon open a second location in the building that once housed River Hofbrau located at 1515 Kuehler Ave., New Braunfels.

Nicholas CIcale, Ali Linan, Megan Cardona and Lauren Canterberry contributed to this report.



MOST RECENT

One of the most recent city projects being completed through the use of eminent domain is the Northwest Boulevard Bridge project, an I-35 east-west overpass bridge that connects north of Rivery Boulevard with FM 971. (Fernanda Figueroa/Community Impact Newspaper.
Georgetown has acquired 1,760 acres of land using eminent domain since 2016

By acquiring the land, the city has been able to complete six road and wastewater projects.

A continuous flow intersection allows vehicles to cross to the left side of the roadway to make a left turn. (Courtesy Texas Department of Transportation)
TxDOT seeks public input on proposed changes to I-35 in Georgetown

The state agency is proposing major changes between SE Inner Loop and RM 1431, including adding a continuous flow intersection at I-35 and Westinghouse Road.

The front of a small health clinic.
Outpatient clinic opening at end of June in Georgetown

The new clinic will provide care for individuals recovering from debilitating injuries or illnesses, including long-term effects of COVID-19.

A photo of inside a main room of Arbor Academy
Project-based private school in Georgetown now enrolling for August opening

Arbor Academy aims to provide a smaller community for students.

New WCCAC
Williamson County Children’s Advocacy Center to get nearly $2M in federal aid for construction budget gap

The funds will go to help the Williamson County Children's Advocacy Center cover increasing lumber costs.

Washington Prime Group Inc. owns six area shopping centers, including The Arboretum. (Courtesy The Arboretum)
Owner of multiple Austin-area shopping centers files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The company owns several major retail centers in Northwest Austin, Georgetown and Cedar Park.

Here are the latest coronavirus updates from Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Nearly 80% of Williamson County residents over age 65 fully vaccinated and other COVID-19 news

Here is an update on COVID-19 numbers, including confirmed case and death counts, from Williamson County.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas issued a call for Texans to conserve energy June 14. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)
ERCOT asks Texans to conserve energy with generation outages 2.5 times higher than normal

"This is unusual for this early in the summer season," said Woody Rickerson, ERCOT vice president of grid planning and operations, in a news release.

UT Austin football stadium filled with fans
In Austin and the rest of the nation, the business of college sports is changing

If Gov. Greg Abbott signs SB 1325 into law, Texas will join a number of other U.S. states in allowing college athletes to profit off their names, images and likenesses.

Lingering symptoms, long-term impact of COVID-19 will take time to fully understand

Dr. Mary Katherine Theoktisto answers questions regarding the virus.