Field of Honor returns to Georgetown and more Central Texas news

The fourth annual Field of Honor will take place in San Gabriel Park in Georgetown from Nov. 7-15. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)
The fourth annual Field of Honor will take place in San Gabriel Park in Georgetown from Nov. 7-15. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)

The fourth annual Field of Honor will take place in San Gabriel Park in Georgetown from Nov. 7-15. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.

Georgetown

As Field of Honor returns to Georgetown, here is what you need to know

The fourth annual Field of Honor will be held in San Gabriel Park in Georgetown from Nov. 7-15.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle



MCM becomes newest shop to join San Marcos outlet mall

San Marcos Premium Outlets announced the opening of its newest store, MCM, on Oct. 30. A statement from San Marcos Premium Outlets states MCM, which stands for Modern Creation München, was founded in 1976, began with a travel luggage set and has since become "a global accessories phenomenon with a cult following."

Lake Travis-Westlake

Rapid COVID-19 testing to be available in Lake Travis

Austin-based Tarrytown Pharmacy will launch a Lake Travis-based COVID-19 testing site Nov. 9. Lake Travis Rapid COVID-19 Testing will offer same-day curbside tests at 14360 Falconhead Blvd., Ste. 110, Bee Cave.

City launches Bee Safe in Bee Cave campaign; distributes PPE to residents

In a newly launched campaign, the city of Bee Cave is encouraging its residents and visitors to “Don’t Ask. Mask,” as the coronavirus pandemic continues in Central Texas.

Southwest Austin

Two new coffee spots come to South Austin and more local business news

Check out the latest South Austin business news, including two new local coffee shops.

Central Austin

East Austin business news: KMFA 89.5 moves to new studio; Via 313 Pizza will expand to more locations

See the latest new openings, coming soon announcements and anniversaries from East Austin.

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Mango Tango opened its dining room May 1. (Courtesy Mango Tango)
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These restaurants opened in 2020 or are coming soon.

Jeff Manley (left) and Jusak Yang Bernhard own both Wag Heaven locations, the second of which opened downtown in 2020. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)
21 Georgetown businesses that opened in 2020 or are coming soon

Check out a list of local businesses to support.

See a list of possible projects for Georgetown's proposed mobility bond

Georgetown residents may be voting on a $50 million mobility bond this May.

Georgetown ISD adds 16 projects with 2015, 2018 bond savings. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown ISD adds 16 projects with 2015, 2018 bond savings

District officials said the project costs will not exceed bond savings.

Georgetown ISD to finalize land purchase for future education center. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Georgetown ISD to finalize land purchase for future education center

The 35-acre tract where the center will sit will be located in the northwest quadrant of the district.

Registration for Williamson County COVID-19 vaccines opened Jan. 19. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Registration for Williamson County COVID-19 vaccines now open

The county plans to begin vaccinating those who qualify under Phase 1B on Jan. 20.

Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County adds nearly 1,500 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths over MLK weekend

Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Williamson County.

The Austin-based eatery's menu is inspired by Nashville hot chicken; offerings include chicken bites, jumbo tenders, chicken sandwiches, macaroni and cheese, collard greens and homemade pies. (Courtesy Tumble 22)
Nashville-style hot chicken restaurant coming to Round Rock and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.

Feeding Texas hosted a Jan. 19 webinar to discuss legislative highlights for the 87th Texas Legislature. (Screenshot courtesy Feeding Texas)
Food insecurity in Texas' 87th Legislature: Hunger relief organization Feeding Texas to propose legislation addressing hunger

Hunger relief organization Feeding Texas hosted a webinar Jan. 19 to discuss increasing funding and accessibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in the 87th legislative session.

Williamson County is on schedule to receive 6,000 COVID-19 vaccines the week of Jan. 18. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Williamson County awaiting 6,000 COVID-19 vaccines

Williamson County is on schedule to receive 6,000 COVID-19 vaccines the week of Jan. 18.

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.