Golden Bear Park opens in Georgetown and more Central Texas news

The 2.7-acre Golden Bear Park is located in the Berry Creek neighborhood. (Courtesy city of Georgetown)
The 2.7-acre Golden Bear Park is located in the Berry Creek neighborhood. (Courtesy city of Georgetown)

The 2.7-acre Golden Bear Park is located in the Berry Creek neighborhood. (Courtesy city of Georgetown)

Read the latest Austin-area business and community news.

Georgetown

New outdoor play space Golden Bear Park now open in Georgetown

Golden Bear Park opened Oct. 8 at 107 Golden Bear Drive, Georgetown, and features two playscapes, a swing set, a drinking fountain, a bike rack and a trail, information from the city said.

Celtic Viking Studios: New photography, video and podcast creative rental space coming soon


Celtic Viking Studios plans to open Dec. 3 at 110 E. Seventh St., Ste. 308, Georgetown.

Local nonprofit Living Grace Canine Ranch to house senior animals on Bertram property

Rhonda Minardi bought land in Bertram and started the Living Grace Canine Ranch, a nonprofit, rescue sanctuary dedicated to caring for senior dogs who are deemed unadoptable due to age, medical condition or breed.

Southwest Austin

Dripping Springs rodeo returns, Disc Nation moves and more Southwest Austin business news

Here is the latest Southwest Austin and Dripping Springs business news.

Meanwhile Brewing Co. scheduled to open in Southeast Austin this weekend

Meanwhile Brewing Co., created by Portland Oregon-based Breakside Brewery’s Will Jaquiss and Nao Ohdera, will open in Southeast Austin on Oct. 16, according to a news release by the business.

New Braunfels

Comal County to allow bars to reopen per Gov. Greg Abbott’s order

Bars in Comal County will be able to reopen and operate at 50% capacity starting Oct. 14 in accordance with Gov. Greg Abbott’s Oct. 7 executive order.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

Santa’s Jingle Bell Run canceled in San Marcos

Popular San Marcos event Santa’s Jingle Bell Run 5K & Kids K has been canceled this year.

A press release put out through event organizer The Sights and Sounds of Christmas Foundation states the board of directors is exploring options and will provide updates as details become available.

Brian Rash, Sally Grace Holtgrieve, Ali Linan, Nicholas Cicale and Lauren Canterberry contributed to this report.


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Hays County opened its COVID-19 vaccine portal Jan. 22. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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Dr. Judith L. Thompson recently took the time to answer several general questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. (Courtesy Texas Children’s Hospital)
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Terek Brown took over ownership of the gym in 2014. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Here is what you need to know today about the coronavirus in Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
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Georgetown ISD projects 26.8% in student growth by 2025. (Community Impact staff)
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As President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris took their oaths of office, elected officials from around Texas took to Twitter. (Courtesy Adobe Stock Images)
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Williamson County increases its COVID-19 rent and utility aid. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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