Small roadside fires on the rise in Lakeway and more Central Texas news

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Lake Travis-Westlake

Mayor: Lakeway firefighters see uptick in small roadside fires


Lakeway Mayor Sandy Cox asked residents to take extra caution, as city firefighters have reported an uptick in small roadside fires in the city.

Lakeway Activity Center launches small-group learning circles to assist with remote curriculum



Families in need of a program to assist with remote learning in the 2020-21 school year may enroll their child in a small-group learning circle hosted by the Lakeway Activity Center at 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

Austin Regional Clinic to open new location in Kyle

Austin Regional Clinic will open ARC Center Street, its second facility in Kyle, on Sept. 1 at 22420 I-35, Ste. 203, Kyle. The 15,000-square-foot clinic will offer family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, and an on-site lab, according to a release issued by ARC.

New Braunfels

True Texas BBQ coming soon to H-E-B Plus

True Texas BBQ will open at H-E-B Plus, located at 2965 N. I-35, New Braunfels, in September. The barbecue chain is owned by H-E-B and offers brisket, sandwiches, pulled pork and more.

Lucky Ewe Yarns closes in New Braunfels

Local yarn shop Lucky Ewe Yarns closed its shop located at 647 S. Seguin Ave., New Braunfels, at the end of July. The store specialized in local, hand-dyed yarns and other craft supplies.

Brian Perdue, Lauren Canterberry, Amy Rae Dadamo and Brian Rash contributed to this report.