Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Central Texas area.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Woman-owned Texas Tiny Pools makes a splash in Austin

Most business endeavors are born from a need—Amy Hageman said she needed an escape from the Texas heat.

Like many homeowners, Hageman coveted an in-ground pool but was not willing to lose her backyard space to build it. Thus, the idea for Texas Tiny Pools was born.

Round Rock

Round Rock theater Cinemark Movies 8 closes

Cinemark Movies 8 at 2132 N. Mays St., Ste. 800, Round Rock, has closed permanently. The theater offered second-run films at a discounted rate for its patrons.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

Valentino's to reopen in downtown San Marcos

Valentino’s is set to make its return after closing nearly three years ago in November 2018.

Leander-Cedar Park

BREAKING NEWS: Texas comptroller records show Taylor ISD Chapter 313 agreement is for $17B Samsung Austin Semiconductor facility

Records from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts show that a June 30 application for Chapter 313 tax limitation approved by Taylor ISD was for Samsung Austin Semiconductor.

Central Austin

Austin seeking input on future of 'loved to death' Zilker Metropolitan Park

Months into its feedback process for the creation of a future vision plan for Zilker Metropolitan Park, the city of Austin is continuing to solicit feedback on residents' wishes for the future of the landmark recreational space.

Amy Rae Dadamo, Brooke Sjoberg, Warren Brown and Ben Thompson contributed to this report.