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Sales tax revenue totaled $2.67 billion in June, down 6.5% from a year ago. (Courtesy Pexels)
Conservative strategy a key factor in initial Lakeway budget strategy talks

Lakeway officials commenced budget discussions during the July 6 City Council meeting

Lakeway City Council has proposed several ballot propositions for the November election. (Courtesy Canva)
Ballot propositions on local elections see further advancement in Lakeway

Lakeway City Council has proposed several ballot propositions for the November election centered on, among other topics, term limits for its City Council and when the city’s elections are held.

Travis County is approaching Stage 5 risk with 69 new hospitalizations July 6. (Community Impact staff)
Travis County reports 7 new coronavirus deaths July 6

Travis County is appoaching Stage 5 risk with 69 new hospitalizations July 6 and 64.6 per day this past week.

A photo of two women walking on a trail
Travis County reopens some parks after holiday weekend, warns more closures could come

Seventeen Travis County parks will reopen following Fourth of July weekend closures.

Pharmacist Emily Smith opens a cooler for a patient to place their self-swab coronavirus test at a Walmart drive-thru testing site in McKinney on June 29. (Shelby Tauber/The Texas Tribune)
Poll says Texans' hopes for quick return to pre-coronavirus life are fading

Texans remain focused on the coronavirus pandemic and are less optimistic about returning the state to normal quickly, according to polling by the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas.

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller recently backed a movement calling for the reopening of winery and distillery tasting rooms and brewery and brewpub taprooms. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Texas Agriculture Commissioner joins voices calling for reopening of tasting rooms, taprooms

In a letter to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller said demand from distilleries and breweries provides an important revenue stream to the state's farmers.

LISD has changed its graduation format to a family-only, videotaped experience July 9-11 in Gupton Stadium in Cedar Park. (Courtesy Leander ISD)
Leander ISD graduations changed to family-only

LISD has changed its graduation format to a family-only, videotaped experience July 9-11 in Gupton Stadium in Cedar Park.

The Sonesta Bee Cave Austin Hotel will remain closed until at least Aug. 5, according to an announcement on the company's website. (Courtesy Sonesta Bee Cave)
Sonesta Bee Cave extends temporary closure

The hotel, located adjacent to the Hill Country Galleria at 12525 Bee Cave Parkway, Bee Cave, temporarily closed its doors in June for an undisclosed reason.

Boss Orthodontics is set to open in the Bee Cave area in July. (Courtesy Boss Orthodontics)
Bee Cave to see addition of new Boss Orthodontics practice

The practice will offer several services, including Invisalign treatment and surgical orthodontics, as listed on the company’s website.

Volunteers help load food at an event hosted by the Central Texas Food Bank at Del Valle High School in April. (Courtesy Central Texas Food Bank)
Central Texas Food bank announces four drives in July

Families in need can pick up free produce, milk, protein and shelf-stable items, as available, on four dates.

Travis County added 670 new coronavirus cases July 4-5.
Austin metro COVID-19 hospitalizations rise to 446 after holiday weekend

Travis County added 670 new coronavirus cases July 4-5.