Drive-thru taco shop opens in Round Rock; second H-E-B coming to Leander and more top Central Texas news

Taco Palenque is now open as drive-thru only in Round Rock. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
Taco Palenque is now open as drive-thru only in Round Rock. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)

Taco Palenque is now open as drive-thru only in Round Rock. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the most popular Central Texas news from the last week.

Round Rock

Taco Palenque opens in Round Rock as drive-thru only

Taco Palenque is now open drive-thru only in Round Rock.

11 businesses now open or coming soon to the Round Rock area


From fitness studios to sushi to hot wings, Round Rock continues to attract small and large businesses.

Cedar Park-Leander

New H-E-B in Leander opening soon


Leander's second H-E-B store will open in about one month.

4 businesses coming to Cedar Park, Leander

Check out four businesses coming soon to the Leander-Cedar Park area, including fitness studios, a coffee shop and a therapy center.

Pflugerville-Hutto

Amazon fulfillment center in Pflugerville officially operational, will continue hiring blitz

The AUS2 Amazon Fulfillment Center in Pflugerville is now officially operational, and a company representative said the facility will continue taking on new employees into next year.

Brooke Sjoberg, Brian Rash and Taylor Girtman contributed to this report.


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The Austin Trail of Lights will open nighly from Nov. 28 through Dec. 31. (Courtesy Trail of Lights Foundation)
PHOTOS: Austin Trail of Lights returns to Zilker Park this week

The traditional holiday light show is open from Nov. 28 through New Year's Eve.

Manor Market Refillery relocated to 331 W. Hopkins St., San Marcos, on Nov. 24. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)
Manor Market Refillery relocates in San Marcos

The shop aims to reduce waste with sustainable products.

The proposed redraw of the Williamson County redistricting map. (Courtesy Williamson County)
Williamson County commissioners approve new precinct maps

After a decade of record growth, Williamson County found itself having to redistrict its four precincts following the completion of the 2020 census, a task it completed in November and will take effect on Jan. 1.

Here are five businesses that have recently opened in Round Rock or relocated to the area. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
NOW OPEN: 5 Round Rock businesses that recently opened or relocated

Here are five businesses that have recently opened in Round Rock or relocated to the area.

Commissioners on Nov. 22 voted to approve a density change to preliminary plans for The Preserve, a neighborhood that city documents said could include 565 single-family homes at the northeast corner of Teel and Panther Creek Parkways. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Neighborhood near PGA Frisco could see larger lots; ERCOT says Texas power grid ready for expected winter demand and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Nov. 24.

On the lookout for businesses new to Round Rock next month? Here are four businesses expected to open in December. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
ROUNDUP: These 4 Round Rock businesses will open in December

On the lookout for businesses new to Round Rock next month? Here are four businesses expected to open in December.

21 Plus Liquor opened late November at 635 University Blvd., Ste. 130, Round Rock. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
21Plus Liquor now open in Round Rock

21 Plus Liquor opened late November at 635 University Blvd., Ste. 130, Round Rock.

Florida-based CSL Plasma opened a location at 2800 S. I-35 Frontage Road, Ste. 210, Round Rock, on Nov. 9. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
CSL Plasma now open in Round Rock

Florida-based CSL Plasma opened a location at 2800 S. I-35 Frontage Road, Ste. 210, Round Rock, on Nov. 9.

curry pizza house chicken tikka
Indian-fusion pizza restaurant opening in Cedar Park

Curry Pizza House's menu includes traditional and Indian-fusion pizzas such as chicken tikka, curry chicken masala and tandoori chicken pizzas.

The utility's board of directors will vote on the proposed changes at December's meeting. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
PEC members ask board to not raise solar rates

The utility's board of directors will vote on the proposed changes at December's meeting.

Local and state officials have made statements welcoming Samsung to Taylor following the announcement that the city will be home to its new $17 billion semiconductor fabrication plant. (Courtesy KXAN)
State, local officials react to Texas governor, Samsung joint announcement

Local and state officials have made statements welcoming Samsung to Taylor following the announcement that the city will be home to its new $17 billion semiconductor fabrication plant.