P. Terry's to open Dec. 16 in New Braunfels; Pflugerville ISD kids get bikes and more Central Texas news

P. Terry's in New Braunfels will open Dec. 16. (Courtesy P. Terry's)
P. Terry's in New Braunfels will open Dec. 16. (Courtesy P. Terry's)

P. Terry's in New Braunfels will open Dec. 16. (Courtesy P. Terry's)

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.

New Braunfels

P. Terry’s Burger Stand to open in New Braunfels on Dec. 16

On Dec. 16, P. Terry’s Burger Stand will open a new location in New Braunfels at 1200 N. I-35.

Central Austin

Oracle moves headquarters to Austin

Silicon Valley-based technology company Oracle announced Dec. 11 it will move its headquarters from California to Austin.

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Every second-grade student at Pflugerville ISD’s Wieland Elementary receives new bicycle

Each second-grade student at Pflugerville ISD’s Wieland Elementary School received a free bicycle Dec. 11 due to a donation from a business nearby, according to a PfISD press release.

How 2 Pflugerville businesses, student groups are supporting those in need this holiday season

This holiday season, Bright Horizons and Weiss High School FFA—a youth career and technical education organization focused on leadership—have collaborated to provide support for the Greater Pflugerville community, one article of clothing at a time.

Southwest Austin

WellMed to open in Dripping Springs, Pinthouse Pizza approaching Southeast Austin debut and more

Here's the latest business news from the South Austin and Dripping Springs area.

Claire Ricke, Nicholas Cicale, Jack Flagler, Kelsey Thompson and Lauren Canterberry contributed to this report.


The equipment will give visitors to Landa Park and Wurstfest better access to cell service. (Warren Brown/Community Impact Newspaper)
New Braunfels City Council approves plan to improve cellular coverage in and around Landa Park

Verizon will install cell equipment on a light pole in the park.

Snow covers I-45 in Houston during a winter storm that hit Texas the night of Feb. 14. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
Legislators probe energy officials over power failures, lack of preparation heading into winter storm

The Texas Legislature held hearings Feb. 25 with energy companies including Oncor Electric Delivery and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas in response to last week’s historic winter storm, which left millions of Texans without electricity for days.

Jo's Coffee opened a North Austin location in January. (Courtesy Chad Wadsworth)
Jo's Coffee opens in Central Austin; new restaurant coming to Georgetown Square and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.

As many as 31 stores across nine states will be shuttered as Fry's Electronics shuts down due to market changes and the pandemic. (Courtesy Qygen, Wikimedia Commons)
Fry's Electronics calls it quits after nearly 36 years in business

As many as 31 stores across nine states will be shuttered as Fry's Electronics shuts down due to market changes and the pandemic.

A lone runner jogs on a snow-covered road in Austin. Transportation projects across the city were briefly paused due to Winter Storm Uri. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
ERCOT: Texas power system was less than 5 minutes from collapse during winter storm

ERCOT's CEO offered details into what led to the massive blackouts that left millions of Texans in the cold last week.

See daily COVID-19 data updates from New Braunfels, Comal County and Guadalupe County. (Community Impact staff)
New Braunfels Mayor Rusty Brockman among newly reported COVID-19 cases

A total of 80 new confirmed or probable cases have been reported since Feb. 15.

Residents repairing damage to residential or commercial properties from the storm could have their permitting fees waived. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
New Braunfels to expedite permit and inspection process for repair of winter storm damages

The city plans to waive fees for certain permitting processes.

Buffalo Wings & Rings employees delivered packaged meals to Connections Individual and Family Services on Feb. 18. (Courtesy Connections Individual and Family Services)
‘It’s just what should be done’: New Braunfels businesses donate food, water to community, nonprofits

From food to water, area businesses found creative ways to help the community.

New Braunfels Utilities lifts the boil-water notice for all customers. (Courtesy Pexels)
BREAKING: New Braunfels Utilities ends boil water notice for entire service area

Customers no longer have to boil water before consumption.

Like many other cities throughout Texas and beyond, New Braunfels was covered in ice and snow for the majority of last week, resulting in unusually high demand for power and water. (Rachal Russell/Community Impact Newspaper)
New Braunfels Utilities: company is working on solution as fears of exorbitant bill hikes grow

In an effort to diminish customer concerns over perceived skyrocketing utility bills in the wake of last weeks extreme winter weather event, New Braunfels Utilities on Sunday announced a plan is in the works.