Register for vaccine in WilCo; 24 restaurants to try in Leander, Cedar Park and more top Central Texas news

Registration for Williamson County COVID-19 vaccines opened Jan. 19. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Registration for Williamson County COVID-19 vaccines opened Jan. 19. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

Registration for Williamson County COVID-19 vaccines opened Jan. 19. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Williamson County

Registration for Williamson County COVID-19 vaccines now open

Eligible individuals interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine can now register on the Family Hospital Systems website, according to a Jan. 19 news release.

New Braunfels



‘It’s a very challenging situation’: Prominent New Braunfels doctor seeks to inform community on lack of COVID-19 vaccines

Dr. Judith L. Thompson, a general surgeon and an advocate for the profession of medicine who works in the New Braunfels area, said she understands that just about everyone in the community has urgent questions about how and when to get a COVID-19 vaccination.

New Braunfels breaks ground on $36 million police HQ

A new 65,000-square-foot, $36.3 million New Braunfels Police Department headquarters facility is officially on its way to construction.

Leander-Cedar Park

24 restaurants to try in Cedar Park and Leander

Check out a list of restaurants that opened in Cedar Park or Leander in 2020 or are coming in 2021.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

Mayor delivers grim COVID-19 update for Buda

The situation with regard to COVID-19 in Buda appears for the most part to be accelerating, according to the latest report from Mayor Lee Urbanovsky.

Ali Linan, Brian Rash and Sally Grace Holtgrieve contributed to this report.



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The building that once housed River Hofbrau has been through several changes in the last year. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Canvassed election results for the city of New Braunfels include 18 charter amendments and two City Council elections. (Courtesy Folio)
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Susan Bailey was elected president of the American Medical Association in June 2020. (Courtesy American Medical Association)
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A large group of New Braunfels residents expressed displeasure with City Council over the city's growth and several rezoning ordinances under consideration. (Warren Brown/Community Impact Newspaper)
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In preparation for a 2023 bond election, New Braunfels' City Council voted to solicit a consultant to assist with updating its capital improvement plan. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Pfizer vaccines could become available to kids 12 and up as soon as next week. (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Butler Park Pitch & Putt reopened to the public in April. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
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