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

Northwest Austin

City buying land off Spicewood Springs Road to convert to nature trails, parkland in Northwest Austin

The city plans to use this property, combined with an adjacent 11-acre plot of land currently under eminent domain proceedings, to build nature trails with creek access.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Swimming suspended at Hamilton Pool Preserve for foreseeable future

Swimming at Hamilton Pool Preserve will not be permitted for the foreseeable future due to the frequency of falling rocks, according to an announcement from Travis County Parks.

Round Rock

Deckhand Oyster Bar & Seafood relocating near Round Rock

The iconic orange-painted seafood restaurant offers both Cajun and Thai menu options and has served the area since 2010.

Williamson County

Williamson County homeowners, 65-plus and disabled to see property tax relief

The Williamson County Commissioners Court voted to extend the age 65 and older and disabled individuals property tax exemption as well as add an exemption for homeowners on May 25.

Central Austin

See where Project Connect's proposed Blue Line rail stations could be located between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and Lady Bird Lake

When the city of Austin sent a plan to the voters in November to invest billions into a revamped transportation system that would include two new rail lines, it included maps outlining the proposed routes and an idea of where stations would be located.

Ian Oldman, Amy Rae Dadamo, Brooke Sjoberg, Ali Linan and Jack Flagler contributed to this report.