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