Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 6.

Note: The following stories were published between Oct. 4-6.

Central Texas

I-35 at Parmer Lane diverging diamond intersection to open Oct. 9

With the new design, drivers turning left and through traffic will be able to go through the intersection simultaneously.

For almost 15 years in New Braunfels, Herbert's has provided a family-style atmosphere

When the Rizk family began looking for a new location to expand Herbert’s Taco Hut in San Marcos, New Braunfels became the logical step forward, Herbert’s New Braunfels owner Bobby Rizk said.

Williamson County officials make final moves toward landing $17B Samsung facility

One of the largest economic development projects in the history of Texas is close to being built in Williamson County.

Roundup: 6 businesses now open or coming soon to San Marcos

Read about new businesses, such as Blue Sky Cafe, Anchor Bar and more.

Greater Houston

10 new restaurants now open or coming soon in Katy

Looking for a new place to eat or drink in Katy? Check out this list of restaurants that have recently opened or are coming soon.

Benton Graham, Eric Weilbacher, Joe Warner and Zara Flores contributed to this report.