Dutch Bros Coffee to open in Pflugerville; P. Terry's reopens dining rooms and more Central Texas news

The drive-thru coffee shop's menu offers cold brews, Americanos, specialty espresso drinks, teas, smoothies and pastries, among others. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)
The drive-thru coffee shop's menu offers cold brews, Americanos, specialty espresso drinks, teas, smoothies and pastries, among others. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)

The drive-thru coffee shop's menu offers cold brews, Americanos, specialty espresso drinks, teas, smoothies and pastries, among others. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.

Pflugerville-Hutto

Dutch Bros Coffee to open Pflugerville location

Whether you take your morning joe with a splash of cream or strictly black, wake up and smell the coffee at Dutch Bros Coffee’s upcoming Pflugerville location.

Round Rock



Round Rock Express officially accepted as Texas Rangers' new Triple-A affiliate

The Round Rock Express has officially joined the Texas Rangers as their new Triple-A affiliate in a 10-year agreement through the 2030 season, according to a news release.

New Braunfels

Dance by Design Studios owner shares her passion through instructing students in New Braunfels

For Carolyn Simpson Wells, owner and director of Dance by Design Studios, dancing has served as a crucial instrument for self-expression since she was young.

Regional COVID-19 hospitalization rate dips below 15% for first time since mid-December as vaccine rollout continues

The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Trauma Service Area P was reported to be 15.92% of total hospital capacity as of Feb. 8, down from 18.20% as of Feb. 5. The percentage remained above 20% from Jan. 5-29 before it began to gradually decrease.

P. Terry's reopens dining rooms in San Marcos, New Braunfels

P. Terry's Burger Stand announced Feb. 8 that, effective immediately, it would reopen dining rooms at 19 of its locations, with its William Cannon location as the lone exception.

Georgetown

Georgetown parks dept. offering 3 spring break camps for kids

Georgetown Parks and Recreation is offering spring break camps March 15-19 for youths ages 5-19.

Statewide

Walmart, Sam's Club pharmacies across Texas to begin administering vaccine Feb. 12

Walmart and Sam's Club pharmacies across Texas will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program on Feb. 12, officials with Walmart announced in a news release Feb. 9.

Texas' first statewide rental assistance program will allot over $1 billion to those financially hit by pandemic

Texans struggling to pay their rent may soon have some relief due to a new statewide rent relief program—the first of its kind in Texas, according to a news release from Gov. Greg Abbott's office.

Eva Vigh, Kelsey Thompson, Claire Ricke, Lauren Canterberry, Warren Brown and Ali Linan contributed to this report.



MOST RECENT

building
Hutto diversity and inclusion commission approves 'no place for hate' recommendation

Hutto's diversity and inclusion commission approved a resolution to recommend the City Council name Hutto "no place for hate."

Photo of Zilker Park
Travis County establishes Civilian Conservation Corps to tackle climate, environmental projects

The program will create opportunities for residents to work on projects including wildfire prevention, solar energy promotion and park cleanups.

Austin Public Health Director Stephanie Hayden-Howard speaks to reporters March 13 at the Delco Actiity Center in Northeast Austin. Residents can walk up to the Delco Center on April 22 and 23 and receive vaccines without an appointment. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin Public Health will accept walk-up vaccinations at the Delco Activity Center starting April 22

APH will also leave its registration portal open throughout most of the week.

Williamson County will close its mass-vaccination sites. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Williamson County commissioners to close mass-vaccination sites

The county judge expects to have everyone who wants to be vaccinated to receive the shot by May 21.

Early voting for Travis County's May 1 local elections opened April 19. In this file photo, voters line up ahead of the 2020 primary elections at Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex in East Austin. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
More than 8,000 Travis County voters cast ballots on first day of early voting

Early voting for the county's May 1 election began April 19 and will run through April 27.

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County.(Community Impact staff)
Nearly half of Williamson County is vaccinated, but positivity rate climbs again

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County.

The Delco Activity Center in Northeast Austin is one of the locations where residents can receive a COVID-19 vaccine. (Jack Flalger/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin vaccine updates: Demand slows as state begins marketing push

Appointments are beginning to go unfilled, and local health officials say demand has caught up to supply. All adults in the U.S. are now eligible to be vaccinated.

Blue Corn Harvest Leander is located at 11840 Hero Way W., Bldg. A, Leander. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Blue Corn Harvest opens in Leander; park, pizzeria launches social club and more Central Texas news

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

Hundreds came to downtown Hutto for the crawfish festival and car show April 17. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Hutto community celebrates crawfish, cars and hippos at chamber festival

Hundreds of residents came to the Hutto crawfish festival and car show for food and fun.

Photo of people receiving vaccines in a gym
Austin Public Health lengthens windows for vaccine appointment signups

Residents age 18 and up can now sign up for appointments with APH any time from Saturday to Tuesday morning.

REVL Social Club offers bar food and cocktails with games such as Jenga and Connect 4 for guests to use. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin's Park n' Pizza in Pflugerville launches social club for adults

Austin's Park n' Pizza in Pflugerville opened its new REVL Social Club April 16, offering bar foods, cocktails and games.