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Carson Ganong/Community Impact Newspaper
Carson Ganong/Community Impact Newspaper

Carson Ganong/Community Impact Newspaper

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Nov. 8.

Note: The following stories were published Nov. 5.

Central Texas

7 businesses now open or coming soon to Pflugerville and Hutto


New businesses are continuing to open in Hutto and Pflugerville, including new restaurants, health care clinics and coffee shops.


Central Austin Randalls location closes Nov. 6

The grocery store, located at 1500 W. 35th St., Austin, had a weekslong liquidation sale to empty its shelves.

Hutto City Manager Warren Hutmacher separating from city

Following a joint decision by Hutto City Council and City Manager Warren Hutmacher, Hutmacher will separate from the city effective Nov. 12.

Greater Houston

MAP: See where the new Harris County commissioner precincts will be


Harris County commissioners approved a map showing new commissioner precincts following the 2020 U.S. census during a special meeting Oct. 28 with Precinct 3 Commissioner Tom Ramsey and Precinct 4 Jack Cagle opposing the maps.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Bavarian Grill prepares to move to larger, standalone space in Plano


Bavarian Grill will relocate in early December to a new location in Plano at 3425 Premier Drive. Its last day at 221 Parker Road is Nov. 24.

Brian Rash, Carson Ganong, Darcy Sprague, Anna Lotz,and Olivia Lueckemeyer contributed to this report.


MOST RECENT

Pflugerville City Council advanced a project to improve the intersection at Cameron Road and East Pecan Street on Nov. 30. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)
Pflugerville officials approve advancement of improvement at Cameron Road, E. Pecan Street intersection

City information stated the project will realign the area to create an all-way-stop intersection.

The state and the city of Austin had already exhausted rental assistance funding from the federal program. (Benton Graham/Community Impact Newspaper)
Travis County hits pause on rental assistance applications as federal dollars dry up

With surging demand and the scheduled eviction moratorium expiring in December, Travis County is facing a possible shortfall in Emergency Rental Assistance Program funding.

Tomball City Council approved a development agreement with Lovett Industrial for 240 acres at Hwy. 249, Rocky Road Nov. 29. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 1.

Pflugerville City Council discussed placement of electric vehicle-charging stations during a Nov. 30 meeting. (Courtesy city of Pflugerville)
Pflugerville officials discuss upgrades to electric vehicle chargers, implementation of usage fees

Electric vehicle-charging stations will soon be improved at Pflugerville city facilities, and with those upgrades could come usage fees.

The World Health Organization listed the omicron variant as a “variant of concern” on Nov. 26. The variant was first reported in South Africa. (Courtesy Travis County)
Austin Public Health eyes movement of omicron variant, but has yet to detect a case

The Austin-Travis County area will also remain in Stage 3 because of moderate community transmission rates and rising cases nationwide.

(Courtesy Taco Casa)
Taco Casa to break ground on Hutto location Dec. 2

Taco Casa will soon break ground on a restaurant in Hutto, its first in the Austin area.

Crust Pizza Co. is opening soon in Montgomery and Willis. (Courtesy Crust Pizza Co.)
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Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Nov. 30.

The following commercial projects have been filed through the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. (Screenshot courtesy Google Maps)
See the 5 latest commercial projects filed in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, including new Smartwebs office building

Wondering what renovations and new construction are underway or set to begin soon in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto? Be the first to find out.

I Live Here I Give Here encourages individuals to donate to nonprofit organizations in their community. (Courtesy I Live Here I Give Here)
I Live Here I Give Here encourages Austinites to donate to local organizations Nov. 30

The nonprofit is encouraging the community to donate for Giving Tuesday on Nov. 30.

The median home price in the Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto area has risen considerably since last October. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Nov. 29.

Pflugerville City Staff recommend using alternate routes while lane closures are in place. (Rendering courtesy city of Pflugerville)
New work on Pecan Street, FM 685 in Pflugerville has city staff recommending alternate routes

City information states there will be no change to the existing traffic patterns during the day, and the intersection improvement project is still anticipated for a mid-December completion.