Pflugerville ISD names Elementary No. 22 after former teacher and more top Central Texas news from this week

PfISD received a total of 613 name recommendations for Elementary No. 22 and Middle School No. 7, district officials said Oct. 15. (Rendering courtesy Pflugerville ISD)
PfISD received a total of 613 name recommendations for Elementary No. 22 and Middle School No. 7, district officials said Oct. 15. (Rendering courtesy Pflugerville ISD)

PfISD received a total of 613 name recommendations for Elementary No. 22 and Middle School No. 7, district officials said Oct. 15. (Rendering courtesy Pflugerville ISD)

Read the top news from the past week from the Austin area.

Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto

Pflugerville ISD honors former teacher in naming Elementary No. 22

Pflugerville ISD's future Elementary No. 22 will be named in honor of a former teacher who dedicated more than 16 years of teaching to the district, PfISD's board of trustees revealed Oct. 15.

Lake Travis-Westlake



Lakeway to consider adoption of thoroughfare plan

The document is a long-range plan for the city’s future roadway development, according to the meeting agenda. Also included in the plan is a pedestrian facilities plan, which offers long-term plans for sidewalks, shared-use paths and off-road trails.

Williamson County

Williamson County reports highest early voting turnout percentage in Texas

Williamson County had the highest percentage of early voter turnout among Texas counties in the first five days of early voting, according to Williamson County Elections Department data.

Williamson County daily coronavirus update stalled after inconsistencies are found

Williamson County and Cities Health District announced Oct. 19 it would not update its dashboard that day after the state's Texas Health Trace COVID-19 reporting system found inconsistencies with the county of residence assignment of COVID-19 case investigations, the dashboard read. The Oct. 19 data update should have included information from Oct. 17-19.

On Oct. 20, viewers were again notified that there would not be an update.

Leander-Cedar Park

Blue Corn Harvest coming to Leander and 5 more local business updates

These Cedar Park and Leander businesses are now open, coming soon, relocating or expanding.

Kelsey Thompson, Brian Perdue, Ali Linan and Taylor Girtman contributed to this report.