CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Former Nutty Brown music venue rebranding to Round Rock Amp; winter storm to bring ice, snow, treacherous driving conditions to Dallas-Fort Worth area and more top news

The new amphitheater will not be known as Nutty Brown. (Courtesy Round Rock Amp)
The new amphitheater will not be known as Nutty Brown. (Courtesy Round Rock Amp)

The new amphitheater will not be known as Nutty Brown. (Courtesy Round Rock Amp)

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Feb. 2.

Note: The following stories were published Feb. 1.

Central Texas

Former Nutty Brown music venue rebranding to be known as Round Rock Amp


Word of the rebranding came via a Feb. 1 news release and included a lineup of big-name musical acts scheduled to start playing April 8.


Austin encourages residents to prep for Feb. 3 winter weather

The city of Austin is pushing household preparedness for winter storm emergencies, along with other emergencies and disasters, following the winter weather watch for the Austin area issued by the National Weather Service. The winter weather watch is in effect from 3 a.m. until 6 p.m. Feb 3.

Travis County clerk puts out 'dire' call for poll workers ahead of March 1 primary elections

The Travis County Clerk's Office, which conducts elections, expressed in a Feb. 1 press release a "dire need" for poll workers for both early and election day voting for the March 1 primary elections.

Greater Houston

Opening of Amazon delivery station in Porter delayed


The opening of an Amazon delivery station that was scheduled to debut in Porter in 2021 has been delayed until further notice, Amazon officials confirmed Feb. 1.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Winter storm to bring ice, snow, treacherous driving conditions to Dallas-Fort Worth area


The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch beginning at 6 p.m. Feb. 2 for the Dallas-Fort Worth area with ice and snow as well as low temperatures and strong winds expected.

Brooke Sjoberg, Wesley Gardner, Zacharia Washington, Claire Shoop and Samantha Van Dyke contributed to this report.