Via 313 pizzeria coming to Round Rock, Cedar Park; toxins found in Lake Travis and more Central Texas news

The restaurant specializes in Detroit-style pies and serves pizza, salads, appetizers and desserts as well as houses a full bar. (Courtesy Consumable Content)
The restaurant specializes in Detroit-style pies and serves pizza, salads, appetizers and desserts as well as houses a full bar. (Courtesy Consumable Content)

The restaurant specializes in Detroit-style pies and serves pizza, salads, appetizers and desserts as well as houses a full bar. (Courtesy Consumable Content)

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Round Rock

Via 313 pizzeria to expand into Round Rock in 2021

Pizza lovers, rejoice: Via 313 will open a location at 2111 N. I-35, Ste. 380, Round Rock, next to Tumble 22.

Round Rock ISD announces mask requirement update



While a mask requirement remains in place at Round Rock ISD schools, the district issued an update to the requirement March 24 allowing students the option to remove their mask during outdoor activities.

Camp Doublecreek to celebrate 50 years in Round Rock this summer and 3 area business updates

For some Round Rock-area children, Camp Doublecreek has been a yearly tradition for generations. The summer camp will celebrate its 50th anniversary this summer.

Leander-Cedar Park

Via 313 pizza maker opening Cedar Park restaurant

Via 313 is bringing its Detroit-style pizzas to Cedar Park.

The Cedar Park restaurant will open in late 2021 at 1335 E. Whitestone Blvd., Ste. 200, Cedar Park, according to owner Brandon Hunt. Via 313's menu includes Detroit-style pizzas, bar-style thin-crust pizzas, salads, appetizers and desserts.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

Atomic Jiu-Jitsu's grand opening planned for April 10 in Buda

Atomic Jiu Jitsu co-owner Adrian Trevino said his team’s focus and passion centers on teaching skills that build confidence in all aspects of students' lives.

Georgetown

New mural coming to Georgetown Animal Shelter celebrates pets, second chances

A new mural is going up outside the Georgetown Animal Shelter, according to a Georgetown Arts and Culture Board news release.

Hays County

Hays County prepares to open COVID-19 vaccine to all adults

The Texas Department of State Health Services announced March 23 it would open eligibility for COVID-19 vaccination to all adult Texans beginning March 29. Hays County echoed the announcement a short time later in its own news release.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Toxins emitted by blue-green algae found in Inks Lake, Lake Marble Falls, Lake Travis


Blue-green algae samples collected from the Highland Lakes chain have tested positive for toxins that can be fatal to dogs, according to a March 23 update from the Lower Colorado River Authority.

Southwest Austin

New crawfish restaurant opens, local church celebrates 25 years and more South Austin business news

Here is the latest business news from the South Austin area.

Amy Rae Dadamo, Kelsey Thompson, Warren Brown, Taylor Girtman, Fernanda Figueroa, Nicholas Cicale and Claire Ricke contributed to this report.



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The new public library will be located on the northwest corner of North Sheppard Street and East Liberty Avenue in Round Rock. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Crews have begun clearing land for the new facility.

Sun Auto Service will open its second Round Rock location in early June. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Sun Auto Service to open 2nd Round Rock location in June

Services include oil changes, brake repairs, air conditioning service and diagnostics.

House Bill 1024, signed into law May 12, allows restaurants and bars to permanently sell alcoholic beverages to-go. (Courtesy Pexels)
Cocktails to-go are here to stay in Texas: Gov. Greg Abbott signs change into law May 12

Supporters say the change will help restaurants continue to recover from the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Sun City is located in Georgetown. (Courtesy Hunter Pontious)
Williamson County sees $14.6B year-over-year increase in taxable value

Chief Appraiser of Williamson Central Appraisal District Alvin Lankford presented preliminary Williamson County taxable values to the Commissioners Court on May 10.

Residents will have until May 2023 to obtain a Real ID. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
US Department of Homeland Security extends Real ID deadline until 2023

Drivers will have until May 2023 to get the Real ID, which will be required for adults boarding a U.S. commercial flight.

Round Rock City Council will consider a rezoning of the Camp Doublecreek property May 13. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Round Rock City Council to consider zoning change for Camp Doublecreek property

The proposed development on the site would include 300 homes.

Susan Bailey was elected president of the American Medical Association in June 2020. (Courtesy American Medical Association)
'I am convinced we will beat COVID': American Medical Association President Susan Bailey discusses vaccine successes, myths, challenges

Bailey was elected president of the American Medical Association in June 2020. Much of the organization's focus during that time has been on vaccine transparency and distribution.

Pfizer vaccines could become available to kids 12 and up as soon as next week. (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
FDA expands Pfizer vaccine authorization to children ages 12 to 15 years old

This is the first time people under the age of 16 have been granted access to a coronavirus vaccine.

Here is what you need to know today about COVID-19 in Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Nearly 60% of Williamson County residents have received one dose, plus more COVID-19 news

Here is what you need to know today about COVID-19 in Williamson County.

Butler Park Pitch & Putt reopened to the public in April. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
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