Local ISDs react to changes in mask mandate; Vida Apartments coming to Georgetown and more top Central Texas news

Gov. Greg Abbott announced March 2 that the state's mask mandate will lift March 10. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Gov. Greg Abbott announced March 2 that the state's mask mandate will lift March 10. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Gov. Greg Abbott announced March 2 that the state's mask mandate will lift March 10. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

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Round Rock, Pflugerville-Hutto

UPDATED: Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto ISDs react to statewide mask mandate lift

In a statement released March 2, Round Rock ISD officials confirmed the district "has no plans to change the mask requirement" currently implemented in district campuses and facilities.

Williamson County



Williamson County to set up COVID-19 vaccine site at Dell Diamond, plus more distribution updates

Williamson County its expanding its vaccination efforts, including a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine distribution site in Round Rock’s Dell Diamond starting March 10, County Judge Bill Gravell announced during a March 2 Commissioners Court meeting.

Williamson County distributors to receive 20,000 COVID-19 vaccines week of March 1

Ten Williamson County COVID-19 vaccine distributors are scheduled to receive 20,000 doses during the week of March 1, according to Texas Department of State Health Services data.

Georgetown

Vida Apartments coming to Georgetown in 2022

Vida Apartments will bring 124 units with direct-access garages to 2900 NE Inner Loop Road, Georgetown, in early 2022.

Central Austin

Elon Musk's SpaceX is coming to Austin

SpaceX, the aerospace manufacturing and transportation company owned by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, is breaking ground on a new manufacturing facility in Austin, according to job postings on the company’s website.

Kelsey Thompson, Ali Linan and Olivia Aldridge contributed to this report.