Grand opening to be held for Three Six General in San Marcos and more Austin-area news

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Three Six General market to have grand opening in San Marcos

Three Six General, located at 1904 RR 12, San Marcos, opened Aug. 26 but is having a grand opening event of its first retail location Sept. 5.

On-street parking changes in Austin: Windshield stickers, time limits are no more

Starting Sept. 1, the city of Austin is changing its system for drivers parking at on-street metered spaces throughout the city.



Virtual learning extended at Leander ISD with new phased in-person plan

Leander ISD will extend virtual learning by four weeks with a phased-in return to campuses.

The board of trustees approved a Texas Education Agency waiver that allows the district to extend virtual learning for four weeks to "mitigate the COVID-19 risk." The district will use the four additional weeks to bring students back in grade-based phases starting Sept. 8.

Lake Travis ISD changes plan to reopen campuses

With the 2020-21 school year already underway, Lake Travis ISD officials shifted their approach to reopening classrooms during an Aug. 31 special meeting.

New Dripping Springs drive-in theater set for screenings this week

After a successful trial run this weekend, the Dripping Springs Drive In-Cinema is set to open Sept. 2 with an opening week schedule that includes screenings of "Spider-Man: Homecoming," "Groundhog Day," "Back to the Future" and "Shrek."

Brian Rash, Jack Flagler, Taylor Girtman, Amy Rae Dadamo and Nicholas Cicale contributed to this report.






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The Pfizer vaccine, which can now be administered to people age 12 and older, is the main shot offered by Hays County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
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COVID-19 precautions such as a masking requirement remain in place at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. (Courtesy Austin-Bergstrom International Airport)
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Dr. Adriana Castillo is the new owner of San Marcos' TexanCare Family Medicine, which serves patients 15 and older. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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House Bill 1024, signed into law May 12, allows restaurants and bars to permanently sell alcoholic beverages to-go. (Courtesy Pexels)
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Big Rob's Burgers is known for using fresh meat that has never been frozen, and its popular sides include fried mushrooms and fried pickles. (Rachal Russell/Community Impact Newspaper)
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