Note: The following stories were published Feb. 7-8.
6 new businesses now open, coming soon to San Marcos, Buda, Kyle
A cantina, a Pilates studio and more are now open or coming soon to San Marcos, Buda and Kyle.
School districts in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto continue to deal with staffing crisis
Lillian Simmons, a substitute teacher at Round Rock ISD for the last two years, said she does not plan to take assignments within the district for the remainder of the school year.
December and January spikes in COVID-19 cases throughout Central Texas and beyond combined with the fact that she is immunocompromised make it unsafe for her to return to work, she said.
Macy’s to move distribution center from Houston to Tomball
Tomball City Council approved a Tomball Economic Development Corp. agreement with Macy’s Inc. on Feb. 7 for the company to relocate its distribution center to the Lovett Industrial development at the Grand Parkway and Rocky Road in southern Tomball.
Velvet Taco opens in The Woodlands
According to the company, the fast-casual taco restaurant offers over 20 different varieties of tacos inspired by international cuisine as well as sides and desserts.
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill to open on Valentine’s Day in Alliance area of Fort Worth
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill will hold the grand opening for its new location in the Alliance area at 2900 Amador Drive in Fort Worth on Valentine’s Day, according to the restaurant’s website.
Zara Flores, Chandler France, Brian Rash, Ally Bolender and Bailey Lewis contributed to this report.