Read this week's top business and community news from the Central Texas area.
About 1M gallons of sewage discharged into San Marcos River Feb. 18
Roughly 1 million gallons of untreated sewage overflowed into the San Marcos River near the intersection of River Road and the I-35 frontage road Feb. 18, according to a press release issued by the city of San Marcos.
Travis County and 3 Central Texas neighbors to pilot mass vaccination site
Travis, Caldwell, Hays and Bastrop counties will collaborate to pilot a mass vaccination site at the Circuit of The Americas this weekend, Travis County Judge Andy Brown said at a Feb. 23 Commissioners Court meeting.
UPDATE: Creekside Crossing upgrade to finish in New Braunfels in early 2022
A project to expand and improve the portion of FM 306 between Town Center Drive and I-35 is now expected to be completed in February 2022.
Williamson County expects double COVID-19 vaccine doses after winter storm delay
Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell said the county’s hub, in partnership with Family Hospital Systems, will receive two weeks' worth of COVID-19 vaccines after the winter storm that plummeted much of Texas delayed deliveries during the week of Feb. 15.
During a Feb. 23 Commissioners Court meeting, the judge updated the court on the status of the vaccines, saying the county as a whole expects to receive 20,400 doses.
Austin Public Health resumes vaccinations, testing after weather-related delays
Austin Public Health is in the process of rescheduling thousands of COVID-19 vaccine appointments after winter storm conditions shut down the regional vaccination hub’s operations for more than a week.
Warren Brown, Olivia Aldridge, Lauren Canterberry and Ali Linan contributed to this report.