Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

San Marcos City Council forgives utility debt

San Marcos City Council voted Aug. 3 to absolve the $1.2 million in utility bills that hundreds of residents have found themselves unable to pay since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.

Southwest Austin

Ramen Tatsu-Ya readies new South Austin concept, plus more area business news

Located next to sister restaurant Ramen Tatsu-ya, it will serve shareable dishes with Polynesian and Japanese influences as well as tiki-inspired beverage program led by mixologist Cory Starr.

Round Rock

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware coming to Round Rock

The Minnesota-based chain specializes in tools and woodworking materials such as exclusive finishes and paints.

Northwest Austin

YogaSix studio opening at Lakeline Market in Northwest Austin

The locally owned franchise offers six types of yoga classes such as beginner yoga and sculpt classes.


GoGeo fixed-route bus service in Georgetown to end Oct. 1

The city of Georgetown's fixed-route bus service, GoGeo, will end Oct. 1, but paratransit services for residents with disabilities will continue.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Lake Travis ISD facing bus driver shortage in upcoming school year

Transportation services may become a challenge for Lake Travis ISD as the district continues to face a bus driver shortage heading into the 2021-22 school year.

Eric Weilbacher, Olivia Aldridge, Brooke Sjoberg, Taylor Girtman, Fernanda Figueroa and Amy Rae Dadamo contributed to this report.