CI NATION ROUNDUP: East Kyle to see new development; Katy Boardwalk District announces updates, and more top stories

A new development will be coming to east Kyle. (courtesy Texas Department of Transportation)
A new development will be coming to east Kyle. (courtesy Texas Department of Transportation)

A new development will be coming to east Kyle. (courtesy Texas Department of Transportation)

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Sept. 27.

Note: The following stories were published between Sept. 23-24.

New development will bring homes, shops and an elementary school to east Kyle

“We set out to really create kind of a new identity and a point of pride in east Kyle that respects the past but has a nod to the future,” said Hunter Floyd, director of design and development for Rastegar Property Management.

Katy Boardwalk District announces 'refined' site plan in fall, tenants in 2022


Katy Boardwalk District’s development team said in a release that it is still continuing to focus on attracting “chef-driven restaurants and unique, first-to-market entertainment concepts” while working to enhance the property’s overall site plan.

Perfect Game to build new headquarters in Cedar Park, ending Hutto deal

Two years after announcing an $800 million development in Hutto, baseball scouting company Perfect Game announced it would build its new headquarters in Cedar Park instead.

Raytheon opens new innovation and manufacturing center, announces additional new facility in McKinney

Raytheon’s newly opened center resulted from a $100 million investment and collaboration from the McKinney Economic Development Corp. that included a commitment to generate 500 skilled jobs, which has already been met, according to a Raytheon news release.

8 statewide propositions on Texans' November 2021 ballot and what they mean

Voters will find eight propositions to amend the state constitution on the Nov. 2 ballot. Community Impact Newspaper spoke with Brandon Rottinghaus, the University of Houston’s political science chair, to break down each proposition.

Zara Flores, Laura Aebi, Carson Ganong, Miranda Jaimes and Jishnu Nair contributed to this report.


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The toll increases are higher this year, as a result of inflation increasing the consumer price index over the past year. (Amy Denney/Community Impact Newspaper)
Central Texas tolling agency moves forward with 5% toll increases for 2022

The increases range from $0.02 to $0.10 per toll and will take effect Jan. 1.

ExxonMobil has held office space at Hughes Landing in The Woodlands. (Courtesy The Howard Hughes Corp.)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: ExxonMobil to bring Hughes Landing employees back to Spring location; Dave's Hot Chicken to open in Plano and more top stories

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 27.

TxDOT broke ground on the $17.7 million project to extend Robert S. Light Boulevard. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)
TxDOT breaks ground on road extension to connect FM 1626 and I-35 in Buda

The Robert S. Light Boulevard extension will cost $17.7 million and is slated to be completed in 2024.

Hays CISD board of trustees approved funds for new aerospace program building Oct. 25. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)
Hays CISD trustees approve $572K for aerospace program building at Johnson High School

Funds have been allocated toward a new Hays CISD building for its aerospace program.

"The Dude" is the signature burger at Lebowski's Grill. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: Lebowski's Grill upends expectations in Austin; first Houston-area Costco Business Center opens in Stafford and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 26.

More than 35,000 passengers traveled through the airport on Oct. 25, the Monday following the 2021 F1 U.S. Grand Prix. (Benton Graham/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport sees busiest day ever following 2021 Formula One U.S. Grand Prix

The new record topped the previous busiest day by more than 3,000 passengers.

New statewide maps will go into effect Jan. 18, 2022. (Community Impact Newspaper Staff)
Gov. Abbott approves new voting maps for state legislature, Congress, school districts for next decade

The maps will go into effect Jan. 18, 2022, after the state legislature passed them during a 30-day special session.

The statewide job fair will connect veterans to employers as well as other resource providers. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Statewide job fair aims to connect Texas veterans and their families to employers

The job fair is coming to local Texas Workforce Solutions offices, some of which are having early admission for veterans and their families.

Teso Life currently has a location in Carrollton near another 99 Ranch Market and other Asian businesses and restaurants. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: Japanese department store Teso Life coming to Frisco; New Braunfels’ Gruene Hall set as backdrop for Scotty McCreery music video and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 25.

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter is set to begin renovations Oct. 25. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)
San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter to begin renovations

City Council approved $240,000 for renovations to the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter.

Cash Cow Burgers Co., from the owner and chef of Valentina's TexMex BBQ, is now open in Buda. (Courtesy Cash Cow Burgers Co.)
Valentina's TexMex BBQ owner opens Cash Cow Burgers in Buda

A new burger stand opened in Buda from the owner of Valentina's TexMex BBQ.