Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 29.

Note: The following stories were published Oct. 27-28.

Central Texas

TxDOT breaks ground on road extension to connect FM 1626 and I-35 in Buda

The Texas Department of Transportation, joined by leaders from Buda, Kyle and Hays County, broke ground Oct. 27 on a project that will extend Robert S. Light Boulevard. The extension will provide a connection from I-35 to FM 1626 and will be done by JC Companies, LLC contractors.

See the 5 latest commercial projects filed in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, including new Kohl’s department store and donut shop

Wondering what renovations and new construction are underway or set to begin soon in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto? The following commercial projects have been filed through the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. All information, including cost and timeline, is subject to change.

Mighty Fine Burgers, Fries & Shakes to build location in Hutto

Austin-based burger chain Mighty Fine Burgers, Fries & Shakes will open a new location on Ed Schmidt Boulevard in Hutto.

Greater Houston

Harris County commissioners redraw precinct lines for the next decade

Following the 2020 U.S. Census, Harris County commissioners selected a new boundary map for the county’s four commissioner precincts at a special-called meeting Oct. 28.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Construction to start on new 81-acre McKinney retirement community with lake homes

Site work has begun on a new full-service retirement community for people age 55 and older.

Zara Flores, Emily Lincke, Morgan O’Neal, Carson Ganong and Miranda Jaimes contributed to this report.