San Marcos | Buda | Kyle
5:00 AM Nov 26, 2021 CST

PEC members ask board to not raise solar rates

The utility's board of directors will vote on the proposed changes at December's meeting.


Central Austin

The Austin Chamber of Commerce announces new leadership and board members

The Austin Chamber of Commerce announces new board chair Fred W. Heldenfels and board chair elect Ali Khataw who will begin their terms Jan. 1, 2022.


Cedar Park | Leander

Shopping network moving headquarters to Cedar Park

The company will become the largest employer in Cedar Park.



Round Rock

October job postings increase by 49% year over year in Austin-Round Rock metro

The largest number of job postings were in management and computer and mathematical occupations.


Pflugerville | Hutto

Pflugerville community leaders ramp up recruitment efforts to boost local employment numbers

Through a partnership with the PCDC, Austin-based nonprofit Skillpoint Alliance is working to get the word out about local opportunities for workers in electrical and other related fields. 


Pflugerville | Hutto

Tourism industry in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto showing recovery following COVID-19 shutdowns

"That helps with the infrastructure and [to] add services,” Director of Sports Tourism Chad McKenzie said. “[It] keeps the property taxes low. That’s a big push of what we’re doing. It employs a lot of our citizens here and pays their salaries. We’re really looking to continue in that and make it even better than it was before the pandemic hit.”


Georgetown

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.



Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Food trucks remain viable entry to Austin's food scene despite pandemic, rising costs

Austin is rated the 7th friendliest city for food trucks nationally, and many restaurateurs credit their success to their food truck beginnings.


Central Austin

Travis County indicates negotiations with Samsung for possible semiconductor deal are ongoing

While Samsung's negotiations have progressed further with neighboring Williamson County, Travis County commissioners voted Oct. 5 to submit initial terms to the company.