Round Rock
4:18 PM CDT

Round Rock-based Wag-A-Bag to be acquired, name to eventually be changed

The Rabb family currently operates 16 locations of the gas station and convenience stores.


San Marcos | Buda | Kyle
6:17 PM CDT

San Marcos City Council considers ordinance to control air pollution and odors

Air quality would be measured employees of the city of San Marcos when residents make complaints of air pollution or unwanted smells, which could result in fines.


Pflugerville | Hutto

Local jacuzzi store opens warehouse in Pflugerville

Customers can visit the new location by appointment.




Central Austin

La Barbecue opens new space, plus six more new Austin restaurants

Downtown Italian and Greek eateries are among those joining the Austin restaurant scene this spring.


San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

22-acre RV sales facility in Buda on path to major renovations

In order to facilitate the changes, Buda officials on May 4 passed the first readings of a two-part approval consisting of a rezoning of the site to B3, or I-35 business, as well as a specific use permit application for automobile and other vehicle sales in the B3 district.


Central Austin

Austin City Hall notebook: Votes on revamped APD cadet academy, possible shift in homeless strategy on tap May 6

Council may look to the possibility of establishing designated campgrounds for the Austin's homeless this spring, with a citywide public camping ban set to go into effect May 11.



Georgetown

Georgetown residents will see increase in water bills due to new rates

As the weather gets warmer and water usage increases, Georgetown residents can expect to see an increase in their water bills.


Cedar Park | Leander

Leander-Cedar Park housing market sees record-low inventory, spiked prices

The Central Texas housing market has seen a record-breaking year despite the coronavirus pandemic. Most notably is the lack of inventory, which has in turn inflated prices as homes sell faster than ever.


Round Rock

Construction of roundabout continues on RM 620 near I-35 in Round Rock

Phase 2 of the 620 project won't wrap up until Feb. 2022.


Northwest Austin

Jeweler Blue Nile opening new North Austin storefront and 4 other new businesses to know in The Domain and Domain Northside

Check out these new businesses that have opened or are coming soon in North Austin.



Lake Travis | Westlake

St. Michael’s Catholic Academy announces new head of school

As director of academics, Sloan spearheaded the school’s Winter Term program—a global travel internship program currently in its sixth year.


Pflugerville | Hutto

A community staple, Wink Boutique offers local gifts in Pflugerville

The gift shop has options for Mother's Day coming up on Sunday.


New Braunfels

Downtown New Braunfels experiences growing pains

With coronavirus restrictions easing and businesses in the heart of downtown New Braunfels expanding their hours and services, improvement efforts have resumed full force, and area officials and business owners have resumed efforts to improve the city center.


Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

WellMed clears next hurdle, gaining permit for proposed South Austin clinic and senior center

Sunset Valley will still have to approve a future building permit for the project later this year.



San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Kyle approves child safety zones to restrict sex offender residency within city

After several months of discussion and amending guidelines, the city of Kyle has approved implementation of child safety zones that would restrict where registered sex offenders may reside.


Central Austin

Benchmarks for 'reimagined' APD cadet academy on track ahead of City Council commencement vote

Training of the Austin Police Department's 144th cadet class could get underway next month following an overhaul of the academy's instructional process and curriculum.


Central Austin

Coming soon to Austin: Vaquero Taquero adding a downtown location, Komé opening at the airport, Mueller to add 350 homes and more

A new ice cream shop is also opening in East Austin and an apartment project is being built near House Park.


Round Rock

Downtown Round Rock road closures expected for Cinco de Mayo, Music on Main

Learn where to park and what roads to avoid for the events in downtown Round Rock.



Central Austin

Austin-area health officials prep for vaccines to open to kids 12 and up

Austin-Travis County interim Health Authority Mark Escott said he expects the FDA to authorize Pfizer's vaccine for kids 12 and up within a week.


Pflugerville | Hutto

Local liquor store opens 2 locations in Hutto

The stores opened March 15 and sell liquor and mixers.


Pflugerville | Hutto

Lane closures start May 5 at Pecan Street, FM 685/Dessau Road intersection in Pflugerville

Watch for new traffic patterns at the Pecan Street and FM 685/Dessau Road intersection starting May 5.


Cedar Park | Leander

BCRUA completes pipeline repairs after break in December

The BCRUA water treatment plant has been offline since Dec. 19.



New Braunfels

City of New Braunfels to host public information sessions about upcoming 1,880-acre development

The project is anticipated to include residential, commercial and public spaces.


San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Hays County Commissioners Court applies for grant to fund a public defender's office

Supporters of the grant say the public defender's office and another program the grant would launch would improve the legal defense of those in Hays County who cannot afford their own lawyer.