New Braunfels
1:20 PM CST

Officials: Reopening of New Braunfels board position application could set dangerous precedent for future

The housing authority board is a traditionally nonpartisan commission whose members are appointed by the mayor.


Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs
6:04 PM CST

First look: Upscale wedding venue The Arlo coming to Texas Hill Country

Owners Ron and Lisa McGuire purchased the 9-acre property in 2004. The Arlo opens in March and is booking for the 2021 and 2022 wedding season.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Travis County awards construction contract for Bee Creek Sports Complex

Progress on the sports complex was previously stalled due to utility planning issues but is set for completion in 2022.



Central Austin

Elon Musk's SpaceX is coming to Austin

Job postings on the SpaceX website say the company is breaking ground on a "state of the art" manufacturing facility in Ausin.


Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Austin ISD, other Central Texas school districts await TEA guidance on updated mask mandates

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced March 2 that mask mandates and business capacity restrictions will be lifted in Texas.


Pflugerville | Hutto

UPDATED: Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto ISDs react to statewide mask mandate lift

Gov. Greg Abbott announced March 2 that the state's mask mandate will lift March 10.


Pflugerville | Hutto

Hutto special election for mayor, City Council Place 3 to be held March 6

Hutto's special election for the mayoral seat and City Council Place 3 will be held March 6.



Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Gov. Greg Abbott lifts statewide mask mandate, business restrictions in Texas

With vaccine distribution increasing, Gov. Greg Abbott said "people and businesses don't need the state telling them how to operate." Some local officials are pushing back, saying the relaxed restrictions are coming too early.



Pflugerville | Hutto

Hippo statue design contest opens for Hutto ISD students

Hutto ISD students can make hippo history by submitting design ideas for the two hippo statues in front of Hutto City Hall and Innovation Business Park.


Georgetown

Williamson County hires San Antonio law firm in Austin hotel for homeless housing

Williamson County has not yet taken any formal legal action.



Cedar Park | Leander

Cedar Park looks at utility billing adjustments due to winter storm

Cedar Park is looking to temporarily adjust some utility billing policies and fees.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Housing inventory in Lake Travis-Westlake region continues to fall

Despite the arrival of new developments, the demand for housing in the Lake Travis-Westlake region and Greater Austin area is at an all-time high, according to the Austin Board of Realtors' January 2021 Central Texas housing report.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Lakeway City Council extends disaster declaration for Texas winter storm

The disaster declaration eases insurance claims filed to cover storm damage.


Northwest Austin

Summer camp options for your kids in and around Northwest Austin

Are you looking for a summer camp for your kids? Check out these options in Northwest Austin.



Central Austin

Travis County vaccine providers receive 46,540 doses week of March 1

Seton Medical Center in Austin received the largest allocation this week, with over 14,000 doses.


Georgetown

Williamson County COVID-19 dashboard returns: 1,108 new cases reported between Feb. 13-March 1

Here are the latest coronavirus updates from Williamson County.


Round Rock

Cork & Barrel to celebrate Round Rock opening this March

Raise a glass to this, Round Rock: Cork & Barrel Craft Kitchen + Microbrewery has announced its grand opening.


Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Southwest Austin home prices have increased by 36.8% over the past two years

The latest data from the Austin Board of Realtors shows that inventory in Southwest Austin continues to be historically low.



Georgetown

Georgetown offering water bill adjustments due to winter storm leaks

A form must be filled out and submitted to the city for credits to appear on customer's accounts.


Central Austin

SXSW's virtual festival, the PGA Tour returns and more events in Austin this month

From Amplify Austin Day beginning 6 p.m. on March 4 to Bill Gates discussing his new book, "How to Avoid a Climate Disaster," here are eight events happening this month in the Austin area, including both in-person and virtual options.


Central Austin

SHARE YOUR STORY: How did you survive the Texas freeze?

We want to hear how the winter storms affected you.


Georgetown

Williamson County distributors to receive 20,000 COVID-19 vaccines week of March 1

This is the largest number of weekly doses distributors in the county has collectively received.



Lake Travis | Westlake

Beaux Medspa opens on Bee Caves Road and more business news from the Lake Travis-Westlake region

Here is the most recent business news from the Lake Travis-Westlake area.


Georgetown

Georgetown ISD offers COVID-19 vaccines for teachers, staff

Georgetown ISD, through its partnership with Lone Star Circle of Care, is set to receive 100 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine during the week of March 1, according to Texas Department of State Health Services data.