Pflugerville | Hutto
5:41 PM Apr 9, 2021 CDT

Hutto Chamber of Commerce to hold May election candidate forums

The Hutto Chamber of Commerce will host three virtual candidate forums for the Hutto ISD board of trustees and City Council Places 2 and 5 ahead of the May 1 election.



Lake Travis | Westlake

Spicewood community garden grows its support at Bee Creek United Methodist Church

Through hard work and dedication, a group of volunteers in western Travis County have transformed a plot of scrub and rocky land into a community garden that makes a difference in the lives of area residents in need.



Pflugerville | Hutto

Coronavirus updates from Austin, Travis County; governor bans 'vaccine passports' and more top Central Texas news

Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from Central Texas.


Georgetown

Romeo's Pizza coming to Georgetown; Vacancy Brewing opens in South Austin and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.


Central Austin

Austin Public Health coronavirus vaccine portal opens to all adults April 12

APH will continue outreach efforts to high-priority groups.


Georgetown

2 new murals to go up in Georgetown

The murals will be installed this spring.



Georgetown

Splash pads now open in Georgetown

Four splash pads across the city are open for the summer.


San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Zoi Market is relocating to a larger space in Buda

Zoi Market's new location features a juice bar and fresh meals.


Georgetown

Romeo's Pizza coming to Georgetown

The pizza joint plans to open in June.


Lake Travis | Westlake

10 things to do in the Lake Travis-Westlake area in April, May

From outdoor art walks to live music, the Lake Travis-Westlake area is bustling with community events this spring.



Lake Travis | Westlake

Rollingwood launches community survey focused on city’s first comprehensive plan

In an effort to collect community input, Rollingwood launched a survey focused on the needs and priorities within the community, according to an April 8 news release from the city.


San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

San Marcos, Buda and Kyle election guide for May features multimillion dollar HCISD bond

The May 1 election throughout Hays County features several election for the San Marcos CISD and Hays CISD, as well as for board members of two municipal utility districts. Also looming large on the ballot is a bond initiative from HCISD proposing roughly $238 million in projects.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Austinites run creative fashion house at Magik

Magik offers branding, photography services beyond clothing and accessories.


Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Q&A: Sherrie Parks facing incumbent Travis Crow for place on Dripping Springs City Council

Sherrie Parks and Travis Crow will appear on the May Dripping Springs ballot.



Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Slaughter Lane extension being designed for Easton Park in Southeast Austin

The transportation project could break ground in 2022.


Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Austin ISD community conversation sessions continuing through May 6

The series offers AISD families an opportunity to learn about the district’s strategic plan and ongoing budget planning.


Pflugerville | Hutto

Hutto ISD Board of Trustees receive demographic report highlighting projected growth

A demographic report breaking down school capacity and projected growth within Hutto ISD was presented to the Hutto ISD Board of Trustees during its April 8 meeting.


Round Rock

Round Rock City Council moves to end face covering ordinance on April 22

Round Rock City Council approved a motion at the April 8 meeting in a 7-0 vote to end the face covering ordinance on April 22 at 11:59 p.m.



Central Austin

Austin chef starts scholarship and mentorship program for Austin Community College students

Tavel Bristol-Joseph started the scholarship fund, which will provide $6,000 to two ACC students and give them the opportunity to stage at one of the Emmer & Rye group's five restaurants.


Central Austin

After winter storm, Austin puts together a plan for better temporary shelters

The locations, which could be schools, libraries or recreation centers, would be disconnected from traditional infrastructure and be able to sustain operations if the city were to experience widespread power or water outages.


New Braunfels

Curative to continue operating drive-thru COVID-19 test site at New Braunfels City Hall

The site will offer free PCR testing to the public and will allow city and county officials to focus their efforts on vaccination clinics.


Georgetown

Williamson County adds more than 200 new COVID-19 cases April 5-7

Here is what you need to know today about COVID-19 in Williamson County.



New Braunfels

New Braunfels chamber to host candidates forum ahead of May 1 election

Candidates running in the New Braunfels City Council election will have the opportunity to share about their goals for if they are elected.


Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Vacancy Brewing opens in South Austin

Vacancy Brewing is located across the street from The Yard development in the St. Elmo neighborhood.