The state of Texas gained 50,000 new jobs in February, but since the coronavirus pandemic hit, more than 2 million jobs have been lost.
This year sales tax-exempt purchases can be made online, over the phone or by mail.
The Leander boil water notice is now lifted, but affected water customers should follow several recommendations when restarting water use.
Heat and drought are not the only hazards for homeowners looking to landscape their yards and add to their property’s curb appeal. Houses along popular sidewalks may need to contend with dogs going to the bathroom—and potentially damaging plants.
Leander ISD’s marching bands plan to create and stage halftime shows—but they will not participate in competitions, including University Interscholastic League events, according to a joint statement from LISD’s band directors.
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The funds will come from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief, made available through the federal coronavirus relief bill.
The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Williamson County has topped 5,000, with an additional 90 cases reported July 22.
Project Connect, if approved, is set to be built in phases, which means Capital Metro and the city do not have to ask voters to fund the entire plan all at once.
The electric automaker announced its official choice to build a manufacturing plant in the Del Valle area of Travis County on July 22.
Seth Chandler, a professor of law at the University of Houston Law Center, spoke with Community Impact Newspaper about local and state governments' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic this year.
“The CDC says Texas is [experiencing] minimal or sporadic [spread of the flu], and I would say that that reflects what's going on locally," said Dr. Jim Donovan, chief medical officer at St. David's Georgetown Hospital.
Extended moratorium will buy Travis County renters more time; direct assistance on the way in Austin
Evictions in Travis County likely will not resume until at least this fall. However, tenant advocates have said that unless more direct help is offered—such as via Austin's RENT program—the moratorium only delays the crisis.
Leander aims to lift boil water notice, Amazon to open sortation center in Kyle: News from Central Texas
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Williamson County hits highest number of hospitalizations, adds 3 deaths to coronavirus count July 21
The Williamson County and Cities Health District also reported 25% of hospital beds and 5% of intensive care unit beds are available.
In a July 22 update, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission states that breweries may not have customers consume alcohol on patios.
The next festival is scheduled for June 5, 2021.
The Williamson County Pretrial Services Department is looking to change how it addresses bail.
Leander has begun water flushing and testing in an effort to cancel its boil water notice by July 24.
The University Interscholastic League released July 21 modifications to the 2020-21 UIL calendar and updated COVID-19 risk mitigation guidelines that will take effect Aug. 1.
The University Interscholastic League released dates July 21 for practice starts and competitions for extracurricular activities in Texas schools.
The filing period for candidates wishing to run for one of the three Leander ISD trustees’ seats on the Nov. 3 ballot opened July 20.
One easy way to help out contact tracers? Answer the phone if they call.