1:13 PM Oct 19, 2021 CDT

Austin ISD reveals new cybersecurity learning center

The new STEM center will help students graduate with associate degrees in cybersecurity, Austin ISD officials said.


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Inaugural Williamson County Fair and Rodeo ready to open gates Oct. 21 after coronavirus delay

After the inaugural Williamson County Fair and Rodeo was postponed in 2020, county and fair officials said they are excited to kick off the agricultural celebration.




Eanes ISD votes to increase substitute pay

The Eanes ISD board of trustees voted 5-1-1 to increase substitute pay at its Oct. 19 meeting.


As Austin's rezoning of UT lands continues, time could be running out for Muny course preservation

The historic golf course's future remains unclear amid a city zoning process that could ease the land's redevelopment.


Eanes ISD easing restrictions on campus activities

Eanes ISD easing restrictions in time for Veterans Day celebrations


Austin's arts community could be in line for millions more in relief dollars this year

Additional relief for artists may be available in the coming months, while a broader review of the city's cultural funding opportunities continues.



4 businesses coming to Cedar Park, Leander; Barton Springs Pool reopens and more Central Texas news

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


Westlake's annual Floating Flamingo Boat Cruise setting sail this October

The Floating Flamingo networking cruise is coming Oct. 28.


Eanes ISD superintendent announces retirement plans 

The school district announced its goal to hire a new superintendent for the 2022-23 school year.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: Read the latest top news about restaurants, businesses and other commercial projects that are coming soon or now open

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 19.




Austin Water upgrades its tech to test for algae-related toxins

The city is investing in its efforts to test for toxins related to blue-green algae in its water supply.


Lakeway council approves zoning for The Square at Lohmans

Legend Communities agrees to complete its Main Street segment within two years.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: New H-E-B in Leander opening soon; Texas Supreme Court grants rehearing for high-speed rail eminent domain case and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 18.



Oak Hill Parkway update: sound wall construction, intermittent night closures, and tree and brush removal

The Texas Department of Transportation is undertaking more minor aspects of construction in advance of major construction getting underway in early 2022.


Austin City Hall notebook: Council approves measures to address flooding, homelessness, corridor changes

Flood resiliency, affordable housing and memorials took the spotlight at the Oct. 14 Austin City Council meeting.


Lakeway council to consider The Square at Lohmans zoning proposal

If developed, the multiuse development would bring a new segment of Main Street.


20 fall activities to do across Central Texas; Grand Donuts coming to Georgetown and more top area news

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Central Texas area.



Travis County early voting begins Oct. 18

There are 27 polling locations throughout the county.


Austin ISD seeks firm to help redistricting process

As districts within AISD are redrawn, the board of trustees will get legal assistance from a firm it has not yet chosen.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: Austin commission OKs development plan near Lady Bird Lake; shopping center coming to Porter and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 15.




CI NATION ROUNDUP: More restaurant, retail space could be coming to north Frisco development; Locatelli’s owners launch virtual food hall in Cypress, and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 14.


Austin seeking feedback on more than $100M in homeless spending

The city is working on a spending plan for the large portion of federal American Rescue Plan Act money directed to homeless strategy.