Cedar Park | Leander
6:05 AM CST

Starlight Village in Leander to be final stop on Austin Modern Home Tour

Leander has again been selected as the final destination and site for a block party during the 12th annual Austin Modern Home Tour.


Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto
8:57 PM CST

Hutto City Council votes to finalize independent, third-party investigative report into city manager's office

Hutto City Council finalized the independent, third-party investigation into the city manager's office at its Jan. 16 meeting.

Cedar Park | Leander

Leander ISD taps brakes on changing school start times, bus schedules

A Leander ISD committee formed in 2018 to recommend new school start times and bus schedules has requested additional time to get more feedback from LISD stakeholders.



Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

The Globe Drive-In movie theater to begin screening cult classics, family-friendly films in Hutto

The Globe Drive-In will feature fan favorite titles, such as "Back to the Future," "The Princess Bride" and "La La Land," during its winter season, running through Feb. 29.


Northwest Austin

Demographer projects explosive growth in Pflugerville ISD's eastern edges

PfISD is experiencing near-record growth in student enrollment in the current school year, a demographer told trustees Jan. 16.


Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

DATA: Round Rock ISD annual report highlights increasing student diversity, low dropout rates

Among the findings: State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR, test scores that outpace the region and the state.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Lake Travis ISD officials revisit the discussion on the district’s drug testing program

The LTISD board of trustees revisited the discussion on the district's random drug testing program at their Jan. 16 meeting.



Cedar Park | Leander

Leander’s new comprehensive plan to begin with online poll, February open house

A six-week online poll and an open house in February are the first steps Leander is taking to gauge community priorities for the crafting of its next comprehensive plan.


Central Austin

Support grows among Austin City Council members who want to end local penalties for low-level marijuana possession

If successful, the Austin Police Department would no longer hand out arrests or citations for possession of marijuana with no intent to distribute.





Northwest Austin

DATA: Northwest Austin ends 2019 with lowest inventory in region's housing market

Housing inventory has remained low over the past year in Northwest Austin, resulting in the area having the lowest inventory of single-family homes for sale, according to the latest housing market report from the Austin Board of Realtors.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Lakeway commences soft launch of new city website design

Lakeway Communications Director Jarod Wise spearheaded the revamp.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Utility and other hurdles delay Bee Creek Sports Complex

Though it was initially planned to be ready for play by 2020, delays pertaining to construction and, more specifically, to water service, have pushed the completion date of the much-anticipated Bee Creek Sports Complex to spring 2022.


Northwest Austin

Ascension Texas names new regional hospital president

Ascension Texas announced Jan. 16 that Timothy Brierty has assumed the role of regional hospital president, effective immediately.



Lake Travis | Westlake

Lake Travis ISD projects a balanced budget and decreased tax rate for the 2020-21 school year

Lake Travis ISD begins its preliminary discussion on the 2020-21 budget.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Lakeway's Thai Spice opens in a new location

Thai Spice celebrated its first day of business in its new location Jan. 14.


Central Austin

Sorek Barbershop & Menswear to open on ground floor of Arrive Hotel

Sorek Barbershop & Menswear will open in the ground-floor retail space at the East Austin Arrive hotel, 1813B …


Central Austin

Howler Brothers to open surf-inspired clothing and accessories store on South Congress

Howler Brothers—a locally based, surf-inspired clothing and accessories company—will open a new retail …



Cedar Park | Leander

Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy on Avery Ranch now under new ownership

Spouses Mark and Heather Magarian have purchased the Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academy at 15111 Avery Ranch Blvd., Austin.


Central Austin

Travis County commissioners pursue easement to bring water to Las Lomitas subdivision

Travis County commissioners are working to address colonias—unincorporated areas in the county that lack basic utilities.


Central Austin

New skincare clinic SkinSpirit coming to North Lamar

Skincare clinic SkinSpirit—the largest provider of Botox and dermal fillers in the U.S. according to its …


Georgetown

Filing opens for Georgetown ISD board of trustees places 4 and 5

One person has filed for one of the two open board of trustee seats so far.



Cedar Park | Leander

Austin Public Health confirms city’s first rubella case since 1999

Austin Public Health is investigating a confirmed rubella case, the first case of the contagious viral infection in Travis County since 1999.


Cedar Park | Leander

Important dates to know for the May 2 general election in Cedar Park, Leander

Entities throughout the state of Texas are preparing to or have already called elections for May 2.