Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs
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Central Texas Food Bank serves 1,071 families at South Austin distribution event

The food bank created the emergency drive-up events to reach more individuals during the coronavirus pandemic.


Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Downtown Round Rock road work to close streets, parking May 29-June 1

Check out our map with seven free parking options that will remain open this weekend.


San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center breaks ground on $4 million transitional housing project

After years of planning and preparation, the Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center’s transitional housing project broke ground virtually April 17.



Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Travis County officials: 20 new coronavirus hospitalizations per day would strain local hospital capacity

Dr. Mark Escott said new admissions per day is a key measure to determine if the county should be more or less restrictive in its guidance to residents and businesses.


Northwest Austin

Early budget forecasts from Central Health show anticipated 'slow-down' in tax revenue collection

Preliminary budget forecasts from Central Health show the health care district anticipates a slow down in tax revenue collection growth.


Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Hamilton Pool Vineyard & Farms now open in Southwest Austin

The vineyard will also eventually include a farm-to-table restaurant and wedding venue.


Northwest Austin

Free meal pickup services to continue through summer for Pflugerville ISD students

Pflugerville ISD students who rely on meals from the district will be able to continue picking up meals throughout the summer.



Georgetown

Williamson County reports additional coronavirus-related death May 28

“Our hearts are with the family who lost their loved one due to this deadly disease," Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell said.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Graduation celebrations underway for Westlake High School class of 2020

The Westlake High School and Eanes ISD community will celebrate its graduating class of 2020 with a series of socially distant events May 28.


Lake Travis | Westlake

In West Lake Hills, May will forever be known as 'Class of 2020 Month'

West Lake Hills city officials issued a proclamation during a May 27 meeting in honor of all 2020 graduates.


Central Austin

Pease, Brooke elementary school communities seek closure from a distance

Both schools will close permanently at the end of the school year. On May 28, Brooke and Pease held rolling parades to say goodbye.



Georgetown

Southwestern University releases campus plan for fall 2020 semester

The semester will begin Aug. 24 for in-person classes.


Georgetown

Spectators to be welcomed back to Texas outdoor sporting events May 31 at 25% of venue capacity

Venue owners must operate under guidelines that facilitate appropriate social distancing.


Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

No late fees, utility disconnections for Pflugerville residents through mid-July

The grace period has been attributed to the coronavirus pandemic.


Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Summer Moon Coffee now open in Circle C Ranch

The newest Summer Moon Coffee location officially opened May 25.



Georgetown

Georgetown business owners reflect on the impact of coronavirus

“Being on top of the world and [just] crashing down was just heartbreaking," one business owner said.


Georgetown

Some Texas students eligible for one-time federal benefit to aid with food purchases

Texas received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide more than $1 billion in pandemic food benefits.


Georgetown

Justice continues in Williamson County even as courtrooms go virtual

Williamson County judges are continuing to hold court even as the coronavirus pandemic forces the courts to enter digital spaces.


New Braunfels

BREAKING: Comal County resident's death related to COVID-19

It is the first resident death to be confirmed since April 13 and brings the county's total to seven.



Central Austin

Zilker Theatre Productions postpones summer musical to 2021

This will be the first time the free outdoor show in Zilker Park has not run since it began in 1959.


Georgetown

4 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Williamson County, which has reported more than 9,800 tests

Currently, 15 patients are hospitalized, and seven are in intensive care, per the report.


Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Pflugerville City Council split on reopening strategy for city facilities during health crisis

Council members remain conflicted on reopening city facilities—namely, how soon and to what extent.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Eanes Education Foundation names new executive director

Dana Meserole Delorenzo will serve as the Eanes Education Foundation's new executive director.



Cedar Park | Leander

After Johns Hopkins study, Cedar Park Regional Medical Center offers solutions for medical debt

Cedar Park Regional Medial Center filed 84 lawsuits during a two-year period; however, hospital officials say litigation is only a last resort.