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Austin ISD Superintendent Stephanie Elizalde talks learning loss, enrollment in annual State of the District comments

Elizalde touched on lessons learned from the coronavirus pandemic in a discussion that aired Oct. 19.


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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 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.


Affordable housing complex The Rhett denied by Zoning and Platting Commission

The Rhett would have participated in the Affordability Unlocked Program.


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.



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.


Crews working to put finishing touches on Anderson Mill Road improvements

Construction crews throughout the rest of October will finish paving work and update traffic markings and signals at several points along Anderson Mill Road.


American manufacturing corporation 3M Company is one step closer to adding more office space in Northwest Austin

3M Company is requesting to remove the conditional overlay from current zoning, meaning in part the corporation wants to remove a 40-foot building height requirement.


Barton Springs Pool reopens after flooding

The pool originally closed due to flooding Oct. 14.



Officials look to make new Williamson County precinct map available to public in early November

Williamson County will redraw its commissioner precinct map after the county saw a 44% growth in population over the past decade.


Austin ISD reveals new cybersecurity learning center

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


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.


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.



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.


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.


North Austin YMCA Community Garden receives beautification, maintenance work

Work at the community garden included replacing raised garden beds and planting new fruit trees.



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.


Austin Public Health prepares for possible expansion of COVID-19 vaccine to younger kids

The Food and Drug Administration is scheduled to consider authorizing Pfizer's vaccine for use in children ages 5-11 later this month.