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The report shows 308 people died from overdosing in Travis County in 2021, up more than 50 deaths from 2020. Of those deaths, 118 were related to fentanyl, a 237% increase from 2020 to 2021.
Austin-area St. David's HealthCare facilities are being nationally recognized for receiving "A" ratings for the Spring 2022 Leapfrog Safety Ratings.
Groovy Dental is owned and operated by husband-and-wife team Trenton and Alyssa Dawson, who are both doctors of dental surgery.
Coordination challenges, staff burnout, hundreds of tons of trash: Austin still wrestling with homeless camp strategy
Officials said public encampments continue to stretch city resources while much-needed housing and shelter additions are in the works.
Austin ISD explores agreement with NXP Semiconductors to benefit students, keep nearly $67 million out of recapture
The tax incentive agreement, known as a 313 agreement, would allow NXP to expand its Austin facilities in exchange for a 10-year limitation on AISD’s taxable property value.
The district has not met minimum academic standards for students with disabilities in the last four years.
The district plans to invest $1 million to raise bus drivers’ hourly wage to $21 an hour, but drivers’ paid holidays would be taken away as a result.
Austin's public park system will also receive nearly $7 million for improvements as a result of the 2021 festival.
Capital Metro President and CEO Randy Clarke announced May 10 that he accepted a position as general manager and CEO of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority in Washington, D.C.
SBA disaster loans available to Williamson County residents, businesses following March 21 tornadoes
The deadline to apply for the low-interest, economic injury loans is Feb. 6, 2023.
Over 85% of Austin voters back Proposition A, ending low-level marijuana enforcement and no-knock warrants
If the measure is passed, Austin police would no longer ticket or arrest for Class A and B misdemeanors related to marijuana possession.
The Round Rock ISD board of trustees approved additional pay raises for district staff in the 2022-23 school year during its May 5 meeting, two weeks after approving a compensation increase April 21.
Austin City Hall notebook: Firefighter arbitration secured; opera house project nears final vote; another protest payout
Council also authorized a study of the city's paid parental leave benefits May 5.
The board will adopt a final map in June.
Fewer teachers at Title I schools and nonteaching staff employed by Austin ISD in 2020-21 remained with the district in 2021-22.
At the Texas Selfie Museum, customers may take photos with colorful and creative backdrops in downtown Austin.
The jail population has jumped from a pandemic low of roughly 1,400 in May 2021 to 2,095 as of early May of this year, according to Valerie Hollier, a planning project manager with the county's justice and public safety division.
The store began serving customers on April 22 and has a grand opening planned for late May.
The one-year, $1.18 million pilot program would provide $1,000 checks to 85 local families each month.
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Round Rock ISD staff will present the proposed 2022-23 budget to trustees during a May 5 meeting, including projections for recapture payments made to the state.