2:49 PM Aug 11, 2020 CDT

Gatherings of more than 10 allowed in Williamson County beginning Aug. 13

The order only takes effect in the county’s unincorporated areas, and those within a city limit must still abide by the provisions established by the city officials.


Williamson County sets early-voting locations for November election

Plan ahead and see where the early voting locations are for this coming election.


JUST IN: Court to move forward in establishing committee to look into Williamson County Confederate statue placement

The committee will be formed in December with a possible report presented to the court in March.



Outside equity assessment at AISD could evaluate hiring practices, past closures

A report could look at the root causes of inequities and offer the district best practices as potential solutions.



Harbor Freight Tools coming to Georgetown and more Central Texas news

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OVER THE WEEKEND: 648 coronavirus cases, 3 deaths added in Williamson County

The current seven-day rolling positivity rate, or the rate which tests return positive, is 8.71%, data shows. Over the three-day period, Williamson County’s rate dropped below 10% for the first time since mid-June, data shows.



70% of Round Rock ISD families opt for virtual learning when campuses reopen

The district has released Parent Choice Survey data as the start of the fall sememster draws closer.


New 339-unit apartment community coming to far Northwest Austin

A new development will soon deliver hundreds of multifamily units to one of Northwest Austin’s most rapidly developing corridors.


Texas-based automotive company acquires newly built Jaguar Land Rover North Austin

Sewell Jaguar Land Rover North Austin is now open after acquiring the dealership from Park Place Dealerships in July.


Williamson County may form committee to discuss removal of Confederate statue

The item will be discussed during the court's Aug. 11 meeting.



Lake Pflugerville trail to reopen and more Central Texas news

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Project Connect one step away from officially heading to Austin voters

Austin City Council and the Capital Metro board of directors approved a contract with the voters Aug. 7 laying out details of the plan and set up the rules for a board that will make funding decisions.


Austin Mayor Adler on UT football: ‘I hope they don’t’ allow 25% fan capacity this fall

The Texas Longhorns held their first football practice Aug. 7.



Williamson County sees jump in reported coronavirus cases with 187 on Aug. 7

The county, however, did not report any additional deaths.


Pflugerville ISD officials preview virtual learning guidelines for start of school year

Pflugerville ISD students attending virtual classes to begin the school year will likely receive more instruction than the minimums required by state law, according to district documents.


Find out where to get a 15-minute COVID-19 test in Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth metros

Rapid nasal swab antigen tests are recommended as options for individuals who were potentially exposed to a confirmed positive carrier, as well as for people traveling, returning to work or undergoing a medical procedure.


Texas allows limited visitations to nursing homes, long-term care facilities

Facilities that meet the requirements will allow limited visitations, but you still will not be able to hug or kiss your loved one.



50% of Leander ISD families choose virtual learning

Half of all Leander ISD families will continue with virtual learning when campuses reopen Sept. 8


Austin ISD officially delays start of school year until Sept. 8

The district could also extend virtual learning into November based on an approved Texas Education Agency waiver.



Part of Greater Lake Creek Trail in Round Rock to close temporarily and more Central Texas news

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