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CBD shop opens its 3rd Austin location on Burnet Road

Capital CBD American Shaman opened Sept. 19 at 8315 Burnet Road, Austin. Owners Steve Leach and Michael …


Russian-speaking chamber of commerce launches in Austin

The Russian Speaking Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of its office Oct. 10. The chamber is located …


Coffee With Impact: JT McCormick went from a horrific upbringing to being a CEO

Severe neglect, sexual abuse, violence, poverty: JT McCormick readily and publicly discusses these defining aspects of his upbringing. Told in shocking detail, it quickly becomes evident for those who attend his speeches that the stories of his childhood are necessary to elucidate how he emerged from it all to become what he describes as a success story.



Subscription-based medical clinic opens in Northwest Austin off RM 2222

Texas Direct Medical Care opened oct. 21 at 6507 Jester Blvd., Bldg. 5, Ste. 511, Austin. The …


River Place scraps pet portion of controversial trail fee, and letter from TPWD emerges rebutting district's defense of fee

The board of directors for the River Place Limited District in Northwest Austin has decided it will no longer charge $10 for pets that accompany humans using its nature trail, but humans will still have to pay the fee during designated hours.


Dance studio celebrates 50th anniversary in Austin

Shirley McPhail School of Dance Studio culminated its 50th anniversary celebration with a recital June 6. The …


Barbecue food truck opens on Anderson Mill Road in Northwest Austin

Bigg Belly BBQ Co. began serving out of its food truck located at 9313 Anderson Mill Road, Austin, on Aug. …



Med spa offering cosmetic services opens in Domain Northside

It’s a Secret Med Spa opened in mid-October at 3001 Palm Way, Ste. 146, Austin, in Domain Northside. The …


The Austin Metro has the fifth highest wildfire risk in the United States and city leaders are pushing for more preparation

The Austin Metro is the only area not in California to rank in the top five most wildfire vulnerable metropolitan areas in the country, according to a report published in September by data analytics company Core Logics.


Austin election guide 2019: learn about what's on the ballot, where to vote and more

This election, both the city of Austin and Travis County ballots include referendums. Here is a guide to what's on the ballot, where to vote and more information.


Here are the questions Austin voters will decide on the Nov. 5 ballot

Citizens forced a vote on two propositions in the city, while Travis County commissioners brought an item …



Hewlett Packard signs lease at Paloma Ridge on FM 620

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has signed a lease for a 27,326-square-foot space in (HPE) at Paloma Ridge, a …


Some Austinites praise citizen-initiated petitions as essential; others say they show democracy's vulnerabilities

This November, although there are no candidate races on the ballot, Austin voters will see a pair of questions that, for months, have riled up city officials, citizen groups and a wide range of stakeholders.


Adopt a dog, cat, kitten or rabbit for free Oct. 26 at the Williamson County Animal Shelter

Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter is hosting a free adoption event this Saturday, Oct. 26. The first 50 adoptions of adult dogs, adult cats, kittens and rabbits will be paid for by A+ Federal Credit Union.


Waterloo Ice House renovates Burnet Road location, adding outdoor patio and play area for kids

Waterloo Ice House is renovating its restaurant at 8600 Burnet Road, Austin and adding more outdoor space.



Business using shockwave therapy to treat injuries opens brick-and-mortar location in Northwest Austin

Sonex Therapy opened its brick-and-mortar location Sept. 3 at 11851 Jollyville Road, Ste. 203, Austin. The …


Leader in effort to recall Austin mayor, council members, says handling of homelessness issue ‘pushed people over the edge’

Our Town Austin, a special purpose committee created to try and recall Austin’s mayor and five City Council members, will begin canvassing the city for the tens of thousands of signatures needed to force a recall election, one of the group’s executives said.


0.38% of registered voters turn out in Travis County on first day of early voting

Just over 3,000 people—or 0.38% of registered voters—cast their ballots on the first day of early voting Travis County.


Williamson County increases over 65, disabled tax exemption amounts

The Williamson County Commissioners Court voted to increase the tax exemption amounts for disabled people and those over the age of 65 during an Oct. 22 meeting.



Seven area chambers of commerce announce support for Williamson County roads and parks bond

Seven area chambers of commerce pledged support Oct. 22 for the proposed $447 million Williamson County roads and parks bond in front of the Williamson County Courthouse.


Central Texas transportation agency seeks input on 2045 long-range plan

A Central Texas transportation planning agency started its public input process Oct. 21 for its 2045 long-range plan , which looks at how the region will be connected over the next 25 years.


Breakfast-focused restaurant opens in North Austin

The Breakfast Bar began serving customers at 13717 MoPac, Ste. 250, Austin, on Sept. 29. The eatery pours …


0.5% of voters turn out to the polls in Williamson County on first day of early voting

About 1,700 voters turned out for the first day of early voting in Williamson County on Oct. 21, accounting for 0.5% of the vote, according to Williamson County Elections.