Stephanie Elizalde will replace Superintendent Paul Cruz at Austin ISD at the end of August.
Leander aims to lift boil water notice, Amazon to open sortation center in Kyle: News from Central Texas
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Despite a recent dip in daily cases confirmed, Austin Public Health reported high daily case counts today.
The latest iteration of the city's unprecedented program aims to help 2,000 Austin households per month.
Williamson County hits highest number of hospitalizations, adds 3 deaths to coronavirus count July 21
The Williamson County and Cities Health District also reported 25% of hospital beds and 5% of intensive care unit beds are available.
In a July 22 update, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission states that breweries may not have customers consume alcohol on patios.
The Williamson County Pretrial Services Department is looking to change how it addresses bail.
The University Interscholastic League released July 21 modifications to the 2020-21 UIL calendar and updated COVID-19 risk mitigation guidelines that will take effect Aug. 1.
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Austin Public Health reported 145 new coronavirus cases July 20.
Election 2020 could resurrect battle over Austin’s homelessness ordinances after petition gains over 24,000 signatures
A new proposal would ask voters whether Austin should reinstate its bans on public camping, sitting and lying down. The bans were at the center of local debate in 2019.
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Currently, 98 patients are hospitalized, 39 are in intensive care and 18 are on a ventilator, per the report.
The city is monitoring four spots along Lady Bird Lake for the algae, which killed five dogs in 2019.
Federal lawmakers are meeting to discuss an extension of the coronavirus relief package that could include additional unemployment benefits.
Pflugerville ISD has released drafts of its plans to begin the school year and transition back to in-person learning.
The district conducted its first round of candidate interviews in closed session last week and will continue interviews July 20-21.
The seven-day moving average of new hospitalizations in the Austin metropolitan area has stabilized to around 70 since July 10.
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Between July 11-17, Williamson County reported 745 additional cases of the coronavirus and 16 additional deaths.
Today, the number of active cases dropped below 1,000 for the first time this month.
Although the area is showing signs of recovery, officials said the expiration of a crucial federal program will complicate unemployment.