Glyn Kennedy, owner of TLC Carpet Care, is leaning back on a metal chair in the office of his company. Speaking with a Southern twang, Kennedy would look just as at home on a ranch as he would cleaning carpets. Maybe more so.
The Kona Kahlua is a sight to behold. A chocolate cupcake filled with Kahlua and topped with buttercream icing and chocolate shavings, the baked treat eats like devouring a Starbucks-stylized coffee drink in cupcake form.
The county broke ground on a 30,000-square-foot emergency services operations center Jan. 26, and Williamson County also began a public safety technology project in the spring of 2011 that it will continue to implement in 2012.
Declining revenues, rising costs and proposed annexations have forced officials with Travis County Emergency Services District No. 2 to take out more than $1 million in loans and reconsider the district’s entire financial structure.
The Round Rock City Council will consider approving a $2.9 million contract Feb. 9 for reconstruction work for streets near La Frontera shopping center that, according to city staff, will enhance safety and mobility in the area.
The Round Rock City Council formally approved $7.8 million in bonds for its long-awaited indoor sports complex on Jan. 26, moving the project one step closer to its estimated December 2013 completion date.
While the city of Austin continues to find solutions to tourism issues such as hotel room shortages and transportation concerns, the region is providing something to visitors that other cities find hard to replicate, according to a Feb. 7 panel.
The San Antonio federal court rejected interim redistricting maps proposed by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Feb. 6 as the deadline to reach a compromise in time to preserve the April 3 deadline passed.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott proposed on Feb. 6 interim redistricting maps that would make half of Texas’ four new congressional seats Hispanic-controlled, a move that could preserve an April primary.
On the first Saturday in March, the streets of downtown Round Rock will be filled with 90 arts and crafts vendors, food vendors and nonprofit booths as part of a Market Days event that could become a regular series.