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Election Q&A: Meet the candidates for Hutto ISD, Hutto City Council

Meet the candidates running for Hutto ISD and Hutto City Council. We asked them what uniquely qualifies them for the position?


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Organic beverage company KTonic to break ground in Hutto

The company will have a tap room opening in early 2022.


ERCOT requests Texans conserve energy amid 'emergency conditions' evening of April 13, but no power outages expected

An ERCOT official said "tight" supply and demand conditions arose on the state's electric grid April 13 due to forecasting issues amid planned, seasonal maintenance outages by some power generators.



After Austin Public Health appointments go unfilled, officials call for new distribution model

On April 12, APH filled 3,400 out of 14,000 available COVID-19 vaccine appointments in a registration window.


Austin extends COVID-19 health rules through May 18, updates guidance for vaccinated residents

Masking continues to be required, with some relaxed circumstances for fully vaccinated residents.


State, federal health authorities recommend pause of Johnson & Johnson vaccine after 6 rare, severe blood clots

Hub providers in Dallas, Harris and Travis counties have all announced they will follow the recommendations and pause distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.


Pflugerville Equity Commission's new mission statement highlights monitoring city leadership

The commission will make recommendations on equity and empowerment issues and also promote diversity awareness in the community.



National supply issues with Johnson & Johnson vaccine affect Austin-area shipments

After a manufacturing error ruined 15 million doses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the supply will not increase until the plant in Baltimore is once again allowed to participate in production.


Hutto City Council candidates talk leadership, communication at chamber forum

Hutto Chamber of Commerce held a virtual forum April 12 for City Council Place 2 candidates ahead of the May 1 election.


Williamson County reported more than 250 new COVID-19 cases April 9-11

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County.


Coronavirus updates from Austin, Travis County; governor bans 'vaccine passports' and more top Central Texas news

Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from Central Texas.



Romeo's Pizza coming to Georgetown; Vacancy Brewing opens in South Austin and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.


Hutto Chamber of Commerce to hold May election candidate forums

The Hutto Chamber of Commerce will host three virtual candidate forums for the Hutto ISD board of trustees and City Council Places 2 and 5 ahead of the May 1 election.


Austin Public Health coronavirus vaccine portal opens to all adults April 12

APH will continue outreach efforts to high-priority groups.


Hutto ISD Board of Trustees receive demographic report highlighting projected growth

A demographic report breaking down school capacity and projected growth within Hutto ISD was presented to the Hutto ISD Board of Trustees during its April 8 meeting.



Williamson County adds more than 200 new COVID-19 cases April 5-7

Here is what you need to know today about COVID-19 in Williamson County.


Pustka Family Barbeque serving Hutto area; Indian restaurant coming to Cedar Park and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.


Amid the struggle to get vaccinated, these Austin moms have helped over 3,900 people get appointments

The women volunteer their time searching for hard-to-find time slots that often become available in the middle of the night.


Hutto Planning and Zoning Commission votes to ask City Council for Cottonwood Creek Phase 2 approval

The Hutto Planning and Zoning Commission will recommend moving forward with phase two of the Cottonwood Creek Public Improvement District to Hutto City Council.



Election Q&A: Meet the candidates for Pflugerville ISD, Place 1

David Aguirre and Marc Garcia are both running for Pflugerville ISD, Place 1 in the May election. We asked the candidates what will be their top priority if they are elected?


TEA Student Assessment Division calls STAAR Online Testing Platform connectivity issues 'completely unacceptable'

According to the release, three STAAR tests were affected by the connectivity issues including fourth grade writing, seventh grade writing and English I.


Williamson County hires attorney in new Big Fish Entertainment lawsuit

Big Fish Entertainment produces the documentary series "Live PD."


Pustka Family Barbeque serving walk-up brisket in Hutto

Since opening, the community has been supportive of their business, and word of mouth brings people from outside Hutto to the food truck.



Allegiant to open new operations base at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport later this year

The $75 million investment will add new local jobs while expanding flight options to and from Austin.


Hutto outlines water supply improvements

With Hutto’s current population of over 30,000 people and around 1,000 homes built each year, the city needs to increase its water supply to meet the demands of future growth, City Manager Warren Hutmacher said.