7:20 PM Dec 5, 2019 CST

Nutty Brown Amphitheatre gets 2-year extension to build $10M venue in Round Rock

A highly-anticipated outdoor music venue has delayed its Round Rock opening once again.


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Engineering consulting firm BGE to bring at least 80 new jobs to Round Rock

BGE, Inc. will create at least 80 jobs in Round Rock with an average salary of $80,000, according to an economic development agreement approved by Round Rock City Council Dec. 5.

James Avery to open storefront in Pflugerville's Stone Hill Town Center

The jewelry chain specializes in bracelets, necklaces, charms and pendents, along with handbags and signature jewelry collections.



Bath & Body Works to open Pflugerville storefront in 2020

From specialty soaps to candles and body care products: A Bath & Body Works is coming to Pflugerville next year.


Delia Garza files for Travis County attorney race, will finish term as Austin Mayor Pro Tem

Austin Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza filed her candidacy paperwork Dec. 9 to run for Travis County attorney as a Democrat.


Hutto seeks to hire interim city manager from Texas Municipal League

The city of Hutto will seek a retired city manager from the Texas Municipal League to serve as Hutto's interim city manager.




18 new jobs, $11M facility upgrades: Michael Angelos Gourmet Foods ups investment in Round Rock

Local manufacturer of frozen foods Michael Angelo’s Gourmet Foods plans to upgrade its facilities, hire additional staff with a $290,000 economic incentive boost.


Louisiana Crab Shack to open 2 Round Rock locations

The Austin-based seafood chain currently has restaurants in Austin, Georgetown, Cedar Park and Waco.


Spirit of Texas expands Pflugerville distillery, adding brewery

Spirit of Texas officially opened its taproom Nov. 8.


468 new jobs, $30.4M investment in 2019: Round Rock Chamber is 'strong,' CEO says in annual address

Round Rock Chamber President and CEO Jason Ball delivered the 2019 State of the Chamber address Dec. 3.



Travis County 2017-22 bond program remains on track thanks to innovations

Fifty-six of the 60 projects included in the five-year bond program Travis County voters approved in 2017 are in active development, according to a Dec. 3 presentation made to the Commissioners Court.


Williamson County sees one of the largest year-over-year employment increases in the U.S.

Williamson County continues to see its unemployment rate decline.


REAL ESTATE DATA: Homes on the market in Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto

Residential real estate listings added to the market between 11/5/19 and 11/26/19 were provided by the Austin Board of Realtors.


Pflugerville officials seek to remedy city's water treatment failure

The city of Pflugerville failed to meet state-mandated water treatment levels from October 2018 through September 2019, excluding December 2018 and April 2019.



Crashes, fatalities on SH 130 reach four-year high

Roadway designed for speed closed for 25 hours following three fatal crashes in 2019


Colorado Sand Drive to receive $3. 9M in improvements, and 4 other Pflugerville road projects to know

Funding for improvements to Colorado Sand Drive was included in the city of Pflugerville's 2018 transportation bond.


RM 620 improvements expected to begin by end of year, and 3 other Round Rock road projects to know

Utility work is underway on I-35 and Hwy. 79, and RM 620 improvements are anticipated to be underway by end of year.


Co-Op Boulevard construction expected to conclude by end of year, and 2 other Hutto road projects to know

Hutto city officials said construction on Co-Op Boulevard is nearly complete, and the roadway should be open by the end of December.



City of Pflugerville to consider 400-acre mixed-use development south of Lake Pflugerville

The 419.52-acre mixed-use development, referred to as Lakeside Meadows, will go before Pflugerville City Council at its Jan. 14 meeting.


FEATURED NEIGHBORHOOD: Check out South Creek in Round Rock

Built in the early 1990s, homes in Round Rock’s South Creek neighborhood have an average of 1,700 square feet.


Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto public libraries expand collections through Texas Book Festival grants

The magic of the holiday season came early this year for the public libraries of Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, as each were recognized in April as recipients of 2019 Texas Book Festival grants.


ASK THE EDITOR: What major milestones took place locally in 2019?

From downtown improvements to completed transportation projects and more, here are a few of the major milestones that took place in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto in 2019.



2019 Holiday Guide: 12 winter events in Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto

‘Tis the season to celebrate cooler weather, enjoy holiday breaks and spend time with family. Check out the Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto events and activities this winter.


Pflugerville martial arts studio Centex Combatives & Fitness aims to empower practitioners

Centex Combatives & Fitness offers classes for judo, jiu-jitsiu, firearms training, self-defense and Filipino martial arts as well as personal training.