5:02 PM Feb 14, 2020 CST

See who filed to run for Round Rock mayor, city council in the May 2020 election

Round Rock City Council Place 1, Place 4 and the mayor's seat are up for election in May.


5:01 PM Feb 14, 2020 CST

See who is running for Hutto City Council this May

Four candidate filings have been made for Place 1 and Place 4 on Hutto City Council, including two incumbents.

Meet the five candidates running for Hutto ISD's May 2020 election

Five new faces will run for Hutto ISD's board of trustees this May.



5 candidates file for 3 seats on the Upper Brushy Creek WCID board for the May 2020 election

Two of three seats up for Upper Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District board of directors are uncontested.


Executive Director Mickie Ross resigns from The Williamson Museum

Mickie Ross, executive director of The Williamson Museum since 2010, is stepping down from her role.


Round Rock ISD parents react to proposed boundary changes

Approximately 40 parents of Round Rock ISD students spoke at a Feb. 13 meeting on proposed boundary changes.


Plans advance for 244 affordable apartment units near downtown Round Rock

The Place at Mays Crossing will provide income-restricted multifamily housing.



Construction to begin on FM 685 near Typhoon Texas in Pflugerviille

City staff said residents should anticipate delays during weekdays between 9 a.m.-4 p.m., adding the left lane on southbound FM 685 near Town Center Drive will be closed.


City of Round Rock could lose $20M a year if Texas comptroller adopts new rule

The proposal would redistribute sales tax collected on internet purchases by routing tax revenue to the purchaser’s city rather than the city where the online sale is received by the business fulfilling the order.


Cookies, Cupcakes and More celebrates opening in Hutto

Specialty flavors include orange dreamsicle, pumpkin spice, strawberry lemonade and spiced apple.


Crux Climbing Center to open Round Rock location

The new center is set to open in Round Rock in late 2021.



Nearly $234K in Historic Colored Addition improvements approved by Pflugerville City Council

Streets designated for improvement efforts in the Historic Colored Addition include Russell Street, Caldwells Lane, Taylor Street and Lincoln Avenue, per city documents.


Pflugerville Community Development Corp. outlines economic initiatives in new strategic plan

The strategic plan outlines the city's economic vision in upcoming years.


MAP: Early voting locations for the 2020 primaries in Williamson County

Early voting begins Feb. 18. Primary election day is March 3.


Travis County group urges bond reforms after settlement in Harris County

Work group members recommended a series of bond reforms at a Feb. 11 Travis County Commissioners Court meeting.



Pflugerville City Council approves reduced scope for May transportation bond election

The transportation bond package, listed at approximately $96.1 million, will go before voters on May 2.


Travis County OKs request to decommission 192 jail beds

Travis County commissioners approved a request from the county sheriff to decommission nearly 200 jail beds.


Travis County announces new intergovernmental relations officer

Travis County commissioners announced Feb. 11 the hiring of Julie Wheeler as intergovernmental relations officer.


Gattis Office Complex to open in Round Rock in 2021

The upcoming office complex will include nine buildings and 41 units.



Southside Market & Barbeque begins construction on Hutto location, anticipates summer 2020 opening

Southside Market is known for its smoked sausages, brisket sandwiches and meat plates, along with traditional Southern side dishes and desserts.


UPDATED: Pflugerville City Council approves first ordinance reading of potential trash rate increase

If approved, the $3.04 trash rate increase would go into effect March 1.


Huahuasco Grill Taqueria y Mas to begin serving Mexican cuisine in Pflugerville

The restaurant's menu features breakfast tacos, tacos, enchiladas and taquitos, among other offerings.


XO Nails & Spa to reopen with new name, renovations in Pflugerville

The salon offers manicures, pedicures, facials and waxing services.



Commissioners allocate $2M of remaining capital improvement allotment for FY 2019-20

The county's capital improvement program budget had $3.3 million left to be allocated.


Around 900 Round Rock ISD students could be rezoned this fall

The boundary changes are under consideration to prepare for the opening of Elementary School No. 35 in fall 2021, address campus capacity issues at three elementary schools and realign feeder patterns.