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UPDATED: next steps for new affordable apartment proposal put on hold in Round Rock

RGC Ventures, LLC has submitted plans for a 224-unit affordable apartment complex at 150 Mays Crossing Drive, Round Rock.


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Travis County ESD 2 Fire Station No. 5 nears completion in Pflugerville

Construction work on Travis County ESD 2 Fire Station No. 5 is expected to complete at the end of February.

Glowworm Pediatrics to celebrate grand opening in Hutto

The pediatrics center will celebrate its grand opening Jan. 25.



Transportation, utilities building to be named in honor of former Round Rock City Manager Bob Bennett

Round Rock City Council voted 7-0 to name the city’s new transportation and utilities administration building in honor of former Round Rock City Manager Robert “Bob" L. Bennett Jr.


Koaches 4 Kids, a Round Rock-based nonprofit, now serving critically ill children

The Round Rock-based nonprofit serves critically and terminally ill children by providing them with RVs to transport them to and from treatment.


Royal Chenab closes in Round Rock

The Indian-Pakistani restaurant opened in Round Rock on Sept. 2, 2019.




Central Health will explore minimum wage bumps for its employees

The health care district is considering increasing its minimum wage to $15 per hour.


Pflugerville City Council approves nearly $1M contract for Typhoon Texas park modifications, intersection improvements

Typhoon Texas' park modifications and intersection improvements are expected to be complete prior to the park's reopening in May.


225 Pflugerville Oncor customers without power in hour-long outage Jan. 22

225 Oncor customers in Pflugerville were affected by an hour-long power outage Jan. 22.


Capital Farm Credit now open in Round Rock

The credit and financing agency for agribusinesses and rural homeowners opened in Round Rock on Nov. 1, 2019.



Travis Central Appraisal District board will host in-person meetings for informal protests in 2020

The Travis Central Appraisal District board of trustees voted to bring back in-person meetings for informal protests this year.


Austin-Travis County officials establish nonprofit to raise funds to support complete census count

Officials in Austin and Travis County have formed a complete count committee to support the 2020 census effort.


Pflugerville Community Development Corp. unveils new board of directors at January meeting

Pflugerville Community Development Corp. unveiled its new board of directors at its Jan. 15 meeting.


Gifted Hands Barbershop now open in Round Rock

The barbershop—which offers haircuts, braids, hot towel shaves and facials—opened in Round Rock on Jan. 1.



Important dates to know for the May 2 general election in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

The filing period for the upcoming May general elections opens Jan. 15 and ends Feb. 14.


Nearby Coffee Co. to open a Pflugerville coffee shop

Nearby Coffee Co. plans to open a brick-and-mortar coffee roastery at 16921 Joe Barbee Drive, Unit B, Pflugerville, this spring.


Austin Christian Fellowship's Hutto satellite relaunches with new name, new location

The church's first service under its new name is set for Feb. 1 at 5 p.m.


Shining Stars Academy to open Round Rock location in February

The child care center is expected to open in Round Rock on Feb. 3.



Hutto City Council to weigh options for senior tax, homestead exemption

Hutto City Council is set to decide between three senior tax and homestead exemption proposals in February.


After more than 30 years, Little Red Wagon Hamburgers closes in Round Rock

The restaurant served breakfast, lunch and dinner in Round Rock, offering chicken-fried steak, tacos, hamburgers and enchiladas.


The Globe Drive-In movie theater to begin screening cult classics, family-friendly films in Hutto

The Globe Drive-In will feature fan favorite titles, such as "Back to the Future," "The Princess Bride" and "La La Land," during its winter season, running through Feb. 29.


Demographer projects explosive growth in Pflugerville ISD's eastern edges

PfISD is experiencing near-record growth in student enrollment in the current school year, a demographer told trustees Jan. 16.



Hutto City Council votes to finalize independent, third-party investigative report into city manager's office

Hutto City Council finalized the independent, third-party investigation into the city manager's office at its Jan. 16 meeting.


DATA: Round Rock ISD annual report highlights increasing student diversity, low dropout rates

Among the findings: State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR, test scores that outpace the region and the state.