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Henna family readies 46-acre site for mixed-use development in Round Rock

Round Rock City Council approved Sept. 24 a zoning request for retail, office, multifamily residential and hotel uses.


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FIRST LOOK: Renovated Pflugerville Recreation Center opens Sept. 25

Ahead of the Pflugerville Recreation Center's reopening, take a sneak preview at changes underway to the center's fitness room, gaming area and senior facilities.




Scary good: New Braunfels Ghost Tours makes top 10 list and more Central Texas news

Read the latest Central Texas business and community news.


Williamson County coronavirus positivity rate drops again to 3.4%

The county reported 10 confirmed cases and one additional death.


Gov. Greg Abbott to allocate $171M from CARES Act to help renters at risk of eviction

Gov. Greg Abbott will allocate more than $171 million in renters assistance from the federal coronavirus relief package to eligible Texans.


November 2020 election: Here are the candidates on the ballot in Williamson County

Here is everything you need to know when early voting begins on Oct. 13 in Williamson County.



New playgrounds, flooring, buildings underway: Round Rock ISD details 2018 bond progress

While students were away from campus for an extended period this spring and summer, construction crews continued work on facility improvements throughout Round Rock ISD.


Free COVID-19 testing taking place in Leander Sept. 26

The testing will take place Sept. 26 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


Restaurant Tony C's to open Sept. 24 in Round Rock and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.


Lawsuit takes aim at start date for early voting as some Texas Republicans challenge Gov. Greg Abbott's order

A group of prominent Texas Republicans has embarked on a legal effort to undo the governor's executive order that extended the early voting period for the Nov. 3 election.



After filing Travis County site plans, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks to new gigafactory’s place in the company

Tesla has filed the intial site plans for a massive manufacturing plant in southeastern Travis County.


$1.3M contract approved for Heatherwilde Boulevard road work in Pflugerville

The planned improvements come as part of the city's 2020 pavement maintenance program, with funding provided by the fiscal year 2019-20 streets and drainage budget.


Williamson County adds 18 confirmed cases of coronavirus Sept. 23

The current rolling seven-day positivity rate, or the rate at which tests return positive, is 4.09%, a slight drop from the Sept. 22 reported rate.


Tony C's brings family recipes, Brooklyn beer scene to Round Rock

The pizza restaurant and beer garden opens on Palm Valley Boulevard on Sept. 24.



Williamson County commissioners allocate $8.85M for capital improvements for fiscal year 2020-21

Capital improvement money can be used for capital projects, facilities maintenance and equipment purchases.


From New Braunfels to Cedar Park, Central Texas outdoor recreation shops scrambling to keep inventory

When combined with temporary state restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many local shop owners are speculating a perfect storm of low supply and high demand is the main reason for changes in an industry that has of late been turned on its head.


Hutto City Hall, library to reopen Oct. 1

Online payment options and curbside services will continue, while reduced capacity and face masks will be required for in-person visits.


Proposed roadway impact fees progress in Pflugerville

Roadway impact fees are a means of funding public infrastructure improvements, such as roadways, that are needed as a result of new or expanded development.



Pflugerville postpones vote on public transit program

The majority of council voiced concerns over success metrics applied to the pilot program, which was included as part of the city's fiscal year 2020-21 budget.


PfISD's Hendrickson HS highlighted in Special Olympics docuseries

The four-episode docuseries follows four different Unified Champions schools, or schools that unite students with and without intellectual disabilities to promote social inclusion.


Danny's BBQ relocates from downtown Pflugerville and 3 other business updates to know

After 40 years and several locations across the city, Danny’s BBQ is in the midst of relocating once again, owner Daniel Caldwell said.


Find a polling location where you can vote early in Travis County

Voters can cast their ballots at any of the 37 early voting locations from Oct. 13-30.



Williamson County coronavirus positivity rate returns to 4.32%

As of Sept. 22, there are 18 patients hospitalized, seven in intensive care units and six on a ventilator.


Hutto awarded $1.4M grant for Hwy. 79, FM 1660 improvements

The money will be applied toward an additional turn lane, pedestrian crossing and other enhancements.