9:01 PM Oct 22, 2019 CDT

Pflugerville City Council greenlights Lisso tract rezoning request

After months of public hearings, resident meetings and revisits to Pflugerville City Council, council voted 5-2 in favor of rezoning the Lisso tract, a nearly 200-acre property adjacent to Immanuel Road, for a mixed-use development project overseen by William Lyon Homes. Mayor Victor Gonzales and Mayor Pro Tem Omar Peña voted against the motion.


0.38% of registered voters turn out in Travis County on first day of early voting

Just over 3,000 people—or 0.38% of registered voters—cast their ballots on the first day of early voting Travis County.


Williamson County increases over 65, disabled tax exemption amounts

The Williamson County Commissioners Court voted to increase the tax exemption amounts for disabled people and those over the age of 65 during an Oct. 22 meeting.



Travis County commissioners approve Atlas 14 variance to preserve Pflugerville drainage project

Travis County commissioners voted unanimously to approve a variance to Atlas 14 requirements for a drainage improvement project on Crystal Bend Drive in Pflugerville at an Oct. 22 meeting.


Low Price Auto Glass of Hutto now open

Low Price Auto Glass of Hutto, an automotive glass replacement and repair shop, celebrated its grand opening in Hutto on Oct. 1. The business, located at 600 Lemens Ave., Ste. 500, Hutto, also offers specialty services like high performance tints and headlight restorations.


Seven area chambers of commerce announce support for Williamson County roads and parks bond

Seven area chambers of commerce pledged support Oct. 22 for the proposed $447 million Williamson County roads and parks bond in front of the Williamson County Courthouse.


Central Texas transportation agency seeks input on 2045 long-range plan

A Central Texas transportation planning agency started its public input process Oct. 21 for its 2045 long-range plan , which looks at how the region will be connected over the next 25 years.



0.5% of voters turn out to the polls in Williamson County on first day of early voting

About 1,700 voters turned out for the first day of early voting in Williamson County on Oct. 21, accounting for 0.5% of the vote, according to Williamson County Elections.


All Stars Unlimited Gymnastics and Cheer now open in Pflugerville

All Stars Unlimited Gymnastics and Cheer opened its new location at 4701 Priem Lane, Ste. 6A, Pflugerville, on Sept. 28, according to its Facebook page. All Stars Unlimited Gymnastics and Cheer, which also has a location in Georgetown, will offer competitive recreational gymnastics and cheer for children as young as 2. The new location also includes a foam pit and parent viewing area.


Central Texas Philharmonic brings classical music programs to the Greater Austin area

Nationally recognized conductor Stefan Sanders led the Central Texas Philharmonic through the works of Jacques Offenbach, Igor Stravinsky and Ludwig van Beethoven as part of the Central Texas Philharmonic’s inaugural concert Sept. 8.


Round Rock ISD aims to speed up construction on McNeil High School

Communication with contractors on the last phase of long-anticipated updates to McNeil High School is getting a “reset” just months before the work is expected to be complete, according to Terry Worcester, chief operating officer for Round Rock ISD.




Panther Loop Office Warehouse coming soon to Pflugerville

Panther Loop Office Warehouse, offering business space for small businesses such as heating, ventillation and air conditioning (HVAC) service, electrical service, supply and wholesale service companies, is coming soon to Pflugerville.



Round Rock ISD looks to extend school officer contract with WilCo, while evaluating 'other options'

Round Rock ISD is one step closer to a long-term school resource officer program , following board action Oct. 17.



NEW: 105-acre development on FM 1660 moves forward in Hutto

Hutto residents living near FM 1660 and Mager Lane will soon have new neighbors, following Hutto City Council's approval of a zoning ordinance for a new 105-acre mixed-use development.


PfISD eyes busy winter of new school construction, facility renovations

Construction on the first two school projects in Pflugerville ISD’s 2018 bond package now has a defined date.


Sticky Fingers Cinnamon Buns now serving sweet treats in the Pflugerville area

Sticky Fingers Cinnamon Buns began serving sweet treats Sept. 28. Customers can select either fully cooked, ready-to-eat cinnamon rolls or uncooked, refrigerator-ready rolls, which can be stored for up to 24 hours. Year-round flavors include classic cinnamon buns and caramel sticky buns. Seasonal flavors range from pumpkin spice to gingerbread and maple bacon, with red velvet and birthday cake flavors soon to be available.


Hutto Flower Market to open on FM 1660

Misty Young will open Hutto Flower Market soon at 6020 N. FM 1660, Ste. D, Hutto. The business will sell …



Centex Playscapes relocates from Cedar Park to Hutto

Centex Playscapes has relocated from Cedar Park to Hutto. The business, formerly located on Old Highway 183 in Cedar Park, began operating at 2013 CR 108, Hutto, on Oct. 1. Centex Playscapes restores and relocates playsets as well as designs and builds custom playsets, treehouses and ziplines. Owner Colin Saunders said the business creates both modern and natural playscapes and strives to be as affordable as possible.


Quinoa Grill 'closed indefinitely' in Round Rock

Quinoa Grill, a Peruvian restaurant formerly located at 2051 Gattis School Road, Ste. 630, Round Rock, has …


FEATURED NEIGHBORHOOD: Round Rock Ranch

Round Rock Ranch offers Hill Country-style homes as well as traditional Texas designs. Homes average 2,200 square feet, and many offer patios and fenced backyards. Most homes include game rooms, master suites with double-vanity sinks and large kitchens.


DATA: Single-family home sales increase nearly 42% in Hutto; Round Rock, Pflugerville see similar upticks

The latest numbers released by the Austin Board of Realtors for September show as Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto's populations continue to grow, so too do their single-family home sales.