8:25 PM Oct 15, 2019 CDT

New site plan, proposed roads in the works for Hutto Perfect Game site

Two weeks after the projected construction start date , dirt is not yet turning on Hutto’s Perfect Game development. After a falling out with developer Wolverine Interests LLC , the city of Hutto brought in Legacy Development to lead the way on the $800 million site.


New state law prohibits mobile voting, causes 'substantial' loss to Travis County

A new state law that took effect Sept. 1 and prohibits the use of temporary polling places will hinder voter turnout in Travis County, local officials said.


Williamson County Sheriff's Office granted $100,000 to solve cold cases

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office received commissioners' approval Oct. 15 to accept a grant of $100,000 to fund its Cold Case Task Force and Coalition Project.



H&H Nail Spa opens in Pflugerville

H&H Nail Spa opened at the end of September, staff confirmed. The business, located at 800 W. Pecan St., Ste. …


Hutto welcomes new manufacturers, infrastructure companies

As Hutto’s population continues to grow, so, too, does its business footprint.


CBD Plus USA to open Round Rock store

CBD Plus USA plans to open a store by the end of October at 1900 University Blvd., Ste., 150, Round Rock. The …


Kelly Lane Dentistry opens in Pflugerville

Kelly Lane Dentistry opened Sept. 9, staff confirmed. The office, located at 2100 Autumn Slate Drive, Ste. …



Two Maids & A Mop Round Rock gives back to area cancer patients

Angela Spencer, owner of Two Maids & A Mop’s Round Rock location, was out cleaning a new customer’s house in late July when she realized the client was one of her neighbors.


Review the Williamson County roads and parks bond propositions appearing on the Nov. 5 ballot

Williamson County voters can vote for or against two propositions Nov. 5. The propositions are divided into roads and parks projects to be completed throughout the county.


ASK THE EDITOR: What do I need to vote in the November election?

November elections are around the corner, with early voting starting Oct. 21. Williamson County voters will see a roads and parks bond on the ballot. Pflugerville residents will elect a mayor and a City Council member .


Moi Vietnamese Grill in Pflugerville offers fast-casual concept, grilled proteins

Seven years into a career as a process and quality engineer at Samsung, Tru Tran quit his job. He spent the next three months baking bread.



TO-DO LIST: October events in Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto

Your ultimate local guide for events, activities, festivals and more in the month of …


Williamson County official: MUD tax rates more costly than city ones

Four years ago, Judie Morton relocated from Colorado to Round Rock to be closer to her children. Running on a tight time frame to purchase a home and following tours of a few houses in Hutto and one in Round Rock, Morton moved into the Siena neighborhood, saying her new home was the right size and fit. Then, the tax bill came.


13 transportation updates to know in October in Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto

Information on this page was updated as of 9/16/19. News or questions about these or other local …


UPDATED: Driver identified in fatal SH 130 accident

UPDATED Oct. 12 at 10:19 a.m.



City of Pflugerville to rename local trail in memory of cyclist Thi Ho

The Settlers Valley Trail in Pflugerville will be renamed in memory of a recently deceased cyclist during an Oct. 13 ceremony, according to a city news release.


Inaugural State of Black Pflugerville aims to connect residents, leaders, entrepreneurs

Alicia Jackson, president of Black Pflugerville, followed an influx of questions and reactions on the Black Pfamilies of Pflugerville Facebook page in August in response to Community Impact Newspaper's article on the city having the highest percentage black population in the Austin metro area. Inspired by questions she read, Jackson said she wanted to create a space where black residents could network and share resources.


TxDOT seeks feedback on adding new lanes to I-35 at October open houses

The Texas Department of Transportation is planning to invest $700 million to add one to two lanes in each direction on I-35 in Central Texas.


Under new ownership, Texas Gift Outlet to reopen in Round Rock Premium Outlets

Concetta Raymond has assumed ownership of Texas Gift Outlet, a souvenir and gift shop that sells T-shirts, mugs, hats, jewelry and more. Raymond expects to open the store in mid-November within the Round Rock Premium Outlets at 4401 N. I-35, Ste. 771, Round Rock.



Cities of Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto increase budgets, adjust tax rates to manage growth

As Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto experience rapid population growth, city staff and local leaders are adjusting budgets to meet resident demands.


Renovations complete at Hutto Community Park at Country Estates

The city of Hutto celebrated the completion of its first bond-funded project, the Hutto Community Park at Country Estates, Oct. 1, which coincided with a National Night Out community event.


Tourists spent $318M in Round Rock in 2018. What does that mean for locals?

Tourists visiting Round Rock accounted for $318 million in direct travel spending in 2018, according to data from the Travel Texas Economic Impact Report and the Round Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau.


Pflugerville City Council revisits plans for proposed SH 130 mixed-use development

Pflugerville City Council has taken the next step in approving plans for a proposed mixed-use development along SH 130. Council voted 6-0 in favor of rezoning land for the project on first reading at its Oct. 8 meeting. Council Member Mike Heath was absent for the vote.