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6 transportation updates in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle

Read the latest on six road projects happening in the San Marcos, Buda and Kyle areas.


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San Marcos location of Tiff's Treats celebrates anniversary

The store features fresh-baked cookies, brownies and ice cream sandwiches.




Main St. Pizzeria and Beer Garden reopens in Buda

The restaurant temporarily closed in June after learning that a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus.



State legislators seek removal of Confederate monuments at Texas Capitol

The decision may ultimately lie with Gov. Greg Abbott and the rest of the State Preservation Board, which last year authorized the removal of a plaque in the Capitol that said slavery was not an underlying cause of the Confederate rebellion.




Whataburger to celebrate 70th anniversary, unveil food truck, expand into 3 states

Nine more new Whataburger locations are planned by year's end, and 35 new restaurants are proposed for 2021.


U.S. Census Bureau to halt counting operation a month earlier than expected

The self-response deadline has moved up to Sept. 30.


Business updates from Cedar Park, Leander; Fat City pop-up to open in Austin: News from Central Texas

Read the most recent business and community news from the Austin area.


Patio Dolcetto wine bar to reopen on Cheatham Street in San Marcos

The wine lounge will reopen its doors at 322 Cheatham St., San Marcos, on Aug. 19.



Hays County adds 26 new cases of COVID-19, one death over the weekend

Between Aug.1-3, the Hays County Local Health Department reported 26 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total to 4,893.



Report: With boost in e-commerce, Texas sales tax receipts increased 4.3% in July

The loss of extra unemployment support could send numbers back down, however.


Hays County’s active COVID-19 case count drops by 35; 53 additional recoveries July 31

The Hays County Local Health Department reported 18 new cases of the coronavirus July 31, bringing the total to 4,315.



Texas State Teachers Association demands TEA prohibit in-person classes until Sept. 8

The statement was released after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton earlier this week said that local districts have the sole authority to close schools due to the ongoing pandemic.




Hays County launches $600K small business assistance program

Hays County has launched the Emergency Cash Assistance Program grant fund to aid small businesses amid the COVID-19 crisis.



Georgetown seeking mural artists, more on Kalahari opening in Round Rock: News from Central Texas

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.


Hays County reports three COVID-19 deaths, adds 21 new cases July 30

Numbers provided by the Hays County Local Health Department showed 21 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total to 4,297 as of July 30.


Texas Association of School Administrators asks state for more local control, clear guidelines in 2020-21

TASA leaders said in the letter that changing guidelines coming from the state are overly complicated and have only created confusion.


Central Texas Food Bank distribution event to be held in Kyle on Aug. 13

The food bank will distribute free food to help residents who are facing food insecurity during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, according to a July 27 press release.



Texas Education Agency to fund online program supporting schools, parents in 2020-21

Teachers, students, parents and administrators can access classes, assignments and grades through the system whether learning from the classroom or elsewhere.


Allergies or COVID-19: How to decipher underlying causes of symptoms

Suffering from a cough or chest pressure? Here is how to tell the difference between allergies, asthma and COVID-19.