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Last Stand Brewing opens new South Austin taproom, Hopdoddy turns 10 and other Southwest Austin business news

Last Stand Brewing's new taproom is located along South Congress Avenue.



Round Rock to add 60 jobs and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.



Round Rock Donuts coming to Cedar Park and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Austin area.


Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirms 2021 opening for Travis County gigafactory

Musk said construction is moving apace at the new electric auto factory east of Austin.


Tackling Texas' vote-by-mail system: Applying, delivering, tracking your ballot

Oct. 23 is the last day Texas voters can apply for a vote-by-mail ballot.


As wildfires burn in the western United States, South Austin neighborhoods, firefighters work to reduce local risks

This fall, firefighters—including from the Austin, Oak Hill and North Hays County fire departments—have traveled to California to help with the state's ongoing fire season.




Dripping Springs ISD parents voice concern over COVID-19 cases linked to middle school football

Parents say several Sycamore Springs middle school football players tested positive for the coronavirus, but overall case counts remain low.


South Austin business news: New cafe and hotel come to Music Lane, Chisos Boots opens showroom and more

Two Hands, a New York City-based cafe, and Hotel Magdalena, an 89-room hotel with a restaurant helmed by a chef with experience at Launderette and Fres'a Chicken al Carbon, are new arrivals to the South Congress Avenue-area development.


Under construction Greyrock Ridge senior community could see first residents in January

ArborView is a 62+ active-living community that will have 151 total units at build-out.



UT experts predict a 96% chance of worsening COVID-19 rates in Travis County in coming weeks

Travis County's health authority says individual actions can still turn the tide.


Some Austin-area polling locations have recorded 10,000-plus votes through first week of early voting

Three Williamson County polling locations have each reported more than 10,000 ballots cast in the first week of early voting.


Treaty Oak Distilling looking to open second property for gin production, tastings

The distillery is planning to expand its gin production in 2021.


Capital Metro opens downtown Austin station and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Austin area.



More than 30% of Travis County voters have cast their ballot in first week of early voting

Both in-person voting and by-mail voting in Travis County are up compared to the first week of early voting in 2016.


Expanded MetroRail station opens in Austin's downtown

Captial Metro hosted a grand opening for the new station Oct. 19.


'Game changer' development with lagoon coming to Leander and more top Central Texas news

Read the most popular news from the Austin area from the past week.




Support Cobalt Blue Salon’s Cut For A Cure, two new bars open and more Southwest Austin business news

From bars to hair salons, learn about the latest Southwest Austin and Dripping Springs business news here.


Austin home sales are on the comeback after bottoming out in early spring

Low inventory and a delayed summer boom in home sales resulted in high sales for Austin in September.


Austin City Council wants limited local stimulus package to help small businesses outlast pandemic, not just pay rent

Austin's mayor said he wants businesses helped by the program to be better off than they were before the pandemic.


4-acre lagoon coming to Leander and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Austin area.



Voting at P. Terry's and possible new dams: Central Texas election news

Read recent election stories from Central Texas.