The number of K-12 students in Texas receiving nonmedical, or conscientious, exemptions for required vaccinations has increased statewide for at least the 10th straight year.
The election to replace former Sen. Kirk Watson will be held July 14.
Parents claimed in a letter that communications with Austin ISD regarding transfer statuses this winter were misleading.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sent letters May 12 to officials in Dallas, Bexar and Travis counties as well as the cities of Austin and San Antonio, alleging that their local public health orders amid the coronavirus were “unlawful" and "unenforceable.”
Travis Count and Austin Public Health officials confirmed the county's 72nd coronavirus-related death May 13.
Of all ZIP codes in Travis County, Southwest Austin has three of the six most infected when looking at total confirmed coronavirus cases.
The two local companies will offer at-home coronavirus testing, among other services.
Qualified Austinites requested $6.9 million in help. The city only had $1.2 million to offer.
The project includes a small indoor bar with seating, an outdoor patio, and space for about four food trucks or mobile vendors.
The Texas National Guard has begun mobilizing disinfection teams in Texas nursing homes to help limit the spread of the coronavirus.
Due to coronavirus safety protocols, the ceremony will involve social distancing measures and limited admission.
Austin Homes Live will take place May 19 and will feature interactive home tours throughout Austin’s real estate markets, including Central Austin, East Austin, West Austin, Lakeway and South Austin.
Former Mayor Todd Purcell was appointed to city council to finish Place 3 term, while April Harris Allison and Wade King are sworn into office.
Dripping Springs City Council pushes ahead 200-unit apartment complex with affordable housing component
Dripping Springs City Council approved a Planned Development District ordinance for a multifamily project May 12.
At Travis County Judge Sara Eckhardt's last meeting presiding over the Commissioners Court, the body designated a portion of CARES Act funds for rent and mortgage assistance.
Eckhardt initially resigned in March to run for the Texas Senate.
As of May 12 there have been 2,235 local cases and 760 individuals who have reported recovering from COVID-19 in Travis County.
The attorney general says Austin and Travis County have overstepped, but local officials say their orders are in lockstep with the state's.
On average the state is experiencing 1,017 newly reported cases daily over the last 14 days, with the largest increase of 1,293 cases reported May 2.
In the pilot phase, Lone Star card purchases for curbside and delivery will be accepted at Walmart and Amazon.
The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron—more commonly known as the Thunderbirds—released a map May 12 documenting the flight path of the flyover of Austin-area hospitals at 2:40 p.m. May 13.
South Austin agency launches online service offering property tax protest assistance in Travis County
ProtestingPropertyTaxes.com is offering free protest reports to low-income homeowners and providing instructions on how to file a protest.
Former Austin City Council Member Don Zimmerman announces run in state Senate District 14 special election
The filing deadline for the election to fill former Sen. Kirk Watson's seat in the Texas Senate is May 13.