Central Austin
6:42 AM Sep 18, 2020 CDT

Six months into pandemic, Austin officials scrambling to save music venues, child care facilities and restaurants

City Council is set to begin making choices on which businesses to try to save on Oct. 1.


Lake Travis | Westlake
4:57 PM Sep 18, 2020 CDT

Lakeway City Council to host in-person meeting Sept. 21

Lakeway City Council plans to meet in-person Sept. 21 for the first time since March, when the spread of COVID-19 prompted meeting restrictions.


Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Coronavirus testing site in Pflugerville to move and more Central Texas news

Read the latest Central Texas business and community news.



Georgetown

Black Sugar Caffe now open on the Georgetown Square, plus more business news

Stay up to date on Georgetown business news with these updates.


Central Austin

Austin Trail of Lights may be drive-thru in 2020 and more popular Central Texas news

Read popular news from Central Texas from the past week.


Georgetown

City Post to bring steakhouse, market, speakeasy to downtown Georgetown

The concept aims to pay tribute to the site's roots as a post office.


Central Austin

Central Austin August housing market numbers show high dollar-volume sales

While housing inventory remains low, home prices continue to rise.



Georgetown

Williamson County adds 54 confirmed cases of coronavirus Sept. 18

As of Sept. 18, eight patients are hospitalized, four are in intensive care units and seven are on a ventilator.


Cedar Park | Leander

Leander adopts $199M budget, lowered tax rate

The new tax rate would cost the average homeowner $0.41 more than last year in city property taxes.


Lake Travis | Westlake

River Place preschool Kido launches virtual learning platform

The Kido Home platform is available for children ages 2-6 and will feature online small-group classes led by trained instructors.


Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Round Rock ISD launches COVID-19 dashboard

Round Rock ISD families can now monitor the number of confirmed coronavirus cases by campus.



Central Austin

State-created Save Muny Historic District to take over concession responsibilities at historic golf course

Negotiations over the fate of the Lions Municipal Golf Course remain ongoing between the city and The University of Texas board of regents.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Eanes ISD prepares for roughly half its students to return to campus Sept. 21

Eanes ISD officials met virtually for a special called meeting Sept. 17 to discuss reopening campuses amid the coronavirus pandemic.


New Braunfels

Uwe’s Bakery & Deli in New Braunfels celebrates fifth anniversary

Uwe’s Bakery & Deli, located at 1024 W. San Antonio St., Ste. B, New Braunfels, is celebrating its fifth anniversary Sept. 18 and 19.


Northwest Austin

Central Health finalizes budget with increased tax rate, more health care services for low-income residents

Local health care district Central Health is budgeting a nearly $20 million increase in health care delivery services for Austin’s low-income residents.



Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Baylor Scott & White Health to host 9 Austin-area drive-thru flu shot clinics

"This season is a big, black box, and there are a lot of unknowns, as far as what the season's going to look like," said Dr. Bradley Berg, a BSW pediatrics doctor in Round Rock.


Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Pflugerville ISD outlines struggles of balancing in-person, virtual curricula

Based on current struggles teachers are facing, Chief Academic and Innovation Officer Brandy Baker said she will distribute a survey to teachers the week of Sept. 20 to determine struggles, impact and needs regarding simultaneous on-campus and virtual instruction.


Cedar Park | Leander

Leander City Council denies proposal for diversity, inclusion council

After over 200 public comments and council discussion, the Leander City Council denied the proposal in a 6-1 vote.


Southwest Austin | Dripping Springs

Rolling in Thyme and Dough opening a new drive-thru, plus more South Austin and Dripping Springs business news

Here are five recent updates from South Austin and Dripping Springs businesses.



Georgetown

DATA: Georgetown, Williamson County see 23% growth in residential sales dollars in August

Williamson County raked in more than $460 million in residential sales dollars in August.


San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Texas Bean and Brew House celebrates one year in San Marcos

Texas Bean and Brew House, located at 1328 N. I-35, San Marcos, is celebrating its one-year anniversary Sept. 20.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Outdoor eatery coming to the Four Points area

Four Points Outdoor Eatery is anticipating to be fully open in late September or early October and will feature between eight and 10 international food trailers and a covered patio.


Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

'I’ve cried almost every day': Inside Round Rock ISD's return to in-person learning

Over 11,000 students returned to RRISD campuses this week as in-person learning resumed Sept. 15.



Central Austin

Free virtual broadcast of ACL Music Festival to be held Oct. 9-11 and more Central Texas news

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


The Woodlands

Q&A: St. Luke's physician shares advice on flu season, vaccine and prevention

The influenza vaccine is recommended for nearly all patients of all ages ahead of this year's flu season, Dr. Sam Rolon said.