According to proponents of Travis County’s Land, Water and Transportation Plan, or LWTP, the county is projected to grow to roughly 1.5 million people in the next 20 years, with many of them residing in unincorporated areas.more »
Lake Travis | Westlake
Austin City Council approved rezoning a 25 acre tract on RR 620 at Buckner Road to allow its owner to develop the parcel into a residential neighborhood and retail center. more »
Responding to an Austin City Council resolution seeking more information about tiny homes, city staff released research Oct. 13 that outlines obstacles to building, parking and living in these single-family detached homes—usually on wheels. more »
Austin voters will decide on a $1 billion rail and road bond Nov. 4 that would raise homeowners’ taxes by hundreds of dollars. more »
After working for several weeks to balance the budget, West Lake Hills City Council approved its budget for fiscal year 2014–15 with a deficit of more than $400,000 on Sept. 24. more »
About six months after Parking Mobility Project Director Mack Marsh presented West Lake Hills City Council with an opportunity for citizens to take part in a deputization process to limit those who abuse handicap parking, he launched a pilot program. more »
The West Lake Hills board of adjustments approved a special-use permit Sept. 10 for Fusion Academy and Learning Center at 4701 Bee Caves Road. more »
Local nonprofit organization Lake Travis Labor of Love, or LTlov, collected and donated school supplies as well as more than $2,700 to Lake Travis Elementary School and Lake Travis High School. more »
Abercorn International School opened its new science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, facility with the start of the new school year. more »
Lakeway city council approved a special-use permit Sept. 15 for a Circle K convenience store and gas station at 1303 N. RR 620 at Debba Drive in Lakeway. more »
Homebuilder Taylor Morrison is set to develop a 140-site detached condominium residential community at 9100 N. RR 620, between RR 2222 and Anderson Mill Road, said Adib Khoury, vice president of land resources. more »
Flanked by campus administrators and educators, a group of Concordia University Texas students presented a new program Sept. 30 to promote impaired driving awareness on the college campus. more »
The Hill Country Galleria was sold Sept. 12 by Real Estate Investment Trust Inc. to California State Teachers Retirement System, or CALSTRS, said Bee Cave Interim City Manager Travis Askey. more »
A new reservoir similar to Lake Travis will be built along the Colorado River by 2017. more »
A request sent to the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization to fund a feasibility study on the proposed RR 620 elevated toll road has angered residents in the Senna Hills and Barton Creek West neighborhoods. more »
A guide to Bee Cave, Lakeway, Rollingwood, Spicewood and West Lake Hills in 2014
Election Guide 2014
A guide to November 2014 local elections.
Texas Honey Ham
The staff at Texas Honey Ham anticipated a decent crowd Sept. 6 when they reopened their Westlake restaurant after a fire forced a six-month closure.
The Midway Food Park
In August 2013, Sarah Hannon opened The Midway Food Park, a food trailer park nestled in the rolling hills along Capital of Texas Highway.
Solid Rock Brewing
In February 2011 three friends from church were sitting on a back porch when they hatched an idea to start their own brewing company.
Statistics and stories from area school districts.
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A close look at the Proposed The Backyard and The Terrace projects in Bee Cave.
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