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One development leads to another on University

Kevin Kaplan said he moved into his house in the Teravista subdivision in 2003 and remembers feeling removed from the city.

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Local schools to delay opening by two hours Feb. 24

Austin, Dripping Springs, Pflugerville and Round Rock ISD schools will operate on a delayed opening schedule Tuesday, Feb. 24, according to their respective websites. more »

Feb 23, 2015 9:49 PM Austin Metro

Downtown Round Rock's new branding

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Downtown Round Rock gets new branding

In coming months the city of Round Rock will start rolling out its new downtown brand and slogan: "Right. At Home." more »

Feb 23, 2015 3:26 PM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Rock N' River expansion targets teens and adults

The Rock N' River is expanding in an effort to attract more teens and adults to the city-run water park located in the Old Settlers Park in Round Rock. more »

Feb 13, 2015 2:13 PM 2 Comments

In addition to toll rebates, Carma is offering 30 days’ use of its Tesla Model S for one Carma member who tags #LoveMyCommute on Twitter or Facebook.

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Toll reimbursement program expands to all Central Texas roads

Carma, a transportation technology company that promotes carpooling, announced Feb. 10 that it will expand its toll reimbursement program to toll fares on all major Ausitn-area tollways through June 30. more »

Feb 11, 2015 3:32 PM Austin Metro

PCDC making waves with big deals, aggressiveness

Pflugerville was in need of commerce as well as tax relief when former Councilman Ron Beyer took his place on the inaugural board of the Pflugerville Community Development Corp. in 2001. more »

Feb 4, 2015 12:00 AM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto 58 Comments

Hutto ISD looks at student health guidelines, rules

Hutto ISD board members are expected to revisit establishing food guidelines at their monthly meeting in February that could impact when certain sweet and salty snacks are available during the school day. more »

Feb 4, 2015 12:00 AM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

A facilities master plan commissioned by the city of Round Rock will assess city-facility needs through the year 2035. The plan could impact the use of city buildings such as the McConico building (top) and facilities on Luther Peterson Place, such as the city’s vehicle service center.

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Round Rock City Council OKs firm to create facilities master plan for city

Round Rock will pay more than $250,000 for a long-range city plan officials said will save more taxpayer dollars and city staffers’ time in the long run. more »

Feb 4, 2015 12:00 AM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Pflugerville officials approved $40,000 worth of improvements to be built at Windermere Park Pool, including a pool heater, to make the facility more senior friendly.

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Pflugerville forms senior advisory task force to advise on programs and facilities

City of Pflugerville officials intend to enhance senior amenities and formed a senior advisory task force in January to bolster the effort. more »

Feb 4, 2015 12:00 AM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

City, WCID hope to reduce flood zone, save homes

The city of Round Rock is moving forward with a plan with the Upper Brushy Creek Water Control & Improvement District toward reducing the amount of housing structures within a 100-year flood plain. more »

Feb 4, 2015 12:00 AM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Police unit handles white-collar crime

The job of John Rowe, a sergeant with the Round Rock Police Department, can change at a moment’s notice. more »

Feb 4, 2015 12:00 AM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Austin Community College is proposing a new four-year nursing program in which the school's past graduates can upgrade their associate's degrees to earn a bachelor of science in nursing. If approved by the state, the new program could begin by 2017.

Joe Lanane

ACC board selects nine of 13 Bond Oversight Advisory Committee members

A 13-member citizen committee will oversee how Austin Community College spends nearly $386 million in bond money approved by district voters last November. more »

Feb 3, 2015 7:53 AM Central Austin

The 2015 Austin City Council from left: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo, Councilman Sabino Renteria, Councilman Don Zimmerman, Councilwoman Delia Garza, Councilwoman Ann Kitchen, Mayor Steve Adler, Councilwoman Leslie Pool, Councilwoman Ora Houston, Councilman Gregorio Casar, Councilwoman Sheri Gallo and Councilwoman Ellen Troxclair

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Committee created to examine Austin affordability issues

The group is tasked with reviewing best practices from other cities to help create and maintain policies that promote affordability in Austin. The new committee is expected to tackle various topics such as education, child care, food, housing, transp more »

Jan 30, 2015 8:09 AM Central Austin

Leffingwell wins Place 3 seat in special election

According to unofficial results, Frank Leffingwell won the Round Rock City Council Place 3 special election Jan. 24 with 776 votes, or 82.12 percent of the vote. Chris Koob received 169 votes, or 17.88 percent of the vote. more »

Jan 24, 2015 7:06 PM , Vote Central Texas

Austin Community College board of trustees on Jan. 20 held its first meeting of 2015. New trustee Gigi Edwards Bryant was sworn into office by state Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin.

Joe Lanane

ACC board sets parameters for bond oversight advisory committee

​A 13-member citizen committee will oversee how Austin Community College spends nearly $386 million in bond money approved by district voters last November. more »

Jan 21, 2015 8:56 AM Central Austin

Pflugervillle officials approved a development agreement Jan. 20 that will pave the way for Sunshine Village and SunTech Office Park. Renderings of the development show numerous restaurants, several hotels, office towers, residential complexes and a new Town Hall.

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Pflugerville leaders ink largest development deal in city history

Pflugerville City Council approved the largest land development deal in city history Jan. 20. The agreement is expected to pave the way for construction of up to $1.7 billion worth of businesses, residences and infrastructure near SH 130 and FM 685. more »

Jan 20, 2015 7:38 PM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto 64 Comments

Business offers low-cost weddings for Valentine's Day

Round Rock–based Short and Sweet Weddings has teamed up with Kindred Oaks in Georgetown to offer low-cost weddings for Valentine's Day on Feb. 14. more »

Jan 20, 2015 12:17 PM Georgetown

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Round Rock ISD seeks community input for district's future

To help shape the roadmap for the district’s future, Round Rock ISD is seeking the community’s input at public meetings hosted Jan. 22–23. more »

Jan 19, 2015 3:43 PM Northwest Austin

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Law firm clears trustee Romere in case concerning son's pig project

A law firm found that allegations against trustee Terri Romere for abusing her power were found to be false, the firm announced Jan. 15. more »

Jan 19, 2015 11:30 AM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto 1 Comments

Two candidates announce for Round Rock City Council Place 5

Round Rock City Councilman John Moman announced Jan. 12 he will not run again for the City Council Place 5 seat he has held for six years. Two candidates, Ted Meng and Writ Baese, have announced their intention to run in the May 9 election. more »

Jan 13, 2015 11:34 AM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Round Rock City Council approves Hadley as City Manager

The Round Rock City Council unanimously approved Laurie Hadley as City Manager Jan. 8. Hadley has served in the role on an interim basis since October. more »

Jan 8, 2015 9:04 PM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Connected 2015

A guide to Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto in 2015

Business

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Austin Multi-Sport aims to get people moving

Dining

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Moonie's Burger House emphasizes fresh ingredients

Local Transportation Updates

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Movie Guide 2015

Some of the biggest movies shot in and around Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

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Market data for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

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Regional Transportation Updates

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