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Local school districts invest in STEM

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Local school districts invest in STEM

Laurel Mountain Elementary School first-grade students could be found excitedly making cars out of construction paper and plastic straws March 6.

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Round Rock ISD approves digital textbooks

The Round Rock ISD board of trustees debated technology in the classroom at its meeting April 13. more »

Apr 17, 2015 2:40 PM Northwest Austin

Round Rock ISD’s annual Celebration of Families adds 5K, fitness activities

A yearly educational event in Round Rock is flexing a new muscle. Round Rock ISD will hold its annual Celebration of Families event April 18 from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Round Rock High School. more »

Apr 15, 2015 8:00 AM Northwest Austin

Round Rock ISD, Chamber launch program to put educators in industry positions

On April 13 the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce and Round Rock ISD launched a new program that aims to partner businesses with educators who teach related subject matter. more »

Apr 13, 2015 5:33 PM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto Impacts

Hutto announces Limmer Loop reconstruction

The City of Hutto will participate in the reconstruction of Limmer Loop (CR 164) and will be responsible for financing the 2 miles of road annexed into the city. more »

Apr 10, 2015 4:46 PM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Round Rock City Council extends contract with Forest Creek Golf Course operator

The Round Rock City Council voted unanimously to extend the contract with CCA Silband/Golfcorp to continue managing the city-owned Forest Creek Gold Course Thursday night. more »

Apr 10, 2015 3:37 PM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto Impacts

Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt thanks her staff for their hard work. Shown (l-r) are Loretta Farb, Peter Einhorn, Eckhardt, Maya Reisman and Joe Hon.

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Travis County judge describes busy first 100 days

Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt discussed her first 100 days in office on April 9 in the Travis County Commissioners Courtroom. more »

Apr 9, 2015 2:15 PM Northwest Austin

The Bass Pro Shop and Outdoor World crew are preparing for the store's June opening.

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Bass Pro Shop moves closer to June opening

The Bass Pro Shop and Outdoor World in north Round Rock is headed toward its June opening and company officials are working to get every fish, mural, and synthetic blade of grass in order before the public walks through the doors. more »

Apr 8, 2015 2:51 PM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Round Rock ISD moves forward with Freeport tax exemption to draw business

Round Rock ISD officials are moving forward with a proposed tax exemption meant to spur business growth in the city. more »

Apr 6, 2015 8:30 AM Northwest Austin

Gilleland Creek runs through Pflugerville. City Official said March 31 that chlorinated was mistakenly dumped into the creek killing some fish.

Emilie Shaughnessy

Chlorinated water drained into Pflugerville creek

Highly chlorinated water from a 500,000 gallon tank was released into Gilleland Creek in Pflugerville Tuesday morning, likely resulting in the death of several fish, according to city officials. more »

Mar 31, 2015 3:52 PM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto 2 Comments

Williamson County monitors EPA rules

The Environmental Protection Agency will finalize a new ground-level ozone standard by October that could impact road development and industrial growth projects in Williamson County if it is not met. more »

Apr 1, 2015 12:00 AM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto 1 Comments

Round Rock bides its time hoping to find optimal location for new library

When it comes to the placement of a new library approved in the 2013 bond election, Round Rock city leaders have a plan—wait and see. more »

Apr 1, 2015 12:00 AM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Pecan Street in Pflugerville has seen deterioration from weather and use. The city of Pflugerville is establishing a new program to monitor streets’ conditions and evaluate which in the city need repair.

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Pflugerville looking to better monitor roadway decline through new system

Pflugerville is starting a new program in the coming months that will change the way the city monitors its streets’ and roadways’ conditions. more »

Apr 1, 2015 12:00 AM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto 2 Comments

Hutto looks to preserve green spaces to attract businesses and residents

As developers and people take more interest in doing business and living in Hutto, city leaders are looking at how to best preserve green spaces. more »

Apr 1, 2015 12:00 AM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Texas Paintball in Jonestown sells airsoft guns. Pflugerville City Council amended a rule allowing residents to fire airsoft guns in backyards.

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City amends ordinance to allow residents to fire BB, airsoft guns within fenced backyards

Residents with a propensity for firing BB guns in their backyards can now do so within the limits of the law. more »

Apr 1, 2015 12:00 AM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

“True Beef: From Pasture to Plate,” a documentary featuring PISD students, screened at during the educational portion of SXSW in March.

Courtesy Pflugerville ISD

Connally High School students screen documentary at SXSW

Pflugerville ISD Students at Connally High School received a firsthand education in the film business March 10 when they screened their senior project—“True Beef: From Pasture to Plate” at the Alamo Drafthouse The Ritz. more »

Apr 1, 2015 12:00 AM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Hutto seeks volunteers for economic development board

The Hutto Economic Development Corporation, which aims to bring new businesses and job opportunities to the city of Hutto, is seeking a volunteer board member, the organization announced March 30. more »

Mar 30, 2015 4:32 PM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

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Pflugerville presents first steps in downtown revitalization

A local art gallery, a new park, fresh landscaping and pedestrian paths are several ways the Pflugerville planning board can imagine re-inventing the downtown area to attract more businesses and community members. more »

Mar 25, 2015 4:52 PM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto 13 Comments

Report states Hutto in sound financial position

Hutto is in a strong financial position, according to an annual report commissioned by the city. more »

Mar 20, 2015 4:04 PM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Williamson County economic development organizations announce new partnership

Eight Williamson County economic development organizations announced the formation of a new partnership March 18. The partnership will have a website and a launch party at the county courthouse April 15. more »

Mar 18, 2015 1:31 PM Austin Metro 2 Comments

2040 plan revenue sources

Courtesy CAMPO

CAMPO 2040 transportation plan includes $4.25B to improve I-35

Area transportation planners acknowledge Central Texas’s continued growth and limited funding means congestion may never be eliminated even with pumping $4.25 billion in improving I-35. more »

Mar 11, 2015 10:03 AM Austin Metro

Connected 2015

A guide to Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto in 2015

People

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Corey Wertenberger, owner of Dazzle Coffee, makes coffee his calling

Dining

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Yaghi's New York Pizzeria looks to rise above the competitors

Local Transportation Updates

The transportation projects near you

Summer Camps Guide 2015

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

At The Capitol April 2015

Updates on important issues from the legislature including transportation, the budget and local business.

Real estate

Market data for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

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