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Mundhenk named CEO of Lone Star Circle of Care

Rhonda Mundhenk has been named the permanent replacement for Pete Perialas as CEO of Lone Star Circle of Care, the health care provider announced July 24. more »

Jul 24, 2014 Georgetown

Round Rock ISD trustee applications accepted through Aug. 18

Round Rock ISD is accepting prospective candidate applications for five of the seven open trustee positions through Aug. 18 at 5 p.m. Candidates will be elected at-large in November and serve without compensation. more »

Jul 18, 2014 Northwest Austin

Pizza restaurant plans late-August Round Rock opening

PizzaRev, a “fast-casual” pizza restaurant, plans to open its first Texas location in Round Rock in late August, company spokeswoman Chrissy Roofe said. more »

Jul 17, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

The city of Hutto has hired Earl Morrison as the city's next chief of police. He begins work August 18.

City of Hutto

Hutto selects new police chief

Hutto officials have selected a veteran Deer Park Police Department lieutenant to be the city’s new chief of police. Earl Morrison will step in to lead the Hutto Police Department starting August 18. more »

Jul 14, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Ashby Johnson, a University of Texas alum, was hired as the new executive director of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. He will replace former executive director Maureen McCoy, who retired in February.

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CAMPO announces new executive director

Ashby Johnson, a University of Texas alum, is returning to Austin to become executive director of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. more »

Jul 9, 2014 Northwest Austin

WilCo elected officials get salary increases

Williamson County commissioners voted on the salaries for elected officials in the 2014–15 fiscal year. more »

Jul 8, 2014 Georgetown (2 Comments)

Chikungunya virus found in Williamson County resident

Health officials have confirmed the first case in Texas of the viral disease chikungunya in a Williamson County resident, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. more »

Jul 7, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Boil water order lifted after Pflugerville sewage spill

Pflugerville officials have lifted the boil water notice for those with groundwater wells near the sewage overflow into Gilleland Creek from the city’s wastewater treatment facility. more »

Jul 7, 2014 , Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Round Rock City Manager Steve Norwood announced July 2 that he will resign from his position effective Sept. 30.

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Round Rock city manager announces resignation

Round Rock City Manager Steve Norwood announced July 2 that he will resign from his position effective Sept. 30. more »

Jul 2, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Hutto amends hotel occupancy tax funding policy

Hutto City Council tweaked the city's hotel occupancy tax funding policy and created a six-week application period for businesses promoting Hutto to apply for city funds. more »

Jul 2, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Growth constricts housing options

When Round Rock resident Letretia McGraw first moved into her public subsidized housing unit off Lance Lane in Round Rock in 2012, she was not happy about the change. more »

Jul 2, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Repairing the ‘safety net’

Health care provider Lone Star Circle of Care is in the middle of a massive restructuring in an attempt to stay solvent. more »

Jul 2, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

ACC bond package includes money for Round Rock campus expansion

A new $33.4 million classroom building will be constructed on the Round Rock campus of Austin Community College if a bond package is approved by district voters in November. more »

Jul 2, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

The park features two main slide complexes, a large racing slide and numerous other attractions.

Photo by Erich Hiner

Recent Highlights: Hawaiian Falls Water and Adventure Park

Pflugerville’s Hawaiian Falls Water and Adventure Park opened to the public June 9. more »

Jul 2, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

City OKs concept for Lake Pflugerville

Pflugerville city leaders hope one day to turn Lake Pflugerville into much more than the scenic reservoir and outdoor recreation area that it is now. more »

Jul 2, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto (4 Comments)

Pflugerville city leaders considering sidewalk construction along busy portions of FM 685

A high-traffic stretch of FM 685 in Pflugerville could become more pedestrian-friendly if city leaders decide to move forward with proposed sidewalk plans. more »

Jul 2, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Conservation, groundwater use lower HISD utility bills

Hutto ISD is near the top of the class in terms of using power efficiently and keeping its water costs down compared with other school districts throughout Texas, according to a statewide study released by HISD in May. more »

Jul 2, 2014 Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Construction is ongoing at Forest Park Medical Center, which will be located on the south side of SH 45 N between MoPac and I-35. Crews celebrated the installation of the last piece of structural steel into the main building at a "topping off" ceremony on June 20.

Erich Hiner

Hospital opening pushed back to April 2015

Forest Park Medical Center, a new hospital that will be located on the south side of SH 45 N between MoPac and I-35, has pushed back its opening date to April 2015 from its intended opening in December. more »

Jun 20, 2014 Northwest Austin

Round Rock ISD board adopts 2014–15 budget

On June 19, the Round Rock ISD board of trustees adopted the 2014–15 general operating budget of $361.1 million. more »

Jun 20, 2014 Northwest Austin

Transportation Updates

Find out what progress is being made on the roads near you

2014–15 Healthcare Directory

Stories, news briefs, and local doctor and hospital listings in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

Business

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Prime Focus Forensics

Dining

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Mario's Mexican Restaurant

Real Estate Report

Tips for homebuyers and sellers in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto.

People

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Round Rock neighborhood services coordinator

Outdoor recreation guide

Local parks, trails, water recreation and day trips

Volunteer Guide 2014

Discover ways to get involved in local nonprofits and give back to your community

By the numbers

A breakdown of Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto's demographics, population and employment patterns

Connected 2014

A guide to Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto in 2014

Local education guides

Test scores, feeder patterns and enrollment information for Round Rock ISD, Pflugerville ISD and Hutto ISD

Real estate

Market data for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

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